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The People’s War – Episode 17: The struggle for Black Power in Brazil, from the Quilombos to the Favelas

Brazil occupies nearly half of the South American continent and is home to approximately 214 million people, over half of whom are African. With 83,000 deaths from COVID-19, Brazil is rapidly catching up with the U.S. where 145,000 have died. Africans in Brazil face extreme poverty, lack of health care and rampant violence and murder […]

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#OmaliTaughtMe on July 19: The question of our land in the African and Mexican struggle for liberation

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Watch the July 19th episode of #OmaliTaughtMe on the question of our land in the African and Mexican struggle for liberation! A continuation of the special series featuring the Mexican liberation organization Unión del Barrio! Chairman Omali Yeshitela is joined by: Luwezi Kinshasa, Secretary General of the African Socialist International (ASI) Tafarie Mugeri, Chairman of […]

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The People’s War – Episode 16: Corporate scramble; they must pay!

The Amazon fire stick video screen opens with slogans about “Black Lives Matter” and “Amazon stands in solidarity with the black community.” Netflix has put together a black movies series. Nascar made a public showing of support for their one black driver and removed the Confederate flag. UberEats is offering free delivery from black businesses. Twitter CEO […]

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#OmaliTaughtMe on July 12: African and Mexican women in the struggle for liberation!

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Watch the July 12th episode of #OmaliTaughtMe on African and Mexican women in the struggle for liberation! A continuation of the special series featuring the Mexican liberation organization Unión del Barrio! Chairman Omali Yeshitela is joined by: Yejide Orunmila, President of the African National Women’s Organization (ANWO) Connie Hutchison, ANWO’s Occupied Azania (South Africa) Coordinator […]

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The People’s War – Episode 15: Black Community Control of the Police

Guests on this week’s program are both from St. Louis, MO: Jabreia Taylor, law student at the Saint Louis University School of Law and President of Law School’s Street Law Chapter Kalambayi Andenet, President of the International People’s Democratic Uhuru Movement We discuss: The police occupation of the black community and other colonial conditions facing African […]

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The People’s War – Episode 14: African women must lead

We talk with Yejide Orunmila, President of the African National Women’s Organization (ANWO) about: How to stop violence against African women—colonial (police) and horizontal (within the community) Efforts to stop the forced removal of African children from their families Support for African women in prison ANWO’s July 11-12 online international organizing conference The program concludes […]

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The People’s War – Episode 13: Black Power Matters in the NYC

The People’s War Radio Show returns to New York City to talk with: New York City Councilwoman Inez Barron representing the 42nd District in Brooklyn. Born and raised in Brooklyn, a graduate of Hunter College and the Bank Street College of Education, she worked in primary and secondary education for 36 years, serving as an elementary […]

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The People’s War – Episode 12: Fighting colonial violence, from Minneapolis to Atlanta

Protests opposing police violence against the black community continue unabated in hundreds of U.S. cities and across the globe, even as coronavirus cases spike in many areas. More killings of African people by police and white vigilantes are exposed almost daily. Calls for defunding the police and promises of reform are discussed in today’s show. […]

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The People’s War – Episode 11: Reports from the Ground: Haiti

A month ago, Haiti’s number of COVID-19 infections barely registered on the global radar screen. But a leading medical group warns that that has now changed alarmingly. At the end of April, Haiti had reported only 81 new coronavirus cases and eight deaths. Those COVID-19 figures have since spiked to more than 3,000 cases and […]

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The People’s War – Episode 10: Reports from the Ground: The Pandemic and George Floyd protests in California and Mexico

“The death rate from COVID-19 in Tijuana is 7 times the death rate in neighboring San Diego. These 2 cities are about the same size in population, but San Diego has over 30 hospitals while Tijuana has 3. San Diego has 900 respirators. Tijuana has 10. Tijuana was created as San Diego’s Cuba – for […]

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