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imagePBS Independent Lens! We want more airtime for Mumia Abu-Jamal (sign the petition)
by The Jamal Journal
Our new Color of Change petition has just been launched in support of the upcoming April 20 protest against DA Larry Krasner's continued defense of Mumia Abu-Jamal's conviction, and the letter to KQED from Angela Davis, Boots Riley and others. Please sign the petition and help us to circulate it amongst your activist networks. This action is winnable if we get enough support!...
Posted: Mon Apr 12, 2021 10:10PM
calendarFree Mumia! The Only Treatment is Freedom
by Judy Greenspan
Gather at Oscar Grant Plaza - 14th and Broadway, Oakland March to Alameda County Courthouse, DA Nancy O'Malley's Office, 1225 Fallon Street, Oakland...
Event Date: Sat Apr 24, 2021 12:00PM
Posted: Mon Apr 12, 2021 5:06PM
documentLetter to KQED for Mumia: Signed by Angela Davis, Boots Riley, and others
by Letter reposted by the Jamal Journal
This letter to KQED from Angela Davis, Boots Riley and others was written on April 11. It is reprinted here in full by the Jamal Journal, published by the uncompromising International Concerned Family and Friends of Mumia Abu-Jamal....
Posted: Mon Apr 12, 2021 3:01PM
imageFree Mumia! protests: April 20 in SF at KQED, April 24 in Oakland
by reposted by the Jamal Journal
April 20th: Protest at KQED Headquarters,50 Beale St., San Francisco; Protest against Philadelphia DA Larry Krasner, who is trying to keep Mumia imprisoned for life. Krasner is the star of a new PBS documentary, “Philly D.A.” Then, on April 24 in Oakland, (Mumia’s Birthday) – March and Car Caravan, Oscar Grant Plaza (14th and Broadway) to Alameda County Courthouse, 1221 Fallon Street, Rally on the steps of the Alameda County Courthouse, where the Panthers demonstrated for Huey Newton, on Mumi...
Posted: Mon Apr 12, 2021 2:34PM
textChico Shines a Light, But Activists Here Must Do the Heavy Lifting by Robert Norse
Down Chico way, a Senior Sacramento Judge of the Eastern Division of the Federal District Court has stopped encampment sweeps dead in their tracks city-wide with a TRO in the Commanche Creek Greenway case. This was justified not by the fading COVID-19 shelter-in-place concerns, but rather by lack of shelter or campground alternatives for those being rousted....
Posted: Mon Apr 12, 2021 7:57AM
calendarCelebrate Kayla Moore's Birthday
by Berkeley Copwatch
CIVIC CENTER PARK 2151 Martin Luther King Jr. Way Berkeley, CA 94704...
Event Date: Sat Apr 17, 2021 2:30PM
Posted: Sun Apr 11, 2021 8:44PM
imageWhat has been revealed in the trial of Derek Chauvin?
by Trévon Austin (WSWS repost)
The criminal trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, charged with the murder of George Floyd, has provided a glimpse into the grim reality of American society....
Posted: Sat Apr 10, 2021 12:39AM
calendarPicket Against White Supremacists!
by NorCal Against Fascism
Meet at Fremont Park, 16th St.and P St., Sacramento. Note that the far right has not disclosed the location of their rally. Call or text 415-734- 1163 to confirm the final location of the anti-fascist meeting point....
Event Date: Sun Apr 11, 2021 12:00PM
Posted: Fri Apr 9, 2021 4:06PM
text#ChauvinIsGuilty Reports Juror Misconduct by Justice for George Floyd
Here is the juror misconduct in the Derek Chauvin trial from #ChauvinIsGuilty, posted 4/9/21: Juror #11 swiveling in chair #5 doodling on note pad during testimony. Defendant got up and stood by the guest of #5 during recess and defense atty shooed away media when they attempted to speak with that person! BIASED JURY! See
Posted: Fri Apr 9, 2021 12:14PM
calendarArt Build! Justice 4 Kayla Moore!
by Berkeley Copwatch
Backyard of the Grassroots House 2022 Blake Street, Berkeley...
