COVID Race and Democracy Press Release 20200619
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Monday, June 15, 2020 – from KPFK
In today’s edition of COVID, Race, and Democracy from KPFK: we hear from co-founder of Black Lives Matter Los Angeles, Dr. Melina Abdullah, political prisoner, journalist and Black Panther Mumia Abu Jamal, physician and epidemiologist Dr. MarcAlain Dery, scholar and activist Johanna Fernandez, and from activist Ralph Poynter, among many other voices from the streets of New York. We also have a report from Alaska about the impact of Covid on local communities. This and much more.
Tuesday, June 16, 2020 – from WPFW
In today’s edition of COVID, Race, and Democracy from WPFW: Sebi Medina-Tayac, Piscataway Nation, I. Chris Stewart, Esq., Esther Iverem, Drs. Mark Dery and Eric Griggs, Mumia Abu Jamal, Steve Zeltzer, Nick Cannon, “I Can’t Breathe” Elijah Blake, “Hanging Tree” and comedian Trevor Noah.
Wednesday, June 17, 2020 – from KPFA
In today’s edition of COVID, Race, and Democracy from KPFA:
Patrisse Cullors, co-founder of Black Lives Matter and Andrea Ritchie, a police misconduct attorney talk about police violence.
HARD KNOCK RADIO takes to the streets of Oakland to hear voices of protests and speaks to police reform activists about what it will take to improve police departments.
Kimberley Crenshaw discusses the impact of COVID-19 on communities of color and Dr. John Swartzberg explores what the coronavirus landscape could look like in the coming months as states continue to reopen.
Thursday, June 18, 2020 – from WBAI
Today’s edition is presented by Pacifica’s New York Station, WBAI. We look at killings by police reminiscent of lynchings of the past. We hear from a community member who was accosted by NYPD officers during a protest in Brooklyn. Sapphire speaks out on racism and policing in the time of COVID-19. And Professor Michio Kaku debunks myths about COVID–All this and more.
Friday, June 19, 2020 – from KPFT
Today’s edition of COVID, Race, & Democracy is dedicated to Juneteenth, the celebration of the resistance of the enslaved people of African descent. Host Akua holt talks to the esteemed scholar and author Dr. Gerald Horne, as well as to scholar and activist Sam Collins. Participation from WPFW in Washington, DC, and many other special guests.