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  • 02:59

    Pan-African Journal: Worldwide Radio Broadcast

    in Politics

    Listen to this edition of the Pan-African Journal hosted by Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire. We feature our regular PANW reports with dispatches on Yemen, the African migration crisis in the Mediterranean, the efforts by the South African government to curtail xenophobic violence, the African-Asian Summit in Indonesia and other issues. The second hour highlights an update on the medical emergency of United States political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal in an interview with his wife Wadiya. Also in the second hour we present a radio broadcast with host Abayomi Azikiwe aired earlier this week over Radio 786 in Cape Town, South Africa on the African migration crisis from the Mediterranean to RSA. In the final hour we will hear an audio documentary on the life, times and ideas of A. Phillip Randolph, the labor organizer and civil rights activist during the 20th century.

  • 02:59

    Pan-African Journal: Special Worldwide Radio Broadcast

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    Listen to this special edition of the Pan-African Journal hosted by Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire. This program brings to you our regular PANW reports with dispatches on the devastating earthquake in Nepal, the ongoing United States supported Saudi-GCC war against Yemen, an update on the health crisis of Pennsylvania political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal and the unfolding mass demonstrations in Baltimore demanding justice for the police killing of Freddie Gray. Our first guest will be Lee Patterson of the Baltimore People's Power Assembly discussing the political situation in this city where youth have taken to the streets in civil disobedience and rebellion. In the second hour we will welcome Toronto-based broadcaster and bluesologist Norman Otis Richmond examining the theme 'From Bandung to South-South: 1955-2015', reflecting on six decades since the historic African-Asian Summit and the recently-held commemorative gathering in Indonesia several days ago. The final hour features a broadcast from China Radio International presenting several perspectives on the Indonesian Summit marking the 60th anniversary of Bandung.

  • 02:58

    Pan-African Journal: Worldwide Radio Broadcast

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    Listen to this edition of the Pan-African Journal hosted by Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire. This program features our regular PANW reports with dispatches on the ongoing rebellions and mass demonstrations against racist repression in Baltimore and other cities around the United States. In the second hour we will provide an update on the medical emergency of U.S. political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal in Pennsylvania. Also we will highlight an audio documentary on Africa and World War I with a special focus on the East African state of Tanzania. 

  • 02:59

    Pan-African Journal: Worldwide Radio Broadcast

    in Politics

    Listen to this edition of the Pan-African Journal hosted by Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire. The program presents our regular PANW reports with features on the United States backed war against Yemen, the burgeoning political crisis over the upcoming elections in Burundi, international responses to the xenophobic attacks in South Africa, details of the lawsuit filed on behalf of the Moratorium NOW! Coalition in Detroit aimed at winning the right to protest against racism and austerity in the financial district. In the second hour we feature the Community Public Radio news hosted by Don DeBar featuring an interview with Abayomi Azikiwe on the current crisis surrounding the attacks on immigrants in South Africa. We also conclude the lecture by Craign Steven Wilder on the relationship between African slavery and the development of American education. The final segment of the program presents a rare archival audio file of Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro speaking at Harvard University in 1959.

  • 02:59

    Pan-African Journal: Special Worldwide Radio Broadcast

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    Listen to this special edition of the Pan-African Journal hosted by Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire. This broadcast presents our regular PANW reports with dispatches on developments in South Africa, Libya, Yemen and Detroit. The second hour continues the examination of the 150th anniversary of the conclusion of the Civil War through the presidency and assassination of Abraham Lincoln who was killed just five days after the surrender of the confederacy. We also look at a mid-twentieth century presidency of John F. Kennedy and his response to the Bay of Pigs invasion of Cuba in early 1961. An audio file of a press conference held by Kennedy to explain the efforts to topple the revolutionary government of Fidel Castro is presented along with a secret telephone conversation with his brother Robert Kennedy, then attorney general, attempting to manage the fallout after the failed counter-revolution in Cuba.

