Listen to the Sun. Feb. 28, 2021 special edition of the Pan-African Journal: Worldwide Radio Broadcast hosted by Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire. The program features our PANW report with dispatches on the announcement by the Zimbabwe government that it is gearing up its ambitious vaccination program for COVID-19; Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed says the country would welcome international technical support in addressing allegations of human rights violations; Eritrea has rejected accusations of involvement in massacres in the Tigray region of northern Ethiopia; and Nigeria has welcomed the release of some of the students abducted over the last several weeks. In the second hour we examine a series of developments taking place around the African continent and globally. Finally, we conclude our African American History Month commemorations with another focus on the life, times and contributions of Malcolm X (El Hajj Malik Shabazz).
Caravans from multiple statewide locations. Information: https://tinyurl.com/nudhw4a2
Grace Lutheran Church – 2006 60th St. – 11:30 A.M. Press Conference
The “Kenosha 4” – Justin Blake, Joe Cardinali, Andy Berg, and Rev. Jonathan Barker just became the “Wisconsin 5” with the addition of Tory Lowe of Milwaukee.All five are embarking on a 22 day fast to demand that climate justice for Wisconsin be central to the state budget.
Climate justice for Wisconsin is a hopeful vision for our community where everyone has a livable future, the opportunity for good paying green jobs, clean air to breathe, and clean water to drink.
Building Unity will join the “Wisconsin 5” on this day of celebration and hope in Kenosha with car caravans from around the state, as well as by live-streaming portions of the event to the Building Unity Facebook page.
The celebration in Kenosha will be an outdoor and safely-distanced event. Please wear masks.Portions of this day will be streamed live to Building Unity’s Facebook Page.
Please call Tim at 608-630-3633 if you have questions, if you would like help promote or be a part of the caravans going to Kenosha.
People can get more information by calling (929) 224-4640
State Capitol, Madison, 2 E Main Street- 10 A.M.
Fasting for Climate Justice – Fast, Pray, ActJoin the Lutheran Office for Public Policy, the “Wisconsin 5,” and other climate leaders as we advocate together for climate and environmental protections in this year’s Wisconsin State Budget. This nonpartisan event will be hosted on the west corner (State St. corner) of the Wisconsin State Capitol building at 10:00am on Saturday, March 6th. All are welcome! Masks and social distancing are required.
LOPPW, the Wisconsin Five, and the rest of the Fasting for Climate Justice Team ask you to consider attending Saturday’s press conference and support in any way that you are able, including fasting for the day of the event or for just a single meal. Meditative prayers and vocally advocating for climate justice are other ways to show your support.
The Wisconsin Five are fasting for 22 consecutive days to focus public attention and spark action for climate protections in this year’s Wisconsin State Budget. Members of the Kenosha Five are Rev. Jonathan Barker, pastor at Grace Lutheran Church in Kenosha; Andy Berg, County Board Supervisor and Executive Director of Garden of Eatin’ – Kenosha; Justin Blake, community leader and founder of Black Underground Recycling; Joe Cardinali, former Kenosha County Board Supervisor and community activist, and Tory Lowe, community advocate and activist.
Speakers for this Event Include:
• Rev. Jonathan Barker
• Justin Blake
• Joe Cardinali
• Andy Berg
• Tory Lowe
• Rev. Cindy Crane, Director, Lutheran Office for Public Policy in Wisconsin
• Kyle Minden, Lutheran Office for Public Policy in Wisconsin
The Fasting for Climate Justice team is advocating for the Wisconsin State Budget to:
1. Increase and incentivize energy efficiency and resiliency.
2. Promote and fund the development of renewable energy, including the equitable growth of green jobs here in Wisconsin.
3. Provide safeguards against inequities that arise from climate change and environmental destruction, including unsafe water and damaging air pollution.
4. Continue to support farmers and utilize their stewardship of the environment to protect our natural resources and our planet.
Event by The Peoples Revolution Milwaukee
2201 S 7th Street, Milwaukee (Kosciuszko Park) – 12:30 P.M.
JUSTICE FOR JOEL ACEVEDO
Former MPD officer Mathew Mattioli begins his trial for killing Joel Acevedo on Monday, March 8.What does the Milwaukee County DA Office know about the Joel Acevedo Case?
They KNOW Joel was choked for 11 minutes and 22 seconds.
They KNOW Joel pleaded for his life for 11 minutes and 22 seconds.
They KNOW Joel begged to go home for 11 minutes and 22 seconds.
They KNOW that – during an unsanctioned party during the middle of statewide COVID lockdown – 25 year old Joel Acevedo was murdered by now-former Milwaukee Police Officer Michael Mattioli with help from Christopher Peters and Andrew Janikowski who held Joel’s body while he was choked to death.
Help us let Milwaukee know: we demand JUSTICE FOR JOEL!
Help us wake up our city!
We begin at Kosciuszko Park at 12:30pm. We will leave at 1pm for a city-wide lit drop.
We’ll come back together to rally for Joel at 2pm (location announced Saturday).
Free food will be provided after the lit drop.
Event by Koya Cgh
1000 N 8th Street, Sheboygan, WI (Fountain Park) – 3-5 P.M.
Event by Mobilization4Mumia
A GLOBAL STREET MEETING-International Support
-Legal Explanations and Updates
-Discussion on Political Prisoners
– COVID in Prisons
-The Changing Political Climate in Philly
-The Brutal Role of the Police
-Music, Art, Poetry, Videos!SPECIAL APPEARANCES BY:
Vic Mensa – Chicago Hiphop Artist
Chairman Fred Hampton Jr – Black Panther Party Cubs
MUMIA HAS COVID!!! URGENT AND IMMEDIATE ACTIONS!
FIRST STEP RALLY TO DEMAND MUMIA’S IMMEDIATE RELEASE FROM PRISON BECAUSE HE IS INNOCENT AND IS NOW ALSO DANGEROUSLY ILL WITH COVID.
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 27TH
DA LARRY KRASNER’S OFFICE3 PENN PLACE (NEAR CITY HALL) PHILADELPHIA
More details to be announced at tomorrow’s rally and in e-mails and other media channels over the next few days. Stay tuned!!!
Sponsored by: Mobilization to Free Mumia, International Concerned Family and Friends of Mumia Abu-Jamal, Campaign to Bring Mumia Home and many others