Author Archives: Family and Friends

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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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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