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by HansBennett
Comment Count 7 comments on Sat Aug 22, 2009 at 10:01 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
This is a new article by veteran Philadelphia journalist Linn Washington Jr., who has been reporting on Mumia Abu-Jamal's case since 1981. Permission is granted to reprint so please help spread the ...
by HansBennett
Comment Count 40 comments on Tue Aug 04, 2009 at 02:33 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Great News! After all of the agitation and organizing these last few months, the NAACP just passed a resolution for Mumia (and several other prisoners), asking Eric Holder to review the case! Below ...
by HansBennett
Comment Count 207 comments on Thu Jul 16, 2009 at 05:44 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
Please support this new campaign initiated by ColorofChange.org. This terrible story of overt racism in Philadelphia cannot be tolerated. http://www.colorofchange.org/swim/?id=2181-...
by HansBennett
Comment Count 17 comments on Sun Jul 12, 2009 at 06:41 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Check out this new interview with author J. Patrick O’Connor, author of the 2008 book "The Framing of Mumia Abu-Jamal". Part 2 of a July 1, 2009 interview, this was conducted during an ...
by HansBennett
Comment Count 129 comments on Fri Jul 10, 2009 at 08:23 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Interviewed in July, 2009, J. Patrick O'Connor is the author of the 2008 book 'The Framing of Mumia Abu-Jamal' which has been completely ignored by the mainstream media in Philadelphia, despite a ...
by HansBennett
Comment Count 71 comments on Mon Jul 06, 2009 at 06:48 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
I have been working closely with the folks organizing the campaign for a federal civil rights investigation, and we are now releasing two new resources to be used for this campaign. Please help ...
by HansBennett
Comment Count 78 comments on Sat Jun 27, 2009 at 05:16 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
Former US Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney, and current U.S. Congressman Charles Rangel, who is chairman of the House Committee on Ways and Means, have both released their open letters to US Attorney ...
by HansBennett
Comment Count 57 comments on Sun Jun 21, 2009 at 11:47 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Okay DK folks, this is the big Mumia article that I've been working on for several months, which just got released by the SF Bay View Newspaper: http://www.sfbayview.com/2009/citing-withheld-...
by HansBennett
Comment Count 111 comments on Wed Jun 17, 2009 at 11:18 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
These all new videos have just been released--featuring a variety of speakers and performers, all expressing their support for Mumia Abu-Jamal. Please help spread the word! I am embedding a few of ...
by HansBennett
Comment Count 14 comments on Sun Jun 14, 2009 at 12:13 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Check out this excellent new essay by Mumia that was just released by Reporters without borders! For more on Mumia's recent book, please check out this page of information that I have compiled: ...
by HansBennett
Comment Count 32 comments on Wed Jun 10, 2009 at 10:22 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Linn Washington Jr. (a columnist for The Philadelphia Tribune and a professor of journalism at Temple University) speaks at "More Than a Book Party" in Philadelphia at The Church of the Advocate on ...
by HansBennett
Comment Count 79 comments on Wed May 20, 2009 at 03:06 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Check out this new essay by J. Patrick O'Connor. He has granted permission to reprint and I am helping to spread the word, so if you like it too, please send it to friends. This is a video ...
by HansBennett
Comment Count 46 comments on Tue May 05, 2009 at 01:54 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
Check out this great new review (permission granted to reprint) of Mumia's book, written in Spanish and English. Then, if you missed it, these are two other recent reviews: http://www.indypendent....
by HansBennett
Comment Count 31 comments on Thu Apr 30, 2009 at 05:07 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
On April 24, in Oakland, CA, former political prisoner Angela Y. Davis spoke in support of death-row journalist Mumia Abu-Jamal, at an event marking Abu-Jamal's 55th birthday and the release of his ...
by HansBennett
Comment Count 38 comments on Sun Apr 26, 2009 at 05:17 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
I am posting below a new action alert from FreeMumia.com. Please Help The time is now for a fair investigation into this case. Those of us supporting Mumia have nothing to hide, and want to put ...
by HansBennett
Comment Count 11 comments on Sun Apr 19, 2009 at 11:49 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Please sign these two new petitions started in Germany, as well as the accompanying article written by German activist Annette Schiffmann (reprinted with permission). Also, be sure and watch the ...
by HansBennett
Comment Count 35 comments on Fri Apr 17, 2009 at 03:58 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
From today's Supreme Court order list :CERTIORARI DENIED 08-818 ADENA REG. MED. CENTER, ET AL. V. JOHNSON, ...
by Adam B
Comment Count 35 comments on Mon Apr 06, 2009 at 04:09 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
No matter what one may think of Mumia (some DK folks hate Mumia with a passion as strong as the Philadelphia FOP), it is an UNDENIABLE fact that the Third Circuit Court has violated precedent, and ...
by HansBennett
Comment Count 136 comments on Fri Apr 03, 2009 at 03:45 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
I know many DK folks are somewhat skeptical of the merits for a new trial for Mumia, but I urge you to check this article out, written by a very respected, veteran Philadelphia journalist, who is ...
by HansBennett
Comment Count 19 comments on Sat Mar 21, 2009 at 12:14 PM PDT with 4 Recommends