Alafia this is Brotha Dedon Kamathi with Freedom Now’s agenda for this Tues August 5, 2008. We are fortunate to have a very special guest . The former 12 term Congresswoman from Georgia and Green Party Presidential Candidate Cynthia McKinney in our studio who will present to you the listening audience her vision of a better United States and because of the Imperialist Hegemony of the US, her vision of a progressive role of the US in world affairs.
We will have our Raising the bars prison segment with an interviews with Khalil Meek President of the Muslim Legal Fund of America which is a new organization developed to protect the civil rights of Muslims of all nationalities in the United States in response to the increase profiling, harassment and frame-up of US citizens due to their religious beliefs.
Bill Wynn and Rashida will give us an overview of the up coming Los Angeles film festival.
The African Drum Beat Historical calendar with Dedon will raise our historical struggles to the forefront of today’s consciousness and following we will have a interview with Troy Nkrumah who is a steering committee member of the National Hip Hop Political Convention which convened last week in Las Vega to unify the disparate elements of the Hip Hop sub-culture into a broad and united voice to address critical issues facing our youth.
Zizzla the revolutionary Jamaican Dancehall artist will be discussing his upcoming concert in Long Beach and the philosophy of music and Pan Africanism.
Our last 25 minutes will be devoted to our special guest Presidential candidate Cynthia McKinney.
Our music mix will include:
Zap Mama Burning Spears
Watts Prophet\ Bassment
Zizzla Bob Marley
So chill out , relax for Freedom Now’s Pan African educational and music mix delivered to you by the Freedom Now postal service here at KPFK 907 fm in los angeles and 98. 7 fm in Santa Barabara as we slide into a oldies but goodies with the Marvellettes. Please Mr. Postman.
" Ready For The Revolution "
Contact Info For Guest
National Hip Hop Political Convention WWW.NHHPC.ORG
Muslim Legal Fund Of America: WWW.muslimlegalfund.org
Presidential Canidate For The Green Party: Cynthia McKinney: WWW.Runcynthiarun.org
Downtown Los Angeles Film Festival: WWW.Downtownfilmfest.com
11th Annual Caribbean Seabreeze Festival: 4901 East Carson St. Long Beach, Ca
Seabreezefest.net Sat. 8.10.09 12-10 PM