Convicted Cop-Killer Mumia Abu-Jamal Selected as Commencement Speaker for College in Vermont

John Ostapkovich, CBS Philadelphia, September 30, 2014

A small Vermont college is poking a lot of people in the eye by having convicted cop-killer Mumia Abu-Jamal as its commencement speaker next Sunday.

The president of Goddard College, where Abu-Jamal got a Bachelor of Arts degree in 2007 despite being imprisoned hundreds of miles away, says he was selected as speaker by this class of grads, expressing their freedom to think radically.


Corrections Department spokeswoman Sue McNaughton says Abu-Jamal is merely making use of his phone privileges.

“He’s done this before in the past. He’s made other commencement addresses. They’re not live, from what I understand. They’re recorded and then played.”



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  • MekongDelta69

    I think OBL was their commencement speaker in 2001…

  • Michael Whalen

    Everybody. Please quit paying homage to that low-life cop killer. His real name is Wesley Cook. Mumia Abu Jamal is his stage name.

    • propagandaoftruth

      Tell that to negro worshipful libtards an Old Libtard Snotgrass Weslyan Lillyvale University.

      After passing out hundred thousand dollar degrees in integrated holistic self hatred and such, worship of White killing black men will commence in the champagne room.

      White women welcome.

    • TruthBeTold

      I’m surprised he’s back. I haven’t seen him mentioned in about 8 years when their was a big push to get him out of jail.

      The Cult of Mumia lives.

      • Max

        “8 Years a Slave” is the name of this movie.

    • Young Werther

      No, that is his Muslim name when he converted to radical black islam i.e. NOI aka Black Nationalism and all the networks of officially and unofficially connected extremist terror groups of this ilk since before WWI with the help of the old progressives and especially a boost from the red diaper babies and the SLA,SDS, CORE, Weatherman, African United Front and (yawn) now the FBI and AG’s office.
      Who can’t see we are in the middle of a Black Supremacist government about to be openly backed by national and international radical Islamic Terrorists on our own soil
      to blow this country apart from the inside out for good?

      • Young Werther

        I mean, I am trying to put it as mildly as possible.

  • Daniel Faulkner could not be reached for comment.

    Sure, it’s a slight inconvenience that he had to record his speech. That’s because he’s doing life in prison without until parole.

    • Oil Can Harry

      The good news is that, this silly college aside, the leftist fan clubs for cop killers Mumia and Leonard Peltier have been rather quiet in recent years.

  • AmericanCitizen

    Just another little sign that our higher education has become a PC joke.

  • John Smith

    Amazing this feral beast can do something like this in a majority white college within a majority white state.

    I recently watched a Jon Stewart and a Bill Maher show; both oozing an anti-white theme. Millions of our young have gone insane.

    I am beginning to think there may be just no hope for us; that when our #’s soon shrink to a certain tiny %, we’ll just be devoured. (A malevolent non-white majority won’t distinguish between hard line right wingers & these “anti-racist” whites obsessed with out-group altruism.)

    I hope I’m wrong, but I think our fate is sealed. There just isn’t enough whites with the will and backbone needed to reverse this decades-in-the-making racial catastrophe.

    • LHathaway

      “Jon Stewart and a Bill Maher show; both oozing an anti-white theme. Millions of our young have gone insane”.

      Those shows almost seem as if their very purpose for being is to be anti-conservative or as you say, anti-white. I was in a friends car the other day listening to NPR and every thing discussed, everything they said was completely insane. And this is our hope. NPR and PBS are supposedly ‘our only hopes’. Of course, we shouldn’t Limit our hopes, such as that a malevolent non-white majority Won’t distinguish between the far right and anti-racists.

      • benvad

        Jews who are anti white isn’t that shocking!

        • R L Buds

          I think the lily white boys laughing it up at them is though.

        • ElComadreja

          They’re white as far as the blacks and mestizos are concerned.

    • mobilebay

      No, John Smith, you are absolutely right. I remember a “kinder and gentler” nation, before we became the world’s dumping ground. I go a long way back and remember this country as a far different one than it is today. I truly don’t know where the blame lies, only that I’ve tried for many years to combat what is happening through letters, calls, faxes, etc. I hope my four great-grandchildren and those to come, can somehow turn things around. It will never be the country in which I grew up, but maybe they can make it an even better one. If we don’t have that hope, we are truly doomed.

    • Max

      “…Jon Stewart and a Bill Maher show; both oozing an anti-white theme…”
      Of course; we expect no less from tribe-members.

  • Ograf

    He should have been executed years ago, and now he is some kind of hero or leader ? There is nothing that these insane left wing liberals won’t embrace and promote.

  • Puggg

    • propagandaoftruth


      Evil White man!

    • I wanted to get your attention, Puggg. The Archie McPhee mail-order store sells pug masks. I was there looking for another life-sized plastic vulture, which they apparently no longer carry.

