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Zimbabwean feminists denounce brutal attack on 3 women opposition activists; Plus: The history of Juneteenth and why we need reparations now

0:08 – Three young women opposition activists were attacked, assaulted and tortured in Harare, and the Emerson Mnangagwa government is accusing them of lying and holding them in jail. We talk about the ongoing arrests and repression of activists under the Mnangagwa government with two gender justice and feminist activists:

Sitabile Dewa is founder and director of Women’s Academy for Leadership and Political Excellence (Walpe) in Zimbabwe.

Siphathisiwe Moyo is director of IMUNT, or Imba Mukadzi Umuzi Ngumama Trust, a women’s social and economic empowerment organization in Zimbabwe.

0:10 – On Juneteenth, we talk about the need for reparations with Jahahara Amen-RA Alkebulan-Ma’at of N’COBRA (the National Coalition of Blacks for Reparations in America) and the author of several books, including Africans Deserve Reparations

0:34 – What is the history of Juneteenth? Jeannine Etter speaks with Dr. Kevin Thompson, Adjunct Professor of the African-American Studies Program at the University of Houston.

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