Mumia Abu-Jamal

From Philadelphia to Pretoria, supporters demand ‘Free Mumia!’

Philadelphia An event titled “Bearing Witness in the Case of Mumia Abu-Jamal” brought together over 150 people to the First…

March 13, 2023

Portrait of the eco-defender as a young man

By Julia Wright The one is an elder behind bars. The other is a young man who lives thousands of…

February 23, 2023

ILWU shuts down SF/Oakland docks for Mumia Abu-Jamal

San Francisco Members of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union shut down the ports of Oakland and San Francisco Feb.…

February 22, 2023

‘From the Darkness Shines a Light’

Philadelphia is known as the “City of Murals,” with over 4,000 works of community-based public art adorning outer brick walls…

December 20, 2022

Critical hearing for Mumia Abu-Jamal

Dec. 16 — Supporters and family of Pennsylvania political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal filled the courtroom and demonstrated outside the Philadelphia…

December 16, 2022

‘The Mumia exception’

Philadelphia For 41 years, journalist Mumia Abu-Jamal has been unjustly imprisoned for the murder of a Philadelphia police officer. His…

December 15, 2022

U.N. steps in with amicus brief in Mumia Abu-Jamal’s case

The United Nations Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent filed an amicus brief Dec. 6 with Philadelphia…

December 13, 2022

All out for Mumia Abu-Jamal Dec. 9

Political prisoner and author Mumia Abu-Jamal was arrested 41 years ago on Dec. 9, 1981. He has been held captive…

December 5, 2022

Bay Area protest demands,‘Free Mumia Abu-Jamal’

Oakland, California October 26 — A large group gathered in front of the U.S. Federal Building in Oakland to support…

November 3, 2022

Abu-Jamal hearing: racism the elephant in the room

Philadelphia It has been just over 40 years since Mumia Abu-Jamal was subjected to a racist frame-up and unjustly sentenced…

October 28, 2022