Event Date: Sat Apr 10, 2021 2:00PM
Posted: Fri Apr 9, 2021 9:47AM
textChauvin Trial is Another Courtroom Trial for TV Ratings by Justice for George Floyd
The Derek Chauvin Trial which began on March 8, 2021 with jury selection, the most important phase of a trial, is now in its second week of trial testimony and this courtroom drama is now shown in its entirety on C-SPAN, CNN and MSNBC, at the expense of much news, clearly demonstrating that with Nazi Trump out of office, this is the hysteria focus to build ratings by these capitalist so-called news programs....
Posted: Tue Apr 6, 2021 11:09AM
image50 yrs ago: Confessed bomber names Raleigh House as provocateur at Ed Poindexter's trial
by Michael Richardson, reposted by Jamal Journal
Reprinted below with permission from the author is the second in a series of articles marking the 50th anniversary of Black Panther political prisoner Ed Poindexter’s trial. Ed is currently in very poor health. We will continue to feature Michael Richardson’s important series of articles this month. The Jamal Journal’s April 1 interview with author Michael Richardson marked the first article in Richardson’s critical series. The second article in the series is reprinted here in full....
Posted: Mon Apr 5, 2021 11:57PM
documentModified Injunction is Bad News for the Unhoused; Prepare to Resist Now, or Regret Later
by Robert Norse
Judge Susan van Kuelen's March 30th modifications in the 1-20-21 Preliminary Injunction previously protecting the San Lorenzo Survival Campground was published April 1st. It allows a week or two relief, if that, before the unhoused population faces restored confinement or persecution....
Posted: Fri Apr 2, 2021 9:13PM
image50 Years of Injustice: Free Black Panther Political Prisoner Ed Poindexter Now!
by Jamal Journal interviews Michael Richardson
In our interview conducted earlier this week, author Michael Richardson discusses the role of the FBI's infamous COINTELPRO in the frameup of the Omaha Two and provides an important update on Ed Poindexter's urgent health situation. Richardson also explains how you can help Ed Poindexter, an elder in poor health who is a 50-year victim of an obvious and well documented COINTELPRO frameup. We highly recommend reading Michael Richardson's book to learn more about this extreme injustice that nee...
Posted: Thu Apr 1, 2021 8:14PM
imageProf. Johanna Fernandez's account of Mumia Abu-Jamal's Health Emergency (from Verso Blog)
by Johanna Fernandez, reposted by Jamal Journal
This article was originally published at the Verso Books blog on March 28, and is being reprinted here in full, no edits, with the permission of author Johanna Fernandez, from the Campaign to Bring Mumia Home. For the latest updates on Mumia’s health, please visit the Jamal Journal:
Posted: Tue Mar 30, 2021 8:47PM
imageJBLM Soldiers Kidnapping Civilians in the Local Community
Corruption and abuse at Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM), WA poses a growing threat to the surrounding civilian community. JBLM has a long history of criminal activity and misconduct targeting the civilian community... and now KIDNAPPING!...
Posted: Tue Mar 30, 2021 9:25AM
textPelosi names D.C. National Guard Commander William Walker to be House Sergeant-at-Arms by Jacob Crosse (WSWS repost)
The naming of military members to head the security of the House and Senate speaks to the intense crisis still roiling the capitalist state and the ongoing lack of trust between its security apparatus and Congress....
Posted: Mon Mar 29, 2021 11:28AM
imageThe Ballistics Evidence Used To Convict Mumia Abu-Jamal
by The Jamal Journal
This article appears in the Jamal Journal issue #1 and has just been published at
Posted: Sat Mar 27, 2021 3:04AM
imageEthiopians Protest Junta and Foreign Interference
by Leon Kunstenaar
San Francisco's Ethiopians Protest TPLF Junta and Say "hands Off" to Foreign Countries...
Posted: Sat Mar 27, 2021 1:44AM
textOPD team framing Indigenous Elder RunningWolf for "hate crime" includes racist killer cop by Free RunningWolf
After five months, Indigenous Elder Zachary RunningWolf is still being held as a political prisoner due to OPD interference in Berkeley's 2020 Mayoral Election. Systemic racism and corruption in the prisons & courts have undermined RunningWolf's rights to a fair trial, while corporate media circulates lies and covers up Anti-Indigenous Genocide....
Posted: Fri Mar 26, 2021 7:42PM