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Black Agenda Radio May 27, 2022 Authors Black Agenda Radio with Margaret Kimberley bareditors Fri, 05/27/2022 – 08:22 Black Agenda Report · Black Agenda Radio May 27, 2022 Boris Santos is Treasurer of the East New York Community Land Trust Board of Directors, and Debra Ayck is the Board’s Secretary. The Land Trust held a press conference on May 21st at which they released their report entitled "Black Paper: Redistributing the land resources of the NYPD.” They join us from Brooklyn, New York. John Parker is a member of the Socialist Unity party and a senatorial candidate on the Peace and… […]

East New York Community Land Trust Reports on NYPD Use of Vacant Land Authors Black Agenda Radio with Margaret Kimberley bareditors Fri, 05/27/2022 – 08:14 Black Agenda Report · East New York Community Land Trust Reports on NYPD Use of Vacant Land Boris Santos is Treasurer of the East New York Community Land Trust Board of Directors, and Debra Ayck is the Board’s Secretary. The Land Trust held a press conference on May 21st at which they released their report entitled "Black Paper: Redistributing the land resources of the NYPD.” They join us from Brooklyn, New York. African America US… […]

John Parker's Fact-finding Trip to Russia and Ukraine Authors Black Agenda Radio with Margaret Kimberley bareditors Fri, 05/27/2022 – 08:09 Black Agenda Report · John Parker's Fact-finding Trip to Russia and Ukraine John Parker is a member of the Socialist Unity party and a senatorial candidate on the Peace and Freedom party ticket in California. He just returned from a fact-finding trip to Russia and Ukraine. He is also a member of Black Alliance for peace. He joins us from Los Angeles. Margaret Kimberley and John Parker will discuss Russia and Ukraine in a webinar entitled "Eyewitness Donbass and Russia", on Sunday,… […]

Greenville, North Carolina Organizer Explains Significance of African Liberation Day Authors Black Agenda Radio with Margaret Kimberley bareditors Fri, 05/27/2022 – 08:03 Black Agenda Report · Greenville, North Carolina Organizer Explains Significance of African Liberation Day Mapinduzi is a Greenville, North Carolina community organization dedicated to advancing political education. Mapinduzi is planning African Liberation Day events on Saturday, May 28. We spoke to Dedan Waciuri in Greenville. Africa African America International Dedan Waciuri […]

Black Agenda Radio May 20, 2022 Authors Black Agenda Radio with Margaret Kimberley bareditors Fri, 05/20/2022 – 08:14 Black Agenda Report · Black Agenda Radio May 20, 2022 Dr. Marsha Coleman-Adebayo is the author of No Fear: A Whistleblower’s Triumph Over Corruption and Retaliation at the EPA. She is president of the Bethesda African Cemetery Coalition and one of the hosts of the WPFW program, What’s At Stake. She recently spoke at a rally held at the Department of Justice, calling for freedom for Julian Assange. She joins us from Bethesda, Maryland. Alyson Jones and her mother Janet Jones operate… […]

Defending Julian Assange Authors Black Agenda Radio with Margaret Kimberley bareditors Fri, 05/20/2022 – 08:01 Black Agenda Report · Defending Julian Assange Dr. Marsha Coleman-Adebayo is the author of No Fear: A Whistleblower’s Triumph Over Corruption and Retaliation at the EPA. She is president of the Bethesda African Cemetery Coalition and one of the hosts of the WPFW program, What’s At Stake. She recently spoke at a rally held at the Department of Justice, calling for freedom for Julian Assange. She joins us from Bethesda, Maryland. International Wikileaks […]

Fight Back News

Tampa, FL – Over 50 Tampa community members attended their city council meeting May 26 to demand immediate action to address the housing crisis. People’s Council Tampa and Florida Rising mobilized to demand more funding for rental assistance, right to counsel for tenants, a landlord registry, and an office of tenant advocacy that would help tenants with legal issues around their leases or landlord. Over 20 people spoke in the public comment period, many of whom also spoke at the February 24 city council meeting. Tampa residents voiced their frustration at the lack of action in the past three months… […]

St. Paul, MN – On May 26 at 9:45 a.m., more than 420 Planned Parenthood staff across the five-state North Central States Region of Planned Parenthood filed union cards with the NLRB signed by a majority of their coworkers seeking a union election to become members of SEIU Healthcare Minnesota and Iowa. The election filing includes all non-management employees throughout Minnesota, Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota and Nebraska. Many of the workers provide direct care including abortion services, and others work in education, outreach and office services, and other types of work. The workers requested voluntary recognition from Planned Parenthood… […]

Los Angeles, CA – In a historic move, the Civilian Oversight Commission voted in favor of a resolution to support a charter amendment giving the LA Board of Supervisors, the Civilian Oversight Commission (COC) and Office of Inspector General stronger oversight of the LA County Sheriff's Department. The vote also included the ability of the Board of Supervisors to remove a Sheriff for misconduct. Members of Centro CSO, impacted families of police killings, Black Lives Matter-LA, the ACLU, and Check the Sheriffs Coalition joined the meeting and spoke in favor of the Board of Supervisors placing a November 2022 ballot… […]

Los Angeles, CA – On May 21, over 50 people gathered in the city of Bellflower, in the southeastern region of LA county, to demand justice for Edgar Ortiz. Oritz, who was 32 years old, was shot and killed by a member of the LA County Lakewood Sheriff's Station on March 3, in front of his family, during a mental health crisis. The protest began with a rally at Edgar Ortiz’s home with a large turnout with impacted families from around LA who have lost their loved ones to police violence. The family’s attorney, Angel Carrasco, attended and provided logistical… […]

Baton Rouge, LA – On May 24 at 3 p.m., protesters held the floor of the Louisiana Capitol lobby to defend transgender youth. They demanded that Governor Edwards veto SB 44, a bill that would ban trans girls from playing sports. Republicans pushed the bill through the House and Senate with significant support from Democrats. The action also demanded a stop to the Don’t Say Gay bill and the ban on gender-affirming medical care for youth. These two other pieces of anti-LGBTQ legislation did not make it as far in the legislature because of mass marches, phone calls, lobbying and… […]

Appleton, WI – On May 14, Fox Valley Food Not Bombs, a coalition of progressive Appleton residents, and Appleton Students for Democratic Society (SDS) organized a rally to safeguard the reproductive rights of women and others capable of giving birth across the country. This event was held in response to a leaked Supreme Court majority draft, which concedes that Roe and Casey must be overruled. The event was attended by more than 20 people and it was directed by various speakers, all of whom are directly affected by the ongoing crisis. Madi Jones, a member of Appleton SDS, not only… […]

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