Wednesday, July 06, 2016

Pan-African Journal: Special Worldwide Radio Broadcast for Mon. July 4, 2016--Hosted by Abayomi Azikiwe 
Listen to this special edition of the Pan-African Journal: Worldwide Radio Broadcast hosted by Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire.

To hear the podcast of this episode just click on the link below:

The program features our regular PANW report with dispatches on the recent killing of an African American by police in Tupelo, Mississippi; the Egyptian government is saying that more remains have been found from the EgyptAir MS804 flight that went down in a flight from Paris to Cairo; an update on developments leading up to the local governmental elections in South Africa; and Africans continue to respond to the Brexit vote and its subsequent turmoil in the UK and Europe.

In the second segment we review the historical speech by abolitionist Frederick Douglass from 1852 on the irony of the 4th of July to African people. Later we talk with Toronto Bluesologist Norman Otis Richmond on the life and legacy of African-Caribbean writer Austin Clarke.

Our final segment looks back at the contributions of Ida B. Wells-Barnett in the struggle against lynching and for women's rights during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

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