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Bringing you the history of leftists of color one swipe at a time.

This podcast is hosted by Left POCket Project creator Wendi Muse & her co-host Richard.

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Bringing you the history of leftists of color one swipe at a time.

This podcast is hosted by Left POCket Project creator Wendi Muse & her co-host Richard.

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    51. Politics - #ComradeMommy - Left POCket Project Podcast

    51. Politics - #ComradeMommy - Left POCket Project Podcast

    In this episode, part of the Comrade Mommy series, Wendi discusses the election, politics, and how to broach the subject with children.
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    Music: "My Life as a Video Game" by Michael Salamone
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    • 38 min
    50. Colonialism Is Doomed - #ReadingRevolution - Left POCket Project Podcast

    50. Colonialism Is Doomed - #ReadingRevolution - Left POCket Project Podcast

    In this episode, part of the Reading Revolution series, we discuss Che Guevara’s 1964 speech to the United Nations “Colonialism Is Doomed,” regarding the ongoing independence movements throughout the world and Cuba’s solidarity with oppressed peoples in their fight for sovereignty.
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    Readings & Resources
    Che Guevara - “Colonialism Is Doomed” 1964 Speech to the United Nations
    https://www.marxists.org/archive/guevara/1964/12/11-alt.htm

    Ada Ferrer - Insurgent Cuba: Race, Nation, and Revolution, 1868-1898
    https://uncpress.org/book/9780807847831/insurgent-cuba/

    Aviva Chomsky - A History of the Cuban Revolution
    https://www.bookdepository.com/History-Cuban-Revolution-Aviva-Chomsky/9781118942284

    Vijay Prashad - The Darker Nations: A People's History of the Third World
    https://thenewpress.com/books/darker-nations

    Gregory Mann - Native Sons: West African Veterans and France in the Twentieth Century
    https://www.dukeupress.edu/native-sons

    Christine Hatzky - Cubans in Angola: South-South Cooperation and Transfer of Knowledge, 1976-1991
    https://uwpress.wisc.edu/books/5216.htm

    Assata Shakur - Assata: An Autobiography
    https://www.mahoganybooks.com/9781556520747
    about the book: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Assata:_An_Autobiography

    Che Guevara on Face the Nation (1964)
    https://youtu.be/mzmOHy6Ine0

    Che Guevara’s 1964 Address to the United Nations (excerpt)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bufHojkoGtw

    Hannah Allam - "'I Am Antifa': One Activist's Violent Death Became A Symbol For The Right And Left"
    https://www.npr.org/2020/07/23/893533916/i-am-antifa-one-activist-s-violent-death-became-a-symbol-for-the-right-and-left

    Black Alliance for Peace - International Day of Action on Africom
    https://blackallianceforpeace.com/dayofactiononafricom?fbclid=IwAR1coF17j2EVFXIawscICHVqy50D32TRuyEmtyQix7Q9KKKfP1VhlEu0OZ4
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    • 2 hrs 21 min
    49. Choice - #ComradeMommy - Left POCket Project Podcast

    49. Choice - #ComradeMommy - Left POCket Project Podcast

    In this episode, part of the Comrade Mommy series, Wendi discusses the meaning of "choice" and what it can mean beyond the rhetoric.
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    Readings & Resources

    The Grapevine - Black Women & Childbirth

    Sanoja Bhaumik - "In the 1970s, Racism Led to Women Being Sterilized Against Their Will. Could It Happen Again?"
    https://rewirenewsgroup.com/article/2020/09/14/in-the-1970s-racism-led-to-women-being-sterilized-against-their-will-could-it-happen-again/
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    • 51 min
    48. Comrade Mommy - Left POCket Project Podcast

    48. Comrade Mommy - Left POCket Project Podcast

    In this episode, I discuss Comrade Mommy (@ComradeMommy), a new sub-series of the Left POCket Project Podcast.
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    Music: "My Life as a Video Game" by Michael Salamone
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    • 21 min
    47. Combahee River Collective Statement - #ReadingRevolution - Left POCket Project Podcast

