October 14, 2009
On Sept. 28, M1 of Dead Prez was interviewed by Boots Riley of The Coup about his recent trip to Palestine and Egypt. The event was a fundraiser for the Bay View newspaper and Block Report Radio. The Santa Cruz event was held at Barrios Unidos and was co-sponsored by the POCC, Barrios Unidos and the Watsonville Brown Berets.
June 29, 2009
Kambale Musavuli, national spokesperson and student coordinator for Friends of the Congo, in this interview by POCC Minister of Information JR, challenges the people of the U.S. and President Obama to stop the resource wars in the Congo that have killed 6 million people, half of them children, for minerals like the coltan that powers our cell phones and almost everything electronic.
June 27, 2009
This musical tribute to the towering hero of Haiti, Father Gerard Jean-Juste – or Pe Jan Jis in Kreyol – who joined the ancestors May 27, 2009, is sung by Rosemond Jolissaint, the Haitian sensation who won Haiti’s version of American Idol in 2007.
June 25, 2009
This historic interview by Minister of Information JR for Block Report Radio with the co-founder of the Haiti Action Committee, Pierre Labossiere, reveals the heart of the saintly liberation theologian and freedom fighter, Father Gerard Jean-Juste, and recalls the life of this extraordinarily popular religious, political and humanitarian leader from the perspective of a close friend who talked with him daily.
June 5, 2009
A preliminary hearing to begin June 8 will decide whether the San Francisco 8 will have to stand trial for the 1971 murder of a SFPD officer. SF 8 member Richard Brown reports in this Block Report that more evidence has surfaced on the torture tactics used to extract the inadmissable confessions that this case is based on.
January 21, 2009
In response to Israel’s horrific attack on the Gaza Strip, Invincible has dropped a new track, “The Emperor’s Clothes,” which ties the attack to the police execution of Oscar Grant in Oakland.
January 18, 2009
Hear DJ Zin of S.O.S. Radio in Houston, Texas, interview POCC Minister of Information JR on the hot topic of police terrorism and the New Year’s Day execution of Oscar Grant by the BART police in Oakland. S.O.S. (Sound of Soul) Radio, broadcast on Pacifica radio network’s KPFT (sister station to KPFA) on Wednesdays, 3-5 [...]