Category Archives: Political Martyrs


JACKSON STATE KILLINGS, 1970 The Jackson State Killings took place at Jackson State College (now Jackson State University) on May 15, 1970, in Jackson, Mississippi. Around midnight on May 14, city and state police confronted a group of students and … Continue reading

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Index – Political Martyrs

Mumia Abu-Jamal Julian Assange Judi Bari Steve Biko Rachel Corrie Vernon Dahmer Jonathan Daniels Eugene Victor “Gene” Debs Medgar Evers Mahatma Gandhi Che Guevara Jimmie Lee Jackson Clyde Kennard John F. Kennedy Robert F. Kennedy Martin Luther King Jr. George … Continue reading

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Julian Assange

Julian Paul Assange  Hawkins; born 3 July 1971) is an Australian editor, publisher, and activist who founded WikiLeaks in 2006. WikiLeaks came to international attention in 2010 when it published a series of leaks provided by U.S. Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning. These leaks included the Baghdad airstrike Collateral … Continue reading

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Mumia Abu-Jamal

Mumia Abu-Jamal (born Wesley Cook;[3] April 24, 1954) is a political activist and journalist who was convicted of murder and sentenced to death in 1982 for the 1981 murder of Philadelphia police officer Daniel Faulkner. He became widely known while on death row for his writings … Continue reading

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