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Black August 2004

Mumia Abu-Jamal

It was a sweaty, steaming night in August, when a group of African captives gathered in the forests of Marne Rouge, in Le Cap, San Domingue. It was August, 1791. Among these men was a… Full Transcript

Lynne Stewart Reads “Prisoners Voices Blocked and Censorship of US Prisons”

Jaan Laaman

The United States is often called the country of prisons because we are five percent of the world’s population, but the U.S. holds 25 percent of all the prisoners in the world. Recently we have… 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

Last of the Angola Three: Free

Mumia Abu-Jamal

Several days ago, Albert Woodfox, the last of the Angola 3, walked free. Albert Woodfox has the dubious distinction of having spent 43 years in the Hole — solitary confinement– in the infamous prison farm… Full Transcript

Savior’s Day Speech 2016

Mumia Abu-Jamal

Dear Brothers & Sisters: I greet you as taught by the Honorable Elijah Muhammad, with the words of peace: As-Salaam Alaykum! I thank Brother Minister Farrakhan for his generosity and kindness: for his invitation that… 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

The MOVE Sisters: Freedom Now

Mumia Abu-Jamal

It’s a fact that the U.S. is an Ahistorical society. If we go more than 20 minutes down time’s road, most Americans will have forgotten all; in a few weeks; a month? Forget it. Americans… Full Transcript