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Juneteenth Manifesto #6 - by Ser Seshsh Ab Heter-CM Boxley
Many enslaved persons ran away from their places of enslavement in Texas to freedom during the war and many others ran away and joined the Union Army, so stop telling people enslaved folks did not know about the emancipation proclamation until the Union Army showed up in Galveston Texas on June 19th, 1865 and read the general order number 3.
Posted: Thu May 14, 2015 8:07AM
Interview with LOUD Queer Youth Theater participants Latreece Reed, Nicky Cao, and Joriel (audio/mpeg 16.4MB) - by WTUL News and Views
Gahiji Barrow interviews members of LOUD, the Queer Youth Theater project based in New Orleans today. They discuss their upcoming performance, Pursuit of Justice, which will take place at the Mid City Theater this weekend. Also bring up topics of how queer youth interact with the police and feel about the police in New Orleans and what the group has brought to their lives.
Posted: Wed May 13, 2015 6:49AM
Philippines: Young progressives take the helm of Akbayan party leadership - by Akbayan - Citizens Action Party
Akbayan once again proves that progressive politics cuts across generations. With great pride, Akbayan members elected a significant number of young progressive activists to the Party Leadership at the recently concluded 6th Regular National Congress last 23-25th of April.
Posted: Sat May 9, 2015 6:15AM
WTUL news and views interviews Divest Tulane on their sit in (audio/mpeg 3.0MB) - by wtul news
Michael from Divest Tulane gives an update on the 4th day of a sit in in President Fitts' office by Divest Tulane students, calling upon the president to support the unanimous resolution from Student Government to divest from fossil fuels 3 min
Posted: Fri Apr 17, 2015 8:35AM
Reinstatement Sought for NJ Teacher Suspended for Supporting Mumia - by Noelle Hanrahan, Prison Radio
Ms. Marylin Zuniga, a New Jersey public school teacher, demonstrated solidarity and concern when she encouraged her 3rd grade class to send get-well cards to Mumia last week. Unfortunately her positive intentions have caused a predictable backlash; she was immediately suspended and may lose her job.
Posted: Thu Apr 16, 2015 10:16PM
Sesquicentennial Celebration of Freedom ~ US Colored Troops during the US Civil War - by Katrina Koerting ~ Reprint
7 U.S. Colored Troops regiments at Appomattox had close to 5,000 men, many including President Abraham Lincoln suggest that the US Colored Troops had a profound impact on the US Civil War, Why is it a secret?
Posted: Thu Apr 9, 2015 7:43AM
WTUL News Interviews Dr Reynard Sanders on A Perfect Storm and Jessica of Patois Film Fest (audio/mpeg 14.1MB) - by WTUL News
As Part of Patois film fest, we interviewed Dr Sanders, a co-producer of "A Perfect Storm," a film project collected from primary documents and personal interviews conducted in the immediate aftermath of Katrina, when New Orleans municipal schools were being seized by the state of Louisiana and the charter school movement.
Posted: Fri Mar 13, 2015 10:47AM
President Obama Introduces "Student Aid Bill of Rights" - by Sumi Yi
New Rules Protect Students from Predatory Behavior
Posted: Tue Mar 10, 2015 2:00PM
Tulane Black Arts Festival (audio/mpeg 14.8MB) - by WTUL News and Views
Tulane Black Arts festival organizers give a preview of this year's events, including a keynote speech by Spike Lee. Conversation includes information about how the fest was planned and what participants can expect.
Posted: Thu Mar 5, 2015 10:15AM
Bells Across the Land: Sesquicentennial Celebration of Freedom - by khubaka, michael harris
On April 9, 1865, Union Genearl Ulysses S. Grant met Confederate General Robert E. Lee to set the terms of the Confederate Army surrender, beginning the end the US Civil War, the symbolic ending of four years of bloodsheed and America's Peculicar Institution.
Posted: Wed Feb 25, 2015 11:30AM
Mexico: Forensic evidence suggests disappeared students investigation a ‘whitewash’ - by Amnesty International
FEBRUARY 9, 2015 - The Mexican government must urgently address serious flaws in its investigation into the enforced disappearance of 43 students after forensic experts cast major doubts on the Attorney General’s inquiry, said Amnesty International today.
Posted: Tue Feb 10, 2015 2:01AM
Hooking Up and Staying Hooked w/ Colin Adamo (audio/mpeg 22.0MB) - by WTUL News and Views
Information about Hooking Up and Staying Hooked, a website and educational graphic novel for high school aged guys about sexual health and healthy relationships.
Posted: Wed Feb 4, 2015 6:45AM
Tulane Fossil Fuel Divestment Movement (audio/mpeg 30.7MB) - by WTUL News and Views
Emma Collin joined News and Views for an interview to discuss the fossil fuel divestment movement at Tulane University.
Posted: Mon Jan 26, 2015 7:28AM
Nurses Welcome White House Community College Initiative - by via National Nurses United
National Nurses United today announced strong support for President Obama's community college initiative that NNU said should have a huge impact on expanding and improving nursing education opportunities for an entire new generation of registered nurses.
Posted: Thu Jan 15, 2015 3:18PM
Paloma informs us on SAPICHAI and their reasources in Peru on settingthestandard - by paz
Paloma informs us on SAPICHAI and their reasources in Peru on settingthestandard Protecting and developing indigenous rights by braiding indigenous and mestizo communities through the preservation, reintegration, unification and empowerment of indigenous practices and people. Every day we reawaken and reconnect youth and their families to their indigenous ancestry because our roots, resources, and livelihoods are at risk.
Posted: Sun Dec 21, 2014 10:58PM
Novolex, Out-of-State Firm Pushing California Plastic Bag Ban Referendum, Tied to ALEC - by by Steven Maviglio
Bloomberg investigation shows links between Novolex/HilexPoly and right-wing "dark money" group
Posted: Fri Dec 5, 2014 1:25PM
IU Strike Reflections - by indiana uncontrollables
A collectively written reflection on the IU student, faculty, and staff strike of April 2013. Hopefully of use to students in struggle in California
Posted: Tue Dec 2, 2014 5:47AM
MEXICO: Dec. 1-8 International Week of Actions for the Ayotzinapa Students. Solidarity Req - by Otganizer
MEXICO: Dec. 1-8 International Week of Actions for the Ayotzinapa Students (Bulletin No. 1 of International Campaign)
Posted: Sat Nov 29, 2014 8:43PM
Interview with Nardo Flores, comite de padres de los 43 desaparecido --La Onda Productions (audio/x-wav 66.6MB) - by Informacion Es Poder
Interview with Nardo Flores, member of the Parent Committee of the 43 kidnapped students of the Normal Rural Isidro Burgos in Ayotzinapa, Guerrero, Mexico. Today, November the 7th, the news published announced the arrest of 3 Guerreros Unidos members responsible for the kidnapping and presumed murder.
Posted: Fri Nov 7, 2014 10:08PM
Save the Ché Café photo blog - by via cb
If you would like to help save the Che, please donate to the fund from their website, and spread the word! They are now facing a possible imminent eviction, and there may likely be a confrontation with police.
Posted: Wed Nov 5, 2014 12:49PM