Enemies of the State? The Super Funky Soul Power Hour for October 18, 2013

October 18, 2013 Jared Ball 0 Comments

This week we were joined by Joseph Torres of Free Press who talked with us about an upcoming event he is convening, Enemies of the State? Government Surveillance of Communities of Color (October 24, 2013 – Bus Boys and Poets, 14th and V, NW, Washington, DC – event video below).  We then aired an edited version of a very unedited longer discussion with Dhoruba bin-Wahad about his latest essay, Assata Shakur, Excluding the Nightmare After the Dream.  We also dropped a few gems from the recent Wonderful Party hosted by DJ Spinna with guest live appearance from Stevie Wonder himself!

Stevie Wonder & DJ Spinna – Wonder-Full DC @Liv Nightclub

Enemies of the State? Event Video:

Enemies of the State: Government Surveillance in Communities of Color

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  1. […] Joe Torres joined us today to discuss the threat to internet freedom and what this means particularly for communities of so-called “color.” Torres is Senior External Affairs Director at FreePress and advocates in Washington, DC to ensure that this country’s media policies serve the public interest and builds coalitions to broaden the media reform movement’s base. Torres writes frequently on media and Internet issues and is the co-author of the New York Times bestseller News for All the People: The Epic Story of Race and the American Media. He also serves on the board of directors of the Center for Media Justice and the National Association of Latino Independent Producers. Before joining Free Press, Joseph worked as deputy director of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists and was a journalist for several years. […]

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