Monday, July 17, 2017

prison radio breaking news

Dear Marvin X-
BREAKING NEWS: We are thrilled to announce the release of two Prison Radio correspondents Reverend Edward Pinkney and Lorenzo Cat Johson.  Welcome home! Thank you for all of your support!

Find more about Rev. Pinkney and Lorenzo Johnson.

Happy Birthday to Assata Shakur, she has been fundamental in our movement. Feel free to listen to and share her poem, "Affirmations" read by Mumia Abu-Jamal and her message to the movement recorded in the 90's. Many blessings to you, Assata.

There is also a brand new interview with Mumia Abu-Jamal concerning his new book of essays and reflections "Have Black Lives Ever Mattered? (City Lights). 

This Just In:

Listen, download, and broadcast by clicking commentaries in the right-hand column, or below.

Mumia Abu-Jamal

Mumia's in-depth commentary on the life and significance of James Baldwin. 
Mumia discusses the impact of winning his case to receive treatment, and the ways the Pennsylvania prison system creates complication to resist the mandate for treatment. 
Examining the exuberant mental and physical energy of youth, Mumia explores how young people are natural conductor of revolutionary energy. 
Mumia Abu-Jamal is an award winning author and journalist who is currently imprisoned in SCI Mahanoy, Pennsylvania. 

Bryant Arroyo

Bryant discusses the importance of "Loving vs. Virginia" for bi-racial relationships and its implications for non hetero-normative relationships.
Bryant Arroyo is an inmate at SCI Frackville, PA. 

Omar Askia Ali

Omar comments on Pennsylvania's life without parole policies. 
Edward "Omar Aski Ali" Sistrunk is a lifer at SCI Coaltownship with claims of innocence.
When We Fight We Win, Cuando Luchamos Ganamos
Noelle Hanrahan, P.I.
Audio Engineer
James Baldwin: Word Warrior
Mumia Abu-Jamal

Hepatitis C Wars Widen
Mumia Abu-Jamal

Youth In The Streets
Mumia Abu-Jamal

What to a Slave is Your Fourth of July? Written by Mumia Abu-Jamal
Read by Bernadette Devilin McAliskey

Loving Day
Bryant Arroyo

Franz Fanon Revolutionary Journalist
Mumia Abu-Jamal

Pennsylvania: Lifers Without Parole
Omar Askia Ali

by Assata Shakur, read by Mumia Abu-Jamal

Message to the Movement
Assata Shakur

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