death penalty

Leslie Feinberg brings Rainbow Flags to ‘FREE MUMIA!

Feinberg gave these remarks at the historic Free Mumia rally, Madison Square Garden, New York City, May 7, 2000. (youtube.com/watch?v=zV4rxNZaF9M)…

June 24, 2022

Abolishing the death penalty – and capitalism

​​By Workers World Houston bureau To understand the systemic cruelty and deep inequalities that persist in the criminal injustice system…

June 24, 2022

Prisoner Rodney Reed challenges Texas DNA law before SCOTUS

Finally. The U.S. Supreme Court announced the petition of death row prisoner Rodney Reed would be heard, regarding the constitutionality…

May 27, 2022

ALL STADIUMS AIN’T FULL: Pam and the Party didn’t buy tickets

By the Underground Poet for Mumia’s 68th birthday Today we sang the National Anthem To celebrate the opening of baseball…

May 13, 2022

Supporters rally to stop Melissa Lucio’s execution

April 25 - Melissa Lucio was granted a stay of her April 27 execution by the Texas Court of Criminal…

April 25, 2022

Act now! Stop the execution of Melissa Lucio!

Houston Melissa Lucio, the first woman of Mexican descent on Texas’ death row, has lived in relative anonymity since being…

April 19, 2022

Rodney Reed: ​​Justice delayed is justice denied

Houston — On any day of the week, prisons are hell. Texas prisons are no exception. And for prisoners on…

March 23, 2022

Rodney Reed − overturn his conviction and death sentence! 

Rodney Reed’s birthday was Dec. 22. This was the 24th birthday and holiday season he has spent away from his…

February 17, 2022

The death penalty in 2022

The new year began with Oklahoma legally lynching a severely mentally ill African American named Donald Grant. Killing someone with…

February 9, 2022

Rodney Reed: Evidence of innocence finally heard

“Rodney [Reed] had a Jim Crow trial in a kangaroo court. There’s not a system of justice. This was a…

August 3, 2021