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White Lies Shattered – Episode 2: “Age of Exploration” was the Age of Genocide

Episode 2: Shattering the white lie that “Europeans discovered the world in the Age of Exploration.”  Reparations in Action Host Jamie Simpson welcomes African People’s Solidarity Committee (APSC) Chairwoman Penny Hess, author of the book Overturning the Culture of Violence and Uhuru Solidarity Movement Chair Jesse Nevel to explore the genocidal history of colonial capitalism. […]

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The People’s War – Episode 48: “Judas and the Black Messiah” COINTELPRO and African martyrs, part 2

In this episode we talk with African People’s Socialist Party Chairman about the recently released movie, Judas and the Black Messiah, putting it in context of the far-reaching U.S. government counterinsurgency program that militarily defeated the Black Power movement of the 1960s. Judas and the Black Messiah recounts the FBI COINTELPRO (counterintelligence program) responsible for the assassinations […]

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White Lies Shattered – Episode 01: The Lie of “European Civilization”

Episode 1: Shattering the white lie that “Europeans brought civilization to the world” On the premiere episode of “White Lies Shattered,” a special series hosted by Reparations in Action, Penny Hess, Chairwoman of the African People’s Solidarity Committee explores the genocidal origins of capitalism and uproot the lies white people tell ourselves about slavery, colonialism […]

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The People’s War – Episode 47: “Judas and the Black Messiah” COINTELPRO and African martyrs, part 1

On February 12, 2021, Judas and the Black Messiah, was released in theaters and on HBO. The film recounts the FBI COINTELPRO (counterintelligence program) responsible for the assassinations of Illinois Black Panther Party Chairman Fred Hampton and member Mark Clark. We talk with L.A.-based activist, hip-hop artist, writer and student Honey Blu about the film and the […]

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Reparations In Action FM radio show and podcast returns to Black Power 96 with a new series: White Lies Shattered

After an extended hiatus, Reparations in Action returns to the airwaves Friday, February 19 at 3pm ET. It kicks off with a 13-week series called “White Lies Shattered.” Reparations in Action Host Jamie Simpson welcomes African People’s Solidarity Committee (APSC) Chairwoman Penny Hess, author of the book Overturning the Culture of Violence and Uhuru Solidarity […]

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The People’s War – Episode 46: “How the streets were made” interview with Yelena Bailey

In this episode we talk with Dr. Yelena Bailey, author of How the Streets Were Made: Housing Segregation and Black Life in America.  The hood, the ghetto, the streets, regardless of what we call it, in her new book, Dr. Bailey argues that the streets are not just a physical geographical space but that they […]

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The People’s War – Episode 45: African women organizing collective childcare and resisting the colonial state

In this week’s episode we talk with Yejide Orunmila, President of the African National Women’s Organization (ANWO) about: Black Community Control of Childcare and the building of the Uhuru Kijiji Childcare Collectives in the U.S. and around the world Struggles to defend African families and prevent Child Protective Services from taking African children from their […]

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The People’s War – Episode 44: African workers of the world unite and organize

African people on the continent, in Europe, in the Caribbean and in the U.S. are facing dire conditions of poverty, lack of healthcare during a pandemic, denial of quality education and housing, and suffering violent oppression from the police and military occupation forces. This episode’s guests are African Internationalists – leaders of the African People’s […]

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The People’s War – Episode 43: All eyes on Louisiana, Justice for Reverend Errol Victor

Today’s episode looks at the campaign for the release of Reverend Errol Victor, framed and imprisoned in retaliation for challenging the system in Louisiana. We talk with: Belinda Parker-Brown, founder of Louisiana United International, Inc., and member of the Black is Back Coalition for Peace, Justice and Reparations. Dr. Zena D. Crenshaw, Assistant Chief of […]

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The People’s War – Episode 42: 60th anniversary of the assassination Congo’s Patrice Lumumba

Patrice Lumumba was elected the first Prime Minister of the Congo and took power on June 30, 1960.  Within months, Lumumba was forced out of office.  On January 17, 1961, Lumumba was assassinated under the leadership of the United States and other imperial powers. The assassination of Patrice Lumumba reverberated throughout the African world.  In […]

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