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Mumia Abu-Jamal Topics

Democracy Now! stories, posts and pages that relate to Mumia Abu-Jamal

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  • 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.
    June 14, 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.
    June 11, 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...
    June 01, 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
  • 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...
    April 22, 1999 | Story
  • 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.
    April 02, 1999 | Story
  • Every month Democracy Now airs All Things Censored, commentaries written by death row prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal produced by 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.
    March 04, 1999 | Story
  • This past week, there were news conferences around the country to mobilize for a massive demonstration calling for a new trial for the African American journalist that will take place in Philadelphia on April 24. This past week, Amy Goodman had an opportunity to interview Geronimo Pratt–now known as Janome Ji Jaga–at a New York town meeting called "Millions for Mumia." The event drew over one thousand people, including...
    March 04, 1999 | Story
  • Every month Democracy Now! airs "All Things Censored," commentaries written by death row prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal produced by 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.
    February 26, 1999 | Story
  • Despite angry criticism by the governor of New Jersey and law enforcement officials, supporters of Mumia Abu-Jamal held a sold-out benefit concert last night in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The Beastie Boys, Rage Against the Machine, Bad Religion and Black Star headlined the concert, which was attended by about 16,000 people. New Jersey Governor Christie Whitman, as well as State Attorney General Peter Verniero and State Police superintendent...
    January 29, 1999 | Story