Author Archives: Family and Friends

2018 Interview about Acupuncture & The Opioid Crisis

The opioid crisis is a hot topic this year, and a recent article in The Atlantic magazine mentions Dr. Mutulu Shakur as one of the figures who brought acupuncture treatment into the mainstream particularly as a method of detoxification from … Continue reading

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Back by Popular Demand: ‘The People’s Detox’ at Spectacle in Brooklyn

The October 23rd screening of the film ‘The People’s Detox’ was such a success that they have added four showings in November: THE PEOPLE’S DETOX Dir. Jenna Bliss, 2018 NYC. 56 mins. MONDAY, NOVEMBER 5 – 7:30 PM WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER … Continue reading

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Tuesday, Oct 23rd in Brooklyn: ‘The People’s Detox’ Film Showing

Family and Friends of Mutulu Shakur is happy to announce an upcoming showing of a film documenting the inspiring history of Lincoln Detox, one of the community-based acupuncture programs that Dr. Shakur co-founded. THE PEOPLE’S DETOX Dir. Jenna Bliss, 2018 … Continue reading

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Federal Lawsuit Against the Parole Commission and Bureau of Prisons

MUTULU FILES FEDERAL COURT CASE CHALLENGING THE GOVERNMENT’S INTERPRETATION AND APPLICATION OF U.S. LAW BY THE U.S. PAROLE COMMISSION Shakur v. David Shinn et al.   On August 21, 2018, in response to his repeated denial of parole, Mutulu Shakur, … Continue reading

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Release Denied at April 2018 Hearing

Dr. Mutulu Shakur has been denied release at his April 2018.  This decision was appealed by his attorney and a response from Dr. Mutulu Shakur is forthcoming, so please stay tuned.

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April 18, 2018 in Puerto Rico – Health, Dignity and Poverty: A Human Rights Issue w/ Dr. Mario Wexu and Walter Bosque

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Sophia Dawson Exhibition

Correspondence: Art by Sophia Dawson #tobefreeproject February 3, 2018, 6:30pm Okay Space Gallery: 281 N 7th Street

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2018 New Year’s Letter

Peace, Firstly, I would like to ask for your forgiveness for such a long delay in responding to your letters of support, encouragement, seasons greetings and most importantly your individual requests. My delay is not indicative of disregard in any … Continue reading

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August Update from Dr. Mutulu Shakur

Family, Friends: Thank you for continuing to show your support. I always take pleasure in learning about you varied pursuits in today’s era. Many of your letters offer new insight into the many changes taking place, and your questions give … Continue reading

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Summer 2017 Legal Update

Your support is meaningful; it provides valuable insight into the ever evolving world and culture outside these penitentiary walls. I find inspiration in your expressions of compassion, dedication and curiosity. I continue to dedicate myself to the principles of Truth … Continue reading

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