Mumia Abu-Jamal

“You’re our hero!” Support for the now-suspended New Jersey teacher who allowed her third-graders to write get-well letters to former Black Panther Mumia Abu-Jamal was…

After being hospitalized last week to receive treatment for diabetes, Mumia Abu-Jamal has returned to prison. The 60-year-old, who was convicted of killing a cop…

Imprisoned journalist and former Black Panther Mumia Abu-Jamal is in intensive care for treatment of diabetes and is “not doing well,” his family said Tuesday,…

Mumia Abu-Jamal is happy he is off death row but wants a new trail. Despite many appeals, Abu-Jamal's conviction has never been overturned.

Following the announcement of Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams that Mumia Abu-Jamal “will no longer be facing the death penalty,” Archbishop Desmond Tutu called for further action. “Now that it is clear that Mumia should never have been on death row in the first place, justice will not be served by relegating him to prison […]

PHILADELPHIA — Prosecutors have called off their 30-year battle to put former Black Panther Mumia Abu-Jamal to death in the killing of a white police officer, putting to an end the racially charged case that became a major battleground in the fight over the death penalty. Flanked by the police Officer Daniel Faulkner’s widow, Philadelphia […]

Before Troy Davis became known to the country and later the world, Mumia Abu-Jamal gained international appeal when he was convicted of the 1981 murder of Philadelphia police officer Daniel Faulkner, and sentenced to death. Abu-Jamal was encapsulated as the “world’s best known death row inmate.” 1.            MEANING BEHIND THE NAME–Abu-Jamal was born Wesley Cook. […]