Maurice Carney is Executive Director of Friends of the Congo. He joins us from Washington to discuss the killing of more than 50 people in Congo who were demonstrating against the United Nations Stabilization Mission in the DR Congo (MONUSCO), the Regional Force of the East African Community, other UN agencies and international non-governmental organizations on August 30, 2023.
Elias Amare is a journalist and editor at Horn of Africa TV. He joins us from Oakland, California to talk about Eritrean festivals which take place throughout Europe, the US, and Canada, wherever there are Eritrean communities. These celebrations of Eritrean history and culture have been marred by sometimes violent disruptions. We will discuss the cause of these disturbances and the motives of those who carry them out.
Forrest Palmer is a native of Los Angeles, California who is now an electrical engineer residing in Houston, Texas. Outside of his professional life, his personal concern is about environmental issues and their increasing impacting on daily life, as well as the past and current ethnic hierarchy that is the basis of systemic global racism. Forrest Palmer joins us from Houston to discuss the record-breaking warming of the earth and its impact on Black people. This is the second part of a two-part interview. (Part 1)
Margaret Kimberley was among the guests on Women Rising Radio Program 45: Resisting US Military Bases and Domination.