Boris Santos is Treasurer of the East New York Community Land Trust Board of Directors, and Debra Ayck is the Board’s Secretary. The Land Trust held a press conference on May 21st at which they released their report entitled "Black Paper: Redistributing the land resources of the NYPD.” They join us from Brooklyn, New York.
John Parker is a member of the Socialist Unity party and a senatorial candidate on the Peace and Freedom party ticket in California. He just returned from a fact-finding trip to Russia and Ukraine. He is also a member of Black Alliance for peace. He joins us from Los Angeles.
On May 25, 1963 African heads of state met in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to chart a course of liberation for newly independent nations and May 25th is still celebrated as African Liberation Day. Mapinduzi is a Greenville, North Carolina community organization dedicated to advancing political education. Mapinduzi is planning African Liberation Day events taking place on Saturday, May 28. We speak to Dedan Waciuri in Greenville.