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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

PeopleRiseUpRadio.tumblr.com
Facebook.com/PeopleRiseUpRadio
Twitter: @PRUradio

People Rise Up Radio, Gregg Deal, All My Relations Gallery,

043 – People Rise Up Radio – Art of Indigenous Resistance with Gregg Deal and Gracie Horne

On this edition of People Rise Up Radio we celebrate the art of Indigenous resistance. We speak with father, artist, and activists Gregg Deal and co-creator of All My Relations Gallery, Gracie Horne. We also feature the music of the Indigo Girls.

*NOTE – both interviews were conducted in late April of 2015.

NEWS – Oil spill strikes Santa Barbara 46 years after major oil spill sparked modern-day environmental movement. five large banks get slap on the wrist for rigging $5 trillion FX Spot market, #BreloVerdict, Cleveland considered charging #TamirRice after his death. https://www.facebook.com/OccupySB

ACTIVIST ALERT: New police kettling technique deployed in Cleveland. Police tell kettled protesters they can leave. Then close police line after half passed through and arrest all. Brush up on breaking police line techniques.

TAKE ACTION: #Toys4Tamir Toy Drive – Mark what would have been Tamir’s 13th birthday by collecting and giving toys to children in need in your local community. #ShareTheLove http://linkis.com/tumblr.com/o3nqa

CounterSpin – White Christian #terrorists not news, American boots on the ground in #Syria, complaints against #NYPD decline – media says crime rates are up – which is total bullshit based on ideology and a racially biased narrative rather than empirical data IE. facts. #BrokenWindows . http://fair.org/

People’s History – Homestead Act, Blanche Kelso Bruce – outspoken African American Senator becomes Register of the Treasury, renowned Jamaican-American poet Claude McKay dies, the Trail of Tears begins, Mexican revolutionary forces overthrow Jose Porfirio Diaz.

INTERVIEW: Father, artist, and activists Gregg Deal http://greggdeal.com/

INTERVIEW – Gracie Horne of All My Relations located on E. Franklin in Minneapolis, Minnesota http://www.allmyrelationsarts.com/


Mitakuye Oyasin (All Are Related) is a phrase from the Lakota language. It reflects the world view of Interconnectedness held by the Lakota people.[1]

The phrase itself, and the underlying belief of interconnectedness with all creation, is a part of man Yankton Sioux prayers,[2] and is found in use among Lakota, Dakota and Nakota people.[3][4]

The phrase translates as “all my relatives,” “we are all related,” or “all my relations.” It is a prayer of oneness and harmony with all forms of life: other people, animals, birds, insects, trees and plants, and even rocks, rivers, mountains and valleys.[2]

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mitakuye_Oyasin

Other Resources:

Honor the Earth: http://www.honorearth.org/

Honor the Treaties: http://www.honorthetreaties.org/

Indigo Girls: http://www.indigogirls.com/

I See Generations” mural at American Indian Center by Gregg Deal and Votan5, photos by John Rotzloff: https://www.facebook.com/john.ratzloff.18/media_set?set=a.1089608037723324.1073741846.100000224154255&type=1&pnref=story

Not Your Mascots: http://www.notyourmascots.org/

Native American Community Development Institute: http://www.nacdi.org/default/index.cfm

American Indian Center: http://www.maicnet.org/

Occupy Santa Barbara: https://www.facebook.com/OccupySB

Coalition Against Police Violence: http://thecapv.org/

Ferguson National Response Network: http://fergusonresponse.tumblr.com/

4 Mile March: https://www.facebook.com/pages/4-Mile-March/1420982801460010

#Colonialism #Romanticism #Nationalism #Mythology #Genocide #Racism #Art #ContemporaryArt #PerformanceArt #StreetArt #TraditionalArt #MuseumStudies #TurtleIsland #MitakuyeOyasin #HarryPotter #NotYourMascot

Mothers Day With Wanda Johnson And Sharon Irwin And the Million Moms March

042 – People Rise Up Radio – Mothers Day With Wanda Johnson And Sharon Irwin And the Million Moms March

On this edition of People Rise Up Radio we honor Mothers Day and the Million Moms March with conversations with Wanda Johnson, Oscar Grant’s mother, and Sharon Irwin, Tony Terrell Robinson’s grandmother. Tony’s aunt, Lorien Carter also gives a stirring recitation of the poem “Where I’m From” recorded live at the Million Moms March in Rochester, Minnesota this past Mothers Day.

NEWS Sioux Nation invokes “Bad Man” clause in fighting against TransCanada’s Keystone XL, Obama administration grants Shell permit to drill in arctic, welcome to #SHAFTA as Democrats and Republicans approve #FastTrack for #TPP, the Madison PD officer who shot and killed Tony Terrell Robinson will not face any charges, and after nearly six months in the county morgue Tamir Rice’s body is cremated.

Link to Shaun King’s Daily Kos post: http://www.dailykos.com/story/2015/05/13/1384476/-After-six-months-of-waiting-family-of-Tamir-Rice-makes-traumatic-decision-to-have-him-cremated

COUNTERSPIN – Mainstream media ignores Bernie Sander’s bid for Democratic nomination. http://fair.org/

PEOPLE’S HISTORY – Philly PD bomb MOVE headquarters, US declares war on Mexico, Woman’s Suffrage movement is founded, Brown vs. Board of Education.

