50th Anniversary of Bayview-Hunter’s Point Uprising and a Debate on Prop 64: Marijuana Legalization

with Walter Thompson, a journalist and Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee organizer who recently penned an article in SF Magazine about the 50th anniversary of the uprisings in Bayview-Hunter’s Point following the police murder of 16 year old Matthew “Peanut” Johnson. We talk with Walter about the historical context for the uprising.


a debate about California’s Proposition 64, The Adult Use of Marijuana Act, with Endria Richardson, a proponent of the proposition and the Policy Director at Legal Services for Prisoners with Children, and Lanese Martin, an opponent of the proposition and founder of CannabizWatch and co-chair of OAKDECC.

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