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Voices from the Frontlines on Pacifica KPFK 90.7FM (Tuesdays at 3PM PST). Boasts a large multi-racial Los Angeles audience, and increasingly, a national audience for our live, streaming webcast. Eric conducts interviews with frontline organizers from across the globe that focus on strategy and tactics, grassroots movements, radical and revolutionary thinkers, strategists, organizers, and mass leaders–asking the question, “What is to be Done?” and looking for answers.

Voices from the Frontlines on Pacifica KPFK 90.7FM (Tuesdays at 3PM PST). Boasts a large multi-racial Los Angeles audience, and increasingly, a national audience for our live, streaming webcast. Eric conducts interviews with frontline organizers from across the globe that focus on strategy and tactics, grassroots movements, radical and revolutionary thinkers, strategists, organizers, and mass leaders–asking the question, “What is to be Done?” and looking for answers.
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Voices from the Frontlines on Pacifica KPFK 90.7FM (Tuesdays at 3PM PST). Boasts a large multi-racial Los Angeles audience, and increasingly, a national audience for our live, streaming webcast. Eric conducts interviews with frontline organizers from across the globe that focus on strategy and tactics, grassroots movements, radical and revolutionary thinkers, strategists, organizers, and mass leaders–asking the question, “What is to be Done?” and looking for answers.

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Episodes

Voices Radio features Criterion's Collection Paul Robeson - Portrait of the Artist.

7/25/2019
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This week on 90.7 FM KPFK, Eric Mann of Voices From the Frontlines offers the Pacifica Rain Archives Paul Robeson compilation, from the Criterion Collection, as well as his book titled Playbook For Progressives; The 16 Qualities of a Successful Organizer. If you are one who admires the black communist tradition and the amazing works of Paul Robeson tune in to this weeks episode of Voices From the Frontlines, featuring Eric Mann and Alan Minsky. Paul Robeson, Portraits of the Artist:...

Duration:00:58:05

Voices Radio: Eric, Channing, and our listeners discuss the courage of The Squad.

7/17/2019
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This week on Voices Radio Eric and Channing carafe out the truth that is highly woven into the racism and racist propaganda that the current president continues to spew, and highlights the steadfast and courageous consciousness of Ilhan Omar, Ayanna Pressley, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and Rashida Tlaib, affectionately know as The Squad (Sisters). Eric reads a letter from a listener named Matthew, aka, “Last Time Listener”, who criticizes Eric position with respect to Bernie Sanders, we also...

Duration:00:58:13

Voices Radio analyses the Presidential Candidate debates.

7/10/2019
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Eric and Channing GO DEEP, analyzing the presidential candidates and their massive shortcomings and narrow-minded, white, racist, imperialist, and nationalist perspectives!!! This conversation is SO important to get involve in. The lives of all living things (people, animals, and our environment) are at stake. This CANNOT be seen as a popularity contest. We mush think and act deeper! Listen to the show, tell us what you think, and REGISTER!

Duration:00:58:02

Voices Radio speaks with Anna Kunkin, daughter of the late journalist Art Kunkin.

7/9/2019
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Eric and Channing speak with Anna Kunkin, daughter of journalist, political organizer, and founder of the Los Angeles Free Press, Art Kunkin, about her father's triumphs and legacy in society and media during a particularly socially tremulous era. Anna discusses her childhood growing up with a revolutionary father and what is was like for her to be exposed to historical people and events, in the making. In this tribute to the late Art Kunkin, who passed away on April 30th, of this year,...

Duration:00:58:09

Voices Radio - Sports and Revolution, and the Black Brain Trust.

6/28/2019
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Eric talks about his new blog called Sports and Revolution. Today Eric talks about the NBA, the New York Knicks specifically, support for Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s Black Brain Trust, The Lakers, and invites callers like Ruth, and our good friend Morris From Long Beach to join the conversation. Join the conversation and the revolution! Register and email at: Website: www.voicesfromthefrontlines.com Email: ericmann@sportsandrevolution.com Twitter: @ericmannspeaks Facebook: #ericmannspeaks...

