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Rashid Nuri's Birthday Celebration on Just Peace
September 01, 2015 10:57 AM PDT
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August 31, 2015 was Rashid Nuri's 67th birthday and we celebrated his birthday by hearing from family and friends. As one of the listeners told us, hearing from Rashid's family was a healing process for all of us. The program combined messages of the importance of family and building community for the benefit of us all. HAPPY BIRTHDAY RASHID!!!

Learning about Julian Bond
August 26, 2015 07:55 AM PDT
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On Monday August 24, 2015 we on Just Peace (WRFG-Atlanta) talked with three ling-time activists about Julian Bond (1940-2015) and his early work in Atlanta as well as his legacy. Julian Bond died on August 15, 2015 of vascular disease. He was 75 years old.

On the program were Carolyn Long Banks, Conny Curry and Vincent Fort.

Carolyn Long Banks who knew Julian when they were both at Atlanta University and organizing during the student movement in the 1960's and stayed friends since - Carolyn was the first Black woman to serve on the Atlanta City Council (1980-1997).

Connie Curry who new Julian during the 1960's formation of the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee and worked and and was friends with Julian since.

Vincent Fort who serves in the Georgia State Senate in the seat vacated by Julian Bond and was inspired to come to Atlanta partly thanks to the work of Julian.

Learning from Rashid Nuri - Urban Farmer
August 03, 2015 10:42 AM PDT
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The interview was conducted with Rashid Nuri of the Truly Living Well Center in Atlanta Georgia. His in-depth and profound knowledge of agriculture is an inspiration.

David Gespass on Venezuela
July 25, 2015 08:29 PM PDT
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On Monday, July 20, 2015, we on WRFG-Atlanta's "Just Peace" program interviewed attorney David Gespass about his recent visit to Venezuela. The interview encompassed a range of issues from the attempted coup against the late President Hugo Chavez to the struggles of the current government under President Nicolás Maduro and, importantly, the current strained relationship between the United States and Venezuela.

David Gespass visited Venezuela this year on behalf of the National Lawyers Guild.

Rashid Nuri on Just Peace February 2015
February 17, 2015 04:22 PM PST
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On Just Peace Rashid Nuri of the Truly Living Well Center for Natural Urban Agriculture talks about the importance of urban agriculture, about marijuana, George Washington Carver and nation building.

Rashid Nuri on Just Peace February 2015
February 17, 2015 04:21 PM PST

On Just Peace Rashid Nuri of the Truly Living Well Center for Natural Urban Agriculture talks about the importance of urban agriculture, about marijuana, George Washington Carver and nation building.

Urban Farmer Rashid Nuri on Just Peace
February 17, 2015 04:16 PM PST

On Just Peace Rashid Nuri of the Truly Living Well Center for Natural Urban Agriculture talks about the importance of urban agriculture, about marijuana, George Washington Carver and nation building.

Mbuti Pygmy "Elephant Song"
January 23, 2015 09:30 AM PST
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Recorded by British anthropologist Colin Turnbull in 1953 in the Congo of the Mbuti Pygmy. For his excellent writings of the Pygmy please consider reading his book "The Forest People".

Selma attorney J. L. Chestnut
January 14, 2015 05:19 PM PST
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As the first black attorney in Selma, Alabama, J.L. Chestnut in this 2003 interview describes some of the politics and deceit in the racist south in Alabama and Selma in particular. He does this with his in-depth and profound experience growing up in the South and applying is remarkable legal skills and analysis of it all.

Hank Sanders letter on slavery's violent impact
December 30, 2014 03:06 PM PST
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This is the recorded open letter written by Senator Hank Sanders to former athlete Charles Barkley. It is recorded by Heather Gray.

Just when Charles Barkley thought the backlash was over from his comments about supporting the Michael Brown and Eric Garner grand juries, one of his statements amid the controversy—”Slavery was not all that bad”—sparked the ire of one of his home state senators.

Alabama Sen. Hank Sanders, D-Selma, took Barkley on a history lesson in the following December 2014 open letter he posted on Facebook.

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