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mistake. means business. running. out of the viewfinder. on al-jazeera. i'm comfortable in doha the top stories on al-jazeera thousands of people are protesting for a 2nd day in me and against last week's military coup demanding an end to what they call a dictatorship the military has and forced a near total internet shop down to try and silence dissent law and so he has more from kuala lumpur. many of them wearing red now holding bread but looms as well red being the color for the national league for democracy the party that won the elections in november by a landslide we're also getting reports that dozens of people have turned up on the
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streets in mandalay the 2nd largest city in myanmar to protest as well as small protests taking place in the coastal town of more than me so clearly these protests appear to be spreading across the country. killing of a street performer in chile has triggered protests against alleged police violence the 27 year old juggler was shot dead in the southern tell me of the offices so he resisted a routine identity check and really soon reports. anger in the chilean capital over the police shooting of a young street performer police used water cannon as hundreds took to the streets in santiago to the bank pots and charge that officers the protesters want to show solidarity with 27 year old francisco martinez romero who was shot dead by police on friday officers say they opened fire because the juggler refused to cooperate in a routine search the government held an emergency meeting well
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a judge has ordered an investigation into the shooting. but we always regret that an operation of these characteristics result in the death of a person as a government we want to guarantee that all measures will be taken to ensure the justice system and the prosecutor's office can investigate exactly what happened in the fall for justice came after demonstrators set several public buildings on fire in the normally sleepy town of. residence a police brutality must come to an end but ok very fair enough but the problem i believe that the protocols and the actions of the police must be reviewed yes it's not the 1st time or the 2nd order 3rd time before you begin to be fearful we must have justice because something like this cannot go unpunished it cannot always wash their hands saying it was in self-defense you know things cannot stay this way it cannot. mass anti-government protests since 29 team have put chile's police force under intense scrutiny with local and international watchdog alleging excessive use
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of force and she writes violations. it's always been like this in the last couple of decades because the police institution has never really been reforms there's a lot of human rights violations a lot of repression by that you know these going on in the shanty towns near the capital in. the poor neighborhoods which we never hear of well those living and mourn the death of the young street performer but many are hopeful it will bring what they say is the much needed police accountability sue al jazeera. he was government is let private businesses operate in most industries and marks a major reform of the state dominated economy the country is trying to pull out of an economic slump fought on by tough u.s. sanctions and the coronavirus pandemic. al-jazeera journalist michael to same has been released after more than 4 years in prison in egypt he was arrested while
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visiting family in december 26th teen but was never formally charged with a crime. thousands of demonstrators in tunis here have defied a police lockdown to mark the anniversary of the killing of a prominent leftist activist scuffles broke out between police and protesters who say the freedoms won in the 20 of an arab spring uprising have been eroded. sudan has warned its national security will be threatened if ethiopia goes ahead with the 2nd phase of filling its blue nile dam sudan and egypt fear the make a dam will divert too much of the water they rely on ethiopia says the project is vital to its economic future burundi has become the 2nd african country to rule out ordering covert 19 vaccines the health minister says it's better to focus on prevention neighboring tanzania has also said it has no plans to order the. those are the headlines i'll have another update for you off the big picture.
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protecting america's also means fighting infectious disease we are coordinating with the chinese government for the corona virus outbreak in china my administration will take all necessary steps to safeguard our services from this threat. as the world bears witness tonight america is a land of heroes. and
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my fellow americans the best is yet to come. there are whole businesses in the united states that have been around for quite some time that their business model depends on high levels of racial and economic segregation and perhaps one of the reasons we struggle so hard in the us to get beyond it in housing health care education is simply because there is money to be made billions of dollars to be made by keeping it intact.
