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Revolutionary Week:
We Who Believe in Freedom Cannot Wait—We Educate!
Saturday 4/18: Uhuru Earthday Celebration
Where: Clark Park, 43rd at Baltimore Ave, West Philadelphia, PA 19104
When: 9-5, Come visit the ICFFMAJ table, help us flyer, and hear one of the keynote speakers: Pam Africa
Contact: Uhuru Solidarity Movement,
philly@uhurusolidarity.org, 215-387-0919

Sunday 4/19: Black and Blue Film Showing and Q & A
Where: The A-Space Anarchist Community Space, 4722 Baltimore Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19143
When: 5:30 pm
Contact: 215-727-0882 leave msg •
a-space@defenestrator.org • www.the-aspace.org

Monday 4/20:
Retro on the Black Panther Party with members of the original Philadelphia BPP

Where: Treehouse Books, 1430 Susquehanna Ave.
When: 6-8 pm

Tuesday 4/21:
"We Will Return in the Whirlwind: Black Radical Organizations from 1960-1975"

by Muhammad Ahmad (Maxwell Stanford Jr.) book release party.
Where: Black & Noble Bookstore, 2nd Floor, 1436 Erie Ave.
When: 6-8 pm

Wednesday 4/22: Robert Hillary King of the Angola 3 speaks
Where: University of Pennsylvania (exact location TBA)
When: 7 pm
Contact: 770-845-6179 •

Thursday 4/23:
Diane Block presents, "On the Spirit: A Woman's Journey Underground and Back"

Where: Wooden Shoe Bookstore, 508 S. 5th Street
When: Time TBA
sabot@woodenshoebooks.com • (215) 413-0999

More Than a Book Party
on Mumia's Birthday!
Friday, April 24th, 6:00 pm
The Church of the Advocate
1801 W Diamond St., Philadelphia, PA

This "More Than A Book Party" event will he held simultaneously with similar events around the US, marking the release of death-row journalist Mumia Abu-Jamal's new book Jailhouse Lawyers: Prisoners Defending Prisoners v. the U.S.A published by City Lights.

Speakers include: Pam Africa, ICFFMAJ, Paul Wright, editor of Prison Legal News; Amin, formerly "Harold Wilson," the 122nd person freed from death row in the US; Ramona Africa, Minister of Communication for the MOVE Organization; Steven Hawkins, Executive Vice President of the NAACP, formerly with the National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty and the NAACP Legal Defense Fund; Linn Washington Jr., Philadelphia Tribune columnist, Temple University Professor of Journalism, author of Black Judges on Justice: Perspectives from the Bench; and I Abdul Jon, longtime supporter of MOVE and Mumia.

For more info: icffmaj@aol.com • 215-476-8812
To download a flyer for this event, click here!
Saturday 4/25: Former Political Prisoner Adolfo Matos
Keynote speaker of the National Boricua Human Rights Network
Where: 6th & Diamond Sts
When: TBA

More Than a Book Party for Mumia Abu-Jamal
Saturday, April 25th, 4:00 pm
Riverside Church, 120th St. & Claremont Ave., Room 411, MLK Wing
Come celebrate a "More Than a Book Party" with the publication of Mumia's new book on his 55th birthday.

This program will be a tribute to the heroic brothers and sisters who risk so much and endure such vicious retribution for their fight for justice behind the walls of the hidden dungeons of the USA.


Opening with a performance by THE IMPACT REPERTORY THEATRE, a politically conscious youth group, nominated for an Academy Award, created and coordinated by former political prisoner, "Panther 21" defendant, and now Chair of the Film Department at Columbia University, Jamal Joseph.


Video of Angela Davis, speaking about the book and about Mumia.

Eddie Ellis, former political prisoner/jailhouse lawyer, advocate for prisoners and their rights, host of WBAI's weekly prisoner show, "On the Count."

Ramona Africa, former jailhouse lawyer, sole adult survivor of the1985 government bombing of MOVE, Minister of Communication of MOVE.

Brother Amin (Harold Wilson), former 16-year Death Row prisoner, at SCI Greene with Mumia, jailhouse lawyer exonerated through DNA testing.

