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Friday, April 16, 2004

  • Exclusive: Mumia Abu Jamal Speaks to Democracy Now! From Death Row


    55 Years Ago this week Pacfica’s first station KPFA first took to the airwaves in Berkeley  in order to give voice to the voiceless. Today we go to inside the prison walls to speak with the often censored death row journalist Mumia Abu Jamal. We spoke with him by phone from the San Francisco office of the Prison Radio Project. [includes rush transcript]

  • "Factory of Misery and Child Abuse": Van Jones on Child Prisons in California


    The head of the Ella Baker Center in Oakland speaks about new evidence that juvenile detentions are being beaten inside state facility. [includes rush transcript]

  • Environmnetal Racism & Dirty Skies


    The Enivronment Protection Agency reported Thursday that nearly one in five counties across the country suffers from unacceptable levels of smog. We go to Fresno where the air was determined to be the worst and examine the impact of environental racism. [includes rush transcript]

  • Former Hostages Held in Iraq Speak About Their Captors & the U.S. Occupation


    Six international activists were released Thursday after being held hostage for 24 hours by members of the Iraqi resistance. We get a report from Aaron Glantz in Baghdad. [includes rush transcript]