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Support radio in the hands of the black community! Donate! Volunteer! Become a Supporting Member or renew your support! Mark your calendar now and get ready to tune in July 3-18 for special programming and special thank yous when you donate. Which radio station can you count on to bring you critical information about African […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
This week The People’s War radio show goes live to Chicago to talk with Kamm Howard, Co-Chair of the National Coalition of Blacks for Reparations in America and head of the Reparations Working Group for the Black is Back Coalition for Social Justice, Peace and Reparations. We discuss: The Minneapolis police murder of George Floyd […]
The People’s War – Episode 8: Reports from the Ground: The Pandemic and Africans in the Northeast U.S.
New York City has been the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S. African communities in New York City—already hard hit by homelessness, gentrification, police brutality and murder, joblessness, hunger—are bearing the brunt of COVID-19 deaths. On May 18, The New York Times wrote, “Neighborhoods with high concentrations of black and Latino people, as […]
The People’s War – Episode 7: Expose corporate rip-off & profiting from COVID-19, make Wall Street pay reparations!
As the COVID-19 virus wreaks havoc on African, Mexican, and Indigenous communities, the U.S. government is bailing out the Wall Street banks with trillions of dollars. The COVID-19 so-called ‘relief’ stimulus package, signed into law by U.S. president Donald J. Trump, allocated a whopping $425 billion for corporations. That $425 billion is going to the […]