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and be early 20th century in the u.s. . you have just on precedented actually mission a while in the hands of people like andrew carnegie john d. rockefeller. keep on the time now these are people who break up strikes with violence these are people who profit these are not your own. this is sort of drive an industrial production in the north . in the south they are largely still in agricultural society there's a lot of labor a lot of hard labor. and using that labor was primarily done by blacks. they're being exploited they're coming from a system of slavery slavery is finally ended and all of
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a sudden you have no free labor and then hunted you have to figure out how do we make sure the south stays economically viable. we need people who know enough to do the work that we need done so we need to train the negro to have basic rudimentary kinds of skills. and this moment you have people like andrew carnegie and he said i have this great option it's called philanthropy. well look. up. over the wall. and i'm really. northern why captains of industry all of a sudden want to go all in on educating newly freed rule black people what they wanted to ensure overwhelmingly is that they have workers whose dreams are
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black families living on the regular you have survived but you must be taught and shown that their lives can be made better and more meaningful they decide really that it has to be a man you are straining something that is going to keep these folks subservient to white authority but also keep them in the south we have to keep them in agricultural industry because otherwise our economy false falls apart this is a vision of what black education should be and it's getting massive amounts of money from andrew carnegie himself from john d. rockefeller where the establishment in 1000 or 3 which is rockefeller funds and. rockefeller created the general education board which was a organization that created schools for black students. rockefeller decides me and my friends should be just
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a group of rich people and their friends go to the congress and i like hey we're going to pay for you won't cost you anything but we want to take over who's getting educated in what kinds of ways and congress. one of the things that the general education board was telling farmers abandoned whatever you know about farming from generations probably of having been a farmer and listened to us. african-americans with the latest techniques and how to plow and how to milk a cow and how to pick cotton as if they hadn't been doing that for hundreds of years previously. they were big with black women on the scientific method of homemaking. it was very controlling and in that regard it was all about a kind of way of a middle class standard. it's
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a form of education that in no way will challenge your governance and your governance is specifically white anglo american eat. we've never had a moment where the country has been committed to educating poor kids and black kids in the same ways that wealthy white kids. it's always been a series of experiments for people who are poor. lucrative experiments experiments that create. well for businesses the process of instituting public
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education in the united states starts off at its core as having been designed by philanthropists and business people and organized around black inferiority. must feel at their best have answer media and all to make outcomes the intermediate for many of these philanthropists was block education. the ultimate outcome was pacifying avoiding revolution and avoiding a rise in black consciousness that could challenge peace. peace for home. in springfield illinois. to be the result of that right. now you know. when you're looking at the rise of violence in the early 19 hundreds what you're seeing of the 1st time is a blacks are entering public wife and they are breaking those jim crow customs.
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the white raking the city's black. black but 3 and 2000 black. whenever you start to see instances of where some people of color race riot what they are essentially either police brutality which was directed against the black population were was white mobs. lynching was done by members or by civil society. you know it wasn't exactly something she would hide it was something which was like yes i'm a member of the choir and. the n.w. which stands for the national association for the advancement of colored people is founded in 1909 and it's found that after a lynching and springfield illinois it's not because of racial lyall and that's happening in. south they are concerned about that let's be clear but it's because
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of a lynching that happens and in the north. is mostly focused on anti black violence so this was their thing stop killing us that is the 1st civil right that black people needed to live 1st before we can actually go after and fight other things. there was this board meeting at the end. and one of the white board members said that why don't we also focus on education and housing and voting and one of the black members at the end of the lane c.p. responded and this is a quote all the american negro wants is a chance to live without a rope around his neck. so mandalay simply is focused on this issue of racial violence they are focused on how
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do we protect black lives they are launching letter writing campaigns they are organizing their citizens they are doing demonstrations. they genuinely believed that if they could publicize the lynchings and the mob violence that people's hearts and minds will change and it will and they generally believe this right and it does shift i mean it's not that it didn't do anything and did shift but it lynchings continue. and so they realize that they also needed to combine protest and marching in the story with work inside a political institution. they had a vision and a view of the quality. but they were finding themselves primarily by $10.00 here $5.00. was there but they were poor they were
