TODAY ON VOICES RADIO: Channing reports from YJC Town Hall & Mumia and Eric on Mentacide

Today on Voices from the Frontlines: 
Channing Martinez reports from the YJC led coalition

One of the greatest prisoner leaders of all time—Mumia Abu-Jamal speaks with Eric Mann

May 11, 2020 @3pm PST

Channing reports from the Youth Justice Coalition’s community meeting with system officials. YJC has hosted 4 town hall meeting with families of incarcerated people and current incarcerated people and elected officials. Channing attended the virtual town hall meeting this past week and will be reporting from the frontlines on what some inmates have experienced and current conditions inside jails during the COVID 19 pandemic.

in the second segment of the show we bring back two separate but interrelated conversations with Mumia Abu-Jamal and Eric Mann aired in 2013 and 2012. Eric and Mumia speak about the film Lincoln, the Hollywood dream machine, and Mentacide. this is a fitting conversation for today, a reflection on political prisoners before the quarantine and during the quarantine.

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