Duration:00:57:18

Akinyele Umoja, author of We Will Shoot Back: Armed Resistance in the Mississippi Freedom Movement.

6/22/2019
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This week on Voices From the Frontlines, we'll hear from Akinyele Umoja, founding member of the New Afrikan People's Organization and the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement and author of We Will Shoot: Armed Resistance in the Mississippi Freedom movement. The strategy center Co-Hosted a Night in Conversation with Akinyele Umoja and Eric Mann, hosted by Professor Robin Kelley May 2019. Tune in for a great conversation on Movement Building, revolution and Akinyele's book We Will Shoot Back. Voices...

Duration:00:56:59

In this second edition, examines deeper, When They See Us and how to initiate a resolution.

6/14/2019
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This week on Voices From the Frontlines, in light of this deeper examination of Ava DuVernay's powerful documentary of the Central Park 5 case, When They See Us, Voices From the Frontlines and the Labor Community Strategy Center has two major demands: Bring the US government up on charges of genocide in violation of the 1948 genocide statutes established by the United Nations... End the police presence on LAUSD schools, busses, and MTA trains, and cut the police-state budget and agencies...

Duration:00:58:37

VFTFL - When They See Us Film Review

6/7/2019
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Eric and Channing delve into the racial complexities that continue to plague our world, which led to the excruciatingly painful Central Park Five story upon which Ava DuVernay's documentary, When They See Us, is based. In this episode, Eric and Channing detail certain elements of the film that illustrates the most phenomenal expose's of this brith to prison system for black and latino lives. To get involved with The Strategy Center's Civil Rights/Climate Justice Campaign for Urban...

Duration:00:57:17

VFTFL - Invisible Hands documentary

5/17/2019
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Eric, Channing, Kiyana Williams, and Alan Minsky offer their review and analysis of this important documentary. We also hear some clips from the film that feature some shocking elements of this global problem and what actions we, individually, can take to be instrumental in dissolving this problem of child labor. Pledge your support to Voices from the Frontlines and 90.7 KPFK, get this DVD and attend the screening and Q/A. This is your chance to be the change that you want to see in the...

Duration:01:03:17

Voices Radio: The brilliant, Paul Robeson.

5/9/2019
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Eric pays tribute to his friend and super hero, Paul Robeson during this KPFK fund drive show on Voices From the Frontlines. Eric remarks about how magnificent and undefinable Paul Robeson was and still is: Scholar, athlete, film star, baritone singer from heaven, pan-africanist, black fighter, pro-communist, a friend of working and oppressed people all over the world, defiant black man, and political prisoner in his own country. Eric, Channing, and Alan Minsky offer the Paul Robeson 4-DVD...

Duration:00:59:02

Voices Radio: Jeanette Charles talks to us about the U.S. lead coup in Venezuela.

5/3/2019
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This week: Voices Radio speaks with Jeanette Charles, the daughter of the Haitian Diaspora popular educator, journalist, and organizer, long time member of the Chiapas support committee, And international solidarity liaison with Venezuela Analysis. Jeanette talks to us about the U.S. lead coup in Venezuela against the Bolivarian Revolution and elected president Nicolas Maduro.

Duration:00:58:24

Voices Radio - Eric remembers and honors his good friend Gary Stewart.

4/26/2019
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This week on Voices From the Frontlines Eric remembers and honors his dear friend Gary Stewart, "Rhino and iTunes music magician, progressive activist, and organizer philanthropist, funny and witty Mensch", and dear friend. Eric reads a blurb that he wrote about Gary and features clips from a show that Eric and Gary aired together in 2013/2014. Listening to the clips of Eric and Gary, you really get a sense for the the depth of their relationship, love of thought and theory, and the shared...

Duration:00:57:29

Voices Radio - Tune in for Eric's revolutionary take on sports and politics... and fun!

