Archive for the ‘Solidarity’ Category


Peace. If you missed last Friday’s show featuring M-1 of Dead Prez and Dr. Jared A. Ball of Morgan State University and the recent author of I Mix What I Like: A Mixtape Manifesto, you are in for a treat. Listen in as Chris, REC, and Rosa build with M-1 about his recent trip to Gaza with the Existence is Resistance Tour, and with Dr. Ball on his theory of mixtape revolutionary media production. We start off the show in discussion with doctoral student Emahunn Campbell on local and national efforts to save Troy Davis from execution in Georgia. Currently, 34 states still practice the death penalty. According to Amnesty International, “Since 1973, over 130 people have been released from death rows throughout the country due to evidence of their wrongful convictions. In 2003 alone, 10 wrongfully convicted defendants were released from death row.” Troy Davis’ case is but another reason to fight for the abolition of this antiquated form of punishment and the need to continue the call for the abolition of the prison industrial complex.

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Peace. On this episode, Rosa Clemente, a long-time Hip-Hop activist and new addition to the TRGGR Radio fam, joined Chris and Rec for her first show with the crew. Featured guests include MANUEL La FONTAINE of the Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity coalition, CLIFF THORNTON of Efficacy, local activist LISA DiPIANO on urban homesteading, and last but not least, BK emcee TALIB KWELI who spoke with us from Pittsfield, Massachusetts just before his show at the Colonial Theatre. Enjoy!

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