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In solidarity with thousands of RISE events around the world, on September 8, Louisianans will RISE for Cancer Alley to demand local leaders commit to taking meaningful climate action now. Angela Kinlaw (New Orleans Peoples' Assembly) and Renate Heurich (350 NOLA) join us in the studio to discuss the event and what it means for Louisiana -- a oil state with a deep legacy of environmental, racial, and economic injustice. [43:32 min; 16.4 MB]
Amy Stelly, Treme resident, designer and water and human rights activist joined WTUL News and Views to discuss on going issues with the New Orleans Recreation Development Commission (NORDC) and its habitual marginalizing of tax-paying residents. Adult swimmers recently ran into problems with having access to the Treme Community Center pool as well as health and transportation issues.
On today's Hard Knock Radio program on KPFA, Davey D interviews long-time activist and community organizer Tony Coleman of OneFam and Bikes 4 Life. Tony addresses their fight to stay in West Oakland after being threatened with eviction. He declares that they will fight to the very end and not take it lying down, the loss of the last visible spot where the community can come together and share Black culture in West Oakland.
(audio 59:58) Ben McBride discusses developing a new Police Conduct Bill. And later Tony Coleman of OneFam / Bikes 4 Life talks about their fight to stay in West Oakland. ---------------- Hard Knock Radio is a drive-time Hip-Hop talk show on KPFA (94.1fm @ 4-5 pm Monday-Friday), a community radio station without corporate underwriting. Hosts Davey D and Anita Johnson give voice to issues ignored by the mainstream while planting seeds for social change.
13 Congressional District write-in candidate Laura Wells is challenging the corporate funded Democratic Party from the left next Tuesday (11 min.)
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