Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Pan-African Journal: Worldwide Radio Broadcast for Sat. March 18, 2017--Hosted by Abayomi Azikiwe
Listen to the Sat. March 18, 2017 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 website below:

The program will feature our regular PANW report with dispatches on the drought impacting Southern, Central and East Africa; tobacco farmers in Zimbabwe have staged a protest over the payments for their products by the banks; the Central African Republic government is requesting international assistance to avoid a humanitarian and security crisis; and the Syrian foreign ministry has announced that the military has shot down an Israeli Air Force plane which breached its territory on Friday.

In the second hour we continue our monthlong focus on Women's History Month looking at the role of African American Women in 1968 through a rare archival radio broadcast out of New York City.

Finally, Ella Baker, the ideological and political founder of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), is honored through an address she delivered in New York City in 1968 on aspects of the-then struggle for African American liberation.

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