Last week, President Obama reached his first 100 days in office, triggering a media flurry of speculation about how well he's doing. Communities of color - already hurting before the lastest round of troubles - have been measuring up the new president as well. Is President Obama pushing to create justice for all or is he too bogged down in the legacy of his predecessor? What should we be doing to push the president down the path of racial equity?
Elaine Cha sounds off in her Angry APA Minute. The Angry APA Minute is a chance for members of the APA Community to express their thoughts on any subject that's bugging them at the moment. Folks interested in being considered for an upcoming Angry APA Minute can contact us through the KBOO website at kboo.fm/apacompass or by email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Producer Nora Barrows Friedman presents a special report from occupied Palestine on Israel and the practice of apartheid in Palestine. She speaks with Hazem Jamjoum of Badil Resource Center for Palestinian Residency and Refugee Rights.source Center for Palestinian Residency and Refugee Rights
On 10/04/2002 Patrice Lumumba Ford was arrested along with 3 other suspects of the Portland Seven in Portland, Oregon. He was accused of traveling overseas in a conspiracy to wage war against the United States, provide material support and resources to Al Qaeda and contribute services to Al Qaeda and the Taliban.
On 12/02/2003 Patrice Lumumba Ford was sentenced, in a plea bargain, to 18 years imprisonment.
30 miles from the nearest town,
hidden in the Louisiana hills, traveling along a long
twisting road at a dead end you will find Angola, a former plantation now a prison the size of Manhattan which is unlike any other known at this point in time.