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Tears . . . and a Smile

By Mumia Abu-Jamal [col. writ. 11/11/16] ©’16 Mumia Abu-Jamal For many across America, the presidential election has left them distraught, awash with anxiety, fear and even dread. It seems surreal. A candidate caught on tape, saying what he said, who … Continue reading

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Theatre of the Absurd

By Mumia Abu-Jamal   When I was a young Panther, a tiny, bald, blue-eyed Frenchman came to visit the national headquarters in Berkeley, California. David Hilliard, the Chief of Staff of the Black Panther Party, greeted him briefly, and then … Continue reading

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The Genius of Huey P. Newton

By Mumia Abu-Jamal © ’15 Mumia Abu-Jamal To those of us who were alive–and sentient, the name Huey P. Newton evokes an era of mass resistance, of Black popular protest and of the rise of revolutionary organizations across the land. To those … Continue reading

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“Mumia and the Multitudes” by Seth Tobocman

Seth Tobocman is an author, artist, and educator living in New York City. Perhaps best known as the co-founder and editor of the comic journal World War 3 Illustrated, Tobocman’s bold graphics have been immortalized in exhibitions, in the pages … Continue reading

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Printers Ink Is the Greater Explosive: Pamphlet Publishing as Insurgent Art

By Greg Ruggiero Howard Zinn once wrote that “perhaps the most important publication in the history of the United States was neither a book nor a periodical, but a pamphlet.” For Zinn, “the pamphlets of history are a perfect expression of … Continue reading

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New from City Lights Publishers: Writing on the Wall: Selected Prison Writings of Mumia Abu-Jamal

Writing on the Wall: Selected Prison Writings by Mumia Abu-Jamal presents a selection of over 100 previously unpublished essays spanning the entire period of Mumia Abu-Jamal’s incarceration that crystallize his essential perspectives on community, politics, protest, history, social change and … Continue reading

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When Nudity Is Contraband

99 Problems but a BAN on Frances Goldin Ain’t One By Greg Ruggiero WEDNESDAY, JUNE 11, 2014 Every three months for over twenty years, legendary NYC literary agent and activist Frances Goldin would take a two-day trip to a maximum … Continue reading

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