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Have Black Lives Ever Mattered?

Mumia Abu-Jamal

“Have Black Lives Ever Mattered? An Introduction.” Does the title of this work seem provocative? If so, then good. That’s how it’s intended to be, for if the question is provocative, then what of the… Full Transcript

Love and Economics

Charles Karim Diggs

Charles Karim Diggs. I’m in Graterford, Pennsylvania, Graterford State Correctional Institution. Um, my topic for this evening is “Love and Economics.” Wealth should help more than the wealthy. Riches should enrich the community. Success should… 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

An Abolitionist Life

Mumia Abu-Jamal

What does it mean to call oneself an abolitionist? The word doesn’t mean today what it meant 150 years ago. Then, it meant an end to what some have called ‘America’s Original Sin’–Slavery. Today? Well,… Full Transcript

Criminal Cops Caught Red Handed

Kerry “Shakaboona” Marshall

“Criminal Cops Caught Red Handed.” Thank God for modern technology: iPhones, street cameras, social media, and body cams. For without it, corrupt cops and police departments would have never been caught for the criminal acts… Full Transcript

President Trump At War With The World

Kerry “Shakaboona” Marshall

In the eight months since Donald Trump has been the President of the United States of America, he has intervened militarily in the nations of Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan, Somalia, Yemen, and the Philippines. And he… Full Transcript

The Battles of History

Mumia Abu-Jamal

The events surrounding Charlottesville, Virginia have a resonance far beyond the borders of Old Dominion. Even though they began as a strictly local affair, they quickly assumed a national character, because this strictly local event… Full Transcript

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

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

Loving Day

Bryant Arroyo

“Landmark of Love: Loving v. Virginia.” In 1967, United State Supreme Court civil rights decision Loving v. Virginia set the precedent for interracial constitutional love. The background on loving is the family name of Mildred… Full Transcript

Law & Liberation

Mumia Abu-Jamal

“Law and Liberation.” From the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement now comes the rise of Law for Black Lives, a collective of lawyers, law students, jailhouse lawyers, and other legal workers in support… Full Transcript