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America the land of the free the land of the just It is here where paople from all over the world can come for refuge from tyranny Here people are not judged by their color but by who they are Too bad it isnt true for what you are about to read will contradict everything that America is supposed to be Mumia Abu Jamal a former Philadelphia journalist was put through an unfair and biased trial then convicted of murdering a Philadelphia cop in 1982 and has been on death row since And here is his story My name is Mumia Abu-Jamal Ive been on death row since July of 1982 - in fact Ive been on several death rows in Pennsylvania in the United States of America Despite my penal status Im a writer a journalist a columnist and a professional revolutionary -- Mumia Abu-Jamal Wideman 107 Born 24 April 1954 Wesley Cook Mumia Abu-Jamal author journalist and inmate of death row is one of Americas most powerful outspoken voices against injustice Seen by the State as a dangerous revolutionary who must be silenced he has been incarcerated for the last seventeen years West 2 Mumia Abu-Jamal was born in Philadelphia where he grew up The name Mumia was given in High School when he took an African name for his Swahili studies The Arabic Abu-Jamal meaning Father of Jamal came later West 5 Mumias first introduction to politics was in his teens when he and a few friends attended a George Wallace presidential rally They shouted slogans and raised their fists in a black power salute To their relief they were thrown out but their relief was
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