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Public Health

Charles Karim Diggs

My name is Charles Karim Diggs, calling from, uh, Pennsylvania, Graterford prison. And, uh, this additional, uh, topic I would like to talk about public health. There is a public health problem in America, which… Full Transcript

Lifers Do Better On Parole

Omar Askia Ali

Statistics show that 85 to 90 percent of those incarcerated are in prison for economically related crimes, mostly due to poverty and lack of education and lack of employable skills. Moreover, the recidivism rate among… Full Transcript

Juvenile Lifer Project: Symbol without Substance

Kerry “Shakaboona” Marshall

Since the U.S. Supreme Court’s rulings in Miller v. Alabama and Montgomery v. Louisiana, the PDOC Secretary John Wetzel has implemented the Juvenile Lifer Project (JLP) for the child lifers in the State prison system,… Full Transcript

Her Name is Angela Davis

Mumia Abu-Jamal

Her name, Angela Davis, is known to millions – still. After the ‘60s – era uproar over her sensational trial and subsequent acquittal, for people of a certain generation, she is remembered for rocking an… 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