- 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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Category Archives: Honoring Dr. Shakur
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
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
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
James Shelton and Kate Kampmann from the People’s Organization of Community Acupuncture (POCA) have created a series of images honoring 7 people whose life’s work contributed greatly to what we now term Liberation Acupuncture. These are the Ancestors of Liberation Acupuncture. Gustavo Gutierrez … Continue reading
Rastafarian-Quaker and Dr. Shakur protégé, Jondhi Harrell, fighting for returning citizens in Philly
“I’m a Rastafarian-Quaker,” said Jondhi Harrell, easing back into his chair at the Friends Center, where the administrative office of Harrell’s nonprofit The Center for Returning Citizens (TCRC) is located. “I know. It’s weird.” Maybe at first, but comparisons between the two religions have … Continue reading
During the summer of 2011, I was reunited with my Abu & life long mentor, Dr. Mutulu Shakur. I had been serving 2 life sentences plus 30 years for conspiracy to possess crack cocaine, none of which were introduced in … Continue reading
I first reached out to Dr. Mutulu Shakur in 2004 during a time in my life when I needed more than anything, to be understood and I knew that he, of all people, would hear my voice and that my … Continue reading
I am the above addressed, Leonard A. Rollock, Jr., also known as Petey or Pete Rollock. I am 65 years young…and what I trust is significant as a former federal prisoner/defendant who spent over 25 years straight in various federal … Continue reading
In his own words, Rev. Kamal Hassan firmly believes that, “The church must be engaged in efforts to mend the tear in our social fabric that has caused so many of us to focus solely on our individual needs and … Continue reading