Paul Wright, editor, Prison Legal News. In Mumia's words, PLN is a "teaching tool for jailhouse lawyers in every state of the union, providing the latest cases, analyses, and criticisms of the "prison-industrial-complex," started in 1990 by Wright and Ed Mead when they were both locked up in a Washington State prison.

Mika'il Deveaux, spent 25 years in prison, co-founder of Citizens Against Recidivism, Inc., Director, Muslim Re-entry Initiative, former Soros Justice Fellow.

Chairman Fred Hampton, Prisoners of Conscience Committee, former political prisoner, fighting activist, son of the martyred Black Panther Party leader, Fred Hampton, Sr.

Pam Africa, International Concerned Family and Friends of Mumia Abu-Jamal, former political prisoner, and nonstop target of police repression.

Question period, book signing, wine and cheese, etc.

Sponsored by:
The Prison Ministry of the Riverside Church and the Free Mumia Abu-Jamal Coalition (NYC).
For more information: 212-330-8029 or www.freemumia.com
To download a flyer for this event, click here!
City Lights and Prison Radio announce:
The Bay Area Book Party and Celebration
for the Release of Jailhouse Lawyers by Mumia Abu-Jamal
Friday, April 24th at 6:30 PM
Humanist Hall, 411 28th St. in Oakland
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Join Angela Davis, Ed Mead, Avotjca, Killu Nyasha and many others.
Celebrate the Release of Jailhouse Lawyers by Mumia Abu-Jamal, at the Humanist Hall in Oakland, California. Join Local and National authors and artists as we celebrate Mumia's life, his freedom and his birthday with a Book Release Party and Potluck dinner.
Sponsored by City Lights, International Concerned Friends and Family of Mumia Abu-Jamal, The National Lawyers Guild, Prisoners of Conscience Committee, Prison Radio, among others.
Contact (415) 362-1901 for more info or e-mail info@prisonradio.org
Friday, April 24th, 6:30 pm
Boston, MA: Great Hall, Codman Square
637 Washington St,
Dorchester, MA
Dhoruba bin Wahad, former Black Panther Party political prisoner
Soffiyah Elijah, Harvard Law School, on the San Francisco 8
Luis Rosa and Adolfo Matos, former FALN prisoners of war
Ahmad Kawash, Palestinian Political and Cultural Club of Boston and the Qawem Coalition
with music by Bojah and the Insurrection
martial arts demonstration by Jeremy Harrison and Amee Chew
Sponsored by:
Jericho Boston, 4th Friday/Through Barbed Wire, New England Committee to Defend Palestine
Friday, April 24th, 7:00 pm
Baltimore, MD: The Cork Gallery
On April 24, 2009, in Philadelphia, Oakland, New York, Seattle and other cities around the U.S., "More Than A Book Party" events will he held, marking the release of death-row journalist Mumia Abu-Jamal's new book Jailhouse Lawyers: Prisoners Defending Prisoners v. the U.S.A published by City Lights.
Featured Artists: Labtekwon, Chris
Speakers: Doc Cheatam: Baltimore Branch NAACP
Shanell Bryant: Baltimore Chapter INPDUM
Mike Stark: Campaign to End the Death Penalty
Max Obuszewski
Wendy Hess: Public Justice Center … AND MORE
$5 Donation. No one turned away for lack of funds
The Cork Gallery
4th Floor North (Buzzer #9)
302 E. Federal (at Guilford)
Baltimore, MD 21202
Sponsored by: International Concerned Friends and Family of Mumia Abu-Jamal, Baltimore Friends of MOVE, Baltimore Chapter of the NAACP, Baltimore Chapter of the International People's Democratic Uhuru Movement, Solidarity Center, Campaign to End the Death Penalty, Baltimore Nonviolence Center, Public Justice Center
For More Information: (443) 850-2840 ameejill@hotmail.com
Friday, April 24th, 6:30 pm
Seattle, WA: Hidmo Restaurant
Hidmo Eritrean Restaurant
2000 South Jackson (northeast corner of 20th and Jackson)
6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
For more information, contact KL Shannon
(206) 854-5462 or
Download Seattle event flyer here: http://abu-jamal-news.com/ docs/seattle.pdf
Friday, April 24th, 7:00 pm
Portland, OR: Bread & Roses Center
Portland Event Celebrating Mumia Abu-Jamal's New Book
Bread & Roses Center, 819 N. Killingsworth St., Portland
Book Party for Mumia Abu Jamal's "Jailhouse Lawyers: Prisoners Defending Prisoners v. the U.S.A."
Local launch of a new book by Mumia Abu Jamal, death-row political prisoner and Black radical journalist, will feature readings from the book by community civil rights activists.

