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Help Defend AfrikaTown

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Come out and support AfrikaTown and help it become an established community in our city. While the city of Oakland flaunts its newly developed downtown area, this “revitalization project” has come with the cost of the residents of Oakland. Gentrification, along with a brutal police force, has displaced black and brown residents as a means to “clean up” the neighborhood. AfrikaTown is a community effort to provide a different alternative, one that supports and lifts the existing community rather than displace it. AfrikaTown is already an important and necessary aspect … Continued

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URGENT: Ally with us to defend our community KPFA radio station

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KPFA & Pacifica, a strategic asset for social movements by Daniel Borgström daniel41@trip.net August 27, 2012 KPFA and the Pacifica radio network are a strategic asset for grassroots movements challenging the status quo. It has given Occupy some very good coverage. However, this cannot be taken for granted, because this radio station and network are under attack (from within). There is now an election going on for the KPFA board which could determine the future of this radio station and the Pacifica network. KPFA, at 94.1 FM, is the local … Continued

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