      • Puggg

        I can open my closet and count at least eight pug masks, probably more if I move some of my pug shirts and pug clothing and find them hiding.

    • Paleoconn

      Daniel Faulkner, RIP. His widow Maureen once read the riot act to some punk wearing a Free Mumia tee. I like the Fry Mumia apparel myself.

  • DaveMed

    Abu-Jamal… was selected as speaker by this class of grads, expressing their freedom to think radically…

    College liberals don’t think radically. They don’t even think. They just look at what older generations and common sense suggest that they do, and reflexively do the diametric opposite.

  • Tim

    My girl went to Goddard College for two years or was it two semesters in the mid to late 70`s. I think they sold the campus she remembers. I got the impression the new College was more an internet or continuing adult education thing… Still it was funny to see Vermont and laugh to see Goddard. I think my girl majored in bracelet making…

  • dd121

    As I said the other day, the left winks at cop killers. To them it’s justifiable homicide.

  • disqus_Xz3UA6obwj

    It’s Vermont, they are young and brainwashed and have little real world experience with the general black population and what they are really like. Some of them will learn the hard way, guaranteed.

    • R L Buds

      But only SOME of them not ALL, you are so racis’.

      I read a comment the other day that made me laugh…….The 95% of bad ones make the 5% of good ones look bad.

      • ElComadreja

        5% is unrealistically high.

  • WR_the_realist

    If they want to encourage radical thought, invite Jared Taylor or Richard Spencer to be commencement speaker. Having a black cop killer as commencement speaker is exactly what I’d expect a lefty college to do. Do they have to be so predictable?

    • Robbie Cheney


  • Bon, From the Land of Babble

    Undergraduate students receiving their degrees selected Abu-Jamal as their commencement speaker, the Plainfield, Vt., school said:

    “Choosing Mumia as their commencement speaker, to me, shows how this newest group of Goddard graduates expresses their freedom to engage and think radically and critically in a world that often sets up barriers to do just that.”

    Here’s what they learned in their college classes about Mumia:

    Mumia is a political prisoner and award winning journalist who was falsely accused, convicted and sentenced to death by a racist jury after the Philly police framed him to secure a conviction.

    He was railroaded by a racist justice system because of his political beliefs, exposure of police corruption and past membership in the Black Panthers, sacrificed because the system was too afraid of his power.

    Officer Faulker’s widow, Maureen left the courtroom crying more than once, and she says that Abu-Jamal’s MOVE supporters harassed her regularly – taunting her and, she said, once spitting on her.

    It is beyond me why this POS is even alive.

    • Laura Dilworth

      initially sentenced to death penalty, then later commuted to life sentence

  • celtthedog

    It’d be nice to think at least one graduating student would have the guts to pin a note to the top of his mortar board saying: “My college has cop-killers for commencement speakers.”

    It’d make a nice class photo.

  • Who Me?

    A small Vermont college is having convicted cop-killer Mumia Abu-Jamal as its commencement speaker next Sunday.

    Why? Was Charles Manson already booked? Oh yeah, Manson’s the wrong color.

    • Robbie Cheney


  • NoMosqueHere

    Well, I’m sure Mumi is an inspiration to affirmative action “students” such as Shytell Jackson and Ebolahh Muhammed.

  • Bill

    When I think about the outcry that’s been going on in Ferguson concerning the cops’ treatment of blacks, this guy shocks me back to reality.

  • Dwight

    Is this school accredited? The faculty roster looks like something out of an insane asylum.

    • Young Werther

      ha ha…

  • bubo

    Most colleges in the US deserve to be turned into parking lots or garbage dumps. They’d serve society better as such.

  • Tim

    To those saying “This is Vermont”.I got the distinct impression that at least back then, the College was kind of a nation wide gathering place for the disaffected youth of the upper class who had flunked out of other more tradtitional Universities. It was a ‘second chance’ College with less structure for those who couldn`t or refused to tow the line in the harsher enviroment their parents had thrived in. Sort of a Get back in school “Boot Camp” for hippie chicks.

  • Paulie Walnuts

    In the emergency room of Jefferson Hospital where he and Danny Faulkner were taken, Cook was heard to day “I shot the MF and I hope he dies.

  • Paleoconn

    French first lady Mitterrand flew stateside to visit this scumbag. The cop-killer is a cause celebre for most liberals, including Ed Asner and the guy who was on MASH. Clueless libs.

    At this college, they should print the diplomas on toilet paper so they have some usefulness.

  • I didn’t go to my own commencement at UC Santa Cruz. My replies to their fundraising letters, sent back in their own postage-paid envelopes were so vile that they no longer mail me. If and when some Goddard alumni develop the ability to think critically, I suspect the Goddard staff will be receiving similar replies when they beg for money.