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Eric Mann is an environmental, civil rights, anti-war, labor-union activist and organizer. He is the host of www.voicesfromthefrontlines.com on Pacifica Radio's 90.7 FM KPFK, in Los Angeles. Eric is also the director of the Labor/Community Strategy Center in Los Angeles and a co-founder of the Bus Riders Union.

Eric Mann is an environmental, civil rights, anti-war, labor-union activist and organizer. He is the host of www.voicesfromthefrontlines.com on Pacifica Radio's 90.7 FM KPFK, in Los Angeles. Eric is also the director of the Labor/Community Strategy Center in Los Angeles and a co-founder of the Bus Riders Union.

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Eric Mann is an environmental, civil rights, anti-war, labor-union activist and organizer. He is the host of www.voicesfromthefrontlines.com on Pacifica Radio's 90.7 FM KPFK, in Los Angeles. Eric is also the director of the Labor/Community Strategy Center in Los Angeles and a co-founder of the Bus Riders Union.

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English

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Episodes

Voices Radio: Amber-Rose from CURB & Eric Mann on Abortion Rights

5/16/2022
Channing Martinez in Conversation with Amber-Rose Howard on Closing 10 prisons Eric Mann on Defending Women's Right to Live; the conversation on Abortion Rights Aired Tuesday May 10th @3pm pst. on KPFK Pacifica 90.7fm Today on Voices Radio Channing is in conversation with Amber-Rose, Executive Director of CURB CA (Californians United for a Responsible Budget. Amber-Rose speaks about her own history with the carceral state and how that helped to lead her to the work she’s leading now. CURB...

Duration:00:55:00

VFTFL 2022 - 05 - 02 Why Is We Americans Mixdown

5/13/2022
Join us for a dynamic conversation with Eric Mann, Channing Martinez, and Ayana Morris on the film Why is We Americans? Ayana Morris is the Co-Director of Why is We Americans? along with Udi Aloni. The film is an exploration of the history of Newark through the eyes of the Baraka Family. From the 1967 Newark rebellion in which Black people were placed under martial law and lived under beyond oppressive conditions to the Black Radical Organizing Tradition of Amiri and Amina Baraka to the...

Duration:00:58:26

2022 - 04 - 11 Babu And Pan African Film Festival Mixdown

4/12/2022
Join Ayuko Babu, director of the Pan African Film Festival, Eric Mann, and Channing Martinez in conversation on the 30th Annual Pan African Film Festival. The Pan African Film Festival will host a hybrid festival this year from April 19th to May 1st 2022. Film Screenings will take place at the Cinemark Baldwin Hills 4020 Marlton Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90008 There will be a an accompanying Artfest in the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza 3650 MLK Jr. Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90008 Tickets for films can...

Duration:00:57:45

In convo with Kamau Franklin, Channing Martinez, and Eric Mann on Black Liberation and More

4/7/2022
Join Kamau Franklin, Channing Martinez, and Eric Mann in a great conversation about Black Liberation, Black Revolutionary Nationalism and Third World anti-imperialist movement strategy. JOIN US NOW for a discussion about revolutionary strategy in the age of counter-revolution. The conversation goes all over the world back and forth through history. But the unique attraction of this conversation is all three are very successful organizers in the Atlanta and South Central L.A. communities....

Duration:00:58:24

REBROADCAST OF Internationalism as Defense against Fascism and Imperialism

4/6/2022
REBROADCAST OF Internationalism as Defense against Fascism and Imperialism A reading from Eric Mann's The Ghosts, Dreams, Bones, and Lives of the Oppressed Peoples must shape the Nightmares and Hopes of The Revolutionaries in the oppressor nations Tuesday March 29, 2022 | 3 PM PST This week on Voices we present a rebroadcast of Internationalism as Defense against Fascism and Imperialism. Originally aired January 2021, we think this show is now even more relevant as ever given the US/Nato...

Duration:00:55:07

Voices Radio: promoting The Walter Rodney Symposium March 26th 2022

3/23/2022
Voices from the Frontlines presents a special broadcast on Instagram Live. KPFK will be covering the senate judiciary hearings until 4pm, pre-empting Voices from the Frontlines. In that the Walter Rodney Symposium is this weekend on March 26th @ 10am EST. It is very important for the show to go on! Join us today on Instagram for a pre-recorded conversation with Eric Mann, Channing Martinez, and Charisse Burden-Stelly on the upcoming Walter Rodney Symposium and neocolonialism in the heart of...

