August 22, 2014 – Segment 5 – We discuss how Latin@s are viewing the uprising and police repression in Ferguson with Marisa Franco, Leader of the National Day Laborer Organizing Network’s Not One More Campaign.
August 22, 2014 – Segment 3 – We reflect on the 25th Anniversary of Director Spike Lee’s Do the Right Thing. We’re joined by author, filmmaker and Coppin State University professor D. Watkins; award-winning actor Roger Guenveur Smith, who played “Smiley” in Do the Right Thing; and WEAA’s own Carla Wills, Executive Producer of News and Public Affairs.
August 22, 2014 – Segment 2 – We’re joined for a special conversation by Martin Luther King III. We speak on the events in Ferguson, Missouri, following the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown by the Ferguson police.
August 22, 2014 – Segment 1 – Marc shares some of the events that happened on this day in history, including a 1791 slave revolt in Saint-Domingue, which marked the beginning a 12 year revolution that led to the formation of Haiti, the killing of Irish activist and politician Michael Collins, and the murder of Huey P. Newton.
August 21, 2014 – Segment 4 - We talk with Aura Bogado, contributor to The Nation and Colorlines’ News Editor and reporter, about her article: “Remembering 7 ‘Race Riots’ That Happened Exactly 50 Years Ago.”
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