4/18/2019
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This week on Voices From the Frontlines, Eric talks about sports being the largest cultural intervention in our society, even more than film; for black people, women, people in other countries, etc. The theme of today’s show is "EVERYTHING IS POLITICAL"! But also, sports is just fun!!! Tune in to hear great commentary on Magic Johnson, his mistakes and victories, the New York Knicks, The Pittsburg Steelers and how they put a franchise tag on Le'Veon Bell, listener calls, and so much more....

Duration:00:55:03

VFTFL - Green Book, And Blase Bonpane

4/11/2019
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Today on Voices From the Frontlines, Eric deconstructs the film, Green Book, and offered us an alternative to the racist narrative portrayed in the film. Eric details the falsehoods told in this film that do nothing more than reinforce the racist lens through which the film makers views Shirley - and probably black people in general - while making every attempt to omit the genius and virtuoso that Don Shirley was. Eric talks about the anger that Don's family, as well as the black community,...

Duration:00:56:37

VFTFL - Film Review, Mapplethorpe And Captain Fantastic

4/4/2019
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This week on Voices Radio, Eric and Channing conduct another really great film review on two films that stood out to them in very particular ways, for them, as organizers and more so as people who think deeply and critically about life in all of its many complexities. Film is very important in the telling or human story through our individual lenses; its struggles, complexities, visions, successes, contributions to our species, teaching capabilities, etc. The best part of film takes place...

Duration:00:57:12

Voices Radio: Author of Help Me Understand My Child: A Mother's Truth About Autism, Florence Bracy.

3/27/2019
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BOOK SIGNING - POSTPONED!!! Eric and Channing speak with Florence and Charles Bracy, the parents of Brad Bracy, who has autism. Florence takes us through her book, Help Me Understand My Child; A Mother’s Truth About Autism. She walks us through her family's path to cope; from her sons diagnosis, the struggle of acceptance, learning about her sons autistic traits, and how to help him. Florence also provides information about resources and services available to assist individuals with autism...

Duration:00:58:07

Voices Radio features and celebrates the voices of those who sacrificed themselves for you and I.

3/20/2019
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Voices Radio features and celebrates the voices of those who sacrificed themselves for you and I. by Eric Mann

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Voices Radio discusses the success of the Bus Riders Union in this self-titled film.

3/10/2019
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Eric, Channing, and Alan discuss the importance of this film, featuring the success of the people of the Bus Riders Union and those in support of the movement. The film shows us just how important it is to demand what you want, get organized, and remain diligent in the fight. Eric makes a really good point when he said that most documentaries make you aware of a problem, but this film shows you the problem AND the solution! This is a documentary that is showing you a movement that won and...

Duration:00:57:32

Voices Radio: Support for Dr. Melina Abdulla, the BRU, and we hear from the PAFF's E.D., Ayuko Babu

2/6/2019
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Today on Voices From the Frontlines - we learn that civil rights leader and Black Lives Matter activist and Founding member, Dr. Melina Abdullah faces 8 felony charges… Why are our civil rights leaders facing prosecution in “liberal” L.A., you ask??? Find out… Join your community members, and The Strategy Center on Thursday, February 8th, 9 a.m., at 210 W Temple St. Dept. 43. Los Angeles, Ca., as we fight for Melina and request that Los Angeles City Attourney Mike Feuer drop ALL charges...

Duration:00:57:42

Voices Radio - Channing and Barbara discuss the Bus Riders Union film.

2/5/2019
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Today on Voices Radio Channing Martinez, Producer and co-host of Voices From the Frontlines, and Barbara Lott Holland, long time member of the Bus Riders Union and Associate Director of the Labor Community Strategy Center, review The Strategy Center’s Bus Riders Union film, and the economic racism that is at the core of MTA’s transit-racist narrative. Some of the featured fighters are The Labor Community Strategy Center’s Director, Eric Mann, Della Bonner, Rosio Mendiola, Kwanza Ramsey,...

Duration:00:56:46