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Month: April 2020

The People’s War – Episode 5: African economic self-determination in the face of the coronavirus

Even before COVID-19, Africans in the U.S. had an unemployment rate at least twice the national rate, while the median net worth of white families was 10 times greater than  that of African families. Those who are working make up a disproportionate number of “essential” workers, risking their lives to generate greater profits for corporations […]

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The People’s War – Episode 4: Fighting the colonial coronavirus in Africa

This week we turn our attention to Africa and efforts being made there to prevent widespread deaths from COVID-19. On April 17th, the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa released a report predicting that “Anywhere between 300,000 and 3.3 million African people could lose their lives as a direct result of COVID-19.” The People’s War […]

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The People’s War – Episode 3: Support our brothers and sisters in prison

Reverend Edward Pinkney is featured on this third episode of WBPU FM’s new weekly radio program covering the coronavirus pandemic from the perspective of the African working class worldwide. Rev. Pinkney is a longtime leader of the Black Autonomy Network Community Organization, working for economic and social justice in Benton Harbor, MI, a 90% African […]

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The People’s War – Episode 2: Africans are dying of COVID-19 at alarming rates!

African People’s Socialist Party Chairman Omali Yeshitela is the guest on this second episode of Black Power 96 Radio’s new weekly radio program covering the coronavirus pandemic from the perspective of the African working class worldwide. Over the past five decades, Chairman Omali has initiated campaigns to defend the democratic rights of the African community, […]

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The People’s War – Episode 1: What you need to know about COVID-19

Black Power 96 Radio has launched a weekly radio program to cover the coronavirus pandemic from the perspective of the African working class worldwide. The People’s War radio show features guests covering all aspects of the current crisis—providing health and medical tips and resources, economic survival information, analysis of the political and international impact, how […]

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