Prison Radio

Millions March For Prisoners on D.C.

Kerry “Shakaboona” Marshall

On August 19, 2017, the city of Washington, DC will host a Millions for Prisoners Human Rights March to draw attention and national support to amend the 13th amendment of the United States Constitution for… Full Transcript




Hepatitis C Gets a Knock Out Punch

Mumia Abu-Jamal

“Hepatitis Gets a Knock Out Punch.” Just a few hours ago, I placed a call to my civil lawyer, Bret Grote of the Pittsburgh-based Abolitionist Center. I could hear the excitement in his voice, then… Full Transcript


On Other Prisoners Compilation

Mumia Abu-Jamal

“Last of Angola Three Free.” Albert Woodfox, the last of the Angola Three, walked free. Albert Woodfox has the dubious distinction of having spent 43 years in the hole—solitary confinement—in the infamous prison farm and… Full Transcript


The Reparations Case

Mumia Abu-Jamal

Ever since the end of slavery, Africans in America have been hoping for and seeking reparations, for wrongs done against Black people for centuries. Initially, after the US Civil War ended, Africans were offered 40… Full Transcript


Cetewayo Freed from the Hole

Mumia Abu-Jamal

On the white card above his cell door, the name Arthur Johnson is typed, followed by his prison number. Johnson has been held in solitary confinement in half a dozen PA prisons, since 1979, late… Full Transcript


Maroon Prevails

Mumia Abu-Jamal

Russell Maroon Shoatz, a Black Liberation fighter since his youth, after many years of struggle, has prevailed in his action to bar the Pa. Dept. of Corrections (DOC) from ever holding him in isolation again.… Full Transcript



We Don’t Need Another Moderate

Kenneth Hartman

With the passing of the hard-right ideologue Supreme Court Justice Antonio Scalia, President Obama has an opportunity to shape and sharpen the debate in the coming presidential election. But he’ll need to resist the corporate… Full Transcript


Her Name is Angela Davis

Mumia Abu-Jamal

Her name, Angela Davis, is known to millions – still. After the ‘60s – era uproar over her sensational trial and subsequent acquittal, for people of a certain generation, she is remembered for rocking an… Full Transcript


You Will Know Them By Their Actions

Kenneth Hartman

The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. said, It’s not the actions of our enemies that we’ll remember, it’s the silence of our friends.” While he said this in a wholly different context, the principle… Full Transcript


Centuries of Struggle Big House Prison Blues

Mumia Abu-Jamal

‘Plus ça change …’ say the French; or ‘The more things change, of course, the more they stay the same.’ That thought, with all its despair and wisdom, resonates with particular power when we look… Full Transcript