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: The United States has tens of thousands of nuclear weapons, and North Korea only has a handful, but the U.S. claims that North Korea is the greatest danger to world peace; and, author and historian Paul …
The Government’s Plans to expand civil asset forfeiture John Whitehead is a civil attorney and author who has written, debated and practiced widely in the area of constitutional law and human rights for the the persecuted and oppressed. In 1982 he founded The Rutherford Institute, a non-profit civil liberties and human rights organization headquartered in Charlottesville, Virginia. The Institute provides legal services …
This is Black Agenda Radio, a weekly hour of African American political thought and action The American Civil Liberties Union says the sheriff’s department in Madison County, Mississippi, has turned the jurisdiction into a “Constitution-free zone” for Black people, who are systematically targeted for illegal stops, searches and arrests. ACLU staff attorney Joshua Tom says the Madison County Sheriff enforces …
Updates on Citibank says it favors the rich, French presidential elections, US college admissions favor the rich, injustice of US property tax system. Interview Dr. Harriet Fraad on economic and psychological causes of Trump’s election and Trump’s performance to date.
Dr. LOREN A. OLSON lived for decades the best way he knew how until he realized that yes, he was gay. Mark speaks with Dr. Olson about his new book FINALLY OUT: Letting Go of Living Straight and asks about his first marriage, how his children dealt learning that their father was gay to society’s ever slow developing acceptance of …
A Bowl of Soul Broadcast – 03-31-2017
Unstoppable -(FKJ Remix) – Lianne La Havas – R&B – 2015
Latin Lover – Masters At Work Featuring Stephanie Mills – R&B/House – 1999
Something For Nothing – Dusty Springfield – R&B – 1970
I’m Walking – Mary Mary – R&B/Gospel – 2011
He Holds His Own – The Supremes – R&B – 1965
Soul Girl – Jeanne & The Darlings – R&B – 1967
Honey Bee – Gloria Gaynor – R&B – 1975
Do You Love What You Feel – Chaka Khan – R&B/Funk – 1979
You Know How To Love Me – Phyllis Hyman – R&B – 1979
Lies- En Vogue – R&B/Funk – 1990
Together Forever – Lisette Melendez – R&B/Freestyle – 1991
President Donald Trump wants to make nice. It’s finally getting through to him that his presidential “brand” stinks and that he’s the main reason. It’s bad when your own party helps to defeat you in your first big-league battle. Clearly, Trump is in a bind.
It’s Day 3 of confirmation hearings for U.S. Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, who President Donald Trump has selected to fill the vacancy created by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia last year. With robust Republican support, Gorsuch seems poised to join the nation’s highest court. Republicans savored an earlier victory last year when they blocked consideration of President Barack Obama’s nominee, Merrick Garland, after a 247-day wait for a hearing that never materialized.
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The Hidden Hand – Threats to our Constitutional and Civil Rights Under Trump
The crushing Republican sweep of last year’s elections was no fluke or luck of the draw. It was political carnage. Democrats were looking to gain five seats to take back control of the U.S. Senate; they got just two. They won only six House seats; Republicans have a 241-194 majority. Democrats needed 30 seats to retake control of the House; …