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Mental Health First, The Fight for Black Trans Lives, and The 57th Anniversary of The March on Washington

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On today’s show we discuss the launched MH First Oakland (Mental Health First), a new model for non-police response to mental health crises. The service will provide a police-free emergency support service to folks in Oakland experiencing a mental health crisis. Later we look at transgender activism and the call for inclusion and intersectionality within … Continued


We speak to Dr. Kimberly C. Ellis about the militias in Wisconsin and the Republic National Convention. Affectionately known as “Dr. Goddess,” Kimberly C. Ellis, Ph.D. is a Scholar of American and Africana Studies, an award-winning Performing Artist, Activist and Entrepreneur who loves Technology and Social Media. COVER IMAGE: @IGD_News on Twitter


We speak with the western regional director of the American Postal Workers Union (APWU) about the latest attempts to undermine the USPS leading up to the presidential election. We also speak with Chairman Fred Hampton Jr. and Justin Blake, the uncle of Jacob Blake about the shooting of his nephew. Jacob Blake, a Black Wisconsin … Continued


We speak with Chairman Fred Hampton Jr. and Rosa Clemente about the recent DNC and the shooting of Jacob Blake in Wisconsin. We also talk about the upcoming movie about Fred Hampton. Guests: Rosa Clemente  https://rosaclemente.net/ Sister Jazz is an organizer based in Wisconsin. Chairman Fred Hampton Jr.  https://twitter.com/chairmanfredjr1?lang=en


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In Conversation with Khari Mosley and Kimberly Ellis

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We speak with activists Kimberly C. Ellis and Khari Mosley about the battleground state of Pennsylvania. We inquire about the existing political landscape and how the state could impact the 2020 presidential election. Guests: Khari Mosley is the Pennsylvania Regional Programs Manager for the BlueGreen Alliance. He was the Director of Green Economy Initiatives at … Continued