Goddard College Students Select Cop Killer To Deliver Commencement Speech

Mumia Abu-Jamal, a man serving life in prison for killing a Philadelphia cop, has been selected by students as a commencement speaker at his Vermont alma mater.

Goddard College says on its website that a video of Abu-Jamal’s remarks will be played Sunday at a commencement, along with a tribute video.

Mumia Abu-Jamal Commencement

Goddard’s president says the senior’s selection of Abu-Jamal reflects “their freedom to engage and think radically and critically in a world that often sets up barriers to do just that.” Continue reading