Listen to Black Agenda Radio on the Progressive Radio Network, with Glen Ford and Nellie Bailey – Week of 12/9/13

Kevin Alexander Gray, South Carolina Activist and author, Waiting for Lightning to Strike: The Fundamentals of Black Politics, on Michelle Obama’s new portfolio as White House encourager-in-chief for college education.

Dr. Margaret Flowers, It’s Our Economy, on Obamacare, and the “Progressive” Democrats that support this boondoggle for the insurance industry, pretending it’s a step towards single payer health care.

Dr. Anthony Monteiro, professor of African American Studies, Temple University, on the false narrative that depicts all of Black history as a kind of prelude to the election of Barack Obama.

Mumia Abu Jamal, political prisoner and journalist, on the wolves that have gathered to feast on Detroit, confiscating retirees pension funds “like vampires at an old folks home.”

Yafet Welde, activist with Toronto’s Black Action Defense Committee and plaintiff in one of two class action suits against police racial profiling, on the bigoted underbelly of Canada.


Black Agenda Radio on the Progressive Radio Network is hosted by Glen Ford and Nellie Bailey. A new edition of the program airs every Monday at 11:00am ET on PRN. Length: One hour.