Dr. Anthony Monteiro, Advocate for Mumia Abu-Jamal, Dismissed
Associate Professor of African American Studies, Dr. Anthony Monteiro, Ph.D., a long-time advocate for Mumia Abu-Jamal, distinguished W. E. B. Du Bois scholar and community activist, has been dismissed from his position in Temple University's African-American Studies Department.
It is clearly a case of a "retaliation firing," even though Temple administrators deem it simply "end of term" for Dr. Monteiro
For one report on the firing see this story at The Philadelphia Tribune
The National Call contests the dismissal, protests the retaliatory firing and seeks Dr. Monteiro's
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A Call for the Reinstatement of Temple University's Dr. Anthony Monteiro
WE UNITE with Philadelphia faculty members, labor, community and student organizations to call for the immediate reinstatement of Professor Anthony Monteiro as Associate Professor in African-American Studies.