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poor for a very long time. the end of place in the 1920 s. it's considered a radical organization. funders you know i won't say that i am the only man i want to focus on a different organizations but they end up laisenia like now we want to focus on black lives on a racial line. so in the end up wasting his campaign in terms of very trying to pass an intervention bill in congress there is a fund on only referred to as the garland signed in the garden sign was a vanguard of left wing only in their pain. what's interesting about the negotiation between the n.w.a. c.p. and the garland around a grant was are they giving this money with strings attached or not at the time in the way c.p. has mostly focused on physical violence and equal pay like the economic violence when the the gun fun comes along they're kind of like yeah but we don't want to
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focus on those things like that whole that's the downer you know like that's not what we want to focus on we think what the key thing should be is integration. and i want to find believes that there should be perhaps like a new initiative focused on desegregation of education and we should find work that is focused on desegregation schools in the south and endemol a c.p.a. is the best organization to actually lead this effort and it's crucial i think to also understand without the garland funds finding the end of place was on vulnerable organization they would have gone under. and that was the moment their focus began to shift and so the sense of it being a movement that had to do with the hopes and dreams of black people and the safety and lives of black people was supplanted by what you most need is integration and
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you need it's cation or integration. the culmination of this education desegregation litigation mr plan is going to be brown v board decided now to mislead by the supreme court and 1954 ended jim crow in the area of education segregated schools were unconstitutional. you can't that a supreme court decision without this chris saying around lynching and around mob violence and that happens i think beginning of the 20th century the college fund is reflecting these foundations focus on education at the time not let me see why this violence is happening so i can make. a more peace when i can more world specifically at any cost to white people that's always a question are you willing to support and here be outrage and address it at all
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costs because going to be destructive. world. war. the private sector to reject it america this is the most aggressive and comprehensive effort to confront a far virus in modern 'd history we are at a critical time in the fight against the virus 'd i will never hesitate to take any necessary steps to protect the lives health and safety of the american people i will always put the well being of america 1st we will heal the sick 'd care for those in need help our fellow citizens and emerge from this challenge stronger and more unified that ever before god bless you and god bless america thank you.
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even after the supreme court decision of brown v board in 1954 it's not that black to forsake. one of the biggest example is when you see that is going to be the myrna or the link chain of emmett till. emmett tell. 14 you know young man from chicago whose mother had moved to chicago but still had family and people in mississippi. he goes down to mississippi summer time you know sort of amused you know sees relatives but he goes to the store and carolyn bryant is that was a white woman who was working there and he whistled that are most likely just trying to impress his cousins who are like you know this is this is
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a chicago and this is this is a dangerous dangerous place but the story that she made up was that he had tried to kiss her and that he had been bragging about having white girlfriends up in chicago and. she was in fear for her life as he touched her what carolyn bryant does is she gets her husband and her brother in law and they go to emmett till's house where you stand where his grandfather is crap father had to move her because he understands the danger in which everybody is and . they mutilate him. they kill him and submerge his body. and when it's found it's so distended he's so bloated from having been in the water is not recognizable as a human face. but yet.
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carolyn bryant her husband. her brother in law they're found innocent there is basically they got away with it. undoubtedly i'm a black. people are angry but it arcs so. it also led white people know we're not going to let you off the hook for this one. his mother decides to have an open casket so that the world can see what these white racists did to her baby.
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this morning in the eyes looking into the death of a black man after he was stopped by police in minneapolis the attempt at harass was caught on camera and we need to warn you here that it's very difficult to watch the video of last night's confrontation shows a white police officer with his knee patting down the neck of the suspect and you can clearly hear the man saying i can't breathe several times before an ambulance arrives jeffrey gazer is following this story for us jeff what are police doing about this aerial good morning both of the officers involved in this incident are on paid administrative leave this morning pending the results of the investigation boys. have been segregated. so it is not surprising that there was an opposition when the supreme court ordered school to integrate. i will not force my people to read
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a great against their will. little rock arkansas and the 1st phase of the trouble the watch population are determined to prevent college students from going to the school that and children attend. the incidents of the little rock 9 which are the 9 african-american kids who had to be groomed and prepared for the racial violence and the stress that they were going to have to endure. the previous integration of white and colored schools but racial feelings still runs high in the southern states of america. if you look through a lot of the photographs from that period or their propaganda photographs they have a picture of a black man next to a white woman and they said if black and white kids go to school we're going to have the mongrelization of the race.
