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Democracy Now! (6 am) – July 21, 2005

Day of Protest Decries Deaths in Haiti
In Haiti violence continues two weeks after
a UN raid in Cite Soleil may have left as many as 23 people dead. Today there
are coordinated protests in Brazil
and ten cities throughout North America. We go to Port-au-Prince to hear
from Lavalas leader Father Gerard Jean-Juste.

What’s My Name, Fool?: Sports and Resistance in the United States
As London prepares for the 2012 olympics in the aftermath of the July 7 bombings,
we look at the history of crackdowns in olympic cities over the past century.
Sports writer Dave Zirin chronicles a history of athletes who have stood
up to war and racism in the United States, from Muhammad Ali to Pat Tillman.
His
new book is What’s My Name, Fool?: Sports and Resistance in the United
States.

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