|Show||Black Agenda Radio|
|Broadcast Title||Barack 'Insane' Obama, Stand Our Ground Week, Excessive Sentencing, Mumia, Obama Lets Mass Killers of Africans Off Hook|
|Summary||Global Capitalist Champion Barack 'Insane' Obama|
"If African people are going to be free, it's going to be because we've made a revolution," said Omali Yeshitela, chairman of the African People's Socialist Party (APSP), at its headquarters in St. Petersburg, Florida.
Marissa Alexander Supporters to Hold "Stand Our Ground Week"
Supporters of Marissa Alexander, the Black mother sentenced to a long prison term for using a firearm to warn off an attack by her estranged husband, will hold a "Stand Our Ground Week" in Jacksonville, Florida, July 25 through August 1.
Beyond Innocence: Excessive Sentencing
The Beyond Innocence Project - not to be confused with Barry Scheck's Innocence Project -is a national coalition of family members of imprisoned people.
Millions Press for Internet Neutrality
"It,s the plutocrats versus the people," said Kevin Zeese, of Popular Resistance, assessing the battle to keep the Federal Communications Commission from turning the Internet over to huge corporations. Millions of people have registered their outrage and demanded that the FCC treat the Internet as a "common carrier," like a public utility.
Mumia: Palestinian "David" versus Israeli Goliath
The story of David and Goliath depicted the biblical Jews as underdogs, but the opposite is true in today's Middle East, said Mumia Abu Jamal, America's best known political prisoner. "Israel has the most powerful military in the region, and Palestine - an occupied people, a captive people - is David," said Abu Jamal, in a report for Prison Radio. "David has little more than a stone and a prayer."
Obama Lets Mass Killers of Africans Off Hook
The Obama administration claims it will sanction all those guilty of destabilizing the Democratic Republic of Congo, where at least six million people have died since 1996. However, Kambale Musavuli, of Friends of Congo, said the administration is only going after "small time players" and giving immunity to high officials of Rwanda and Uganda, the U.S. allies most culpable in the slaughter. Obama's Africa policy, said Musavuli, "is even worse than the Republicans, bringing AFRICOM onto the continent, supporting 'strong men' and inviting dictators to the White House."