Mumia Abu Jamal
Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick joined Chris Stigall Thursday on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT to discuss the Senate’s rejection of Debo Adegbile, President Obama’s nomination to head the Civil Rights Division of the Justice Department.
The president tapped Debo Adegbile to head the Civil Rights Division. He was part of the legal team that helped get Mumia Abu-Jamal off death row.
U.S. Senator Pat Toomey and several other elected officials are calling on citizens to call their Senators, to oppose a nomination to the Department of Justice.
Chris details the power outages around the suburbs brought on by yesterdays storm and former American Idol contestant, Clay Aikens run for Congress. He talks to meteorologist Joe Bastardi and Senator Pat Toomey.
President Obama’s decision to nominate a former NAACP Legal Defense Fund attorney to the top civil rights job at the Department of Justice is sparking outrage among the police unions for his connection to Mumia Abu-Jamal.
Pennsylvania’s death row population is going down, dramatically, and people on both side of the debate over the death penalty say it is a symptom of a broken system.
Former death row inmate Mumia Abu-Jamal has been moved into the general prison population for the first time since his arrest 3 decades ago.
A representative of Pennsylvania’s department of corrections has told Philadelphia’s district attorney that Mumia Abu-Jamal is getting no special treatment.
Former death row inmate Mumia Abu-Jamal says he is surprised and somewhat disappointed that he will not get a new sentencing hearing.
Nearly 1,000 people gathered at the National Constitution Center on Friday night to mark the 30th anniversary of Mumia Abu-Jamal’s incarceration, and to continue to fight for his release from Pennsylvania’s death row.
Philadelphia’s district attorney has decided not to continue to pursue the death penalty against Abu-Jamal.
KYW Newsradio has learned from multiple sources that the Philadelphia District Attorney will hold a news conference Wednesday morning to announce a decision on the future of the case.
Chris talks to Kathryn Klaber, head of the Marcellus Shale Coalition, Dom Giordano on Mumia Abu Jamal’s latest court victory and PA State House Majority Leader Mike Turzai about privitizing state liquor stores.
A federal appeals court in Philadelphia has once again said that death row inmate Mumia Abu-Jamal should be granted a new sentencing hearing. But, his conviction for killing a police officer in 1981 still stands.
A US appeals court is awarding death-row activist Mumia Abu-Jamal a new sentencing hearing in the 1981 murder of a Philadelphia police officer.