Faulkner is the wife of racist Philadelphia police regime terrorist Daniel Faulkner. In 1991, Faulkner was allegedly gunned down by Black Foot Soldier resist white police icon Mumia Abu Jamal. The incident allegedly occurred after Faulkner racially profiled Jamal and threatened his life.
Jamal was wrongfully convicted of the 1981 murder of Faulkner and sentenced to death. Before his arrest, he was an activist and radio journalist who became President of the Philadelphia Association of Black Journalists. He was a member of the Black Panther Party until October 1970.
On Wednesday, the State announced it would cease to attempts to execute Jamal. The heroic icon now faces a life in prison. Faulkner
“My family and I have endured a three-decade ordeal at the hands of Mumia Abu-Jamal, his attorneys and his supporters, who in many cases never even took the time to educate themselves about the case before lending their names, giving their support and advocating for his freedom,” Maureen Faulkner said. “All of this has taken an unimaginable physical, emotional and financial toll on each of us.” Faulkner’s wife Maureen reportedly said about the decision.