“Commentaries” archives

Aug 18 2014

Mumia Abu Jamal: Rage in Ferguson

mumiaPolitical Prisoner and award winning journalist Mumia Abu Jamal filed this commentary about the response to Michael Brown’s killing in Ferguson, Missouri.

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Jul 15 2014

Mumia Abu Jamal: When Children Are the Enemy

mumiaPolitical Prisoner and award winning journalist Mumia Abu Jamal filed this commentary about Central American child migration.

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Jun 18 2014

Mumia Abu Jamal: Chained as Children

mumiaPolitical Prisoner and award winning journalist Mumia Abu Jamal filed this commentary about incarcerated children and their life sentences.

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Jun 13 2014

Mumia Abu Jamal: The Divine Ruby Dee

mumiaAcclaimed actress, poet, writer and activist Ruby Dee died yesterday at the age of 91. While her best known role was in the 1961 film, Raisin in the Sun, she was also a powerful civil rights activist, working alongside her husband Ossie Davis. Dee was actively involved in the Congress of Racial Equality …

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Jun 10 2014

Mumia Abu Jamal: Bowe Bergdahl

mumiaMumia Abu Jamal is an award winning journalist and political prisoner. Today’s commentary is titled “Bird-digging Bergdahl” about US Army soldier Bowe Bergdahl.

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May 28 2014

Mumia Abu Jamal: Boko Loco

mumiaMumia Abu Jamal is an award winning journalist and political prisoner. Today’s commentary is titled “Boko Loco” about the kidnapping of girls in Nigeria by the group Boko Haram.

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Mar 04 2014

Mumia Abu Jamal: Chokwe Lumumba

mumiaMumia Abu Jamal is an award winning journalist and political prisoner. Today’s commentary is titled “Chokwe Lumumba” about revolutionary social justice attorney and former Jackson, Mississippi Mayor Chokwe Lumumba.

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Jan 13 2014

Nikki Giovanni and Mumia Abu Jamal on The Legacy of Amiri Baraka

Born Everett Leroi Jones, the poet who came to be known as Amiri Baraka, died last Thursday at the age of 79. He had been hospitalized in Newark, New Jersey where he lived.

Baraka was a literary giant whose poetry, prose, and drama influenced a generation. He was considered one of the most respected and influential figures in black arts and …

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Nov 13 2013

Mumia Abu Jamal: The World’s Warden

mumiaMumia Abu Jamal is an award winning journalist and political prisoner. Today’s commentary is titled “The World’s Warden” about global mass incarceration.

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Sep 30 2013

Mumia Abu Jamal: Long Live Lynne: A Birthday Message

mumiaMumia Abu Jamal is an award winning journalist and political prisoner. Today’s commentary is titled “Long Live Lynne: A Birthday Message” about imprisoned people’s attorney Lynne Stewart who is suffering from cancer in prison.

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