Film serves as ‘opportunity to remind people of the real
heroes of the Black Panthers’, says former party leader
When he was released from prison in 2014, Sekou Odinga felt like he was
falling from the sky into a foreign land. After 33 years behind bars, the
former Black Panther party leader was released into a United States he didn’t
recognize – with strange technology and grandchildren he had never hugged.
Though he celebrated with family and supporters, Odinga, 73, also remained
mindful of the many other civil rights activists who weren’t so lucky: “You
always feel like you don’t want to leave nobody behind.”
Whereas, Mumia Abu-Jamal, the most prominent political prisoner in the U.S., has been defended by trade unions internationally, the European Parliament, Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch and the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund, and
The Labor Action Committee to Free Mumia Abu-Jamal invites you to attend a viewing of…
A Case for Reasonable Doubt
This is a John Edginton documentary film about the case of Mumia Abu-Jamal, one of the United States’ foremost political prisoners who is recognized internationally as a voice for the oppressed.
Over the years labor unions have protested and held work stoppages to free Mumia. This case embodies the issues against which National Football League players, athletes from a number of other sports and Black Lives Matter are protesting.