Search - List of Books by Mumia Abu-Jamal

Mumia Abu-Jamal (born Wesley Cook on April 24, 1954) is an American convicted and sentenced to death for the December 9, 1981 murder of Philadelphia police officer Daniel Faulkner. He has been described as "perhaps the best known Death-Row prisoner in the world", and his sentence is one of the most debated today.

Before his arrest he was a member of the Black Panther Party, an activist, part-time cab driver, journalist, radio personality, news commentator and broadcaster.

Since his conviction, his case has received international attention, and he has become a controversial cultural icon. Supporters and opponents disagree on the appropriateness of the death penalty, whether he is guilty, or whether he received a fair trial. During his imprisonment he has published several books and other commentaries, notably Live from Death Row.

Since 1995, Abu-Jamal, Pennsylvania Department of Corrections #AM8335, has been incarcerated at Pennsylvania's SCI Greene, where most of the state’s capital case inmates are held. In 2008, a three-judge panel of the U.S. 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the murder conviction, but ordered a new capital sentencing hearing over concerns that the jury was improperly instructed. Subsequently, the United States Supreme Court allowed his July 1982 conviction to stand, and ordered the appeals court to reconsider its decision to rescind the death sentence.

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Total Books: 30
Have Black Lives Ever Mattered
2017 - Have Black Lives Ever Mattered [City Lights Open Media] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780872867383
ISBN-10: 0872867382
Genres: Law, Politics & Social Sciences
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We Want Freedom
2016 - We Want Freedom (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781942173045
ISBN-10: 1942173040
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Politics & Social Sciences
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Writing on the Wall Selected Prison Writings of Mumia Abu-Jamal
2015 - Writing on the Wall Selected Prison Writings of Mumia Abu-jamal [City Lights Open Media] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780872866751
ISBN-10: 0872866750
Genre: Politics & Social Sciences
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Jailhouse Lawyers - Knastanwlte
2013 - Jailhouse Lawyers - Knastanwlte (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9783897710467
ISBN-10: 3897710463
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Message to the Movement
2012 - Message to the Movement [Occupied Media Pamphlet Series - English and Spanish Edition] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781884519079
ISBN-10: 1884519075
Genres: Reference, Politics & Social Sciences
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The Classroom and the Cell Conversations on Black Life in America
2012 - The Classroom and the Cell Conversations on Black Life in America (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780883783375
ISBN-10: 0883783371
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Jailhouse Lawyers Prisoners Defending Prisoners v the USA
2009 - Jailhouse Lawyers Prisoners Defending Prisoners V the Usa (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780872864696
ISBN-10: 0872864693
Genres: Nonfiction, Law, Engineering & Transportation
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
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Kinder des Jahrhunderts
2004 - Kinder Des Jahrhunderts (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783933336682
ISBN-10: 3933336686
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We Want Freedom  A Life in the Black Panther Party
2004 - We Want Freedom a Life in the Black Panther Party (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780896087187
ISBN-10: 0896087182
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
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Faith of Our Fathers An Examination of the Spiritual Life of African and African-American People
Das Imperium kennt kein Gesetz
2003 - Das Imperium Kennt Kein Gesetz (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783926529596
ISBN-10: 3926529598
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All Things Censored Volume 1
2003 - All Things Censored Volume 1 (Audio CD)
ISBN-13: 9781902593067
ISBN-10: 1902593065
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction, Humor & Entertainment
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Death Blossoms  Reflections from a Prisoner of Conscience
175 Progress Drive
aus der Todeszelle
2001 - Aus Der Todeszelle (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783926529626
ISBN-10: 3926529628
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Ich schreibe um zu leben
2001 - Ich Schreibe Um Zu Leben (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783926529633
ISBN-10: 3926529636
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All Things Censored
2001 - All Things Censored (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781583220764
ISBN-10: 1583220763
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Literature & Fiction, Nonfiction
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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Condamn au silence
2001 - Condamn Au Silence (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782707133762
ISBN-10: 2707133760
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En direct du couloir de la mort
1999 - En Direct Du Couloir De La Mort (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782707131270
ISBN-10: 270713127X
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Death Blossoms Reflections from a Prisoner of Conscience
Live from Death Row
1996 - Live From Death Row (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780380727667
ISBN-10: 0380727668
Genres: Nonfiction, Law, Engineering & Transportation
  • Currently 2.3/5 Stars.
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1993 - Still Black Still Strong [Active Agents] (Paperback)