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Leid Stories—Dr. Gerald Horne Looks At Some Spotty Contemporary Issues Through the Lens of History—05.10.18

Historian and prolific author Gerald Horne, Ph.D., looks at a few contemporary issues and events, domestic and global, through the lens of history. Horne, the John J. and Rebecca Moores Chair of History and African American Studies at the University of Houston, regularly decodes complex social, political and economic issues on Leid Stories. He has written more than 30 books and 100 scholarly papers …

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Leid Stories—Probes of Police Killings of Stephon Clark (Sacramento) and Saheed Vassell (Brooklyn) Follow Familiar Path—04.12.18

Leid Stories follows up on two controversial police killings—the killing of Stephon Clark, 22, by two Sacramento Police Department officers on March 8, and the killing of Saheed Vassell, 34, by four New York Police Department officers in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn on April 4. The families of both men contacted well-known civil-rights leader the Rev. Alfred Sharpton in …

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Black Agenda Radio – 04.09.18

Welcome to the radio magazine that brings you news, commentary and analysis from a Black Left perspective. I’m Glen Ford, along with my co-host Nellie Bailey. Coming up: a Black activist announces her campaign for the U.S. senate, at a Black is Back Coalition electoral politics school in St. Louis; a Black prosecutor in Virginia explains why its important to make cops accountable when they …

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Leid Stories—Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Is Alive and Well, If We Make It So!—03.04.18

He was “on the job” in Memphis, Tenn., on April 4, 1968, rallying support for some 1,300 Black city sanitation workers two months into a tension-filled strike over unequal pay and poor and unsafe working conditions. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was to be the featured speaker at a church that evening, but King and a small group that came …

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Peace Talks Radio – 03.31.18

To mark the April 4, 50th anniversary of the death of Martin Luther King, Jr., we present three key speeches of American civil rights leader and Nobel Peace Laureate Dr. Martin Luther King Junior,excerpted and commented on by two leading King scholars – including the one he gave the night before his murder in 1968.

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Solartopia Green Power and Wellness Hour – 03.29.18

We’re joined in SOLARTOPIA by the great writer/activist / film critic  ED RAMPELL. Ed is lead organizer for a major upcoming event celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, to take place at the legendary Will Geer Theater in Topanga Canyon, California this coming July 28. Ed recently organized a major four-hour event commemorating the Hollywood Blacklist which is now being featured at …

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Leid Stories—Emptying Detroit: Trump’s Anti-Mexican Forced-Repatriation Policy; 36,000 New Foreclosure Notices Set to Rid the City of ‘Undesirables’—01.23.18

Fifty years after Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference announced a nationwide mobilization to back up a demand for real justice and equality for all, a revived “Poor People’s Campaign” today issues the battle cry again, the Trump administration specifically in its crosshairs. As Leid Stories reports, the Poor People’s Campaign may have lost momentum …

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Leid Stories—Taking Inventory on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day—01.16.18

President spent Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day golfing at his Mar-a-Lago resort in West Palm Beach, Fla. He decided to avoid the inconvenience of having to explain further his derogatory and racist comments about immigrants from Haiti and the African continent. Some hapless members of his cabinet took on ceremonial duties in his stead, and daughter-in-law Lara Trump issued …

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The Conspiracy Guy – 12.14.17

Conspiracy Guy Show #54: Celebration over the Democrat upset victory in Alabama may be short lived, since multiple sources are reporting that the election was marred by voter fraud, including proof of solicitations of black voters in nearby-states to cross over to vote against the child molester, Roy Moore. The Alabama Supreme Court, incredibly, overruled a lower courts decree that …

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Leid Stories—U.S. Foreign Policy and A World of Trouble—08.02.17

Historian and political scientist Dr. Gerald Horne discusses some of the major trouble spots in the world today and their connections to U.S. foreign policy and globalist agendas. Horne is the John J. and Rebecca Moores Chair of History and African American Studies at the University of Houston. A prolific author, he has written more than 30 books and 100 scholarly …