We have explored gentrification and street harassment on Third Rail before, but on this month’s show we focus on these subjects through a different lens. First we discuss being Brown in a gentrifying neighborhood and then we break down being harassed as a queer person of color in Central Brooklyn. Guest Tasha Amezcua, SOS Program […]
#IndictTheSystem: We discuss the non indictment of both cops who killed an unarmed Mike Brown in Ferguson and Eric Gardner in Staten Island, and the on-going protesting that has followed these grand jury decisions. And we ask what does real social justice organizing look like in this moment?
On the ground in Ferguson: During the week of August 18th, Bed-Stuy resident Dante Barry (Deputy Director, Million Hoodies Movement for Justice) was in Ferguson, Missouri and he sat down with Third Rail reporter, Alan Smith (Co-Host, Baltimorons) to give us a perspective from Ferguson, that mainstream media isn’t covering.
Guests Djibril Toure, Malcolm X Grassroots Movement Monifa Bandele, Malcolm X Grassroots Movement & BMC Board Member Segments 1. Where do we get our messages about identity? Inspiration: Documentary “MissRepresentation” 2.What were you doing at 19? Inspiration: “Black Boy Interrupted” by Ta-Nehisi Coates 3. “Tell em why you mad” Roundup