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Mumia Abu-Jamal Topics

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  • Today, we continue with our second week of airing
    commentaries by journalist and author Mumia Abu-Jamal. But
    before we hear from death row, we wanted to give an update on
    the situation with Temple University in Philadelphia,
    Pennsylvania.

    At Temple, thousands of phone calls, faxes and letters have
    poured into the university’s administrative offices protesting
    the cancellation of "Democracy Now!" and urging the university
    to put...

    Mar 03, 1997 | Story
  • Another commentary from journalist and death row inmate Mumia Abu-Jamal.
    Mar 04, 1997 | Story
  • Another commentary from journalist and death row inmate Mumia Abu-Jamal.
    Mar 05, 1997 | Story
  • Another commentary from journalist and death row inmate Mumia Abu-Jamal.

    TAPE: MUMIA ABU-JAMAL, a death row inmate in Pennsylvania.

    Mar 06, 1997 | Story
  • Another commentary from journalist and death row inmate Mumia Abu-Jamal.

    TAPE: MUMIA ABU-JAMAL, a death row inmate in Pennsylvania.

    Mar 07, 1997 | Story
  • Lawyers of death row inmate and former Black Panther Mumia Abu-Jamal have filed a statement claiming police coerced witnesses who testified against Abu-Jamal. Jamal’s lead attorney Leonard Weinstein talks with Amy Goodman about the case. Abu-Jamal’s defense is seeking a new trail to include the sworn statement of Pamela Jenkins, former prostitute and lover of a corrupt city police officer. Jenkins statement describes how police...
    Mar 11, 1997 | Story
  • Late last month, Temple University canceled all Pacifica
    programming on its Philadelphia radio station WRTI because
    Democracy Now was airing commentaries by Pennsylvania death row
    inmate Mumia Abu-Jamal.

    Yesterday at Temple Law School, Professor Burton Caine — a First
    Amendment expert at the school — organized a public forum
    entitled, "Censorship at WRTI?" He invited all the parties
    concerned with the decision to cancel Pacifica...

    Mar 19, 1997 | Story
  • Conversation between Amy and Martin Espada. Espada was a regular contributer to NPR, but one of his poems about Mumia Abu Jamal was not played due to its political sympathies. Espada reads his poem, and we hear a recording of Mumia Abu Jamal speaking from prison.
    May 29, 1997 | Story
  • Before Allen Ginsberg died he recorded some of his thoughts on Mumia Abu Jamal. He speaks in support of Abu Jamal and shares many of his thoughts on American media.
    May 29, 1997 | Story
  • Pennsylvania death row inmate Mumia Abu-Jamal appeared in a Philadelphia court yesterday. This time it was to hear the testimony of Pamela Jenkins, who says that Philadelphia police coerced her to falsely testify against Abu Jamal at his trial.
    Jun 27, 1997 | Story