Program Schedule 20 Aug. 2014:
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Special Feature on Ferguson, Mo. from "Final Straw" as broadcast 18 August Ashville FM Community Radio. (58 MIN.) - from their summary: "This week we talk to Luka, a white anarchist from St. Louis who's been going to Ferguson and meeting folks and being in the streets with them, building relationships. Ferguson is a majority black city whose police force is 94% white. Luka talks about their experience of conversation with and struggle alongside of folks from a personal more than political standpoint, across racial lines. Luka gives a narrative of the days between the shooting of Mike Mike through Friday evening (08/15/14), when we spoke. There's discussion of police and protest tactics and how they've changed in the face of a week of gassing and rubber bullets met with molotovs and rocks."
The Taylor Report as aired 18 Aug. 2014, from Toronto, Canada community radio: "We are joined by Norman Otis Richmond, veteran of the struggle against racism on this continent. ... Richmond reminds us that Missouri had a long history of legal segregation. Richmond makes clear that Black leaders have to avoid the role of “buffer” for the White power structure of state and federal governments, and that it is time to resume the struggle for affirmative action to correct injustice that began with slavery.
Also check out the web article "It's Not Just Ferguson: Austin (Tx) Police Brutality" by Sharona Coutts, Dir. of Investigations & Research for RH Reality Check.
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