Former Black Panther and Imprisoned Journalist Hospitalized for Diabetic Shock

Mumia Abu-Jmal has been hospitalized for treatment of diabetes and according to family members, is not doing well. Abu-Jamal, 60, was removed from the Pennsylvania State Correctional Institution to a nearby medical center when his blood sugar was elevated to 779 and remains higher than 300 (average is approximately 100). He is serving life for the ’81 murder of white Philadelphia officer Daniel Faulkner.