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Tribute to Soffiyah Elijah and Noelle Hanrahan

Mumia Abu-Jamal

Greetings, my friends at the NLG. On a move. Congratulations to all the honorees at this year’s convention. Shout out to Sister Soffiyah Elijah, a freedom fighter in the law. She laughs when I tell… Full Transcript

For the Love of Yuri

Mumia Abu-Jamal

Recently, a congressman announced his opposition to a computer corporations’ honoring of the late activist, Yuri Kochiyama. Kochiyama, in her long and eventful life, fought for many things, among them, this commentator’s life and freedom.… Full Transcript

Obama vs. BLM: MLK vs. Obama

Mumia Abu-Jamal

On his latest trek to Britain, U.S… President Barack Obama took a slap at the youthful activists o the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement. They were “really effective” at bringing attention to serious issues, he… Full Transcript

Mondo Mourned

Mumia Abu-Jamal

He was born David Rice, and in his youth, he joined an offshoot of the Black Panther Party, a decision that would change his life’s trajectory. For, when he and another young man, Edward Poindexter,… Full Transcript

Sundiata Sadiq Gentle Warrior

Mumia Abu-Jamal

His name was Sundiata, and for over 40 years, he fought for the freedom of his people. Headquartered in Ossining, New York, Sundiata worked in, or led, a number of groups working for Black Liberation… Full Transcript

Freedom and Med Care for Leonard Peltier

Mumia Abu-Jamal

For 40 years, former American Indian Movement (AIM) activist Leonard Peltier has been in the clutches of the U.S. prison system –The Iron House of the whites, as indigenous people call them – on trumped… Full Transcript

MLK Enemy of the State

Mumia Abu-Jamal

The name, Martin Luther King, Jr., has become an American talisman. Politicians, who have spent their entire careers ignoring or attacking the lives, rights or interests of African-Americans, erupt in praise of King, some even… Full Transcript

Free Reverend Pinkney

Mumia Abu-Jamal

Reverend Edward Pinkney is the kind of preacher that Martin Luther King would have admired. Rather than build a mansion and live like a prince, Pinkney has, for years, advocated for his community, fighting for… Full Transcript

Message for Black Radical Tradition Philly Conference

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