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    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

    in Politics

    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: 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

    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: 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. 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: 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: 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. 

  • 02:59

    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. This program features our regular PANW reports on developments in Chad, Nigeria, Sudan and Libya. In the second hour we continue our commemoration of Women's History Month highlighting the contributions of African American poet Gwendolyn Brooks. Also a rare interview with Paul Robeson in 1958 will be highlighted focusing on the impact of the Cold War and the struggle for African American and African freedom. Finally in the third hour we present an interview with historian Herbert Aptheker who wrote extensively on African resistance to slavery as well as serving as the literary executor of Dr. W.E.B. Du Bois. This interview is conducted by historian William Loren Katz.

  • 02:59

    Pan-African Journal: Special Worldwide Radio Broadcast

    in Politics

    Listen to this special broadcast of the Pan-African Journal hosted by Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire. This program will present our regular PANW reports on developments surrounding the Nigerian national elections held over the weekend. In the second hour we conclude our commemoration of Women's History Month featuring excerpts from the speeches and interviews with Fannie Lou Hamer of SNCC and the MFDP. The final hour presents more history of the Civil Rights Movement with an extended presentatiion by SNCC and labor activist Betty Gorman Robinson. 

  • 02:59

    Pan-African Journal: Special Worldwide Radio Broadcast

    in Politics

    Listen to this special broadcast of the Pan-African Journal hosted by Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire. We present our regular PANW reports on developments in Sierra Leone, Egypt, Ferguson and other issues. The second hour focuses on several artists during the 1960s in rare archival interviews on the African American national question including Rosa Parks, Dorothy Dandridge, James Baldwin, Lorraine Hansberry, Langston Hughes and others. In the final hour we focus on the political legacy of Coretta Scott King and how she continued the struggle led by her husband after his martyrdom in April 1968 until her death in 2006. 

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