Books written by Mumia Abu-Jamal


Have Black Lives Ever Mattered?

City Lights Open Media | June 6, 2017 | 144 pages
A powerful indictment on the history of police violence against people of color, from slavery to today's Black Lives Matter.  More Info

Writing on the Wall

City Lights Books | February 1, 2015 | 333 pages
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 literary tradition runs deep with... More Info

From the Bottom of the Heap

Pm Press | October 5, 2012 | 245 pages
Expanded and updated with new photographs and stories, this autobiography of one of the Angola Three traces the life of Robert Hillary King from his early days in Louisiana, through a troubled adolescence, a conviction that kept him behind bars for decades, his relationship with the Black Panther... More Info

Info Highway Or Corporate Monorail?

Occupied Media Pamphlet Series | September 25, 2012 | 40 pages
Radical black journalist gives organizing advice, political analysis and encouragement to activists from his cell on Death Row  More Info