Archive for July, 2007

Jul 30 2007

Radical Day in History – 07/30/07

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… about Abraham Lincoln’s “Eye for eye” order.

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Jul 30 2007

July 30, 2007

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“If I didn’t define myself for myself, I would be crunched into other people’s fantasies for me and eaten alive.” — Audre Lorde …

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Jul 27 2007

Weekly Digest – 07/27/07

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Our weekly edition is a nationally syndicated one-hour digest of the best of our daily coverage.

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This week on Uprising:

* Cuba and Fidel, One Year Later
* Immigrant Woman Seeks Sanctuary in Church
* Scandal Over Food Imports from China Continues
* Remembering the McKinney Homeless Assistance Act
* Empire Notes on Ryan Crocker’s Recent Comments on Iraq

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Jul 27 2007

Know What I Mean?

Michael Eric DysonGUEST: Michael Eric Dyson, author of “Know What I Mean? Reflections on Hip Hop” and Professor of Theology, English, and African American Studies at Georgetown University

The topic of hip hop as a means of social and political expression is something we have covered often on Uprising. Ever since it’s inception in the 1970s in New York’s West Bronx, Hip …

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Jul 27 2007

Black Agenda Report on Barack Obama

Black Agenda Report,Commentaries | Published 27 Jul 2007, 9:35 am | Comments Off on Black Agenda Report on Barack Obama -

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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 about Barack Obama. Visit www.blackagendareport.com for more information.

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Jul 27 2007

July 27th, 2007

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“Find out just what a people will submit to, and you have found out the exact amount of injustice and wrong which will be imposed upon them; and these will continue till they are resisted with either words or blows, or with both.” – Frederick Douglass …

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Jul 27 2007

Radical Day in History – 7/27/07

Feature Stories | Published 27 Jul 2007, 9:35 am | Comments Off on Radical Day in History – 7/27/07 -

… about The Chicago Race Riot of 1919 .

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Jul 26 2007

Remembering the McKinney Homeless Assistance Act

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Stewart McKinneyGUEST: Maria Foscarinis, Executive Director of The National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty and one of the primary architects of the Mckinney Act

This past Sunday was the 20th anniversary of the Stewart B McKinney Homeless Assistance Act. Named after the Republican Congressman Stewart B McKinney, the act emphasized emergency measures, transitional measures …

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Jul 26 2007

Fidel and Cuba: One Year Later

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Raul CastroGUEST: Sujatha Fernandes, Assistant Professor of Sociology at Queens College and author of the book, “Cuba Represent: Cuban Arts, State Power, and the Making of New Revolutionary Cultures”

The “Granma International” newspaper of Cuba reported yesterday that Raul Castro would give the public address at the annual celebration of the July 26th Moncada barrack …

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Jul 26 2007

Filipino Nanny Faces Deportation

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pilipino workers centerGUEST: “Flor,” a Filipino nanny who faces deportation, interviewed by KPFK reporter, Leilani Albano

Since 1996, more than 4,000 Filipinos have been deported from the United States. Following the 9/11 attacks, the rate of deportations has dramatically increased. More recently, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has systematically targeted immigrant communities across the …

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