On today’s show: TRNN visual producer Andrew Corkery, Executive Director for the Law Enforcement Action Partnership Neill Franklin, and By Any Means Necessary co-host Jacqueline Luqman. Hosted by Kim Brown.
Dr. Talitha LeFlouria talks with TRNN about the New Orleans sanitation strike where workers were fired and replaced by prison labor from nearby Livingston Parish, and the historical roots of the exploitation of prison labor.
NYU’s graduate students held a three-day sickout, demanding additional financial support from the university in the wake of the novel coronavirus.
Four officers are fired after one was caught on video kneeling on a man’s neck. The man later died. The FBI has joined the investigation and witnesses say the officer was kneeling on his neck for several minutes as he pleaded for help.
Despite making $4 billion in revenue in 2019, Comcast hasn’t responded to pleas from students and educators to increase internet speeds during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Activists like Cameron Miles, Vonya Quarles, Erica Smith, and Amber Rose-Howard discuss organizing tactics that work in the continued fight for social justice and prison abolition.
Corrections officers and prison abolitionists will join together Saturday to protest the lack of PPE and testing, and the need for parole, during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sex Workers’ rights advocates have been demanding decriminalization of their work, but now under the pandemic regulations even legal forms of sex work like strip clubs have been targeted by the federal government and alienated from government aid.