Live from Death Row Author:Mumia Abu-Jamal Once a prominent radio reporter, Mumia Abu-Jamal is now in a Pennsylvania prison awaiting his state-sactioned execution. In 1982 he was convicted and sentenced to death for the murder of Philadelphia police officer Daniel Faulkner after a trial many have criticized as profoundly biased. Live From Death Row is a collection of his prison writings-... more »-an impassioned yet unflinching account of the brutalities and humiliations of prison life. It is also a scathing indictment of racism and political bias in the American judicial system that is certain to fuel the controversy surrounding the death penalty and freedom of speech.« less
Live From Death Row is an eye-opening firsthand account of the American prison system, and of death row in particular, by one of the most famous political prisoners in recent American history. Whether you're already interested in the injustices prison system or know nothing about it, I highly recommend checking out this book.
hard to believe he is still in jail... but not so hard to believe... if you are involved in or interested in justice and the "system" this is a good read... amnesty will probably succeed one day in getting this case heard