Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, jailhouse lawyers have struggled for safety measures, and against restrictions on privileges and mobility.
Dr. Johanna Fernández joins the Beyond Prisons podcast to discuss a hoax on supporters of Mumia Abu-Jamal, who were told he was hospitalized for COVID-19.
How the movement for Mumia Abu-Jamal fought—and defeated—an effort to obstruct potential pathways to freedom by progressive prosecutor Larry Krasner.
Though he’s spent the last 35 years incarcerated—and at least thirty of those years in isolation on death row, Mumia Abu-Jamal has remained steadfast in his activism, especially in regards to police brutality, criminal punishment, and black liberation. Abu-Jamal, who was convicted in 1982 of killing Philadelphia police officer Daniel