Category Archives: Writings

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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My Katrina Perspective

Human rights cannot be realized without power. The unequal living conditions between Blacks and Whites became apparent to all in the Katrina disaster. This government is global centered and not people centered. This global ethic is in direct conflict with … Continue reading

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Honoring Dr. Beatrice Kinsey

STATEMENT BY DR. MUTULU SHAKUR ON THE PRESENTATION OF THE HEALTH ACTIVIST AWARD TO DR. BEATRICE KINSEY   It brings me great joy to bestow the Health Activist Award upon our sister Dr. Beatrice Kinsey. This is the first award … Continue reading

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Reparations: An Alternative Legal Preview to the Charge of Genocide

From 4StruggleMag Submitted by Dr. Mutulu Shakur, Michael Covington, Ali Gibran, on behalf of the Georgia State Black Studies Department (Dr. Akinyele 0. Umoja) As a result of America’s crime[s] against humanity, regardless of the direct or indirect victimization, we … 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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A Letter to Congressman Barron (July 2002)

To: Councilman Charles Barron We applaud your historic role in the process of recognizing the political status of the many Freedom Fighters in the State of New York, and by precedent, in the Unites States of America. The existence of … Continue reading

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International Human Rights Conference on Amnesty (February 2002)

Statement for ‘Tear Down the Walls: The International Human Rights Conference on Winning Amnesty For U.S. Political Prisoners and POWs’ – February, 2002 Naturally the impulse to fight justice should be as intimate as our will to breathe so my … Continue reading

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The FBI and My Son, Tupac (August 2000)

from BLU (www.blumag.com) August 2000 Cultural expression is the first stage of a People’s Resistance. Culture speaks to the very base of the people’s awareness, and awareness creates a collaboration against aggression and oppression. At this point in history, the … Continue reading

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Statement for the Tupac Amaru Shakur One Nation Conference

The Tupac Amaru Shakur One Nation Conference, intended to be the first edition of an annual seminar about Tupac’s effect on society, will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Dec. 4 at McClymonds High School in West Oakland. … Continue reading

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Mumia Must be Free (March 1999)

To Reaffirm and Escalate Our Efforts to Prevent The Murder of Mumia Abu-Jamal by the U.S. Government-April 5, 1999 I am sure we are all aware that Governor Tom Ridge has signed Mumia’s death warrant and has refused to stay … Continue reading

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