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Leid Stories—Winnie Madikizela Mandela Dies at 81: What Manner of Woman?—04.03.18

Download this episode (right click and save) Winnie Madikizela Mandela, who died yesterday afternoon at a hospital in Johannesburg after a long illness, will be honored with a state funeral on April 14, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced yesterday. The announcement touched off new waves of emotion over whether such an honor should be bestowed on the nation’s former first lady, a …

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Black Agenda Radio – 03.23.15

“Liberal” Israeli Zionists Hoped to Prolong the Farce of Negotiations. Hillary’s Missing Emails Hide Her and Bill’s Haiti Corruption. In Johannesburg and Ferguson, Black Lives Matter. Mumia: “Homicides of Black People are Always “Justifiable”. Prison Radio Targeted. Tivoli Gardens Victims Demand Reparations. Daughter of Hit Squad Victim Blames Rwanda’s Paul Kagame.

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Danny Schechter, the News Dissector, Dies in NYC at 72

Danny Schechter, one of America’s best known, most talented, and effective progressive leaders renowned for his activism, and ground-breaking media making, died Thursday, March 19th in New York City, of pancreatic cancer. Known as the “News Dissector” from his days at Boston radio station WBCN [3], Schechter was truly a renaissance progressive — with a long list of achievements and creative endeavors.  He is probably best …