“Commentaries” archives

Jul 21 2015

Mumia Abu Jamal: Reading from Writing on the Wall

GUEST: Mumia Abu Jamal, political prisoner and award winning journalist.

He recently read from his new book ‘Writing on the Wall’.

Visit www.prisonradio.org to listen to all of Abu Jamal’s commentaries. …

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Jun 23 2015

Mumia Abu Jamal: Charleston

GUEST: Mumia Abu Jamal, political prisoner and award winning journalist.

He filed this commentary about the Charleston terror attack.

Visit www.prisonradio.org to listen to all of Abu Jamal’s commentaries. …

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Jun 10 2015

Mumia Abu Jamal: NSA Anyway…

GUEST: Mumia Abu Jamal, political prisoner and award winning journalist.

Abu Jamal has been struggling with medical problems for the past several weeks, in and out of the hospital. He is dealing with a number of severe chronic conditions including open wounds across his body, extreme fatigue. Additionally he has lost an extraordinary amount of weight – 80lbs. He is back in the prison system now, relatively stabilized, but not out …

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Apr 29 2015

URGENT ACTION ALERT: Mumia’s Life is In Danger

Political prisoner and award winning journalist, Mumia Abu Jamal, who’s commentaries we air often on Uprising, is in danger of dying. He needs our support to get lifesaving medical care immediately. Call Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf at 717-787-2500, and the Dept. of Corrections at 717-728-4109 and demand they release Mumia, or at the least get him immediate medical care.

Watch this gripping short video featuring Uprising host, Sonali Kolhatkar, to see photos of Mumia’s condition …

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Apr 10 2015

Supporters of Mumia Abu Jamal Call for Solidarity in Light of Medical Neglect and Attacks on First Amendment Rights

GUEST: Noelle Hanrahan, Director of Prison Radio, who records Abu Jamal’s commentaries and distributes them to shows like this one.

The man behind the commentaries that we air often on Uprising – Mumia Abu Jamal – is in dire straits. Abu Jamal, an award winning journalist and political prisoner, was hospitalized in late March when his blood sugar dangerously spiked. His family complained that Pennsylvania prison authorities did not inform them …

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Mar 12 2015

Mumia Abu Jamal: Selma

Political Prisoner and award winning journalist Mumia Abu Jamal filed this commentary on the 50th anniversary of the Selma marches.

Visit www.prisonradio.org to listen to all of Abu Jamal’s commentaries.

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Mar 04 2015

Mumia Abu Jamal: Feeding on Fear

Political Prisoner and award winning journalist Mumia Abu Jamal filed this commentary called ‘Feeding on Fear.’

Visit www.prisonradio.org to listen to all of Abu Jamal’s commentaries.

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Mar 02 2015

Mumia Abu Jamal: Obama & Black History Month 2015

Political Prisoner and award winning journalist Mumia Abu Jamal filed this commentary called ‘Obama & Black History Month 2015,’ about how four years ago, around the same time as the Egyptian revolution took place, Yemen had its own Arab Spring moment, toppling long-time president Ali Abdullah Saleh.

Visit www.prisonradio.org to listen to all of Abu Jamal’s commentaries.

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Jan 27 2015

Mumia Abu Jamal: Yemen Resignations of State

Political Prisoner and award winning journalist Mumia Abu Jamal filed this commentary called Yemen Resignations of State, about how four years ago, around the same time as the Egyptian revolution took place, Yemen had its own Arab Spring moment, toppling long-time president Ali Abdullah Saleh.

Visit www.prisonradio.org to listen to all of Abu Jamal’s commentaries.

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Jan 02 2015

Mumia Abu Jamal: Demonstrating Respect

Political Prisoner and award winning journalist Mumia Abu Jamal filed this commentary called Operation Restore Trust, about the on-going state of police brutality in the US in light of the non-indictments of Darren Wilson and Daniel Pantaleo.

Visit www.prisonradio.org to listen to all of Abu Jamal’s commentaries.

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