Mansa Musa is a radical freedom fighter who was imprisoned in the US for nearly 50 years. Now, at 70 years old, he is the co-host of Rattling the Bars at The Real News Network, a staunch advocate for the rights of incarcerated and formerly incarcerated people, and a soldier in the struggle to dismantle the prison-industrial complex. We talk to Mansa about his life and about how the labor movement and the fight for prison abolition are necessarily interconnected.
Additional links/info below…
- Rattling the Bars on The Real News Network
- Voices for a Second Chance website and Twitter page
- Mansa Musa, The Real News Network, “‘I Wouldn’t Even Feed This to My Dog’: The Inhumane Reality of Prison Food“
- Eddie Conway & Mansa Musa, The Real News Network, “Mansa Musa: How I Survived 48 Years in Prison“
Permanent links below…
- Leave us a voicemail and we might play it on the show!
- Labor Radio / Podcast Network website, Facebook page, and Twitter page
- In These Times website, Facebook page, and Twitter page
- The Real News Network website, YouTube channel, podcast feeds, Facebook page, and Twitter page
Featured Music (all songs sourced from the Free Music Archive freemusicarchive.org):
Jules Taylor, “Working People Theme Song”
The transcript of this interview will be made available as soon as possible.