What to a Prisoner is the Fourth of July (4:21) read by Bernadette Devlin McAliskey (written by Mumia Abu-Jamal)

7/4/16

What to a Prisoner is the Fourth of July read by Bernadette Devlin McAliskey (written by Mumia Abu-Jamal).   

This piece was recorded in the late 1990's when Mumia was on death row and the prison had blocked his phone access. Notable people stood in for him and recorded his essays. 

Tags: Bernadette Devlin Mcaliskey, Death Penalty, Death Row, Frederick Douglass, Freedom, Hypocrisy, Injustice, Isolation, Nelson Mandela, Philadelphia, Religion, Revolution, Slavery, 4th Of July