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Support House Bill 135

Omar Askia Ali

In most states in America, there’s parole eligibility for people with a life sentence, but not in Pennsylvania. However, the remedy for Pennsylvania is a legislative bill in order to be in lockstep with the… Full Transcript

Mumia Abu-Jamal on Democracy Now!

Mumia Abu-Jamal

AMY GOODMAN: This is Democracy Now!, democracynow.org. We are “Breaking with Convention: War, Peace and the Presidency.” I’m Amy Goodman, with Juan González. We’re broadcasting from the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, broadcasting outside that… Full Transcript

A Silent War Being Waged on African Americans

Kerry “Shakaboona” Marshall

In the wake of the July 4th weekend, rogue police officers committed cold-blooded murder of three African American men in separate incidents in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and St. Paul, Minnesota. The world… Full Transcript

Another One Gone

Mumia Abu-Jamal

And now, comes another. Alton Sterling, father, husband, beloved of his family and friends, joins a tragic train of death: Mike Brown, Rekiah Boyd, Eric Garner, Sandra Bland, Tamir Rice, and on; and on; and… 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

The Fruit of a Poisonous Tree

Mumia Abu-Jamal

In legal theory there is something known as ‘the -fruit-of-the-poisonous-tree’ doctrine, which holds that an illegal search, arrest or interrogation ‘poisons’ -or taints – all that follows, and as such, it may not be used… Full Transcript

Ehrlichman: War on Drugs Really War on Blacks and Hippies

Mumia Abu-Jamal

For the youth of today, the name John Ehrlichman rings no bells. For people who lived through the ’60s, it is either famous or notorious. The name references a former high-ranking member of the White… 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