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John Lewis: No Longer In the House

Mumia Abu-Jamal

“John Lewis: No Longer in the House.” John Lewis, famed for his ungodly beating by state troopers at the Edmund Pettus Bridge during civil rights struggles of the 1950s and 60s, has moved on after… 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

Pressure on Philly DA

Omar Askia Ali

My name is Omar Askia Ali AKA Edward Sistrunk. I’ve been incarcerated since 1971. In an article of the Philadelphia Daily News, 5/18/17, page 16, state that a man named Joseph Langley, incarcerated in 1953,… Full Transcript

Prisoner’s Families Give Krasner the Win

Kerry “Shakaboona” Marshall

No city poll, political commentator, or newspaper editor will tell the public that candidate Larry Krasner won the primary elections for District Attorney, not because of billionaire George Soros’ $1.5 million check, and not because… Full Transcript

DN Interview Amy Goodman

Why Black and Latino Americans Won’t Vote for Trump or the Republican Party

Kerry “Shakaboona” Marshall

Lets face some truths here, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has an image problem of being racist, xenophobic, sexist, and a politically unpolished blabbering brute. Trump represents everything that is wrong with the Republican Party.… Full Transcript

For the Love of Yuri

Mumia Abu-Jamal

Recently, a congressman announced his opposition to a computer corporations’ honoring of the late activist, Yuri Kochiyama. Kochiyama, in her long and eventful life, fought for many things, among them, this commentator’s life and freedom.… Full Transcript

The Trump Party

Mumia Abu-Jamal

It’s months from the conventions, but if today is any indicator, the results are all but guaranteed. No matter the results of the election, the impact in the Republican Party is clear. After years of… Full Transcript

We Don’t Need Another Moderate

Kenneth Hartman

With the passing of the hard-right ideologue Supreme Court Justice Antonio Scalia, President Obama has an opportunity to shape and sharpen the debate in the coming presidential election. But he’ll need to resist the corporate… Full Transcript

MLK Enemy of the State

Mumia Abu-Jamal

The name, Martin Luther King, Jr., has become an American talisman. Politicians, who have spent their entire careers ignoring or attacking the lives, rights or interests of African-Americans, erupt in praise of King, some even… Full Transcript

The Genius of Huey P. Newton

Mumia Abu-Jamal

To those of us who were alive – and sentient, the name Huey P. Newton evokes an era of mass resistance, of Black popular protest and of the rise of revolutionary organizations across the land.… Full Transcript