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Photos: Giant Albert Woodfox mural in New Orleans by artist B-Mike w/ Amnesty Intl. USA - by International Coalition to Free the Angola 3
Featured below are photos of the new Albert Woodfox mural in New Orleans, Louisiana, painted by artist Brandan "B-Mike" Odums in conjunction with Amnesty International USA. The photos below are taken by Amnesty USA and the A3 Coalition. Read the July 3 NOLA Times Picayune article to learn more about the mural and to view more photos. This first photo is of Michael Mable, brother of Albert Woodfox, standing in front of the mural.
Posted: Fri Jul 24, 2015 2:51PM
Dr. Alexis Pauline Gumbs & Almah LaVon on Dark Sciences: A People Of Color Dream Retreat (audio/mpeg 38.4MB) - by WTUL News & Views
This is the first convening of a queer-black-feminist imagined collective dreaming house for people of color.
Posted: Wed Jul 8, 2015 7:17AM
Girls Rock New Orleans, June 8th-13th 2015 (audio/mpeg 3.2MB) - by Jesse Rafert
Girls Rock! New Orleans brings together volunteer instructors and female and female identifying kids to create an explosive showcase of talent and inspiration! From June 8th- 13th, kids learn new instruments, form bands, and attend workshops about music, art, and social justice.
Posted: Thu May 28, 2015 5:12PM
Quess, local New Orleans poet, Interview with Nora Maria Fuller (audio/mpeg 29.2MB) - by WTUL News and Views
17m Interview with New Orleans poet Quess of New Orleans Chapter of the Black Youth Project 100 talking about their participation in "The Confederate Flag, A Belated Burial 2015," an art and education based effort by John C Sims to create a conversation around the harmful effects of ongoing psychological terrorism in Black communities, especially in the South, and to turn that conversation to action to combat these effects. Louisiana is one of 13 states participating in a belated flag burial ...
Posted: Mon May 25, 2015 8:45AM
Girls Rock New Orleans 2015 (audio/mpeg 9.5MB) - by wtulnews
Li and Saiya join us to talk about Girls Rock New Orleans, June 8th and on this summer at NOCCA. The performance will be on June 13th, and a fundraiser is tomorrow, at 5pm at Clouet Gardens.
Posted: Fri May 15, 2015 9:16AM
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
Idan Raichel Project Concert Met with Protest by Human Rights Activists - by Adalah-NY
NYC human rights advocates protest the April 12th concert of Israeli army booster Idan Raichel at the Beacon Theatre and call for cultural institutions to distance themselves from events that whitewash Israel's violations of Palestinian rights. The action was part of the Palestinian-led Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement, which aims to pressure Israel by sending the message that there will be no business as usual until Israel ends its occupation and apartheid policies. (Include...
Posted: Mon Apr 13, 2015 10:53AM
Taina Asili and The Fruit of Hope Tour (audio/mpeg 24.9MB) - by WTUL News and Views
Taina Asili speaks about her new album, Fruit of Hope and her upcoming workshop and interactive performance in New Orleans, LA. Includes conversation about the intersections of art, politics, and spirituality as well as some of her favorite songs from the movement.
Posted: Wed Apr 1, 2015 7:25AM
The Foundation Gallery (audio/mpeg 10.4MB) - by WTUL News and Views
Alice McGillicuddy of the Foundation Gallery talks about being a non-profit gallery in New Orleans and the upcoming events there for New Orleanians to enjoy.
Posted: Wed Mar 18, 2015 7:33AM
President Obama please expedite the extradition Barrientos - by Extradite Barrientos
Barrientos is one of the direct perpetrators of world-beloved singer Victor Jara's murder. He is now the last and only fugitive in the case.
Posted: Mon Mar 16, 2015 12:04PM
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
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
Interview with Noonieman of Yellow Pocahontas (audio/mpeg 28.6MB) - by WTUL News & Views
Noonieman of the Yellow Pocahontas Black Indian Tribe in New Orleans joined WTUL News and Views to discuss the Mardi Gras Indians tradition and culture.
Posted: Mon Feb 16, 2015 7:50AM
France faces ‘litmus test’ for freedom of expression as dozens arrested in wake of attacks - by Amnesty International
A string of at least 69 arrests in France this week on the vague charge of “defending terrorism” (“l’apologie du terrorisme”) risks violating freedom of expression, Amnesty International said.
Posted: Sat Jan 17, 2015 5:58PM
Hazed and Confused: Documentary Highlights Yellowstone Bison Plight in Montana - by via ICTMN Staff
Silencing the Thunder profiles the struggle to contain and maintain Yellowstone bison, the only genetically pure line remaining—that is, not infused with at least some cattle DNA—from the time that these majestic animals roamed the Great Plains by the millions.
Posted: Fri Jan 16, 2015 11:40AM
The Angola 3's Robert King in Sweden w/ Amnesty Intl for the release of a new song by Meja - by International Coalition to Free the Angola 3
Robert King of the Angola 3 is currently in Sweden supporting Amnesty International’s ongoing campaign seeking justice for Albert Woodfox through the launch of a new song called Yellow Ribbon, written by the Swedish artist, Meja, as well as an accompanying music video featured above. Released in conjunction with Amnesty International, Meja's song Yellow Ribbon is helping to publicize Amnesty Sweden's online petition asking Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell "to immediately remove Alb...
Posted: Thu Jan 15, 2015 1:39PM
New Orleans Musicians Clinic Fundraiser (audio/mpeg 4.9MB) - by WTUL News & Views
Conversation with Stacey Morigeau about the New Years Eve New Orleans Musicians Clinic fundraiser.
Posted: Fri Dec 19, 2014 8:02AM
Help ReLaunch Fire to the Prisons - by FTTP
Help support international anarchist and anti-prison media! Donate at our indie-go-go!
Posted: Wed Nov 19, 2014 10:28AM
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
1000s call on World Music Institute to cancel concert by Israeli “Ambassador” Idan Raichel - by Adalah-NY
In a public letter, over 4000 individuals and 50 groups from around the world have called for the New York-based World Music Institute (WMI) to cancel their presentation of a concert by Israeli musician Idan Raichel on November 18 at New York City’s Symphony Space due to Raichel’s role as a cultural ambassador for Israel who provides “uncritical support for the Israeli military and government.”
Posted: Wed Nov 5, 2014 10:45AM