NOI Prison Reform

Mumia and the power of the people

by Gregory Muhammad

Prayer, rallies, town hall meetings, networking and organizing won what supporters saw as a “victory” for Mumia Abu-Jamal. The power of the people will not be denied! On Thursday, December... »

‘What Islam Has Done For Me’

by Corey X -Guest Columnist- | Jan 29, 2019 - 10:33:26 AM

In the spring of 2002, I was sentenced to serve life in the Michigan Department of Corrections (MDOC). My world, as I knew it, reached its end. Over time, I developed the need to better myself because I became very unhappy with the choices I had been making. »

NOI Prison Reform Ministry Under Attack: Facts Rebut False Propaganda!

by Demetric Muhammad -Guest Columnist- | Dec 31, 2018 - 12:50:06 PM

The work of the Nation of Islam is a great benefit and blessing to the American Penal System. The history, as we have shown, is overwhelming in terms of what we have been blessed to achieve. »

Mumia Is Innocent: The Evidence Is There!

by Gregory Muhammad | Dec 25, 2018 - 8:59:07 PM

This writer was able to get inside of the courtroom for Mumia Abu-Jamal’s latest hearing. Presiding Judge Leon Tucker is not at all favorable to Mumia, however, he expressed that Mumia’s hearing will be “done right,” and would not be rushed. »

A Holy Day of Atonement message resonates with Detroit inmates

by Charlene Muhammad -National Correspondent- | Nov 1, 2018 - 3:41:14 PM

DETROIT—Over 50 inmates at the Ryan Detroit Re-entry Center received a message on the fulfillment of prophecy and unity as part of their celebration of the 23rd Anniversary of the Million Man March and Holy Day of Atonement. »

Struggle to free Mumia continues at Oct. 29 hearing

by Gregory Muhammad -Guest Columnist- | Oct 17, 2018 - 2:34:54 PM

Mumia Abu-Jamal is a former Black Panther Party member and a MOVE supporter. A new court date is scheduled for October 29 for Mumia’s lawyers to present oral arguments that his new appeal right should be granted. »

NOI Student National Prison Reform Minister Abdullah Muhammad Visits Delaware Valley Region

by Gregory Muhammad | Jul 11, 2018 - 12:43:58 PM

PHILADELPHIA—The Delaware Valley Region was blessed to host the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan’s Student National Prison Reform Minister Abdullah Muhammad, who was invited into the region by Student Regional Minister Rodney Muhammad. »

Prison Ministry workshop focuses on flaws in child support system

by Rhodesia Muhammad -Contributing Writer- | Mar 21, 2018 - 2:21:27 PM

As part of the 2018 Saviours’ Day convention, the Nation of Islam National Prison Reform Ministry hosted a workshop, Saturday, February 24, titled, “The Issue of Child Support and Exorbitant Interest Rates and its Impact on the Incarcerated and Formerly-Incarcerated: Separation is the Only Solution.” »

Blessed Are The Peacemakers

by Ansar El Muhammad | Jan 18, 2018 - 1:16:46 PM

The Lancaster California State Prison Nation of Islam Study Group hosted their first Annual N.O.I. Peace & Reconciliation Conference. Special guest speaker was the Nation of Islam’s Western Region Student Minister Tony Muhammad. »

Advocacy and reform amid challenges in U.S. prisons

by Michael Z. Muhammad -Contributing Writer- | Dec 25, 2017 - 8:06:21 PM

The American criminal justice system holds more than 2.3 million people in 1,719 state prisons, 102 federal prisons, 901 juvenile correctional facilities, 3,163 local jails, and 76 Indian Country jails. »

NOI Prison Reform Ministry's work and fight for Mumia

by Michael Z. Muhammad -Contributing Writer- | Dec 12, 2017 - 10:29:34 AM

The Nation of Islam Delaware Valley Prison Ministry has been at the forefront and instrumental in advocating for justice for Mumia Abu-Jamal. The political prisoner and activist is serving a life sentence for the shooting death of a Philadelphia police officer in 1981. »

Student National Prison Minister speaks at facility in Florida

by Kenya Muhammad | Oct 10, 2017 - 12:36:10 PM

On a special Saturday, inmates at the Coleman Federal Correctional Facility were honored by the presence of the Nation of Islam Student National Prison Reform Minister Abdullah Muhammad, who was accompanied by Student Minister Ali Muhammad of St. Petersburg, Fla. »

Fight Continues For Justice For Mumia Abu-Jamal

by Gregory Muhammad -Guest Columnist- | Jun 28, 2017 - 12:55:15 PM

Mumia Abu-Jamal’s 63rd birth anniversary included a hearing on his Post Conviction Relief Act Petition in a Philadelphia courtroom. The hearing was held at the Criminal Justice Center. »

A setback in fight for fair prison phone rates

by Charlene Muhammad -National Correspondent- | Jun 20, 2017 - 3:01:26 PM

The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled in a 2-1 decision that regulations that capped the high cost of in-state phone calls by prison inmates are now null and void. The June 13 ruling has put partisan politics over people, say prison reform advocates. »

The teachings of the Nation of Islam gives hope, freedom to prisoners

by J.A. Salaam -Staff Writer- | Mar 7, 2017 - 11:05:50 AM

There are over 2.3 million prisoners in the American criminal justice system according to a 2016 report from Prisonpolicy.org. There are presently 1,719 state prisons, 102 federal prisons, 942 juvenile correctional facilities, 3,283 local jails and 79 Indian Country jails in addition to military prisons, immigration detention facilities and civil commitment centers in the U.S. »

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Mumia and the power of the people

Prayer, rallies, town hall meetings, networking and organizing won what...

‘What Islam Has Done For Me’

In the spring of 2002, I was sentenced to serve...

Mumia Is Innocent: The Evidence Is There!

This writer was able to get inside of the courtroom...

NOI Prison Reform Ministry Under Attack: Facts Rebut False Propaganda!

The work of the Nation of Islam is a great...

A Holy Day of Atonement message resonates with Detroit inmates

DETROIT—Over 50 inmates at the Ryan Detroit Re-entry Center received...

Struggle to free Mumia continues at Oct. 29 hearing

Mumia Abu-Jamal is a former Black Panther Party member and...

NOI Student National Prison Reform Minister Abdullah Muhammad Visits Delaware Valley Region

PHILADELPHIA—The Delaware Valley Region was blessed to host the Honorable...

Prison Ministry workshop focuses on flaws in child support system

As part of the 2018 Saviours’ Day convention, the Nation...

Blessed Are The Peacemakers

The Lancaster California State Prison Nation of Islam Study Group...

Advocacy and reform amid challenges in U.S. prisons

The American criminal justice system holds more than 2.3 million...

NOI Prison Reform Ministry's work and fight for Mumia

The Nation of Islam Delaware Valley Prison Ministry has been...

Student National Prison Minister speaks at facility in Florida

On a special Saturday, inmates at the Coleman Federal Correctional...
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