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Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir steps down, but protesters reject military rule; Plus: Oakland’s Radical Monarchs subject of a new film now in SF Film Fest

0:08 – Historic moment in Sudan: President Omar al-Bashir steps down – is it a coup or more of the same?

We speak with Nisrin Elamin (@minlayla77) a Sudanese PhD student in Anthropology at Stanford University, focusing broadly on the phenomenon of “foreign land grabs” in post-secession Sudan, and Fatima-Alzahra’a Nader is participating in the protests in Sudan. We reach her in Khartoum.

0:34 – SF Film Festival highlight: We Are the Radical Monarchs

Anayvette Martinez is co-founder of the Radical Monarchs, a young girls scouting troop dedicated to social justice, based in Oakland. They’re now the subject of a new documentary film, called “We Are the Radical Monarchs” featured in the San Francisco Film Festival.

Screenings: This Saturday, April 13 at 1pm at the Castro Theater in San Francisco, get tickets here.

Monday, April 15 at 7pm at the Grand Lake Theater in Oakland, get tickets here.

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