Black Power 96.3 LPFM

Month: October 2020

The People’s War – Episode 31: #EndSARS: Necolonialism vs. a united socialist Africa

Militant protests against police repression and murder of African people have spread across Nigeria, strategic oil supplier to the western world. Widespread reparations raids on stores and government warehouses along with attacks on police precincts and prisons have rocked the country. Lagos – Nigeria’s financial hub whose population is 3 times larger that NYC – […]

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The People’s War – Episode 30: Video gaming, black representation and capitalist exploitation

This November, Sony and Microsoft will be releasing their newest gaming consoles, Playstation 5 and the XBOX Series X. It’s estimated that by 2024, Sony and Microsoft will sell over 100 million of these new gaming units. Africans are overrepresented as gamers but underrepresented as creative workers in the industry. Approximately 7% of whites and 11% […]

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The People’s War – Episode 29: Breonna Taylor, Mike Brown and the role of the grand jury in protecting the police

 Following the Kentucky grand jury failure to indict any police for the murder of Breonna Taylor in Louisville, we talk with: Jamahl Kersey, of the Kersey Law firm. For over 10 years, Kersey has defended working class people in a range of issues before the court – from criminal cases to the defense of […]

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The People’s War – Episode 28: Black People’s March on the White House, Black Power Matters!

In the midst of a continuing pandemic, worldwide uprisings against police containment of the African community and a desperately contested U.S. presidential election, we turn to Chairman Omali Yeshitela for answers and a way forward. Chairman Omali is: Leader and founder of the Uhuru Movement over 5 decades, initiated campaigns to defend the democratic rights of […]

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The People’s War – Episode 27: The shooting of L.A. Sheriffs in Compton – response to legacy of police violence?

On September 12, 2020, a gunman opened fire on two Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputies at the Willowbrook Blue Line Transit Station in Compton California. The deputies were taken to the nearby St. Francis Medical Center in the neighboring city of Lynwood. Outside of the hospital, protestors gathered, not in support of the officers but in […]

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