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Poor News Network TV: Justice for Oscar Grant

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kyYbSGYKaE0&hl=en&fs=1&w=425&h=344] For six hours on Thursday, Jan. 8, an apologetic BART board of directors listened to people voice their fury over a BART police officer's execution of Oscar Grant, a 22-year-old father, and authorities'...

Min. Christopher Muhammad addressing media on BART police execution of Oscar Grant

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KEdqCdqifVM&hl=en&fs=1&w=425&h=344] Minister Christopher Muhammad speaks at a press conference after District Attorney Tom Orloff refused to meet with him and other Black clergy on Wednesday, Jan. 7, the day of the funeral of Oscar...

The imperial Congo crisis

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NLQgMskxgGA&hl=en&fs=1&w=480&h=295] The corporate press, and the U.S. State Department, are awash in propaganda about the Congo War, also known as the Congo crisis, or, the African holocaust, in which 6 million Congolese have died...

Minister Farrakhan vs. Mike Wallace

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O2Y_njZ9Dg8&hl=en&fs=1&w=425&h=344] When Minister Louis Farrakhan was interviewed by Mike Wallace on CBS News' 60 Minutes on Sept. 29, 2005, this exchange ensued: Mike Wallace: "You go to Nigeria, which is, if not the most corrupt...

Welcome to the Congo

http://www.youtube.com/v/4mBCeuhLIjg&hl=en&fs=1 Rwanda and Uganda invaded the Congo twice, first in 1996 and again in 1998. These invasions unleashed the mass deaths and suffering that we see in the Congo today. It is estimated that nearly...

‘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...

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...

Assassination of Chairman Fred Hampton

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dNuudKzeW6c&hl=en&fs=1&w=425&h=344] This brief video offers some insight into why the great Fred Hampton, 21-year-old chairman of Chicago's chapter of the Black Panther Party, was assassinated by the FBI 39 years ago, on Dec. 4,...

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...

KPFK breaks the silence on Congo

http://video.google.com/googleplayer.swf?docid=969437361973225264&hl=en&fs=true On Nov. 11, KPFK radio host Dedon Kamathi interviewed Kambale Musavuli from the Congo, who is the coordinator of the global student movement Breaking the Silence Congo Week. Maurice Carney of Friends of the...

Odetta joins the ancestors

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BLfE7p75g2g&hl=en&fs=1&w=425&h=344] "Odetta, Voice of Civil Rights Movement, Dies at 77" headlines the New York Times story that describes Odetta as "the singer whose deep voice wove together the strongest songs of American folk music...

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...

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....

In loving memory of Mama Africa, Miriam Makeba

http://www.youtube.com/v/BHgKcPP6yK0&hl=en&fs=1 Miriam Makeba, who rallied the world to end apartheid in South Africa, singing traditional songs in many African languages and American jazz as well, has died at the age of 76. Her great legacy...

N’Kosi Sikeleli Africa – with Miriam Makeba

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ow40LQs0ue4&hl=en&fs=1&w=425&h=344] This profoundly moving rendition of "N'Kose Sikelei Africa" ("God Bless Africa"), the South African National Anthem, featuring Miriam Makeba, who made her transition Nov. 10, and Ladysmith Black Mombazo, is a clip from...

All things are possible: Obama’s Victory Speech

http://www.youtube.com/v/q5Xx9Q0JtQQ&color1=0xb1b1b1&color2=0xcfcfcf&hl=en&fs=1 Late on Election Night, President-Elect Barack Obama delivered the final speech of a presidential campaign that promised change in Washington. Now the work begins to deliver on this promise by planning the agenda and...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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New felony murder rule results in justice 16 years later

“The felony murder rule used to cast a wide net when pursuing convictions, without requiring prosecutors to look more closely at the evidence ... This man has been in prison for 16 years for being a passenger in a car.”

‘A Lifetime of Being Betty (Reid Soskin)’ CD release party Saturday,...

“A Lifetime of Being Betty,” to be released Aug. 17 at Freight and Salvage in Berkeley, at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance, $24 at the door. Visit www.thefreight.org/event/1858290-little-village-foundation-berkeley/.

#HugosSoWhite: The literary convention diversity scandals

When there aren’t enough Black folks doing the writing, Black characters are written by white writers with all the inherent biases.

Hit me, Bruh! Thoughts on ‘The Last Black Man in San...

“Do you love it? You don’t get to hate San Francisco unless you love it.”

People’s Power stops a modern-day lynching

A massive phone protest by people from around the world and calls for direct protests forced the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections to back down from carrying out the state’s latest attempt to kill MOVE 9 member Delbert Orr Africa.