RECITAL – Poem – “Where I’m From” http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/62129764/highlight/625686

INTERVIEW – with Sharon Irwin, Tony Robinson’s grandmother.

Related News – Madison Cop Who Shot Tony Robinson Will Not Face Charges via ThinkProgress.org http://thinkprogress.org/justice/2015/05/12/3657271/no-charges-madison-police-robinson/

In the Absence of Charges, Protesters Demand ‘Justice’ for Tony Robinson via CommonDreams.org http://www.commondreams.org/news/2015/05/13/absence-charges-protesters-demand-justice-tony-robinson

Same Cooke – Change Is Gonna Come

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS – Am I Under Arrest?

INTERVIEW – with Wanda Johnson, Oscar Grant’s mother.

Resources:

Oscar Grant Foundation

http://www.oscargrantfoundation.info/page/page/8959714.htm

https://www.facebook.com/OscarGrantFoundation

Justice For Tony Robinson

https://www.facebook.com/Justice4TonyRobinson

Million Moms March organized by: http://www.mothersforjusticeunited.org/

Rochester For Justice: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Rochester-For-Justice/863680367009336

Other music played on this episode:

Barber – Adagio For Strings, Opus 11

(I Am) James Wade – Oscar Grant (feat. Lauren Eylise)

AP.9 – Oscar Grant Tribute


People Rise Up Radio

041 – People Rise Up Radio – A Conversation With Anne Feeney

On this episode of People Rise Up Radio, we speak with activist and singer/songwriter Anne Feeney about unions, elections, sexism, racism, Hillary, cancer, and of course music!

To find out more about Anne visit: http://www.annefeeney.com/

Follow Anne on Twitter @annefeeney

Anne is ON TOUR NOW! Find out where at:

http://fellow-travelers-advisory.blogspot.com/

We also give listeners an update as to what is up with People Rise Up Radio and our erratic release “schedule”.

(If you can call it that.)

CounterSpin – Breaks down mainstream media coverage of Baltimore, same sex marriage, and climate change as covered by the NY Times. http://fair.org/

Other music used on this episode:

Rebel Diaz – Which Side Are You On?

Phil Ochs – Ringing of Revolution

Tom Lehrer – So Long, Mom (A Song for World War III)

For updates on the NATO3 – https://freethenato3.wordpress.com/

Step Back With the Riot Shaming by Tyler Rienhard – http://www.maskmagazine.com/the-substance-issue/struggle/step-back-with-the-riot-shaming

In Support of Baltimore, Or Smashing Police Cars Is Logical Political Strategy by Radical Faggot

https://radfag.wordpress.com/2015/04/26/in-support-of-baltimore-or-smashing-police-cars-is-logical-political-strategy/

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

People Rise Up Radio - Prisoner Solidarity Part 02

039 – People Rise Up Radio – Prisoner Solidarity Part 2

This week People Rise Up Radio presents part two on #PrisonerSolidarity
We speak with Juss of the Cleveland 4 Solidarity Network and Lanz Priestly of Occupy Sydney who was recently released after nine months in a Queensland Prison. We also have clips from CrimethInc’s Ex-Worker Podcast, Mumia Abu Jamal & Herman Wallace courtesy Prison Radio and more!

News: Riots lead to victory in Greece with Nikos Ramonos ending his hunger strike; CIA #TortureReport is released; Eric Garner and Tamir Rice; Spanish Parliament passes ley mordaza anti-protest bill; and NDAA 2015 gives away tribal lands. Rapid City Police kill 30 year old father Allen Locke one day after an anti-police brutality march in that city.
lastrealindians.com/u-s-senate-pass…on-sacred-site/

CounterSpin – Breaking down the mainstream media coverage of Mike Brown’s murder and subsequent black uprising nationwide. Also Keystone XL and Massey Energy.
fair.org/counterspin-radio/ma…n-fracking-the-poor/

Last Week In The People’s Uprising: A recap of people powered uprising from last spring until now with a clip from #FloodWallStreet graciously provided to us by Lucy Parks.

Next Week In the People’s Uprising: #BlackLivesMatter #ShutItDown. Plus#OpSeasonsGreetings

Clip: Recorded live on NYC’s A-Train via John Gibbons – I Can’t Leave song. <3

Clip: Conversation about the meaning, shape, and nature of Prisoner Solidarity from CrimethInc’s Ex-Worker Podcast.
www.crimethinc.com/podcast/

Clips: Mumia Abu-Jamal – “No Escape”& Herman Wallace “A Defined Voice” used with permission from prisonradio.org/

MUSIC USED ON THIS EPISODE:

Which Side Are You On? By Rebel Diaz - https://soundcloud.com/rebeldiaz/which-side-are-you-on-remix

Political Prisoners by Fenix6 - https://soundcloud.com/fenix6/13-political-prisoners

I Fought the Law by The Clash

Just Killing Time by Black Label Society

Fly by Leonard Summers - https://soundcloud.com/leonard-sumner/03-fly

Know Your Rights

Know Your Rights – Jury Nullification

Wikipedia says Jury Nullification is every jurors duty to ignore those unjust laws and acquit the defendant.
Though is ample case law to support jury nullification in all 50 states and at the federal level, only one state requires jurors to be informed of the power they have to combat unjust laws or laws that are abused by the State.
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