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Mumia Abu-Jamal

Mumia Abu-Jamal (born Wesley Cook on April 24, 1954) is an American convicted and sentenced to death for the December 9, 1981 murder of Philadelphia police officer Daniel Faulkner.

Mumia Abu Jamal

Mumia Abu-Jamal (born Wesley Cook on April 24, 1954) is an American radical convicted for the 1981 murder of Philadelphia police officer Daniel Faulkner. His original sentence of death, handed down at his first trial in July 1982, was commuted to life imprisonment without parole in 2012. supporters and detractors have disagreed on his guilt, whether he received a fair trial, and the appropriateness of the death penalty.