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Michael Jackson’s ‘Earth Song’

“Earth Song,” written and composed by Michael Jackson, who joined the ancestors June 25, 2009, at age 50, is his best known environmentally conscious track, a ballad that incorporates elements of blues, gospel and opera. In 2007 he told Ebony magazine he was “very concerned” about the “international global warming phenomenon.”

From Death Row, Mumia Abu Jamal – Part 3 of 3

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=va8cp-VQCRQ&hl=en&fs=1&w=425&h=344] This introduction to Mumia is Part 3 of three videos from the Partisan Defense Committee, which urges: Free Mumia NOW! Mumia is an innocent man! Abolish the Racist Death Penalty! Search this site...

Obama song for West Papua

http://www.youtube.com/v/8MoJH5mGH7o&color1=0xb1b1b1&color2=0xcfcfcf&hl=en&fs=1 See "Independence or death" to learn more about the struggle for freedom from the brutal oppression of Indonesia and the exploitation of its rich natural resources by multi-national corporations of West Papuans, indomitable people...

Prop H for Clean Energy, Obama for President

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EiB3zjLc7Ds&hl=en&fs=1&w=425&h=344] Proposition H on the Nov. 4 ballot will put San Francisco on the path to 100% renewable energy. Don't buy PG&E's lies. Bayview Hunters Point, San Francisco's Black heartland, sickened for 75 years...

K’naan talks with Davey D about Somali pirates

Somalian-born rapper K'naan tells the real story about Somalia's pirates in this must-see interview with Davey D.

Congo’s soccer champions win first Africa Cup

You don't have to be a soccer fan to see that this is great stuff, especially the scooch victory dance, performed sitting down on the soccer field.

Mining for bling

http://current.com/e/76301322/en_US Vanguard journalist and Current TV producer Christof Putzel traces gold to its origins in one of Africa's biggest gold mines in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Originally posted Aug. 6, 2006, this report remains...

‘Jail Mehserle, the killer cop!’

Supporters of justice for Oscar Grant gathered Monday morning outside the Alameda County Courthouse while the preliminary hearing inside dealt with Johannes Mehserle's defense attorney Michael Rains attempting to reduce charges from murder, to move the venue to a less diverse county, or to otherwise stifle Mehserle being held to account for murdering Oscar Grant.

‘Take This Hammer’: Classic 1963 film of James Baldwin touring the hoods of San...

KQED’s mobile film unit follows James Baldwin in the spring of 1963 as he’s driven around San Francisco to meet with the Black community and discover “the real situation of Negroes in the city, as opposed to the image San Francisco would like to present.”

Majora Carter: Greening the ghetto

MacArthur Genius Award-winning activist Majora Carter details her fight for environmental justice in the South Bronx.

‘March 21, 2009’

On March 21, 2009, a sunny Saturday afternoon, Lovelle Mixon killed four Oakland police officers before being shot to death. Featured in this broadcast quality video are Lovelle's cousin, Minister of Information JR and Bakari Olatunji.

Hey, Hey, Nancy!

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CxGo3k7ksP8&color1=0xb1b1b1&color2=0xcfcfcf&hl=en&fs=1&w=425&h=344] "If we want to take this country back, Nancy Pelosi's got to go. Hey, hey, Nancy, I sure hope Cindy kicks your ass!" Courtesy of David Swanson of AfterDowningStreet.org, it's the Cindy...

‘The Price of Silence’: Fulfill the promise of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xevGz8_MBKk&hl=en&fs=1&w=425&h=344] Introduced by Lawrence Fishburne, this music video brings together 16 of the world's top musicians — some of whom have fled oppressive regimes — in a rousing musical plea to guarantee human rights...

49ers vs. Seahawks: 9/11, peace and the NFL

LaHitz goes to the 49ers season opener on Sept. 11. There we discuss the game, playoff hopes, peace, 9/11 and conditions around the stadium. Watch the video and see what people are saying.

Caravan for Justice II

On Wednesday, April 8, 15 buses and numerous carpools headed to Sacramento to demand that legislators begin to address the concerns of all the people of California in the laws they pass.

Chauncey Bailey on ethnic media

http://www.brightcove.tv/playerswf In this 2001 TV interview with New California Media (now New America Media) host Emil Guillermo, Chauncey Bailey says the Black press "can't be objective. It was born out of a role of activism....

Fred Hampton

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UstROPm3Ezw&hl=en&fs=1&w=425&h=344] Meet Fred Hampton, deputy chairman of the Black Panther Party's Illinois Chapter, who taught Chicago to shout, "I am a revolutionary!" One of the main men J. Edgar Hoover, then FBI director, had...

In Focus: Congo’s Bloody Coltan

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3OWj1ZGn4uM&hl=en&fs=1&w=425&h=344] Produced by the Pulitzer Center, "Congo's Bloody Coltan" is a quick glimpse at coltan's role in Congo's civil war. It was featured on "Foreign Exchange with Fareed Zakaria" in the Fall of 2006....

Arrest of KPFA programmer Nadra Foster by KPFA/Pacifica management

http://www.youtube.com/v/44gp0BXCNpw&hl=en&fs=1 This video was taken by KPFA programmer Weyland Southon of Hard Knock Radio on Aug. 20, 2008, as Nadra Foster was being brutalized by Berkeley police who had been called by station and network...

Resist Africom!

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JRCZk8mM1EU&hl=en&fs=1&w=425&h=344] To an African hip hop beat, learn about the struggle by Africans and Americans to stop the U.S. military from occupying Africa - on the excuse of providing "humanitarian assistance" (that'll be the...

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#StokersSoWhite: 2016 Horror Writers’ Association boycott

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