Author Archives: Family and Friends

By Any Means Necessary Radio Segment on the Struggle for Compassionate Release

Last week, Watani Tyehimba of the Friends and Family of Dr. Mutulu Shakur joined Sean Blackmon and Jacquie Luqman to discuss the effort to get compassionate release for life-long radical organizer Mutulu Shakur, his recent diagnosis of life-threatening bone marrow … Continue reading

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Premiere of ‘Dope is Death’ at the True/False Film Fest – March 6th-7th (Columbia, MI)

Family and Friends of Mutulu Shakur is please to announce the premiere of this feature-length documentary by acclaimed filmmaker Mia Donovan. ‘Dope is Death’ has three showings at the True/False Film Fest: Friday, March 6 – 11:30am at the Big … Continue reading

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Week of Action for Compassionate Release

Join the URGENT WEEK OF ACTION Feb 21-28: Day 1: Friday, February 21st (and through the weekend) Day 2: Monday, February 24th Day 3: Tuesday, February 25th *Links to packet for elected officials: Cover Letter for Requests to Support Compassionate … Continue reading

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

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 Dr. Shakur. For more information on how … 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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