Eric Mann is an environmental, civil rights, anti-war, labor-union activist and organizer. He is the host of www.voicesfromthefrontlines.com on Pacifica Radio's 90.7 FM KPFK, in Los Angeles. Eric is also the director of the Labor/Community Strategy Center in Los Angeles and a co-founder of the Bus Riders Union.
In Conversation with Keith Lamar
Voices from the Frontlines:
In Conversation with Eric Mann
Keith Lamar is a poet, a visionary, a Black prisoner, facing a death sentence with a scheduled execution date of November 16, 2023. This cannot happen. We have to do everything in our power to prevent the unthinkable.
Tuesday January 24th, 2023 | 8 AM PST
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"...Mass incarceration is just a reincarnation of chattel slavery..." Spoken word Poet: Eartha Terrell
Please work with the Strategy Center, Voices from the Front Lines, and of course the Keith Lamar group itself to demand full exoneration of Keith Lamar. We must prevent the unthinkable.
Tomorrow at 8 AM Voices from the Frontlines KPFK 90.7 FM, streaming live on the web at www.kpfk.org
Please listen. Please send this to others. In the next day and go on www.voicesfromtheFronlines.com to download the show
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Please write to Keith Lamar and Amy Gordiejew who is working 24/7 on his behalf
Please contribute generously to his case. There is a donate button on his site.
He is seeking last minute legal help and when there is a plan, there is hope. Eric, Channing, and everyone at the Strategy Center will be donating. Please go on the site to do the same.
Please contact email@example.com to help with the Strategy Center’s “exoneration and release for Keith Lamar” as we work closely with his team to carry out their will.
Eric Mann in Conversation with Steve Early and Suzanne Gordon on their new book.
Eric Mann in Conversation with Steve Early and Suzanne Gordon on their new book, Our Veterans: Winners, Losers, Friends and Enemies on the New Terrain of Veterans Affairs.
Channing Martinez on keeping the department of defense out of LAUSD
Eric Mann: Fire Tom Thibodeau
This week on Voices Podcast Eric speaks with Suzanne Gordon and Steve Early about the ins and out of Veterans. Together they speak about the crises of being recruited through a false pretense of promises into the US military industrial complex, only to be sent all over the world to commit war crimes on behalf of the US. Suzanne speaks about the VA system as a model for healthcare for all and speaks about the impact of PTSD on all soldiers. Steve speaks about the movement of veterans advocacy organizations. Steve also speaks about the role of JROTC recruitment in communities of color. We think this is a very important book that dives into a lot of detail in the whole VA system and recommend everyone purchase a copy. You can do so here:
As a quick follow up Channing speaks about the fighting against department of defense Starbase program in LAUSD’s Black Student Achievement program. We’re excited to announce that BSAP rejected the DoD application, but more work need to be done to end all DoD ties to LAUSD including ending JROTC and ROTC altogether.
To round off the show Eric speaks about the New York Knicks’ coach Tom Thibodeau. Many of the starting players are placed on the floor for almost the 48 mins of the game while all stars Cam Reddish and Obi Toppin sit on the bench for 12 GAMES STRAIGHT…
Kevin McCarthy Gives Away the House, Channing Martinez With Amy Goodman Headlines Wav
This Week on Voices Radio We wake up with Eric's reflection on the new Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy. Eric reads McCarthy's Speech and analysis it line by line.
For our music break we feature Héctor Lavoe's Aguanile
Eric is joined in conversation with Channing Martinez on the launch of the Bus Riders Union Fare Strike. Organizers and volunteers of the Bus Riders Union began last week getting on the Metro buses and trains to organize riders to participate in a Metro-wide fare strike. Channing speaks about the need to stop paying the fares immediately and the urgency of learning to not just study revolution, but to put your body on the line.
Voices from The Frontlines: Conversation With Hollis Watkins
Eric Mann Speaks with Civil rights Veteran Hollis Watkins about his work and efforts to organize voter's registration, and bring about social justice in the deep south of Mississippi.
Voices Radio: Frankye Adams Johnson, Channing Martinez, The Five Satins, and ABBA
Tune in for episode 2 of the Newly reformatted Voices from the Frontlines - Wake up and smell the Revolution.
This week we're joined by Frankye Adams Johnson, a veteran of the Black Panther Party and the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee. Frankye speaks with Eric about her experience in helping to build a movement for Black power from the South in Mississippi to the North in New York.
In the second segment, Eric Joins Channing in conversation about his family heritage in Belize and the Garifuna Nation. Channing speaks about the history of the Garifuna Nation and what it was like running his first electoral campaign as a Black, Queer Garifuna organizer.
Barbara Lott Holland invites us to the Strategy and Soul Holiday Block Party on December 17th at 3546 w Martin Luther King Blvd.
In the Sign Along Segment Eric and all of us joins the Five Satins in singing their fantastic "In the Still of the Night"
And Finally, It's time to GET UP AND DANCE, with Abba; Dancing Queen.
Tune into Voices from the Frontlines live from in studio on KPFK Pacifica 90.7fm or streaming live on the web at www.kpfk.org
Wake Up And Smell The Revolution Episode 1
We Are Back!
The New Voices from the Frontlines—Wake Up and Smell the Revolution
Every Tuesday, staring Tuesday November 29 2022 at 8 AM pst.
Host Eric Mann, co-host and producer Channing Martinez, and co-producer Julian Lamb are excited to bring you a new format to continue our political and cultural revolutionary politics.
This week on Voices from the Frontlines with Eric Mann:
A Conversation with Junius Williams—significant figure in the Newark N.J. Black Power Movement from 1965 to the present, director of The North, and author of Unfinished Agenda: Urban Politics in the Era of Black Power, The Black Liberation Movement yesterday, today, and tomorrow
A Conversation with Emily Zamora, lead student organizer for UCLA Friends of the Strategy Center and Bus Riders Union on the struggle against Anti-Blackness and Academic Opportunism at the UCLA Luskin school—and the opportunities for radical reform at Luskin and all of UCLA
Sing Along with Jerry Butler—For Your Precious Love
Get up and Dance with Peaches and Herb “Shake Your Groove Thing”
Channing Martinez on the Strategy Center and Bus Riders Union Holiday Block Party—Saturday December 17 2022 from 12 to 4pm at Strategy and Soul Movement Center 3546 Martin Luther King Blvd LA 90008, confirm if you can at www.thestrategycenter.org and bring family and friends. RSVP Today
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Listen to Voices from the Frontlines beginning November 28th, 2022 at 8AM PST on KPFK 90.7FM OR click below to stream the show live on KPFK.
A True Movement Building Show!
This is an excellent show that creates a great platform for insightful political conversations. Would really recommend listening!
Not Good Enough
Could be better with more diversity and inclusion.
Worldwide communism now!