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The Freedom Archives produces audio tributes commemorating the lives and contributions of fallen freedom fighters, including Hugo Pinell, Chokwe Lumumba, and Elder Freeman.

Hugo Pinell (March 10, 1945 – August 12, 2015)

LISTEN to a 20-minute program commemorating the life of Hugo Pinell:  Hugo Pinell – Rest in Power


Produced August 2015.

Produced by the Freedom Archives
Mumia Abu Jamal, audio courtesy of Prison Radio
Technical assistance from Andres Alegria

Many thanks to Emory Douglas, David Johnson, Luis ‘Bato’ Talamantez, Sundiata Tate, and of course Hugo Pinell.

Music sample from Curtis Mayfield and the Impressions

Read an eulogy by the San Quentin Six

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Elder Freeman (1946 – October 8th, 2014)

Ronald “Elder” Freeman

LISTEN to the two-hour program on the life and works of Ronald “Elder” Freeman: Elder Freeman – Rest in Power.

Broadcast on September 22, 2014 on Africa Today. Unfortunately, Elder passed less than a month after the program aired.

Includes the voices of Roland Freeman, Ericka Huggins, Willie “Sundiata” Tate, and Harold Taylor.

Produced by Africa Today, Transitions on Traditions, and the Freedom Archives.


Chokwe Lumumba (August 2, 1947 – February 25, 2014)

Chokwe Lumumba

LISTEN to the 35-minute program commemorating the life of Chokwe Lumumba: Chokwe Lumumba – Rest in Power.

Produced February 2014. Broadcast on March 3rd, 2014.

Produced by Walter Turner and the Freedom Archives.

Honoring Baba Chokwe Lumumba 

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