Mumia

Friday’s “NewsOne Now” panelists, Julianne Malveaux and Angela Rye, told Roland Martin that the Democrats who rejected Debo Agdebile’s nomination to the DOJ’s Civil Right’s Division for representing Mumia Abu-Jamal don’t value the Constitutional right to counsel. Martin also used the segment to name the senators who cast no votes.  The Senate Democrats who opposed the […]

The Senate rejected President Obama’s appointment of Debo Adegbile to a top civil rights post. For weeks, Adegbile’s nomination to head the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division was under heavy contention. Opponents blocked Adegbile’s confirmation Wednesday amidst controversy surrounding his defense of Mumia Abu-Jamal when he served as head of the NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund. The Washington […]