Duration:00:27:36

Voices Radio: Rebroadcast of the Cold War Truth Commission on the One Year Anniversary

3/23/2022
On the one year anniversary we rebroadcasted Key Selections from the Cold War Truth Commission. The Commission was a virtual event last year in the middle of COVID hosted by Rachel Bruhnke and Frank Dorrell. Now more than ever as the Biden Administration contemplates the expansion of NATO, and the ongoing conflict between Russia, Ukraine, the U.S. and the U.S. and China, these key selections are even more prescient now than ever. Selected Clips: Gail Walker/IFCO Pastors for Peace:The...

Duration:00:56:26

Voices Radio: Final Part: How Europe Underdeveloped Africa and the Genius of Walter Rodney

3/15/2022
Final Segment: How Europe Underdeveloped Africa and the Genius of Walter Rodney. Aired on Tuesday March 8, 2022 | 3 PM PST This week we'll listen to the last four talks in this series: Eric Mann, Co-Host of Voices from the Frontlines, Director of the Strategy Center The National Leadership School for Strategic Organizing as a center grounded in Pan-Africanism, Black Nationalism, Anti-Imperialism, and pro-Communism. The School as a center for political and ideological dialogue and movement...

Duration:00:56:25

Voices Radio: Stand up to Nato & Highlights from The Genius of Walter Rodney

3/15/2022
Stand up to U.S. and NATO Encirclement of Russia and Provocations in the Ukraine. Highlights from How Europe Underdeveloped Africa and Genius of Walter Rodney. Aired on Tuesday March 1st, 2022 | 3 PM PST Highlights of the Strategy Center and National Leadership School for Strategic Organizing Webinar The Genius of Walter Rodney—How Europe Underdeveloped Africa February 17, 2022 Last week we played the full presentation of Professor Robin D.G. Kelley’s brilliant presentation (please go to our...

Duration:00:53:50

Voices Radio: How Europe Underdeveloped Africa and the Genius of Walter Rodney

2/23/2022
This week we highlight Robin Kelley's keynote talk on movement lessons from Walter Rodney in How Europe Underdeveloped Africa. Walter Rodney's text as the perfect case for reparations for the Black Nation inside and beyond the borders of the U.S. On Thursday February 17th, 2022 the Strategy Center launched its National Leadership School for Strategic Organizing with a hybrid event featuring the legacy of Walter Rodney. Speakers included Channing Martinez, and Eric Mann. We're proud to have...

Duration:00:57:17

VOICES: Scathing Review of 'Belfast' plus Third World South Central News

2/1/2022
This week on Voices from the Frontlines, Eric Mann gives a scathing film review of Belfast, which he argues glosses over the great history of the Northern Ireland, Irish Catholic fight for Civil Rights, yes, in Belfast. “Belfast, written, invented, and directed by Kenneth Branagh, is the story of a white, Protestant family in Belfast in 1969—In Northern Ireland—at a time of mass, Catholic civil rights demonstrations against British-supported Fascist Protestant 'Unionists'." Belfast...

Duration:00:56:02

VOICES: A Revolutionary Symphony, A Celebration of Protest Music

1/25/2022
Join us TODAY for a Revolutionary Rhapsody to celebrate music of defiance and protest against injustice and oppression. Eric Mann and Ernesto Arce take you from Cuba to Detroit, Ghana to Jamaica for a liberation of the body, mind, & soul as well as a dance marathon. Eric's musical selections are: Languta by Hugh Masekela and the Hedzoleh Sounds, Quimbara by Celia Cruz & the Fania All Stars with Johnny Pacheco, and Mississippi Goddamn followed with Pirate Jenny both by the beloved Nina...

Duration:00:56:58

VOICES: All Hail the Revolutionary Dr. Martin Luther King

1/18/2022
We’re proud to present Eric Mann’s “All the Revolutionary King” article with a new introduction to bring into the present the everlasting legacy of Dr. King on the civil rights, Black Liberations, internationalist 3rd world movements of today. Eric Mann will read this great new introduction and piece of the article on Voices from the Frontlines tomorrow at 3pm PST on KPFK Pacifica 90.7fm (kpfk.org to stream the audio live at 3pm). Tune into the full show and please send your thoughts,...

