Archive for July, 2010

Click Here to Watch “Something to Believe” from MVMT on Vimeo.

Peace, Blitz the Ambassador and his crew put this ill video joint together for the song “Something to Believe” off of his sophomore album STEREOTYPE. Check it out.

Drug policy expert and Anti-War on Drugs activist Cliff Thornton of EFFICACY based in Hartford, CT joined TRGGR Radio to bring some much needed light on the farcical “War on Drugs.” His group advocates for “Legalization, Decriminalization, and Medicalization” and “Reparations for Drug War maladies.” (Please forgive the periodic mic feedback, we were experiencing a thunder storm during the conversation.)Click Here To Listen

Emcee and activist Tem Blessed joined TRGGR Radio to discuss the upcoming 3rd Eye Open Hip Hop Festival in New Bedford, Mass. See event flier below.Click Here To Listen

TRGGR Radio – July 9, 2010 – Part 1

Posted: July 11, 2010 by trggradio in Uncategorized

In this segment we discuss the involuntary manslaughter verdict in the Oscar Grant trial with Dr. Anthony Ratcliff, assistant professor in the Pan-African Studies department at California State University Northridge. Click Here To Listen

TRGGR Radio – July 9, 2010 – Part 2

Posted: July 11, 2010 by trggradio in Uncategorized

In this segment, we pay tribute to the life and career of Lena Horne with UMass African American Studies Ph.D. candidate Zahra Caldwell. Following the interview is a commentary on anti-blackness and media by Dr. Jared Ball of Morgan State University and Black Agenda Report. Click Here To Listen

USSF June 2010

Posted: July 3, 2010 by trggradio in Uncategorized

Chris sat down with Monica White and David Goldberg, both professors at Wayne State University in Detroit. Monica is a member of the Detroit Black Community Food Security Network, which “is a coalition of organizations and individuals working together to build food security in Detroit’s Black community by: 1) influencing public policy; 2) promoting urban agriculture; 3) encouraging co-operative buying; 4) promoting healthy eating habits; 5) facilitating mutual support and collective action among members; and 6) encouraging young people to pursue careers in agriculture, aquaculture, animal husbandry, bee-keeping and other food related fields.” In this interview we discuss the organization’s work and food security issues as it pertains to the Black community of Detroit. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN