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006 – People Rise Up Radio – Discussion of The New Jim Crow With Amari Shakur 06-10-13

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People Rise Up Radio – Discussion of “The New Jim Crow” with Amari Shakur

 

On episode six we discussed Michelle Alexander’s new book, “The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness” with Amari Shakur. We also put together a “Stop and Frisk” edition of Know Your Rights.

*We apologize for the sometimes poor sound quality. This was our first in studio interview with a guest and we were not yet experienced with how to keep our own excitement checked or how to coach our guests on how to even audio.

ORIGINAL SHOW NOTES:
Produced by California Occupy activists – a show by activists for activists and everyone else!

NEWS:

112 killed in poultry processing plant fire
British Columbia says no to tars sands pipeline
NSA collects ALL Verizon calls
Jasper City Council votes to fire two white cops caught on tape beating black woman
CIA has no idea who it is killing with drones
Monsanto GMO wheat contamination in Oregon

COUNTERSPIN:

A look back at the news in the mainstream press
fair.org/

THIS WEEK IN THE PEOPLE’S HISTORY:

Zoot Suit murders of 1943
Raid at Combahee Ferry led by Harriet Tubman
Supreme Court ruled against Jim Crow segregation

Massachusetts becomes the first state to establish a minimum wage

Securities Exchange Act establishes the SEC

Israel invaded southern Lebanon

United States Supreme Court medical marijuana users

THIS WEEK IN THE PEOPLE’S UPRISING:

Week four of Free Cooper Union
Hupacasath First Nation launches court challenge

Occupy Gezi issues demands

NEXT WEEK IN THE PEOPLE’S UPRISING:

Caravan to Black Mesa, Arizona
Protest at Facebook shareholder meeting
Father’s Day March Against Racial Profiling
Juneteeth celebration in Washington D.C.

READING:

Prison Slavery written by Assata Shakur

DISCUSSION:

With Amari Shaur about Michelle Alexander’s book “The New Jim Crow”
newjimcrow.com/

INFORMATIONAL:

Pigs & Kids – 19 horrendous incidents of kids arrested at school

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS:

SPECIAL: Stop & Frisk Edition

LISTEN HERE:
https://soundcloud.com/pruradio/special-know-you-rights-stop

changethenypd.org/resources/know-y…illegal-policing

DISCUSSION:

Prions and racist policing

LETTER:

Black Riders Liberation Party concerning sisters Mecca & Etana Shakur
www.facebook.com/permalink.php?st…=552621838086002

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