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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

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