Documents written by Mumia Abu-Jamal

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Mumia’s statement for Atonement Day—October 16, 1996
Let us unite. Let us organize. Let us rebel against a system that, as John Africa says, ‘Gives nothing but pain to our families, our babies.’
Who Do You Admire?
By Mumia Abu-Jamal (via audio tape), speech given at Antioch College Graduation Ceremony, Yellow Springs, Ohio—Saturday 29 April 2000. In his list of names, the important common thread is that they are all communists.
Echoes of osage
By Mumia Abu-Jamal, 20 August 2000. The May 13th, 1985 police-state bombing of the home and headquarters of the MOVE Organization, which marked the government's massacre of 11 MOVE men, women and children, sent shock waves around the world.
Speech to the Redeem the Dream DC march against police brutality and racial profiling
By Mumia Abu-Jamal, 26 August 2000. One can’t seriously discuss redeeming the dream without taking account of the dreamers. And when you examine the life of Black America today, what do you see? A dream or a nightmare?
Imperial human rights
By Mumia Abu-Jamal, 5 May 2001. Few nations speak as loudly or as often of human rights than does the United States. It is common for us to hear national elites talk about human rights, but what does it really mean, in the real world?
Hispanics, Latin America and the Struggle Against the Empire
An Interview with Mumia Abu-Jamal by Rafael Rodriguez-Cruz, CounterPunch, 26 June 2006. A wide-ranging interview with political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal,covering racism, repression, resistance and imperialism.
Mumia Abu-Jamal on Literacy, Liberation and the Cuban Campaign of 1961
Interview with Catherine Murphy, Literacy Project, 9 October 2006. Catherine Murphy speaks with journalist and visionary justice activist Mumia Abu-Jamal on Literacy, Liberation and the Cuban Campaign of 1961.