African Liberation

Meron Wondwosen of the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement joined the Super Funky Soul Power Hour  to discuss Afrikan liberation, organizing in the Obama era and the politics of gender and sexuality. CLICK HERE TO HEAR THE SHOW!

Unity Brunch: Prison Pipeline

On October 25th, 2009, the New York chapter hosted a monthly Unity Brunch community forum on the Prison Pipeline and Youth Incarceration. Speakers Included: Tanisha Douglas- Worked with Children’s Defense Fund as well as on the Cradle to Prison Pipeline Campaign. Omawale Adewale- Executive Director of Grassroots Artists MovEment (G.A.M.E.). Has developed Alternatives To Incarceration … More Unity Brunch: Prison Pipeline

Tavis Smiley with Kali Akuno

A longtime community organizer, Kali Akuno is executive director of the People’s Hurricane Relief Fund and Oversight Coalition and director of the Stop the Demolition Coalition. He is calling for action opposing HUD’s plans to tear down four major public housing developments in New Orleans. Akuno previously worked with the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement and founded and directed the Oakland, CA-based School of Social Justice and Community Development. … More Tavis Smiley with Kali Akuno