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Mumia Abu-Jamal

(see also Capital Punishment, African-American Movements, Prison Reform & Death Penalty Abolition)

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On the Web: Articles

Letter from Subcomandante Marcos to Mumia Abu-Jamal. Z Magazine (4/99).

On the Web: Specialized Sites

Twin Cities Coalition to Defend Mumia Abu-Jamal.

Infoshop.org, American Gulag.

Northcoast Express.

International Action Center.

Prison Radio.

Refuse and Resist.

Catchphraze Records.

In the Library: Articles

Deacon, Kathy. “The killing of Mumia Abu-Jamal,” Nation (4/23/90):556-560.

Kelly, Sarah. “Innocence by association,” Mother Jones (3-4/99):46-48.

King, Brian. "Responsibility of the press: NPR & Mumia Abu-Jamal," Monthly Review 47,11 (4/96):42-44.

Williams, Patricia. "The executioner's automat," Nation (7/10/95):59-64. Review essay on Live from Death Row.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Abu-Jamal, Mumia. Live from Death Row (Reading MA: Addison-Wesley, 1995). Essays exposing the conditions of life on death row, written for broadcast over NPR.

__________. Death Blossoms. Reflections from a Prisoner of Conscience (Farmington PA: Plough, 1997). Spiritual & autobiographical short takes.

__________. All Things Censored (NY: Seven Stories, 2000).

__________. Mumia Speaks: An Interview with Mumia Abu-Jamal (?,?).

__________. Faith of Our Fathers: An Examination of the Spiritual Life of African & African-American People (Trenton NJ: Africa World, 2003).

__________. We Want Freedom: A Life in the Black Panther Party (Cambridge MA: South End, 2004).

Amnesty International. The Case of Mumia Abu-Jamal A Life in the Balance (NY: Seven Stories, 2000).

Anderson, S.E. & Tony Medin (eds.) In Defense of Mumia (NY: Writers & Readers, 1996).

Anon. Resource Book on the Case of Mumia Abu-Jamal (NY: Refuse & Resist, 1998).

__________. Voice of the Voiceless: The Case of Mumia Abu-Jamal (Milwaukee: A Job Is a Right Campaign, 1997).

Bin Wahad, Dorouba; Mumia Abu-Jamal & Assata Shakur. Still Black, Still Strong: Survivors of the US War Against Black Revolutionaries (eds. Jim Fletcher, Tanaquil Jones & Silvère Lotringer; NY: Semiotext, 1993).

Bisson, Terry On a Move. The Story of Mumia Abu-Jamal (Farmington PA: Litmus, 2000).

Chinosole. Schooling the Generations on the Politics of Prison (Berkeley: New Earth, 1996).

Fletcher, Jim; Tanaquil Jones & Sylvere Lotringer (eds.) Still Black, Still Strong: Survivors of the US War Against Black Revolutionaries (Dhoruba Bin Wahad, Mumia Abu-Jamal, Assata Shakur) (NY: Semiotext, 1993).

Lindorff, Dave. Killing Time: An Investigation into the Death Row Case of Mumia Abu-Jamal (Monroe ME: Common Courage, 2003).

Weinglass, Leonard. Race for Justice: Mumia Abu-Jamal's Fight Against the Death Penalty (Monroe ME: Common Courage, 1995).

Williams, Daniel R. Executing Justice: An Inside Account of the Case of Mumia Abu-Jamal (NY: St. Martin's, 2001).

In the Library: Fiction

In the Library: For Young Readers

In the Library: Poetry

In the Library: Drama

In the Library: Photography

CD & Audio

"All Things Censored," 60m. Mumia reads 16 banned radio commentaries. From Mordam Records.

Film & Video

"Date with Death" [1995], dir. John Edginton, 26m. From Channel Four Television (London).

"Death Row Radical: Mumia Abu-Jamal," by A&E Television Networks, 50m. From New Video Group.

"Framing an Execution: ABC News & the case of Mumia Abu Jamal" [2001], dir Sut Jhally, 70m. From Media Education Foundation.

"Millions for Mumia: April 24, 1999," by Sue Harris, 30m. From People's Video Network.

"Mumia Abu-Jamal: A Case for Reasonable Doubt?", dir. John Edginton, 74 m. From Fox Lorber Home Video, or Litmus Books; Route 381; Farmington, PA 15437; (800) 806-3079.


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