Monday, August 20, 2001

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  • Mumia Abu Jamal

    Protesters are demonstrating in Philadelphia against the denial by state officals to allow Abu Jamal attendence to a state appeals court hearing. Abu Jamal was sentenced to death for the claim that he shot a police officer–a claim he denies. Abu Jamal’s attornies Marline Kamish and Elliot Grossman join Amy for a phone conversation.

  • Yale study exposes Yale’s historical links to slavery

    As Yale marks its 300th anniversary it celebrates its tradition of activism. However, three Yale scholars say that the university has a darker history than it is revealing. They make the case that much of Yale’s early money was generated by slave trading and that colleges were named after slave owners and traders as recently as the 1960’s. Amy is joined by Rev. Eric Smith, Anthony Dugdale, John McWhorter and Henry Wiencek.

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