UpFront

48 State Attorneys General launch broad anti-trust investigation of Google; Plus: Oakland beatboxing soul band, Antique Naked Soul

0:08 – KPFA’s Mitch Jeserich on the firing of Trump’s National Security Advisor, John Bolton. We also discuss the US military industrial complex, on the 18th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on 9/11.

0:34 – 48 State Attorneys General launch antitrust probe of Google

Sandeep Vaheesan is Legal Director for the Open Markets Institute

0:50 – Oakland opening hearings on an overhaul of its Police Commission, established as an oversight body for the Oakland Police Department by voters passing ballot Measure LL in 2016. Now there’s an effort to bolster the Police Commission, to give it some teeth to regulate OPD.

Cat Brooks is co-founder of the Anti-Police Terror Project, joins us to discuss.

1:08 – Black and brown girls are disproportionately disciplined, harassed and marginalized academically and socially in schools – how do we support girls so they can thrive?

Monique Morris is an author, social justice scholar, and the founder and President of the National Black Women’s Justice Institute. She spoke with Cat Brooks in 2016 about her book Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools. 

1:34 – Music feature: Antique Naked Soul

Candice Antique is an international singer/songwriter and founding partner of Edutainment for Equity, a consulting and media production company. She has toured all over East and West Africa, the Caribbean and the Middle East and is the lead singer of Antique Naked Soul.

Tommy Soulati Shepherd is a renown beatboxer, actor and MC. He is known also as the co-leader of Grammy nominated Alphabet Rockers and hip hop theatre group Felonious.

 

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