Activist RadioAuthor: Fred Nagel
26 Jun 2019

Activist Radio

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Activist Radio is a weekly program broadcast on WVKR, 91.3 in Poughkeepsie, NY. We play music and interview those interested in peace and justice issues.

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    Activist Radio Jun. 20

    Very soon, the federal government sent troops to break the strikes, and the judiciary sentenced the union leaders to six months in prison for the charge of conspiring to halt the free flow of mail.

  • Posted on 21 Jun 2019

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    Activist Radio Jun. 13

    Marshall considered himself part of the white power structure in America, as did Barack Obama. Did their public service actually help Black people? Only a more honest look at the Jim Crow history of our nation can provide these answers.

  • Posted on 14 Jun 2019

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    Activist Radio Jun. 6

    Dick Gregory was one of those Black leaders who focused on crossover issues like Indigenous rights, South African apartheid, and prison reform. Like all great leaders in the 1960s, he was color blind when it came to standing up for human rights.

  • Posted on 07 Jun 2019

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    Activist Radio May 30

    Memorial Day started as a tribute to all soldiers, in the hope that young men and women would never have to die again in the future. How idealistic that seems to be now as the U.S. conducts wars all over the globe, sending its troops to fight and die for oil, gas, uranium, and gold.

  • Posted on 31 May 2019

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    Activist Radio May 23

    We look at Black community activism in the city of Poughkeepsie, NY. What are the goals and what have been the accomplishments?

  • Posted on 24 May 2019

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