- CURRENT STATUS: The US Parole Board denied Dr. Shakur release for the eighth time in May 2018. Counsel for Dr. Shakur filed a lawsuit against the US Parole Commission and the Bureau of Prisons. After being diagnosed with life-threatening bone cancer and being denied compassionate release, this case was expedited. We need your support and donations as this case works its way through the court potentially impacting not only Dr. Shakur's fate but that of many aging federal prisoners! Follow us on social media using the links below to stay updated. Donate to Family and Friends of Dr. Mutulu Shakur online using the link above, or see other ways to donate & support Dr. Shakur.
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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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