“Commentaries” archives

Jan 25 2016

Mumia Abu Jamal on the Flint Water Crisis

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder insisted on Friday that the water crisis in Flint that poisoned the African American dominated city, had nothing to do with race. Mumia Abu Jamal, a political prisoner and an award-winning journalist filed this commentary about the crisis.

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Dec 02 2015

Commentary by Mumia Abu Jamal: And Now, Laquan

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

The Chicago Police Superintendent has resigned in the latest news on the police killing of 17-year old Laquan McDonald. A video of the shooting by officer Jason Van Dyke was recently released, a year after the actual killing. Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel asked Superintendent Garry McCarthy for his resignation on Tuesday morning, citing …

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Nov 10 2015

Mumia Abu Jamal on #AssaultAtSpringValleyHigh

Mumia Abu Jamal is an award winning journalist and political prisoner. He filed this commentary about the recent videotaped assault of a young, female Black student at a South Carolina school by a white police officer.

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Sep 17 2015

Mumia Abu-Jamal: Politicians Servants of the Wealthy

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

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

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Aug 04 2015

Mumia Abu-Jamal: Democracy, Dictatorships and Empire

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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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Jul 21 2015

Mumia Abu Jamal: Reading from Writing on the Wall

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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

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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

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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

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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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