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but then everyone was clear that white people did not want black children in their schools. they didn't see this 'd as the supreme court has now spoken let us listen because it is the right thing what they saw is there some political agenda and now you are coming after my baby. the white citizens had lost their battle. or have a. whites for later we have to find your way to make sure the schools open integrated and they settle upon this idea of privatization of the senior prom at the public high school. now officially integrated. not far off the road from
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the public high school a private prince edward academy all day it's probably. what they do all across the southeast it's the the model. for the privatization of education. 99 percent of whites. so if we can bankrupt the public education system and take it and just sort of educate our kids white kids over here let's do this so you had the white citizens council in the ku klux klan white supremacist organizations in the south that started chain of charter schools they started chain of privately run text peer support is schools all across the south that enroll tens of thousands of students.
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therefore mean private protestant schools which are all white and they're sort of popping up sort of all over you start having foundations not the big ones like not the not the huge ones but small family foundation in. need when foundations start funding this separation in the segregated academies left and right because they see the potential for more of a mass movement around this idea that we can now have access to taxpayer dollars and not have oversight. for a group of philanthropic and business leaders it becomes a financial opportunity. that may not actually have been that grounded in race but tying it up with with racism and white supremacy turned it into. a bonanza. confuses the ideal whiteness with this idea
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of private work white is good and private also was good what's the opposite of white woman has to be black must the opposite of private has to be public so any type of space big or small neighborhoods buses bathrooms schools become rationed degraded gets devalued and they can stay green if. there is a move to essentially to. withdraw whites withdrew from those spaces and they created private alternatives to both spaces and then you know sort of public golf courses or private golf courses sort of public pools or backyard swimming pools that i'm going to park to play in the playground there is backyard swing sets that have taken the public bus and take a private car and then the civil rights movement starts to happen that fundamentally i think changes the game. to own their own wino's in a case where you know compensate civilians when we listen to the only music you
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programs to inform and inspire you each and every $1.00 of us it's about a responsibility to change 1st place for to get out on al-jazeera. i'm kevin l. in doha the top stories on al-jazeera thousands of people have started protesting for a 2nd day and me and ma against last week's military coup the demanding an end to what they call a dictatorship the military has and forced a near total internet shutdown to try and silence dissent story has more from kuala lumpur. many of them wearing red now holding bread but looms as well red being the color for the national league for democracy the party that won the elections in november by a landslide we're also getting reports that dozens of people have turned up on the
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streets in mandalay the 2nd largest city in myanmar to protest as well with small protests taking place in the coastal town of more than mean so clearly these protests appear to be spreading across the country the killing of a street performer in chile has triggered rallies against alleged police violence demonstrators confronted security forces in the capital santiago the water cannons on the crowds police shot the street in a solemn tone on friday off the officers say he resisted a routine identity check video of the incident on social media has sparked widespread anger. cuba's government has to that private businesses operate in most industries marks a major reform of the state dominated economy the country is trying to pull out of an economic slump brought on by tough u.s. sanctions and the coronavirus pandemic. journalist beholds hussein has been released after more than 4 years in prison in egypt he was arrested while visiting
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family in december 26th jean but was never formally charged with a crime. thousands of demonstrators in 2 newsier have defied a police lockdown to mark the anniversary of the killing of a prominent leftist activist scuffles broke out between police protesters who say the freedoms won in the 20th 7 arab spring uprising have been eroded. sudan has warned its national security will be threatened if ethiopia goes ahead with the 2nd phase of feeling its blue nile dam sudan and egypt fear the mega dam will divert too much of the water they rely on the o.p.'s says the project is vital to its economic future. grundy has become the 2nd african country to rule out ordering covert 19 vaccines the health minister says it's better to focus on prevention neighboring tanzania has also said it has no plans to order the jabs was the headlines taking you back now to the big picture.
