[col. writ. 4/14/13] © ’13 Mumia Abu-Jamal
Anyone who knows me knows that I’m not big on my birthday.
Many years, I forget it entirely.
So, don’t expect a big birthday speech.
But, every so often, I think of a birthday that is hard to forget.
It’s April 24th, 1996, when the President of the United States signed into law an act known as the AEDPA (or Anti-terrorism Effective Death Penalty ...