Prison Reform

And Justice For All (Who Can Afford It)

Connie Hawkins passed away yesterday. I considered writing a little something about him. I was a big fan of “The Hawk” growing up for two reasons. He was the most spectacular basketball player I’d ever seen up to that point in my young life and word on the street in New York was that he’d […]

Lynne Stewart Birthday Memorial

To all my people in NYC, show support for civil rights hero, Lynne Stewart (and for everyone else, if you don’t know who she was, look it up…) From the Free Mumia NYC website: Join us as we celebrate Lynne Stewart’s birthday this coming Friday: Friday, October 6th 6:30-10:00pm ~ Doors open @ 6:00pm The […]

Help Requested For Political Prisoner Herman Bell After Brutal Attack By Prison Guards

The following is from the Free Mumia NYC website: Dear Friends, We are asking people to write letters to Anthony Annucci, Commissioner of New York Dept. of Corrections, making the following demands (a sample letter follows that we would like you to use): That Herman Bell be immediately given adequate medical screening and attention at […]

In This Corner…

Sometimes the world is like an insane, criminally dysfunctional boxing ring in which insidious corruption is the rule as opposed to the exception and the “referee” joins in the fight – for one side. “In this corner we have a sensitive, 69 year old political prisoner with the moral courage to stand up for his […]

How Prison Labor is the New American Slavery and Most of Us Unknowingly Support it

As we all know, there is no democracy in the United States today. We left that behind years ago when we decided to trade in freedom and dignity for efficiency, technological advances and gadgets of convenience. Then, it was cemented when we decided to place more importance on protecting the wealth of wealthy people and […]

Rally & March For Mumia

From the Free Mumia Website:   Free Mumia Now! Stop the DA Office’s Cover-up! July 7: MARCH & RALLY! 12 noon at the DA’s office across from City Hall # On May 30, the Philly DA’s Office brushed off a judge’s order to release all records of former DA Ron Castille’s involvement in Mumia’s case. […]

Can Mumia Abu-Jamal Receive Justice In A Judicial System Rife With Corruption?

Mumia Abu-Jamal went to court yesterday (Monday) for a hearing on his Post Conviction Relief Act petition in Pennsylvania state court. The hearing was to decide whether to overturn appeals that have been denied by the corrupt Pennsylvania Supreme Court between 1995 and 2008. It is common knowledge there is ample evidence showing Philadelphia police and […]