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Black Panther Mumia Abu-Jamal Granted Right Of Appeal (DH 1/7 8:59pm)

Black Panther Mumia Abu-Jamal Granted Right Of Appeal

January 8, 2019

The world’s most renowned death-row inmate Mumia Abu-Jamal has been granted the right of appeal after 30 years.  Eddie Conway, former Black Panther wrongfully convicted and Imprisoned for 44 years himself, now released, discusses Mumia’s case with Scholar Anthony Monteiro

Prison Programs That Work

Prison Programs That Work

December 30, 2018

Even though the cost of educating prisoners is less than housing prisoners and reduces recidivism, the federal government cut the Pell grant which helped to fund educational programs in prison. Recidivism is the goal for corporations that continue to fund prison labor. However, volunteers continue to create programs that work, but which need funding to…

Even more from Rattling the Bars

Rattling the Bars: More Arrests And Jail Time

June 17, 2018

Executive Producer Eddie Conway uncovers why more arrests aren’t making communities safer.

Former Black Panther Herman Bell to Be Released After 45 Years in Prison

March 27, 2018

After the New York State Parole Board determined Herman Bell’s release to be low risk and reasonable, New York police, aligned with tabloid news, went on a racist crusade depicting Bell as a threat

Eddie Conway: ‘It’s Not Mass Incarceration, It’s Targeted’

March 1, 2018

Prisons aren’t “correctional” facilities, because they have no interest in correcting anything; the multibillion-dollar prison industry is interested in profits, and institutional racism keeps the money flowing, says TRNN Executive Producer Eddie Conway

Why Is the FBI Targeting ‘Black Identity Extremists?’

February 26, 2018

Eugene Puryear and Eddie Conway say there is no reason the FBI should be focusing on so-called “black identity extremists” when white supremacists commit so many acts of terror

Florida Department of Corrections Denies Statewide Prisoner Strike

February 3, 2018

Prisoners in Florida organize statewide strike demanding payment for labor, cheaper commissary, restore parole for lifers, and to expose abuses, but FDC argues that there are no reports of work stoppages or interruptions in daily operations

The Movement to Release US Political Prisoners Requires a Strong Legal Team

February 1, 2018

Executive Producer Eddie Conway is featured on a panel about US political prisoners at Red Emmas, an anarchist bookstore in Baltimore City. Conway speaks to the current political climate in the US and offers advice on how to best organize toward the release of US political prisoners

Rattling the Bars: The Strange Case of Merle Unger

December 26, 2017

TRNN Executive Producer Eddie Conway examines the landmark case of Unger v. State of Maryland, which was responsible for the release of over 200 prisoners in 2014. However, Merle Unger, who won the case, remains locked up after 42 years of incarceration

Rattling the Bars: Liberation Literacy

November 26, 2017

At a conference on life sentences, Eddie Conway speaks with scholar and activist Garrett Felber about Liberation Literacy, a prisoner-run education program in Portland

Rattling the Bars: Herman Bell

November 5, 2017

In this episode of Rattling the Bars, Eddie Conway looks at the motivations behind the brutal assault on Herman Bell, a 69-year old political prisoner incarcerated since 1973

Rattling the Bars

September 1, 2017
In this episode of Rattling the Bars, Eddie Conway talks to organizers of the annual Returning Citizens Cookout in Baltimore, which seeks to support and empower people released from prison