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Philly DA Win by Shakaboona

Omar Askia Ali

My name is Omar Askia Ali, AKA Edward Sistrunk. I’m reading an article from a dear friend of mine. It doesn’t need to be repeated because it speaks for us all. It starts off: “Prisoner’s… Full Transcript

Sex Wars

Mumia Abu-Jamal

In the wake of a spate of scandals bursting out of Hollywood, names–names of the rich and famous-are dropping like ripe fruit from a bush. This latest eruption stems from the growing claims against super-director/bank… Full Transcript

It Should Tell You This

Reginald Sinclair Lewis

I am Reginald Sinclair Lewis, and this piece is called “It Should Tell You This.”  I first learned about Larry Krasner’s campaign running for office for this Philadelphia district attorney in the Philadelphia Sun, a… Full Transcript

Mexico’s Non Candidate

Mumia Abu-Jamal

In Mexico, the existing political structure is a dizzying patchwork of corruption. Government is sometimes indistinguishable from the notorious drug cartels (if you think this is mere rhetoric, consider the recent massacre of students in… Full Transcript

Dennis Banks

Mumia Abu-Jamal

In the late 1960s and early ‘70s, two names emerged from the Native American and Indigenous community that stood for resistance to white repression and assaults on Native life: Russell Means and Dennis Banks. They… Full Transcript

Huey for the Love of the People

Mumia Abu-Jamal

“Huey for the Love of the People.” Dr. Huey P. Newton, the founder of the Black Panther Party in Oakland, CA, began the organization along with Bobby Seale as a body focused on the people,… Full Transcript

Love and Economics

Charles Karim Diggs

Charles Karim Diggs. I’m in Graterford, Pennsylvania, Graterford State Correctional Institution. Um, my topic for this evening is “Love and Economics.” Wealth should help more than the wealthy. Riches should enrich the community. Success should… Full Transcript

Frackville’s Systemic Water Crisis

Bryant Arroyo

On October 26, 2017, the town of Frackville, Pennsylvania sat down to Schuylkill County Water, Municipal water source, and switched over to SEI fright mill prison’s water preserve tank. Staff indicated the Schuylkill municipality was… Full Transcript

Is There a Fear To Love?

Charles Karim Diggs

Charles Karim Diggs, and I’m calling from Pennsylvania, Graterford. And, uh, my, uh, title for the subject tonight is, “Is There a Fear to Love?” You may ask yourself, what does love have to do… Full Transcript

The Plight of Political Prisoners in America

Delbert Africa

“The Plight of Political Prisoners in America” by Delbert Africa. On A Move! This is Delbert Africa from Dallas Prison speaking about the plight of political prisoners here in America – especially in light of… Full Transcript

Long Term Solitary Confinement

Peter “Pitt” Mukuria

“It will be six years this October when my son has been locked up. He’s not the same person he was when he first went in. I don’t know who’s done what to him, but… Full Transcript

Puerto Rico: A Colony By Any Name

Mumia Abu-Jamal

“Puerto Rico: A Colony By Any Name.” On Christopher Columbus’s second voyage to what was called the West Indies, he visited Puerto Rico, called Borinquen by the Arawak natives of the island. Columbus docked in… Full Transcript

Are We Letting The Great Moment Vanish

Charles Karim Diggs

My name is Charles Karim Diggs. I’m calling from, uh, Pennsylvania Graterford state prison, and the, uh, topic for my, uh, little essay here is, uh, “Are We Letting a Great Moment Vanish?” This nation… Full Transcript

The Deadliest … So Far

Mumia Abu-Jamal

The sounds of gunfire crackle through the night air, but few seem to realize its import. Some think it’s firecrackers; some, the thump, thump of helicopter blades chopping through the air; some even think its… Full Transcript

Kneeling for Justice

Mumia Abu-Jamal

“Kneeling for Justice: Kaepernick’s Demonstration.” For former San Francisco 49er Colin Kaepernick, his knee struck a nerve across America. Kaepernick, a talented quarterback, decided months ago to take a knee during the national anthem to… Full Transcript