Tonight we will be joined by Orie Lumumba who is an advocate for the political prisoners who are part of the MOVE organization and family that was a target of political repression and police terrorism in the 80s and the subject of the PBS documentary “Let the Fire Burn: The MOVE Bombings 29 Years Later”. One of the prisoners, William (Phillips) Africa has taken ill and moved to a outside hospital and his family members are unable to get information on him and very concerned for his safety.
In the news,
- This map shows you just how many prisoners are in each US state
- The Prison State of America
- FOP President Calls on Congress to Expand Hate Crimes Law to Protect Police
Tonight we wrap our review of state constitutions and what these documents say about slavery, our last state is Wyoming.
Our Abolitionist in profile is Theodore Wright Weld (1803-1895).