Author Archives: Family and Friends

Truth & Reconciliation: Dr. Mutulu Shakur – Documentary in Progress

We are pleased to announce there is a new documentary in production– Truth & Reconciliation: Dr. Mutulu Shakur. The film features stories told by the men who were incarcerated, mentored and inspired by Doc. For more info on how to … Continue reading

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December 2019 Medical and Legal Update

Dear Friends and Comrades – Dr. Shakur received a diagnosis of life-threatening bone marrow cancer in October, 2019. Until now, he has requested that this information be kept private. For over a year he had experienced pain in his bones, but he … Continue reading

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Healing & Justice: A Fundraiser feat. Holistic Treatments – Philadelphia, PA (Dec 7th, 2019)

We are pleased to announce the first Philadelphia-based Healing & Justice benefit event: a day of rejuvenation and inspiration in honor of Dr. Mutulu Shakur! Saturday, December 7th  –  1-6pm Six Fishes Neighborhood Acupuncture  –  2308 Grays Ferry Ave Book an appointment … Continue reading

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The Social Justice Collaboration Quilts Project Gallery Showing – Newark, NJ (October 5th-November 22nd, 2019)

Curated by Maureen Kelleher October 5th – November 22nd, 2019 Opening Reception – October 5th 7-10pm Gallery Aferro 73 Market Street, Newark, NJ Wednesday – Saturday 12-6pm and by appointment Participating Artists: Etienne Maureen Kelleher Kenya Ramsey Orta Dr. Mutulu … Continue reading

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May 2019 Letter to Supporters

I would like to thank you for the support. I received your letters/cards, and they are greatly appreciated. So many of you know my methods of communication leave a lot to be desired, but my desire is to assure you … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day 2019

This is to all the women in my life, with Love and Respect D.P. Respect is not just a courtesy, it’s an indication of one’s character and a basic indicator of one’s convictions. I honor you all with this Mother’s … Continue reading

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January 2019 Update from Dr. Shakur

January, 2019 Firstly, I wish you all the very best of holidays in which you celebrate. I have been remiss by not sending out a strong Kwanzaa recognition and new years greeting. I want to acknowledge receipt of your letters, … Continue reading

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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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