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Because Black Minds Matter

Mumia Abu-Jamal

“Because Black Minds Matter.” Her name is distinctively and deliciously black. A young scholar named Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor has recently authored book that promises to open the eyes as well as minds. It’s titled “From #BlackLivesMatter… 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

August 8th

Mumia Abu-Jamal

Early morning. A time of rest, quiet and repose. On August 8th, 1978, only the early birds in search of worms were stirring. Also, cops assembled, heavily armed. They attacked the MOVE House in Powelton… Full Transcript

The Art of Political Activism

August 8th, 1978

Mumia Abu-Jamal

August has barely broken its first week, when police gunfire shattered the tense early morning air. It was West Philadelphia, 1978, just blocks from Drexel University. For over a year, Philadelphia police occupied the neighborhood… Full Transcript