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Writing on the Wall: Selected Prison Writings of Mumia Abu-Jamal (City Lights Open Media)

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Description for Writing on the Wall: Selected Prison Writings of Mumia Abu-Jamal (City Lights Open Media) Paperback. Mumia Abu-Jamal's essential perspectives on black experience, race relations, freedom, justice, social change, and the future of American society. Editor(s): Fernandez, Johanna. Series: City Lights Open Media. Num Pages: 333 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBB; JFSL3; JKVQ; JPVH1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 205 x 140 x 29. Weight in Grams: 478.
"Revolutionary love, revolutionary memory and revolutionary analysis are at work in every page written by Mumia Abu-Jamal ...His writings are a wake-up call. He is a voice from our prophetic tradition, speaking to us here, now, lovingly, urgently. Black man, old-school jazz man, freedom fighter, revolutionary--his presence, his voice, his words are the writing on the wall."--Cornel West, from the foreword From the first slave writings to contemporary hip hop, the canon of African American literature offers a powerful counter-narrative to dominant notions of American culture, history and politics. Resonant with voices of prophecy and resistance, the African American ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
City Lights Publishers
Condition
New
Series
City Lights Open Media
Number of Pages
333
Place of Publication
Monroe, OR, United States
ISBN
9780872866751
SKU
V9780872866751
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Ref
99-2

About Mumia Abu Jamal
MUMIA ABU-JAMAL is an award-winning journalist and author of two best-selling books, Live From Death Row and Death Blossoms, which address prison life from a critical and spiritual perspective. In 1981 he was elected president of the Association of Black Journalists (Philadelphia chapter). That same year he was arrested for allegedly killing a white police officer in Philadelphia. He was ... Read more

Reviews for Writing on the Wall: Selected Prison Writings of Mumia Abu-Jamal (City Lights Open Media)
"When you listen to Mumia Abu-Jamal you hear the echoes of David Walker, Frederick Douglass, W.E.B. Du Bois, Paul Robeson, and the sisters and brothers who kept the faith with struggle, who kept the faith with resistance."
Manning Marable "Mumia Abu-Jamal is one of the most important public intellectuals of our time ... He offers us new ways of thinking about ... Read more

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