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The Cost Benefit of Support PA Senate Bill 942

Kerry “Shakaboona” Marshall

“The Cost Benefit of Supporting Pennsylvania Senate Bill 942.” On November the 11th, 2019, Pennsylvania State Senator Sharif Street introduced Senate Bill 942 to help us finally get parole eligibility for our loved ones serving… Full Transcript

Pennsylvania Life Prisoners Struggle For Parole

Omar Askia Ali

The Pennsylvania life-sentenced prisoners are struggling for parole. Most States provide parole for life-sentenced prisoners. Seven states do not; Pennsylvania is one of those seven. As with the death penalty, life sentences were designed to… 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

American Prisons as Senior Citizen’s Warehouses

Charles Karim Diggs

Hello everyone. My name is Charles Karim Diggs. I’m at Graterford, uh, prison. And my number is AK7945, Box 244, Graterford, PA 19426. I wanted to, uh, share my feelings about the senior citizens in… Full Transcript

On Parole For Lifers

Omar Askia Ali

My name is, uh, Omar Askia Ali, aka Edward Sistrunk. I’m housed in Coal Township in Pennsylvania. I’m speaking about parole eligibility for life-sentence prisoners in the state of Pennsylvania. There is a dire need… 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

PA Parole Chairman Rejects Special Protections for Child Lifer Prisoners

Kerry “Shakaboona” Marshall

Leo Dunn, Chairman of Pennsylvania’s Board of Probation and Parole (PBPP) has been touring the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections’ (PDOC) prisons to discuss parole review hearings for child lifer prisoners.On January 9, 2017, Chairman Dunn… Full Transcript

Denial of Transfer Prevents Representation

Kerry “Shakaboona” Marshall

The U.S. Supreme Court’s decisions in Miller v. Alabama and Montgomery v. Louisiana held that mandatory Life-Without-Parole (LWOP) sentences were unlawful for child homicide offenders and required trial courts to provide child homicide offenders a… Full Transcript

Mumia Featured on Democracy Now

Mumia Abu-Jamal

JUAN GONZÁLEZ: We end today’s show with news that a federal judge has denied a request from former Black Panther and journalist Mumia Abu-Jamal for a life-saving medication that could cure his hepatitis C. Mumia… Full Transcript

House Bill 2135 and Parole Eligibility for Life Sentence Prisoners

Kerry “Shakaboona” Marshall

In a House Co-Sponsorship Memoranda posted May 25,2016 to all House members, Representative Jason Dawkins announced he will be introducing a bill in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives that will abolish Life-Without-Parole (LWOP) imprisonment in… Full Transcript