In cities across the country, black women – many of whom have been on the front lines of the Movement for Black Lives – are lifting up the names of their sisters killed by police. This March, Manolia Charlotin, a multimedia journalist with the The Media Consortium, and Cat Brooks, artist and organizer with Oakland’s … Continued
Anti-Police Terror Project
We speak with Pedro Julio Serrano, a prominent LGBT and human rights activist, founder of Puerto Rico para [email protected], and Senior Advisor to New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito about the massacre in Orlando. And we speak with organizers in Oakland, California about police accountability and the recall of Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf.
On today’s show we discuss the sexual assault case at Stanford University that ignited public outrage after the defendant, Brock Turner was sentenced to six months in jail; The Firing of Oakland’s Police Chief Sean Whent; and in 1968 Muhammad Ali spoke with Pacifica Radio’s Julius Lester to explain his position on racism in America, … Continued
We speak with Frank Sosa from the Anti-Police Terror Project about the fatal shooting of Gongora and Jaramillo. And later we speak with Rudy Corpus of United Playaz about the Gun Buy Back program.
Sunday morning in San Francisco, California, members of the Anti-Police Terror Project and Asians4BlackLives, a Bay Area group of Asian community organizers, held a community intervention in front of Ed Lee’s home to demand that he fire Police Chief Suhr and all officers involved in the murders of Mario Woods, Amilcar Lopez, and Alex Nieto. … Continued
On today’s program we speak with Alicia one of the protesters from the Bay Area Bridge shut down. And later we hear from organizers gathered at the homes of Oakland’s Mayor Libby Schaaf, Police Chief Sean Whent and San Francisco’s Police Chief Greg Suhr to protest the accelerated expulsion of Black and Brown people from … Continued
This weekend the radical legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King is inspiring actions across the country in honor of Dr. King’s birthday. We talk with Bill Fletcher Jr. ALSO: Planned Parenthood is suing the makers of the heavily-edited videos that have fueled the most recent attempts to kill the organization. PLUS: a young Bay Area … Continued
Thursday, December 24th, at 11am, the Justice For Mario Woods Coalition held a press conference to demand that San Francisco Mayor Lee fire Chief Suhr and hold officers involved in the execution of Mario Woods accountable. Mr. Woods was a 26 year-old Black man executed by SFPD on December 2, 2015 in San Francisco’s Bayview … Continued
OPD Shooting Nathaniel Wilks. That’s the name of the 24-year-old black man who was shot and killed by Oakland Police Officers this Wednesday at the intersection of 27th and Martin Luther King Jr. Way in Oakland. The shooting took place after police chased him across town by car. Wilks crashed his car, and from there … Continued