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COVID Update from San Quentin’s Death Row

Richard A. Valdez

This is Richard Valdez, coming to you from San Quentin State Prison, California. The following commentary is titled, “COVID Update from San Quentin’s Death Row.” On Monday, July 18th, 2022, the East Block Condemned Unit… Full Transcript

Locked Up and Locked Down

Mumia Abu-Jamal

“Locked up and locked down.” For nearly a month now, all prisoners in Pennsylvania state prisons, over 40,000 men and women, have been locked down. What does lockdown mean? When I was on death row,… Full Transcript

Hep C: A New Death Row

Mumia Abu-Jamal

“Hep C: A New Death Row.” When I left Death Row, little did I know that I was entering another quieter, non-obvious Death Row. Here, I’m not speaking of Pennsylvania’s draconian life sentences, what I’ve… Full Transcript

On Death Row Without a Sentence

Mumia Abu-Jamal

On Death Row With No Death Sentence. For several years now, well, over a decade, the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections kept dozens of men on death row even though they didn’t have a pending death… Full Transcript

On Other Prisoners Compilation

Mumia Abu-Jamal

“Last of Angola Three Free.” Albert Woodfox, the last of the Angola Three, walked free. Albert Woodfox has the dubious distinction of having spent 43 years in the hole—solitary confinement—in the infamous prison farm and… Full Transcript

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