ShowReparations in Action!
Broadcast TitleCity of African Resistance from 1996 to 2016:The struggle for Black Community Control of the Police continues! An interview with Chimurenga Waller
Broadcast Date2016-05-29
Record Date2016-05-29
SummaryThis Sunday at 1pm on Reparations In Action, host Jamie Simpson plays clips from, "The Battle of St. Pete and the struggle for Black Power 1996 - 1998" a short documentary about the St. Pete police murder of 18 year old TyRon Lewis, the ensuing rebellions and assault of the Uhuru House on November 13th, 1996. Featured guests Chimurenga Waller and Penny Hess will walk us through the struggle of 1996 and how it is directly connected to the current campaigns to win justice and reparations to the families of Dominique Battle, Laniya Miller and Ashaunti Butler who were chased and rammed into a pond where they drowned at the hands of the Pinellas County Sheriff on March 31st, 2016. What is our role as white people in solidarity with the black community?