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For 30 years, Mumia Abu-Jamal’s murder conviction and pending death sentence for the shooting of Daniel Faulkner, a white police officer, have been the subject of reasonable doubt and furious debate. Abu-Jamal’s case birthed the “Free Mumia” movement, attracting hundreds of vocal supporters around the globe, many of them celebrities. Poet Maya Angelou and actors…

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Mumia Abu-Jamal was again spared the death penalty for being a convicted cop killer, this time by the U.S. Supreme Court, who told Philadelphia prosecutors to either pursue another death penalty sentence or accept Abu-Jamal’s sentence of life in prison. Unlike Georgia’s Troy Davis, who was executed despite international support to have his death sentence…

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