Tag Archive | Police Brutality

Yale RebLaw Conference Rescinds Keynote Offer To Philadelphia D.A. Larry Krasner

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feb. 1, 2019 UNDER PRESSURE, YALE REBLAW CONFERENCE RESCINDS KEYNOTE OFFER TO PHILLY D.A. LARRY KRASNNER Instead Invites Political Prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal In their letter to RebLaw, they said, “The so-called progressive Larry Krasner is hell-bent on keeping [Mumia’s case] out of the appellate process. Larry Krasner was voted into office by […]

Latest News On The Case Of Mumia Abu-Jamal

  http://www.philly.com/news/philadelphia-da-office-appeal-mumia-abu-jamal-judge-leon-tucker-20190125.html Philly DA’s Office appeals judge’s ruling on Mumia Abu-Jamal by Chris Palmer, Updated: January 25, 2019 The Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office on Friday appealed a judge’s ruling that convicted cop killer Mumia Abu-Jamal should be allowed to reargue his appeal before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. The decision is the latest development in the […]

Doesn’t It Affect Us All?

  In June of 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court decided, in the case Williams v. Pennsylvania, that an appellate judge can’t decide an appeal in a case in which he or she had a significant role during prosecution, specifically a case involving the death penalty. It was decided by a 5-3 ruling that Terence Williams’ […]

‘Intoxicating Freedom, Gripping Fear’: Mumia Abu-Jamal On Life As a Black Panther

A brilliant, eloquent, thoughtful man like Mumia Abu-Jamal languishes on death row while a racist, narcissistic sexual predator/economic terrorist resides in the White House corrupting what’s left of a crumbling democracy, furthering the insidious agendas of corporate control and white supremacy, increasing destruction of the environment, creating international tensions that could lead to war, dividing […]

Kevin “Rashid” Johnson is Back at Red Onion — and In Solitary

It Feels Like Being on Death Row

This is an extremely disturbing issue that needs to be addressed forcefully and immediately. It gets plenty of media attention – though mostly as morbid fascination for some (those who are safely removed from the danger of police violence) and a reason to be outraged for others (those who indulge in taking the moral high […]

WATCH: Sheriff of Deadliest Dept in US Says His Deputies Have Financial Incentive to “Kill” People

WOW. If there was ever something to plainly show how little we value life in this country, this is it. Bankers, fossil fuel company executives, pharmaceutical firm executives and other corporate predators are responsible for killing and sickening people every day, but they convince themselves they’re just doing their job. How do cops who shoot […]