Ignorance fuels bigotry

Conservatives Mangle Meaning Of Dr. King’s Message

A few weeks before Dr. Martin Luther King delivered his legendary “I Have A Dream” speech on August 28, 1963, a major book publisher released a book that featured a collection of King’s sermons. One of the 17 sermons in that book contained a poignant warning from King that is critical for understanding the roots …

Philadelphia authorities fudge facts on Mumia

Four Fact Sheets On A Forty Year Injustice

Opening Statement: The controversial imprisonment of Mumia Abu-Jamal for the December 1981 murder of a Philadelphia policeman is an infamous example of corrupted legal process where police, prosecutors, judges and other authorities have engaged in documented misconduct for decades. In the Abu-Jamal case, Philadelphia police unlawfully manufactured evidence of guilt and Philly prosecutors illegally withheld …

Judge Clemon’s chance to “Make some good trouble”:

Will She Have the Guts on Xmas to Free Mumia or Grant Him a Hearing on 6 Long-Hidden D.A. Crates of Evidence?

  Philadelphia Common Pleas Judge Lucretia Clemons is a model of a black woman from a very underprivileged background in racist, segregated and former slave state Mississippi, overcoming tremendous odds to succeed in a challenging career. Her grandfather, the youngest boy in a family of eight children, was compelled at the age 8 had to …

Is History Repeating Itself? And Who Will Be Today’s Ted Hall? An Interview with the Principals of “A Compassionate Spy”

Interviewer Ron Ridenour holds Ted Hall’s posthumous Nobel Peace Prize in the form of a Peace Lily as film director Steve James makes a point with Joan Hall and journalist-producer Dave Lindorff. [Source: Photo courtesy of Jette Salling] [In this piece, Ron Ridenour interviews Steve James, the director of A Compassionate Spy, and Joan Hall, Ted …

Can An American Scientist Who Smuggled Critical Nuclear Secrets to the Russians After World War II Be Considered a “Good Guy”? New Film Says Yes.

New Documentary Reveals How A Teenage Army Physicist Named Ted Hall Saved The Russian People From A Treacherous U.S. Sneak Attack In 1950-51—And May Well Have Prevented A Global Nuclear Holocaust The provocative documentary “A Compassionate Spy” tells the amazing but almost unknown story of a “near-genius” Harvard physics major, who at age 17, was selected to …

Analysis of a festering injustice

Judicial Persecution Corrupts The Case Of Mumia Abu-Jamal

Philadelphia Common Pleas Court Judge Lucretia Clemons is the latest addition to an odious list of appellate court jurists who craftily construct legal barriers specifically to bludgeon evidence that undermines the corrupted conviction of Mumia Abu-Jamal, the acclaimed writer/activist who millions worldwide consider a ‘political prisoner.’ The 1982 conviction of Abu-Jamal, for killing a Philadelphia …