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Mumia Abu-Jamal Says Health Is Suffering, Blames Prison Guards

Political prisoner testified to a judge Friday.

Ex-death Row Inmate Mumia to Get Hearing Over Medical Care

Abu-Jamal's lawyers say he was denied proper medical care.

Mumia Abu-Jamal in Critical Condition at Hospital

His attorney, supporters claim prison won't reveal why.

ACLU Joins Fight Over Pennsylvania Law Curbing Inmate Speech

Law was signed after Mumia Abu-Jamal made a recorded speech.
Mumia Abu-Jamal Moved to General Prison Population - For the first time since his arrest for the murder of a Philadelphia police officer three decades ago, former Black Panther and former death row inmate Mumia Abu-Jamal was moved into the general prison population on Friday.(Photo: Lisa Terry/Getty Images)

Abu-Jamal's Commencement Speech Prompts Victims' Rights Bill

The bill aims to protect victims from "mental anguish."
One Black Lawyer Presented to the Supreme Court This Term

Commentary: The Senate’s Uncourageous Civil Rights Vote

Debo Adegbile would have been a fierce advocate.

The Nays Have It: Senate Rejects Obama Pick for Top Civil Rights Post

Debo Adegbile had been with the NAACP Legal Defense Fund.

Senate Panel Approves Nomination of Debo Adegbile to Justice Dept. Post

The Senate Committee voted 10-8 to approve Adegbile.