ShowAfrica Live
Broadcast TitleTaking it to the Streets in St. Pete / Coming To America / This Moment in History
Broadcast Date2013-11-24
Record Date2013-11-24
SummaryAfrican International hosted by Dedan Sankara begins with: Taking it to the Streets in St. Pete - interviews with community residents of St. Petersburg, FL and members of InPDUM regarding the recent string of police violence against Africans - InPDUM President Diop Olugbala, APSP National Office of Recruitment and Membership Chimurenga Waller, and Debbie Newkirk, whose brother Anthony was shot 6 times by Pinellas County sheriff's deputy. Anthony Newkirk is being denied bail and medical attention as he remains in jail with open wounds. Next in Coming To America, we talk with Fenty Tholley, Chair of African People's Socialist Party - Sierra Leone as he speaks on the conditions in Sierra Leone, his introduction to African Internationalism, and his experience on being an African in America. The show concludes with, This Moment In History, a pre-recorded interview with African Socialist International Chairman Omali Yeshitela. We will discuss the public studies of the Political Report, the upcoming 6th Congress of the African People's Socialist Party in St. Petersburg Florida December 7th -11th, the recent press conference by the International People's Democratic Uhuru Movement highlight three separate cases of police violence in St. Petersburg, Florida; Friday November 22, 2013 marks the 50-year anniversary of US President John Fitzgerald Kennedy assassination in Dallas, Texas. The mantle of being Kennedy is touted by every us democratic presidents Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton, and Barack Hussein Obama and the idealism of Camelot is heralded as a symbol of American greatness - the Chairman offers alternative perspective on the legacy of Kennedy. The segment concludes with Yeshitela discussing the recent findings by Swiss researchers that the 2004 death of Palestinian National Authority, President Yasser Arafat was a political assassination by chemical poisoning.