Mumia wins 2012 Frantz Fanon Prize

The Free Mumia Abu-Jamal Coalition NYC and International Concerned Family and Friends of Mumia Abu-Jamal are very pleased and excited to announce that Mumia Abu-Jamal was recently awarded the 2012 Frantz Fanon Prize.

On Sunday February 26th, at a ceremony in Paris France, Mumia’s brother Keith Cook (see pictures below) accepted the award on his behalf.

The annual prize is awarded by the Frantz Fanon Foundation, and is inspired by the life and struggle of Martinique’s great writer, philosopher, and revolutionary Frantz Fanon.

Mumia’s powerful seven minute statement, recorded for the occasion and presented during the award ceremony is linked below (courtesy of Prison Radio):

Mumia’s address to the award celebration

 
Mumia’s two minute description of Frantz Fanon’s life, work, and impact, recorded a few days earlier, is linked below (courtesy of Prison Radio):

Mumia’s tribute to Frantz Fanon
 
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Pictures from the award ceremony:

 

Mireille Fanon-Mendes France (daughter of Frantz Fanon) presenting
to Keith Cook the Frantz Fanon Prize plaque awarded to Mumia Abu-Jamal

 

 

 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Jacky Hartout standing with Keith Cook at the prize award ceremony