Duration:00:55:26

VOICES: MaryLouise Patterson Discusses Langston Hughes & Her Parent’s Legacy

1/11/2022
Join us this week for a a conversation with Eric Mann, Channing Martinez, Barbara Lott-Holland and MaryLouise Patterson. MaryLouise is the Co-editor, along with Evelyn Louise Crawford, of Letters from Langston: from the Harlem Renaissance to the Red Scare and Beyond. Originally broadcasted in 2021, join us as we rekindle memories of a revolutionary conversation on Letters from Langston. Eric Mann will introduce the segment with a commentary on The Man in the High Castle and the fight to...

Duration:00:58:13

VOICES: Conversations with Mumia Abu-Jamal & the Late Julian Bond

1/4/2022
Today on Voices from the Frontlines: Voices Radio First Show of 2022 Voices in the Tradition of Summer of Soul Eric in conversation w/ Mumia Abu Jamal Eric in conversation w/ Julian Bond South Central Third World News In the Spirit of Summer of Soul, an amazing film about the 1969 Harlem Cultural Festival, Voices from the Frontlines fights to protect and publicize our revolutionary history. Stop complaining about fascism if you are part of the anti-communist, revisionist, “social justice”...

Duration:00:58:09

VOICES: Alan Minksy Discusses Progressive Democrats, Mark Masaoka on Future of the Movement

12/14/2021
On today's edition, Eric Mann is in conversation with Mark Masaoka, this is the final of a three-part series with the UAW and Japanese-American leading organizer on the future of the Movement. Alan Minsky, Executive Director of Progressive Democrats of America discusses the future of Democratic Party radical transformation. Ernesto Arce and the South Central Third World News covers more exposed racism among police departments in Torrance and Long Beach, the unjust extradition of Julian...

Duration:00:57:06

VOICES Radio: UAW Wins Major Victory; Bus Riders Fight MTA's Anti-Blackness

12/6/2021
Hello Voices Listeners! On this edition, we feature Channing Martinez and Barbara Lott-Holland on the MTA’s Anti-Blackness and the Bus Riders Union campaign for Black Liberation We're joined in discussion with Scott Houldieson and Michael Cannon, master organizers with UAWD, Unite All Workers for Democracy, on their historic victory to win the direct election of national officers in the United Auto Workers. Please support their work at www.UAWD.org Ernesto Arce and the South Central Third...

Duration:00:55:23

VOICES Radio: The MTA's Anti-Blackness; Mark Masaoka Talks Unionism, Racism at GM Plant

11/30/2021
On this edition of Voices from the Frontlines, Eric Mann and Channing Martinez urge the MTA to “Stop Genocide Against Black Passengers". They say it's time for Voices listeners to get off the sidelines and join us on the Frontlines. Support the Bus Riders Union motion to this Thursday’s MTA board by contacting Channing Martinez at Channing@thestrategycenter.org We also have part two of a three-part discussion with Mark Masaoka, in conversation with Eric Mann. They share memories and analysis...

Duration:00:56:21

VOICES Radio: Victor Wallis on his Mother's Art; Mark Masaoka Veteran of the Asian Justice Movement

11/23/2021
Welcome to Voices from the Frontlines, your national movement building show. We’ll begin with Victor Wallis, a long-time comrade who is doing a zoom exhibition of his mother’s painting—The Art of Diane Esmond—An appreciation by her son, to be video cast this Friday, November 26 at 11 AM PST. Please go to the Marxist Education Project Website and scroll to November 26 to register. Then we’ll hear from Ernesto Arce and his dynamic South Central/Third World News as he discusses the commutation...

Duration:00:55:54

Voices Radio: Eric and Meena Roman continue the conversation on the US's global effect on climate.

11/18/2021
The United States is by far the most irresponsible nation regarding its primary contribution to climate change which is making life on planet Earth almost unbearable for most nations, including the US, but particularly nations in the global south - which, for hundreds of years now, continuously suffer social and economic infiltration, resource extraction, exploitation, sheer savagery, and genocide by the US! In this episode Eric and Meena dig deeper into the conversation regarding the US and...

Duration:00:56:00