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Shows featuring Maretta Short

  • "You Cannot Allow the Airwaves to Become the Toilet of Racist Language in America"–Sharpton Calls for Imus to Be Fired Imus20070409
    Calls are increasing for the dismissal of talk show host Don Imus over racist comments he made on his nationally syndicated program. Imus referred to the Rutgers women’s basketball team as "nappy-headed hos" on his show on Wednesday. We speak with the Rev. Al Sharpton, who is calling for Imus to be fired, and with Maretta Short, president of the New Jersey chapter of the...
    April 09, 2007 | Story
  • Temple Pulls Democracy Now! as it Airs Mumia Abu Jamal
    Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, yesterday
    unilaterally canceled Democracy Now! and pulled all
    Pacifica programming, including the Pacifica Network News,
    from its radio station WRTI. Also affected were 11 other
    radio stations across Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey, and
    Delaware — all part of the Temple University radio network.

    The sudden decision was made as Democracy...

    February 25, 1997 | Story