  • 02:59

    Pan-African Journal: Special Worldwide Radio Broadcast

    in Politics

    Listen to this special edition of the Pan-African Journal hosted by Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire. We feature our regular PANW reports examining developments in Yemen, Nigeria, Cuba and the memorial services for Walter Scott who was killed by a white police officer in North Charleston, South Carolina. The second hour presents part II of the interview with Robin Blackburn on Marx, Lincoln and the questions of slavery and the civil war in the United States. In the final segment we provide an archived lecture by Craig Steven Wilder on African slavery and American education.

  • 02:59

    Pan-African Journal: Worldwide Radio Broadcast

    in Politics

    Listen to this edition of the Pan-African Journal hosted by Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire. The program presents our regular PANW reports with features on Yemen, South Africa, Zimbabwe and the police killing of Walter Scott in North Charleston, South Carolina. In the second hour we examine the 150th anniversary of the conclusion of the Civil War (1861-1865) through an archived audio interview with Robin Blackburn on Marx and Lincoln on slavery and civil war. The final hour deals with the political and economic origins of the so-called American Revolution. An archived radio interview with historian Gerald Horne explores the Counter-Revolution of 1776 exposing the mythology surrounding the breaking away of the 13 colonies from the British Empire during the late 18th century. 

  • 02:01

    African Women Given Choice: Sterilization or Jail...Oppression Continues!

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    Join 'African On The Move' tonight, Sunday, April 12, 2015, from 7 - 9 PM EST. We will discuss some 'Hot Topics', but the major story for this program will be: 'Why African Women are given a choice to choose between 'Sterilization or Jail?' Join Us at 323-679-0841 or online at: www.blogtalkradio.com/africa-on-the-move

  • 00:35

    Keepers of Afrikan Tradition: Elegba Folklore Society

    in Culture

    Melanated Woman is proud to introduce to you, from Richmond, VA, the amazing,  Omilade Janine Bell, founding president and artistic director of Elegba Folklore Society. Elegba, from the Yoruba cosmology of West Africa, is an Orisa or intercessor who opens the roads, bringing clarity out of confusion. The Elegba Folklore Society is a year-round, lively celebration of African and African American culture. Enjoy art and imports in our cultural center. Sway with our performance company in the warmth and feel of an African village. Awaken YOUR spirit! Or, participate in a guided heritage tour along the trail of enslaved Africans and other notable sites. The Capital City Kwanzaa Festival, Down Home Family Reunion, a Celebration of African American Folk Life, and Juneteenth, A Freedom Celebration are events that have delighted audiences for 22 years. The Society offers the best in African Diasporic cultural experiences, promoting an understanding of the present by valuing the past.

  • 02:59

    Pan-African Journal: Worldwide Radio Broadcast

    in Politics

    Listen to this edition of the Pan-African Journal hosted by Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire. We will feature our regular PANW reports on developments in Yemen, Iran, South Africa, Detroit and the medical condition of political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal as well as other issues. In the second and third hours we feature commemorative segments on the 47th anniversary of the martyrdom of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on April 4, 1968. 

  • 02:59

    Pan-African Journal: Special Worldwide Radio Broadcast

    in Politics

    Listen to this special edition of the Pan-African Journal hosted by Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire. The program features our regular PANW reports highlighting updates on developments in Yemen, Kenya, Cuba and Libya. In the second hour we discuss United States-Latin American relations with National Network on Cuba representative Cheryl LaBash. Finally, the third hour continues our commemoration of the 47th anniversary of the martyrdom of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. We present archived recordings of a press conference held by the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) where Stokely Carmichael (later known and Kwame Ture) explains the political implications of the assassination of Dr. King on April 5, 1968 in Washington, D.C. In addition another archived recording of a memorial rally held in Central Park in New York City on the same day which presents a speech by the-then SNCC International Affairs Director James Forman calling for retribution in response to the assassination of Dr. King and other leaders.