Some might argue that the direct line between, when the first ship with 20 plus enslaved Africans arrived on the shores of Virginia, in August 1619; to the start of Black August movement; and the current call for action within the prisons are all interconnected. For 400 years, the African American struggle has been constant. … Continued


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The Amazon Fires: What You Need to Know.

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We speak with Jovanna Garcia, Maria Luisa Mendonca organizers, two grassroots activists about the fires in Brazil. They provide us with an indigenous perspective on things. Later we speak with a professor in Brazil about the ongoing fires.


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Housing is a Human Right

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On today’s program, we speak with housing advocate and co-founder of The Village, Needa B about the pending lawsuits against the city of Oakland as it relates to its unhoused population. As well as the temporary postponement of evictions in the city. Later Poor News Network examines gentrification and forced displacement.