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  • At the beginning of every month Democracy Now! airs "All Things Censored," commentaries written by journalist and death row resident Mumia Abu-Jamal, and produced by Noelle Hanrahan of Prison Radio. The Pennsylvania Department of Corrections has banned new recordings of Mumia’s voice, so we bring to you notable people reading his essays.
    Apr 02, 1999 | Story
  • This week, people around the world are organizing protests in support of journalist, activist and death row inmate Mumia Abu-Jamal. In Philadelphia this Saturday, masses will converge for the Millions for Mumia protest. Tomorrow, a work stoppage is being planned by the 150,000-member teachers union in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in solidarity with Mumia. Meanwhile, on Saturday, longshore workers at all ports on the U.S. West Coast of the United States...
    Apr 22, 1999 | Story
  • Each month, Democracy Now and the Prison Radio Project bring you "All Things Censored," commentaries written by African American journalist and death row prisoner Mumia Abu Jamal. The commentaries are read by activists, writers and artists because Pennsylvania prison authorities have banned Mumia from recording them himself.
    May 03, 1999 | Story
  • Every month Democracy Now! airs "All Things Censored," commentaries written by death row prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal produced by Noelle Hanrahan of the Prison Radio Project. Recordings of Abu-Jamal’s voice have been banned by the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections. So each month we bring to you notable people reading his new essays. Harry Allen is a writer and rap impresario. He is the Director of the Rhythm Cultural Institute...
    Jun 01, 1999 | Story
  • Today, Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington, will have a controversial keynote speaker address this year’s graduating class. The commencement ceremony will include a 13-minute taped speech by journalist Mumia Abu-Jamal, who has been on Pennsylvania’s death row for the past 18 years.
    Jun 11, 1999 | Story
  • Last Friday’s commencement ceremony at Evergreen State College had caps, gowns, and the words of Mumia Abu-Jamal echoing throughout the exercise for 13 minutes.
    Jun 14, 1999 | Story
  • On July 3 in Philadelphia, activists will participate in a massive nonviolent civil disobedience action at the Liberty Bell in support of Mumia Abu Jamal. The action will take place 17 years to the day after the journalist and former Black Panther Party member received what many believe was an unjust death sentence.
    Jul 01, 1999 | Story
  • Every month Democracy Now! airs "All Things Censored," commentaries written by death row prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal produced by Noelle Hanrahan of the Prison Radio Project. Recordings of Abu-Jamal’s voice have been banned by the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections. So each month we bring to you notable people reading his new essays. Juan Gonzalez is a columnist for the New York Daily News and co-host of "Democracy Now!"
    Jul 01, 1999 | Story
  • Over 120 activists were arrested this Saturday in Philadelphia and San Francisco when they demonstrated demanding a new trial and medical attention for African American journalist and death row prisoner Mumia Abu Jamal.
    Jul 06, 1999 | Story
  • A new article about Mumia Abu Jamal in the August edition of Vanity Fair quotes a former prison volunteer saying that the journalist and death row prisoner told him years ago that he regretted killing a police officer in 1981. Abu Jamal has always maintained his innocence.
    Jul 13, 1999 | Story