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Las Mujeres Rebeldes – The Rebel Women with Iris Morales

Filmmaker, activist and author Iris Morales joined us for a discussion of her new book, Through the Eyes of Rebel Women: The Young Lords 1969 - 1976, and many related issues from women in political struggle, feminism, Puerto Rican liberation, socialism, internationalism, race and colonialism and so much more.

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The Unlucky 13th: Liberalizing the Extreme

My initial reaction to seeing 13th was that it puts very establishment thinkers and analyses to issues, histories and conditions which need radical, revolutionary, extreme responses. 13th may make a few obligatory nods to that as possibility, we see Assata Shakur, hear reference made to a more threatening Dr. King and get a glimpse of Malcolm X, but nothing along the lines of what that man once said which remains exactly true today...

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Fred Hampton, Jr. Discusses Malcolm Shabazz, Now-Intelpro and More

Malcolm Latif Shabazz was the son of Qubilah Shabazz, the second daughter of Malcolm X and Betty Shabazz. He was the first male descendant of Malcolm X. October 8, 2016 would have been his 32nd birthday. Fred Hampton, Jr., Chairman of the Prisoners of Conscience Committee (POCC) / Black Panther Cubs (BPPC), joined us to briefly discuss the work, life and what he calls the "assassination" of his long-time friend and comrade Malcolm Shabazz.