    47. Combahee River Collective Statement - #ReadingRevolution - Left POCket Project Podcast

    In this episode, part of the #ReadingRevolution series, we discuss the Combahee River Collective Statement, a manifesto penned by black lesbian socialists in 1977 regarding the way forward in movement politics.
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    Readings & Resources

    Combahee River Collective Statement
    https://combaheerivercollective.weebly.com/the-combahee-river-collective-statement.html

    In Spanish
    https://t.co/ot5aA3nbTn?amp=1

    In Portuguese
    https://t.co/vvIB8cI4GX?amp=1

    In French
    https://t.co/P5f9l0EYnO?amp=1

    Digital Project on the Combahee River Collective
    https://combaheerivercollective.weebly.com/

    Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, editor- How We Get Free: Black Feminism and the Combahee River Collective
    https://www.haymarketbooks.org/books/1108-how-we-get-free

    “Until Black Women Are Free, None of Us Will be Free”
    https://www.newyorker.com/news/our-columnists/until-black-women-are-free-none-of-us-will-be-free

    “Feminist Scholar Barbara Smith on Identity Politics & Why She Supports Bernie Sanders for President”
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Y8jvNfAjCk

    Delete Your Account - Blackwashing (ep. featuring Wendi & Richard)
    https://deleteyouraccount.libsyn.com/episode-182-blackwashing
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    • 2 hrs 13 min
    46. The Trouble with Kamala - Interview w/Malaika Jabali - Left POCket Project Podcast

    46. The Trouble with Kamala - Interview w/Malaika Jabali - Left POCket Project Podcast

    In this episode, I speak with journalist Malaika Jabali about her thoughts on Kamala Harris being the vice presidential pick for the Biden ticket and the impact this may have on the left and the black community, especially black women.

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    Readings/Resources

    Work by Malaika Jabali

    “The Color of Economic Anxiety”
    https://www.currentaffairs.org/2018/10/the-color-of-economic-anxiety

    “Democrats ignore black, working-class midwesterners at their peril”
    https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/feb/03/democrats-ignore-black-working-class-midwesterners-at-their-peril

    “After the Obama disappointment, black voters want more than empty symbolism”
    https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2019/dec/05/black-voters-us-election-kamala-harris-obama

    “What Do Black Women Want This Election Season?”
    https://www.essence.com/feature/black-womens-roundtable-survey-results-2019/

    “Bernie and Black Voters” (interview on The Dig podcast)
    https://www.thedigradio.com/podcast/bernie-and-black-voters-with-malaika-jabali-and-wendi-muse/

    Left Out (documentary)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ubd2cnslP8A

    Twitter: @MalaikaJabali
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    Additional readings

    “Kamala Harris supported 2008 San Francisco policy that reported arrested undocumented juveniles to ICE”
    https://www.cnn.com/2019/02/11/politics/kfile-kamala-harris-undocumented-juveniles/index.html

    “Kamala Harris meets with AIPAC leaders at her Senate office”
    https://thehill.com/homenews/senate/435812-kamala-harris-meets-with-aipac-leaders-at-her-senate-office

    “Angela Davis on Kamala Harris”
    https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=773737800111695

    “The Human Costs Of Kamala Harris’ War On Truancy”
    https://www.huffpost.com/entry/kamala-harris-truancy-arrests-2020-progressive-prosecutor_n_5c995789e4b0f7bfa1b57d2e

    “Kamala Harris' Prosecutors Sent This Innocent Man to Prison for Murder. Now He's Talking”
    https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/8xwkab/jamal-trulove-wants-kamala-harris-to-talk-about-his-wrongful-conviction

    “Black Lives Matter Isn't Going to Just 'Shut Up and Vote' for Kamala Harris”
    https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/qj4n9d/black-lives-matter-isnt-going-to-just-shut-up-and-vote-for-kamala-harris

    “Of course it’s Kamala!”
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iInStlR2boI

    GoFundMe Thread (add your own; priority given to health & housing needs): https://twitter.com/MuseWendi/status/1293989196324012034
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    • 1 hr 14 min

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