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Mumia Abu Jamal and the Treatment of Prisoners in the U.S.

Image result for mumia abu jamalWe’ll spend the hour going deep on Mumia Abu Jamal – his three decades of writing, broadcasting, and fighting censorship from behind bars; the larger significance of his work, his critical medical condition – and what it says about how prisoners across the country get treated.

Guests:

  • Johanna Fernandez, professor of History at Baruch College (CUNY) and one of the coordinators of The Campaign to Bring Mumia Home. Also editor of the forthcoming book, Writing on the Wall, Selected Prison Writings of Mumia Abu Jamal.
  • prisonradio.org – commentaries from Mumia Abu Jamal, and updates on his case and condition.

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