This is Dedon Kamathi with tonights edition of Freedom Now. . We were pre-empted last week due to the fund drive and no notification was provided. We apologize. Our agenda for this Tues August 24,2010 will kick off with Brotha Mateef presenting the Raising The Bars Political prisoner segment paying Tribute to the European revolutionary Marylyn Buck the John Brown of the Black Power movement who gave her life for the struggle of African people . A role model for so called progressive Europeans. . Dr.Obeng will give a overview of his upcoming lecture on “We are all African Exposing the Negative Influences of the Judeo-Christian-Islamic Religions on Africans people” at Krist Unity Center. . We will follow with an interview with Najite of the Olugun Posse a member of Fela Anikulapo Kuti world renowned Afro-Beat movement He will share a non-revisionist , a non-European view of probably the greatest revolutionary musician in the history of Africa especially against Neo-colonialism in Africa. We will close out with Part 2 of our special on West Papua a mysterious land , a forgotten land whose African people who have been colonized by the Dutch and presently by the fascist Indonesia regime. . Harold Green from the West Papua Action Network with gives a brief review of their history and we will address the political economy of the genocide that is presently occurring.
We have an exciting music mix including Bob Marley, Zap Mama, Fela & Najite,Sundiata, Zizzla, Ambesak.So stay tune and remember tonight’s program can be reheard for the next 90 days at KPFK.org audio archives scroll to Freedom Now. So stay tune and remember as always until we cross over and in the after life we stand ready for the revolution.
Fela Tribute: 6510 Santa Monica BAlvd. Los Angeles, Friday 08.27.2010 w/Najite
Harold Green-West Papua 323-291-4114
Obeng: Khrist Unity sunday 08.29.2010