This site is a collection of videos and media concerning the case of Mumia Abu Jamal. For more information please also consult: Journalists for Mumia, FreeMumia.com, Educators for Mumia, and Prison Radio.
A CASE FOR REASONABLE DOUBT Parts 1 to 6
A feature-length documentary, produced for HBO, about Mumia's case in 1996. It features interviews with many of those involved some of whom have since passed. Of special note is the interview with Veroinca Jones, who says that police coerced her into changing her original statement where she had said she saw two men running from the scene.
FRAMING AN EXECUTION
An hour long video that examines the media coverage in the case of Mumia Abu-Jamal. The piece specifically dissects the 20/20 special with Sam Donaldson, and raises questions about accuracy in mainstream media around the issue.
JACK McMAHON VIDEO
This is an excerpt from the infamous Philadelphia DA training video (produced by DA Ron Castille's office) which trains rookie prosecutors on how to select a jury, and among other things, to exclude Black jurors without appearing to do so. This video speaks to the common practice of excluding otherwise qualified Black jurors in the Philadelphia DA's office, which was the basis for Mumia's appeal to the 3rd Circuit Court. To view the full, unedited, one hour video please click: HERE
SEE RESPONSES TO THE 3rd CIRCUIT RULING HERE: Democracy Now with lead counsel Robert Bryant, and Pam Africa on Philly Indy Media.
NBC BROADCASTS NEW EVIDENCE:
This is the December 6, 2007 Today Show segment on the day the new book "Murdered by Mumia" was released. The show featured the authors of the book, Maureen Faulkner and Michael Smerconish. Following the show, both Smerconish and Faulkner have strongly criticized co-host Matt Lauer for questions that they felt were too biased towards Mumia.
Furthermore, The Today Show became the first big media outlet to show the new crime scene photos that show police manipulating new evidence at the scene.
LINN WASHINGTONG Jr. SPEAKS ABOUT MUMIA PARTS 1 to 3
Linn Washington Jr. (a columnist for The Philadelphia Tribune and a professor of journalism at Temple University) speaks at "More Than a Book Party" in Philadelphia at The Church of the Advocate on April 24th 2009.
VERONICA JONES' LAST INTERVIEW
Featuring original footage from 2008 in Philadelphia, this video focuses on the March 27, 2008 denial of a new guilt-phase trial for death row journalist Mumia Abu-Jamal, the DA's continued attempt to execute him, and the response of Abu-Jamal and his international support network. This features Pam Africa, Linn Washington Jr., Sundiata Sadiq, J. Patrick O'Connor, Ramona Africa, Julia Wright, Veronica Jones, Rebel Diaz, and more. This has been released Dec. 1, 2008, to mark the Dec. 6 International Day of Action for Mumia. See more at FreeMumia.com or Abu-Jamal-News.com.
NAACP Adopts Resolution to Support Mumia
Amy Goodman from 'Democracy NOW' talks to Julian Bond from the NAACP about a resolution they adopted to support new trials for Troy Davis and Mumia Abu-Jamal. At the 100th anniversary of the NAACP they announced their suppport of a US Civil Rights investigation into the case.
State Rep. Dave Richardson last speech about Mumia Abu-Jamal
PA State Representative gave this legendary speech days before his sudden death in 1995.