Category Archives: Writings

So Long Chokwe: A Tribute to Chokwe Lumumba

Some transitions come in the midst of crucial times and we wonder why. I am lost for words, but not for emotions and reflections. The chairman as we called him in the organization (NAPO) that we built together. He lived … Continue reading

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A Message to the Montefiore-Einstein Medical Center Doctors of Family & Community Medicine

In extending great enthusiasm and support for the objectives of the Montefiore Medical Center Community Doctors (MMCCD), I have kept in mind that 45 years ago an army of committed and concerned have-nots did take a realistic look at the … Continue reading

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Statement on Gil Scott-Heron and Geronimo ji-Jaga

On the eve of what would have been my son Tupac’s 40th birthday, I have been encouraged to write a memorial statement on two giants of the New Afrikan Independence and Black Liberation Movement, Geronimo ji-Jaga (Pratt) and Gil Scott-Heron. … Continue reading

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Truth & Reconciliation Commission: A follow-up to the 2010 Discussion Paper

From Dr. Mutulu Shakur January 1st, 2011 This paper is a response to questions and concerns regarding the “Discussion Paper” of the application of a Truth and Reconciliation Tribunal that addresses the conflict between the civil rights/black liberation struggle against … Continue reading

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Towards a Truth and Reconciliation Commission For New African/Black Political Prisoners, Prisoners of War and Freedom Fighters

A Discussion Paper by Dr. Mutulu Shakur Dated: May 5th, 2010 There is a need for a Truth and Reconciliation Commission in the U.S. to resolve the history of slavery, oppression, racism, segregation, lynching and the issues of political prisoners … Continue reading

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Working paper for Urgent action on Foreign Policy Objective To Prevent Africom from Becoming 21st century Imperialist Tactic During the Tenure of President Barack Obama (2010)

The New African Policy Initiative Lobby Proposal Proposed by Dr. Mutulu Shakur 1/30/2009 The establishment of Africom command by the Bush Administration has Imperialist objective which has been openly rejected by most African State can not be allowed to evolve … Continue reading

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Coleman II Legacy (April 2007)

This section is being developed to give you insight of the government tactics the Federal Bureau of Prisons (B.O.P.) will go to deny me, a political prisoner, a politically neutral parole hearing. It will also show a practical example of … Continue reading

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Hip-Hop Summits (March 2007)

To Whom It May Concern: The justification of the Hip-Hop Summit took place in the context of the Cultural Diversity Class through the Educational Department in Coleman II Adult Continued Education (A.C.E.) program. The purpose of this event was to … Continue reading

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Hurricane Katrina Anniversaries (August 2006)

Dr. Mutulu Shakur on Katrina Anniversaries Category: News and Politics The objective reality we face in the wake of Katrina’s horrors requires a decision that we will never again allow our basic survival to depend on any state or any … Continue reading

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P.O.W. Discussion Paper (September 2002)

Discussion Paper for “Tear Down the Walls” Conference in Support Of P.P. and P.O.W.’s In The U.S., and Those Held in Cuba If ever the time seemed right for reappraisal of American foreign policy that moment has now arrived. But … Continue reading

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