Eddie Conway

Homicide and Baltimore’s Black Butterfly - RAI with Eddie Conway (12/12)

Reality Asserts Itself - Eddie Conway

March 26, 2019
Murders take place in Baltimore at a rate that compares with New York, thirteen times the size; Eddie Conway says deep poverty, unemployment, and brutal policing are contributing factors to the murder epidemic – on Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay
VA Governor Northam Won't Address Racist Reality, Runs From Blackface Past

VA Governor Northam Won’t Address Racist Reality, Runs From Blackface Past

February 5, 2019

The reemergence of Blackface as an issue, around Gov. Northam’s inaction, exposes the depth of American racism. Our panel with Jacqueline Luqman and Eddie Conway explores the topic

Trump's Criminal Justice Reform Act Is a Meaningless Smoke Screen

Trump's Criminal Justice Reform Act Is a Meaningless Smoke Screen

December 18, 2018
Congress's Criminal Justice Reform Act boosts privatization, fails to dismantle mass incarceration, nor does it implement sentencing reform. We speak to Eddie Conway and Natasha Pratt Harris about the proposed reform
Take the Money Out of Prison Slavery

Take the Money Out of Prison Slavery

December 18, 2018

Activists and students continue a national divestment movement to stop the corporate funding of private prisons. Sylvester Owino, a Kenyan immigrant, spent 10 years in an immigrant detention center while his case bounced between the lower and higher courts. Owino and other activists talk about the private prison divestment movement and abuses in the transporting…

Rattling the Bars: Stopping Corporate Exploitation in Prisons

Rattling the Bars: Stopping Corporate Exploitation in Prisons

December 5, 2018
Eddie Conway talks with Bianca Tylek, found of the Corrections Accountability Corporation about thousands of corporations funding private prisons and immigration detention centers and what citizens can do about it.
Stan Lee: Unpacking the Complex World of Pop Culture and Black America

Stan Lee: Unpacking the Complex World of Pop Culture and Black America

November 18, 2018

Pop Culture has generally been defined by outsider culture. Marvel Comics’ creator Stan Lee personified this with X-Men & Black Panther. On the occasion of his passing, Todd Burroughs, Eddie Conway, and Kalima Young examine Lee’s complex legacy