Archive for August, 2011


TRGGR Radio: The Evacuation Show – As we awaited Hurricane Irene, we heard and discussed Jared A. Ball’s commentary on the MLK Memorial, which asks the question: Are corporate sponsors really committed to Black liberation?; and in hour two we spoke with Queens emcee Cormega just prior to his performance at The Elevens in Northampton. Enjoy.


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TRGGR Radio 8.29.11 – Pt. 2

Posted: August 27, 2011 by trggradio in Beats Beats More Beats, Cormega, Hip-Hop


Here’s our convo with CORMEGA. We overcame the faulty phone connection and finished the session. Enjoy!

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On this packed episode we discussed the upcoming Grassroots Global Justice Congress with Angaza Samora Laughinghouse, a member of the Black Workers for Justice based in Raleigh, North Carolina and coordinator of BWFJ’s Hip Hop for Justice project, and Jen Soriano, communications coordinator with Grassroots Global Justice Alliance based out of San Juan, Puerto Rico and musician with a band of cultural guerrillas, Diskarte Namin. We also spoke with journalist Jordan Flaherty about the recent Danziger Bridge shooting trial and the convictions of former NOPD officers. And Rebekah Hanlon joined us in studio to discuss Valley Green Feast’s efforts to bring local organic produce to neighborhoods throughout the Pioneer Valley. Listen. Circulate. Enjoy.

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VOICES FROM THE AFRICAN WORLD OVER BEATS. Featuring audio of Dr. James Turner, Assata Shakur, Amiri Baraka, Fannie Lou Hamer, and Dr. John Henrik Clarke. ENJOY!

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TRGGR Radio MashUp 8.12.2011 – pt. 2

Posted: August 15, 2011 by trggradio in Beats Beats More Beats, Soul

Part Two. Enjoy.

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On this episode we are joined by Guest Contributor, Sujani Reddy and guest Dr. Rabab Abdulhadi. Dr. Abdulhadi was part of a delegation of 11 scholars, activists, and artists who visited occupied Palestine between June 14 and June 23. She joined us via phone from San Francisco to talk about the delegation’s findings and the movement for a free Palestine. The delegation’s statement, “Justice for Palestine: A Call to Action from Indigenous and Women of Color Feminists” was published in Monthly Review and can be found here. On the second half of the show, we turn our attention to Black August 2011. Enjoy!!
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