Alafia ! This is Dedon Kamathi with Freedom Now’s agenda for this Tues April 13 we will address 3 topics. We will begin with “every day is African history day” with our African Drum Beat historical calendar. Here at Freedom Now were we big up the role of women in the liberation struggle. It is our objective to continue to nurture the warrior leadership and organizational skills of women who have provides so much in our march to a just world..
We will follow with a young Sista Keishiia Brunston who, from Compton, was traumatically terrorized by LA police department with the assassination of her uncle 24 year old Trey Brunston and rather be intimated she has been consistently organizing against LA PD.
Brotha Kwazi Nkrumah will follow with a continuation of discussion that we had at the 112 anniversary at Southwest College commemorating the birth of Paul Robeson. The thesis that since Barak Obama has been elected president their has been a convergence of various rights wing forces including the militia, Neo Nazi, Tea party activist and members of the Republican party. This thesis has been challenge by Brotha Kwazi so we will hear his point of view.
We will close out with a discussion will Gregory Evertt writer, producer and director of 41 & Central the untold story of the Southern California Chapter of the Black Panther Party together with Scott Brown author of “Fighting For US” former US member Wesley Kabilaya. While this film has stirred old embers of conflict between the Black Panther Party and the US organization it has also begun a healing process and we will discuss some of these issues..
Our music mix will include: Zap Mama, GG Dub, Erika Baydu, Watts Prophets,U-roy and the Ohio Players.
And take note Tonights program can be reheard and pass on by going to KPFK.org audio archives scroll to Freedom Now. You can also contact us at Freedomnow at KPFK.org. So put your thinking caps on for another journey into Freedom Now
And as always we stand ready for the revolution
Community Town Hall Forum 2 pm Sunday April 18 6120 Vermont Ave
Say No to Nazis Saturday April 17 at Noon. Triforium statue, Temple & Main at 10 am to form picket line around City Hall.