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People Rise Up Radio

040 – People Rise Up Radio – Justice 4 Akai, Tamir, Tanisha, and Eric

On this episode of People Rise Up Radio we speak with New York area activist and hip-hop artist Ty Blizzy Black about efforts to get justice for Akai Gurley and Eric Garner. We also speak with Cleveland area activist Courtney Drain about efforts there in demanding justice for Tamir Rice, Tanisha Anderson and others killed by Cleveland’s killer cops.

Counterspin – Breaks down mainstream media coverage of the Ferguson shooting. http://fair.org/

An Overreaction – a poem by Sarah O’Neal via AJ+

https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=507787902696055

Music by Queen Blizzy (@Queen_Blizzy)

https://soundcloud.com/tyblack

Plus, a preview of our next episode… an interview with Wanda Johnson, Oscar Grant’s mother.

https://www.facebook.com/OscarGrantFoundation

TRIGGER WARNING: Immediately following the song Killer Cops (RIP Eric Garner) audio of Africa’s murder at the hands of the LAPD is aired.

Actions you can take.

March lead by the Legacy Eric Garner Left Behind

Friday, March 27 at 5:00pm – 7:00pm in EDT

30 Norwood Avenue Staten Island, NY 10304

https://www.facebook.com/events/1556314247975293/

 

Benefit Event for Legacy Garner hosted by The Legacy Eric Garner Left Behind

Saturday, March 28 at 5:00pm – 9:00pm in EDT

Hashtag Bar

388 Van Duzer St, Staten Island, New York 10304

$15 donation includes plate of food.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1130785506947269/

 

Justice For Tamir – Special Online Actions hosted by The Coalition Against Police Violence action@thecapv.org

https://www.facebook.com/events/1555944274688981/

 

To find out more follow @Justice4Akai

 

Informational:

WIKI’s

Akai Gurley – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shooting_of_Akai_Gurley

Tamir Rice – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shooting_of_Tamir_Rice

Tanisha Anderson – No Wiki available… http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/01/02/tanisha-anderson-death_n_6407656.html

 

Eric Garner – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Death_of_Eric_Garner