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Mumia Abu-Jamal

Mumia Abu-Jamal was born on April 23, 1954 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Wesley Cook. See full bio »

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 1995 Food Not Bombs: International Gathering '95 (Documentary) (special thanks)
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 2012-2013 Democracy Now! (TV Series)
- Episode dated 1 February 2013 (2013) ... Himself
- Episode dated 25 April 2012 (2012) ... Himself (voice)
 2007 The Jena 6 (Video documentary short) (voice, as Mumia Abu Jamal)
 2007 In Prison My Whole Life (Documentary)
 2004 MOVE (Documentary)
Himself (voice)
 1999 Zapatista (Documentary)
Himself (voice)
 1998 Mumia Abu-Jamal: A Case for Reasonable Doubt? (Documentary)
 1996 All Power to the People (Documentary)
Himself (as Mumia Abu Jamal)
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 2016 The Empire Files (TV Series documentary)
- The Black Radical Tradition (2016) ... Himself
 2010 The Barrel of a Gun (Documentary)
 2009-2010 Democracy Now! (TV Series)
- Episode dated 13 May 2010 (2010) ... Himself
- Episode dated 7 April 2009 (2009) ... Himself
 1992 American Justice (TV Series documentary)

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Has been on Pennsylvania's death row since his conviction of the December 1981 murder of Philadelphia police officer Daniel Faulkner. Although he claims that he is not guilty, Faulkner's widow, Maureen Faulkner, believes otherwise. See more »

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