Gang Leader for a Day – an in-depth conversation with rogue sociologist Sudhir Venkatesh; Black Agenda Report on Barack Obama’s campaign
Rising Up With Sonali
5:00 AM PT: Monday-Friday
A daily digest of independent news analysis, investigation, education, artistic expression, and activism in the public interest, emphasizing the connection between global issues and those in local communities.
Hosted by Sonali Kolhatkar.
This week on Uprising: a one-hour Black History Month special on the Black Panther Party; Conversation with Elaine Brown, the only woman to have chaired the BPP; Framing the Black Panthers: The Rise of a Black Power Icon
This week on Uprising: Super Bowl Half-time Sponsor Exploits Liberian Workers Black Agenda Report on Democrats’ Fear of Bush Costa Rican Student Activist Rails Against CAFTA Empire Notes on the Israeli Siege of Gaza How Will Suharto Be Remembered?
This week on Uprising: * Election 2008: What Good Are Polls? * Empire Notes on Barack Obama * Dissecting the Hawaii “Ceded Land” Agreement * Black Agenda Report on the Subprime Lending Debacle * Taxi To the Dark Side: Conversation with the Filmmaker