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Mumia Abu-Jamal's Speech Leads To Victims' Rights Bill

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Republican Gov. Tom Corbett said Monday he supports a bill designed to prevent offenders from causing their victims “mental anguish,” a proposal launched after a Vermont college chose as its commencement speaker a man convicted of killing a police officer. 402 more words


PA lawmakers push for bill to protect victims of violent crimes after convicted killer gives commencement speech

Outcry at the state capitol over a convicted murderer’s commencement speech at a Vermont college over the weekend. A recorded speech of Mumia Abu-Jamal was played at Goddard’s College commencement ceremony. 453 more words


Vigil Held for Slain Philly Police Officer Daniel Faulkner

By Joshua Albert and Kenneth Lipp

Yesterday afternoon more than a hundred law enforcement officers and supporters gathered at Locust and 13th Streets in Center City for a silent vigil to honor slain Philadelphia Police officer Daniel Faulkner. 116 more words


An Open Letter to H. Sharif Williams, Goddard College Professor and Mumia Supporter

Dear Dr. H. Sharif Williams,

My name is Christopher Paslay, a frequent contributor to the Philadelphia Inquirer, and a longtime teacher and guidance counselor with the Philadelphia School District; I also have an MEd in Multicultural Education, and have followed the Mumia Abu Jamal case closely for the past 20 years. 1,167 more words

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Convicted Cop-Killer Mumia Abu-Jamal Selected As Commencement Speaker For College In Vermont

By John Ostapkovich

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A small Vermont college is poking a lot of people in the eye by having convicted cop-killer Mumia Abu-Jamal as its commencement speaker next Sunday. 219 more words