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Black Agenda Radio – 04.17.17

This is Black Agenda Radio, a weekly hour of African American political thought and action.  Coming up: People that are sent to prison are supposed to be given back their freedom when they’ve served their time. But that doesn’t seem to apply to Black political prisoners, many of whom are now elderly and sick the Black Is Back Coalition for …

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LOA Today – 11.12.15

This week we complete our series of interviews with Joel Elston to-date. This was actually my second interview with Joel, taking place in October of 2014 just a few weeks after the untimely death of his adopted son. It’s a noteworthy interview because it not only focuses attention on his son’s death, but more importantly it shows how a grieving person can take steps to turn that grief into rememberances of love and appreciation for the departed person.

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Greg Grandin – Kissinger, the Bombardier

In April 2014, ESPN published a photograph of an unlikely duo: Samantha Power, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, and former national security adviser and secretary of state Henry Kissinger at the Yankees-Red Sox season opener. In fleece jackets on a crisp spring day, they were visibly enjoying each other’s company, looking for all the world like a twenty-first-century geopolitical …