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Mumia Abu Jamal Case

Rebecca Klein

Support And Opposition Pour In For Teacher Who Had Students Write Letters To Jailed Activist | Rebecca Klein | Posted 04.15.2015 | Black Voices

A third-grade teacher who was suspended without pay last week after asking her students to write letters to a man in prison has received both support...

Mumia Abu-Jamal: A Black Radical Who Matters For Our Time

Johanna Fernandez | Posted 04.07.2015 | Black Voices
Johanna Fernandez

Because they speak uncomfortable truths, black prophetic voices, while they are alive, are vilified and violently persecuted by repressive agents of the state.

New Pennsylvania Bill Sets A Precedent For ‘The Erosion Of Free Speech'

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 10.28.2014 | Black Voices

Pennsylvania’s Revictimization Relief Act was signed last week to prevent criminal offenders from causing their victims “mental anguish,” but ma...

Cop-Killer Commencement Invite Is 'How Freedom Of Expression Works'

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 10.01.2014 | Black Voices

Goddard College made waves when it announced this week the invite of alumnus and convicted cop-killer Mumia Abu-Jamal to give its commencement speech....

Lost in the U.S. Senate

Diann Rust-Tierney | Posted 05.21.2014 | Black Voices
Diann Rust-Tierney

The Senate's deliberations on Debo Adgebile to head the Justice Department's civil rights division nomination is not about whether you support or oppose the death penalty. It is about whether we believe in due process.

The Ballsiness of the Long Distance Runner: A Chat With Mumia Abu-Jamal

Alex Simon | Posted 04.28.2013 | Entertainment
Alex Simon