A tasty array of international appetizers will be available throughout for a $5.00 donation. Hosted by the Freedom Socialist Party and the Portland Chapter of Friends for the Freedom of MOVE and Mumia Abu Jamal. Everyone is welcome.

For more information, or to arrange work exchange, rides or childcare,
call 503-240-4462 or email
Saturday, April 25th, 5 to 7 pm
Houston, TX: S.H.A.P.E Community Center
The Abolition Movement is sponsoring a "More Than Just a Book Party" to celebrate Mumia's birthday as well as his new book. It will be at S.H.A.P.E. Community Center, 3815 Live Oak in Houston's Third Ward from 5:00 to 7:00 pm. Activists Ester King, Ray Hill and Sister Ayanna, a Black Panther and community activist, will read from the new book and we will honor Texas writ writers Prince Imari Obadele, Bobby Mudd, Brother Sensei and Salvador Gonzales. There will be an update on Mumia's case as well as spoken word and cake and ice cream.
For information, Abolition.Movement@hotmail.com or 713-503-2633.
Saturday, April 25th, 5 to 7 pm
Los Angeles: SC Library for Social Studies & Research
We have an event scheduled in Los Angeles on Saturday, April 25 at the Southern California Library for Social Studies and Research, 6120 S. Vermont, from 5-7 PM. We will have books for sale, showing "In Prison My Whole Life," sending birthday cards to Mumia, and planning further action, as well as updating on other political prisoners, such as the SF8 and Carlos Alberto Torres.
Saturday, April 25th, 4:00pm
Washington, DC: Sankofa Bookstore
IOn April 24, 2009, in Philadelphia, Oakland, New York, Seattle and other cities around the U.S., "More Than A Book Party" events will he held, marking the release of death-row journalist Mumia Abu-Jamal's new book Jailhouse Lawyers: Prisoners Defending Prisoners v. the U.S.A published by City Lights.
2714 Georgia Avenue NW
Washington DC 20001

Sunday, April 26th, 6:00 pm
Olympia, WA: Orca Books
Orca Books
509 4th Avenue, East
(Downtown Olympia)
6 PM to 8 PM
Sponsored by Olympia SDS
olympiasds@riseup.net or (360) 878-1879
Download Olympia event flyer here:
http://abu-jamal-news.com/ docs/olympia.pdf
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On Wednesday Evening, April 29, 2009
Come and Participate in an
Emergency Community Forum and Book Party!
And the Release of his latest book
This event comes just after the US Supreme Court denies his attorneys' appeal while acknowledging the right of the prosecution to be heard on the reinstatement of his death sentence!
This event is a part of Int'l Freedom Week for Mumia where actions are taking place around the world in support of Mumia
This special event will feature
Pam Africa-Intl Con. Family & Friends of Mumia Abu-Jamal
Lawrence Hayes-Black Panther Party formerly on Death Row in New York State
Dr. Matthew Johnson-New Jerseyans For A Moratorium on The Death Penalty
& The Peoples Organization for Progress
Delacy Davis-Black Cops Against Police Brutality
Newark Public Library-4thFloor Auditorium
5 Washington Street, Newark
6-8pm/Free Admission
For more information, please call 201-602-0780
Sponsor-Frontline Artists
Other endorsing and cosponsoring organizations include
The Peoples Organization for Progress
and The New Black Panther Party
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