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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 - Government protecting and serving the shit out of you

People Rise Up Radio – Episode 2 05-13-2013

Our second show ever aired in May 2013. Back then we reported on police violence, corrupt banksters colluding with corrupt politicians, and the institutional racism that is inherent in the system.
Our first show got us kicked off our the network we were on, but Occupy the Media quickly stepped in to provide us a new home where we stayed until 2014.
You can now find us at www.peopleriseupradio.org

Show notes:

Listen to our show and find out why we are no longer live… For the time being.
Out of California – a show by Occupy activist for activists and everybody else!

FIRST HOUR:

In the news: CO2 tops 400 parts per billion, Guatemalan dictator sentenced for genocide, FBI and IRS are watching you or at least reading your emails, Kern County Sheriffs beat man to death, Baltimore PD beat woman in front of her daughter, “Fight for 15” fast-food worker protests spread to Detroit, Harvard hands out PHD to racist.

Announcement – why we are no longer on woodyradio.com

The People’s History – Student protesters killed at Kent State and Jackson State College, American Indian Movement’s occupation of Wounded Knee ends, John Brown was born, Chicana garment workers go on strike.
To learn more go to: Working Class Memes, Web Warriors Occupying The Media, and Zinn Education Project on Facebook; freethoughtalmanac.com, wsws.org

Next Week in the People’s Uprising – Upcoming actions:

May 15th – Free Cooper Union call to Save Our Communitywww.facebook.com/events/512598268804291/?ref=2 , Seaward Community Garden to be turned in to parking lot in Ventura www.facebook.com/events/363269980439550/ , NATO 5 fundraiserwww.nato5support.wordpress.com , Occupy Galway calls for re-occupationwww.facebook.com/events/493695127346112/ , #OpGTMO 3 days of action to close GITMObit.ly/Op_GTMO , Adbuster calls for actions against Goldman Sachs #Goldmanwww.adbusters.org/campaigns/goldman , Franken Farms Laboratories calls for “Stick It To The Can” -www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=4…1&type=1&theater direct food re-labeling actions worldwide in the lead up to March Against Monsanto www.march-against-monsanto.com/

SECOND HOUR:

Know Your Rights – Dear Officer

10 Facts About Marijuana

Lee Camp Moment Of Clarity – Police Spend Millions Of Hours On Low-Level Marijuana Arrestswww.youtube.com/watch?v=cpLZsvzkOPQ

420 News

Reading – Julia Ward Howe’s Mother Day Proclamation

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