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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
Interview with organizers of New Orleans Comics and Zine Festival (audio/mpeg 22.5MB) - by WTUL News & Views
Interview with zinesters Andru Okun and Alisha Rae and comics creators Ben Passmore and Erin K Wilson talking about the upcoming New Orleans Comics and Zine Festival, Nov. 13-Nov 16. Visit http://www.nocazfest.com/
Posted: Tue Nov 4, 2014 4:20PM
Underground - Historic lessons from revolutionaries (video/mp4 325.5MB) - by IndyRadio
"We think of building an underground organization as building a base from which to fight until the struggle becomes a major social upheavel.We're a group of people who are committed to each other. We're committed to study, to arguing about what's right and what's wrong, about deciding as a whole what to do and then going forward and carrying it out." The classic video is available here.
Posted: Fri Oct 31, 2014 2:54PM
Mideast Migraines - 'Klinghoffer' Still Draws Protests (audio/mpeg 126.9MB) - by Ren Tawil
The New York Met Opera resurrects performances of 'The Death of Klinghoffer' after 23 years and pro-Israel Americans are still up in arms. The composer, lyricist and producers maintain that there is nothing anti-Semitic about the work; music. Length: 1:50:55/ Date Recorded: 2014-10-20/ Location: Santa Cruz, CA/ File Info: 64Kbps, mp3 (130MB), Mono
Posted: Mon Oct 27, 2014 4:40PM
The Blankest Canvas: On Art, Opportunism, Erasure & Repainting With Whiteness - by @OLAASM
Fuck fighting for beauty, or New York’s conception of it – those white women of empire. I want to be in solidarity with what whiteness says is ugly. I’m not trolling Molly Crabapple, and I don’t hate her. I disagree with her politics, her mercenary vision for the world and her near-constant insincerity.
Posted: Sun Oct 12, 2014 12:04AM
A Closer Examination of Skinwalkers in Indian Country, HIGH UINTA MOON by RanDee RedWillow - by Mike Raccoon Eyes Kinney
' HIGH UINTA MOON' by Randee Redwillow and A Closer Examination of Skinwakers in Indian Country.
Posted: Tue Aug 19, 2014 1:29PM
More Than 12,000 Call on Aspen Art Museum to Halt Controversial Tortoise Exhibit - by Center for Biological Diversity
ASPEN, Colo.— The Center for Biological Diversity today delivered petitions signed by more than 12,000 people calling on the Aspen Art Museum to cancel a controversial exhibit by Chinese artist Cai Guo-Qiang featuring three African sulcata tortoises, each with a pair of iPads stuck directly to its massive shell.
Posted: Tue Aug 19, 2014 1:28PM