All Things Censored

ISBN-10: 1583220224

ISBN-13: 9781583220221

Edition: 2000

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In this collection of musings, the author confronts his personal predicament as a convict on Death row whilst addressing issues affecting American prison inmates and the American public; including censorship, police corruption and racism.
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List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
Publication date: 6/6/2000
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 303
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Mumia Abu-Jamal is an award-winning journalist & author of two books, "Live from Death Row" & "Death Blossoms", which address prison life from a critical & spiritual perspective. In 1981 he was elected president of the Association of Black Journalists (Philadelphia chapter). His 1982 murder trial & subsequent conviction has raised considerable controversy & criticism for alleged constitutional violations & other improprieties. In spite of his almost two-decade long imprisonment on death row, Abu-Jamal has fought for his freedom & for his profession. He holds a BA from Goddard College & an MA from California State University, Dominguez Hills. His books have sold more than 100,000 copies & have been translated into seven languages.

Noelle Hanrahan is an investigative journalist & the director of Prison Radio, an organization that challenges mass incarceration & racism by airing the voices of men & women in prison. Since 1992 she has recorded the commentaries of Mumia Abu-Jamal, including those that were censored by National Public Radio's "All Things Considered." In 1993 she won a National Federation for Community Broadcasting (NFCBA) Golden Reel Award for "The Execution of Robert Alton Harris." And in 1997, she received another NFCBA Award for the radio adaptation of the film "Mumia Abu-Jamal: A Case for Reasonable Doubt." She lives in the San Francisco area.

Alice Walker won the Pulitzer Prize and the American Book Award for her novel The Color Purple. Her other bestselling novels include By the Light of My Father's Smile, Possessing the Secret of Joy, and The Temple of My Familiar. She is also the author of two collections of short stories, three collections of essays, five volumes of poetry, and several children's books. Her books have been translated into more than two dozen languages. Born in Eaton, Georgia, Walker now lives in Northern California.

Introduction: Lethal Censorship
From an Echo in Darkness, a Step into Light NPR Censored
The Sense of Censory
Another Write-Up ... for Rapping!
A Bright, Shining Hell
No Law, No Rights
A Letter from Prison
The Visit
Black August
A Single Spark Can Start a Prairie Fire
Meeting with a Killer
Manny's Attempted Murder
Days of Pain, Night of Death
An Uncivil Action
Mother Loss and Father Hunger
Musings on "Mo" and Marshall
Philly Daze
Words from an Outcast from the Fourth Estate
Deadly Drug Raid
First Amendment Rites
A Rap Thing
PEN Award Acceptance Speech
Absence of Power
A Crisis in Black Leadership
Liberty Denied in Its Cradle
Slavery Daze II
Memories of Huey
To War! For Empire!
Capture Him, Beat Him, and Treat Him Like Dirt
The Lost Generation?
May 13 Remembered
And They Call MOVE "Terrorists"!
Justice Denied
Justice for Geronimo Stolen by Star Chamber
Eddie Hatcher Fights for His Life!
Seeds of Wisdom
Sweet Roxanne
A House is Not a Home
Men of Cloth
Prisons vs. Preschools
Raised Hope, Fallen Disappointment
With Malice toward Many
Legalized Cop Violence
A Drug that Ain't a Drug
How, Now, Mad Cow?
Essays on Justice
De Profundis
Five Hundred Years: Celebrations or Demonstrations?
The Illusion of "Democracy"
A Nation in Chains
Live from Death Row
War on the Poor
Why a War on the Poor?
The Death Game
Black March to Death Row
On Death Row, Fade to Black
Fred Hampton Remembered
"Law" That Switches from Case to Case
Two Blacks, Two Georgians
Cancellation of the Constitution
L.A. Outlaw
Media is the Mirage
True African-American History
When Ineffective Means Effective
Death: The Poor's Prerogative?
Legalized Crime
Campaign of Repression: Attack on the Life of the Mind
Musings on Malcolm
In Defense of Empire
Build a Better Mousetrap
Haitians Need Not Apply
Rostock, Germany, and Anti-Immigrant Violence
NAFTA: A Pact Made in Hell
Fujimori Bans the Bar in Peru
South Africa
Warlust--Again! (Iraq II)
What, to a Prisoner, is the Fourth of July?
A Death Row Remembrance of the Rosenbergs--Never Again?
Expert Witness from Hell
Zapatista Dreams
What Made the Acteal Massacre Possible??
Conversation Between Mumia and Noelle minutes after his 1995 Death Warrant was read to Mumia in his cell
Notes on the composition and recording of the texts
The Case of Mumia Abu-Jamal
About the Authors
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