60 minutes | Aug 4, 2015

Black August, Demonizing the Panthers and Cecil The Lion non-controversy

Download PodcastTune in for an hour of news, information and commentary on the issue of Political Prisoners held by the US government. Yesterday was the start of Black August 2015 which is a time to study, education and outreah about our history and current condition under the oppression of a racist government built on the stolen with stolen bodies. Read more about Black August. Soledad Brother John Clutchette who was a comrade of George Jackson at California's Soledad Prison is asking for help. With the movement growing to remove not only the Confederate Flag which was removed from SC state house grounds, but the movement to remove monuments to racists, enslavers, mass murderers and land thieves has right wing racists attempting to have historical markers recognizing the social programs of the Black Panther Party. Of course these racists are using disinformation to paint the Panthers as a racist organization. Read more about these racist acts to distort the Panther's legacy. In the midst of the outrage towards a white dentist who killed and slaughtered a lion named Cecil in Zimbabwe, some people are outraged that so many people care about this crime and are suggesting that there is no outrage for all the senseless killings of Black people by police in the United States. Is there any merit to the claim? Lets briefly discuss it. This weeks Political Prisoner Birthdays:Eric King 27090045 CCA Leavenworth 100 Highway Terrace Leavenworth, Kansas 66048Bill Dunne #10916-086 FCI Herlong P.O. Box 800 Herlong, CA 96113Debbie Sims Africa #006307 SCI Cambridge Springs 451 Fullerton Avenue Cambridge Springs, Pennsylvania 16403Dr. Mutulu Shakur #83205-012 USP Victorville Post Office Box 3900 Adelanto, California 92301  Political Prisoner & Prisoner of War Birthday Calendar provided by nycabc.wordpress.com. Support Independent Black Media, Make A Donation Today!
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