Monday, May 15, 2006

Video Podcast of the naming of Rue Mumia Abu Jamal

Download and check out the new video podcast of the naming of a street in St. Denis, France, in honor of journalist and political prisoner Mumia Abu Jamal. The naming of Rue Mumia Abu Jamal is part of an ongoing struggle to free Mumia, who sits on Pennsylvania's death row.

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Harry Belafonte speaks out on the naming of Rue Mumia Abu Jamal

Actor, singer and social justice activist Harry Belafonte speaks on the naming of Rue Mumia Abu Jamal in St. Denis, France.


Rue Mumia Abu-Jamal Video

On April 29, 2006, a newly constructed street in Saint-Denis, (a town of 100,000 bordering Paris), was named Rue Mumia Abu-Jamal. In attendance was the mayor, deputy mayors, representatives of International Concerned Family and Friends of Mumia Abu-Jamal, Free Mumia Abu-Jamal Coalition (NYC), and a large and very diverse group of individuals and organizations from France and the Carribean. Julia Wright, daughter of the lated noted writer Richard Wright, speaks of the significance of this event as well as the 2003 granting of honorary citizenship to Mumia by the City of Paris, in the following video.