Archive for April, 2007

Apr 30 2007

LA Riots Special: Voices from the Past

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Rodney King Riots

On April 29th 1992, a predominantly white jury acquitted four LAPD officers in the videotaped beating of a black man named Rodney King. That evening existing unrest in Los Angeles, sparked by the verdict, resulted in the outbreak of an all-out riot that lasted five days. A total of 53 people died: …

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Apr 30 2007

LA Riots Special: Exclusive Interview with Travielle J Craig

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Rodney King RiotsGUESTS: Travielle J Craig, inmate at Lancaster Prison, Janice Cosey, Travielle’s mother

While thousands were arrested on charges of assault, arson, and vandalism over several days, only three people were ever convicted of murder. A minor was charged with the murder of 65 year old Juana Espinosa and given a two year sentence …

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Apr 30 2007

LA Riots Special: LA’s Economy Then and Now

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GUESTS: Marqueece Harris-Dawson, Executive Director of the Community Coalition, Edward Park, Director and Associate Professor at the Asian Pacific American Studies Program at Loyola Marymount University

Presidential candidate Barack Obama addressed South Central’s First AME Church on the 15th anniversary of what the LA Times called “the nation’s most violent modern civil uprising.” According to …

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Apr 30 2007

April 30th, 2007

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“The riot is the language of the unheard.” – Martin Luther King Jr. …

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Apr 29 2007

Tom Morello Interview – A One Man Musical Revolution

A One Man Musical Revolution

(Originally published on Znet, April 29th, 2007)

Former Rage Against the Machine and Audioslave guitarist Tom Morello embarks on a revolutionary solo mission as “The Nightwatchman.”

Musician and political activist Tom Morello has just released his first solo album, “One Man Revolution,” as his alter ego, “The Nightwatchman.” Perhaps best known for his innovative guitar solos and heavy rock riffs, Tom Morello turns to his acoustic guitar on “One Man …

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Apr 27 2007

Weekly Digest – 04/27/07

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This week on Uprising:

* Boris Yeltsin’s Real Legacy
* Empire Notes on “De-Iraqification”
* Govt Agencies Impact Media Access
* Black Agenda Report on Barack Obama and Dennis Kucinich
* One Man Revolution: Tom Morello’s Newest Project

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Apr 27 2007

¡Ask a Mexican! An Uprising Exclusive

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GUEST: Gustavo Arellano, award winning columnist at the OC Weekly and contributing editor at the Los Angeles Times

Was there ever anything you wanted to know about Mexicans, but were too politically correct to ask? For two years now, Gustavo Arellano of the OC Weekly has fielded numerous questions from readers about Mexicans in his notorious …

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Apr 27 2007

Organizers Plan May Day Immigrant Solidarity Events in So Cal

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May DayGUESTS: Aquilina Soriano-Versoza, Director of Filipino Workers Center, Alma Castro, local youth activist, currently working with the March 25th Coalition, Lee Siu-Hin, National Coordinator of the National Immigrant Solidarity Network, also with Action-LA, Carolina Sarmiento, El Centro Cultural de Mexico

On May 1st last year, hundreds of thousands of immigrants, immigrant advocates, and …

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Apr 27 2007

New Standard Finally Shuts Down

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The New standardGUEST: Brian Domanick, collective member at the New Standard

The New Standard, an independent, non-profit, and commercial free online newspaper, published its last edition today. The five staffers who form the collective of journalists that manage The New Standard came to the conclusion that they could no longer continue without a greater …

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Apr 27 2007

Black Agenda Report on Barack Obama and Dennis Kucinich

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GUEST: Glen Ford is a writer and radio commentator and the Executive Editor of The Black Agenda Report

This week’s commentary is on Barack Obama and Dennis Kucinich. Visit www.blackagendareport.com for more information.

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