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what is called the civil rights movement. was really. insurrection. they demonstrated they can it in a drive for equality. we all know what happened in. the. would happen a lot. and so. that is a result save about. the
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. they needed us for labor and for sports. now i. can't get rid of it so. we cannot be excised. and they cannot be accommodated. that something's got to get. a similar fine i can make music if you sign up i think. i'm going to john from. the back when he comes i try to find.
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invention of the civil rights movement takes us from 1954 the brown v board of education to 1965 the passage of the voting rights act in a kind of our. achievement but in the mid sixty's you start to see some shifting energy. and one sledge islay sion has been passed people start to turn to things like poverty. police brutality because at the same time as federal legislation in support of civil rights is happening there's also support of increasing police presence in neighborhoods there is a very deliberate commitment to law and order that goes along side civil rights and white flight has begun from american cities and in part in response to the desegregation of cities you get the tax base eroding because white residents move
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away into the suburbs. so you have a kind of powder keg in the united states and that grows even more intense after the assassination of martin luther king jr. was. 2 years ago in the washington the last time american cities are essentially they're on fire burning down were you find what has been called the race riot they're always response to the police brutality or the recent watts whether it's a new work in jersey or others and rochester new york cleveland ohio they all start off with essentially because of police brutality. rebellions were kind of organic uprisings that came from deep poverty that came from experiences of police violence they came from. unemployment that came. from
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the creation of large scale housing projects in cities where people were literally sitting on top of each other. housing remains a problem. well intentioned white people well intentioned liberals people of political power and influence for sympathetic to the black friends from. the wire the city is burning. a lot of these folks who consider themselves to be liberal they're trying to separate themselves from conservative white supremacy politics they believe that there are more genteel ways of actually addressing nadi thorny issues than some of what they're seeing they're not saying don't address them they're kind of like we can make an argument we can move the needle. so what happens is that
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a number of philanthropic institutions are trying to figure out how can they meet this moment but also how 7 they can stop things from spiraling out of control into a space in which they and perhaps some of their colleagues are uncomfortable. you don't want to type change that they can manage. they are not ok what the complete transformation of institutions in which they have actually benefited from what makes them move it's a fear of black consciousness. we are now on day step of the civil unrest in america you're looking live once again as protests get underway to honor the memory of george for what it comes after more exploitation of the situation last night riots looting taking place on american
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streets walking cities like new york and st louis and president trump is under fire for threatening to the ploy the military on rioters as well as using extreme tactics to disperse white house protesters just moments before walking to a photo op at a nearby church top democrats accusing the president of fanning the flames of this . those who do won this coalition this movement. do so out of this. fight against racism to fight against the french and politically we may be. one of us as a revolutionary another one as the as the form. which you see with the foundations as well as just rank and file senators was one with lyndon johnson they realize
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that the work going to be able to stop the civil rights movement you know the nation of islam petrified that the black panther party petrified whites and the older in california because they weren't doing anything illegal it was legal to carry a gun making the revolution back and you could get people to the fact that they shoot themselves up they don't know the scene if you can get him to recount thank you is doing to the bedroom a greater than the primary objective that the people have to do is going to mainly have to do with capital. so they saw was what perhaps a real revolution could look like and for them it was like well you know something we better start giving someone just in here we better start supporting that. ford foundation is really interested in this moment. they become activists in terms
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of this question about free form or transformation their. transformation is a lot we just came out of a civil rights movement let's focus on reform and from their positions of privilege a distance they believed that their money their connections their influence could fix it. if they tried hard if they spent enough money if they got the right. people if they found the silver bullet. they could make this go away. early on the ford foundation is very much a regional organization in michigan and after the 2nd world war with the bowl looming and. not only creates a national presence but it's bigger than carnegie rockefeller. for the 4th the nation and their money of focusing on the black power but in
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focusing on how to contain it we can meet black power not in terms of the full a transformative vision. the perhaps we can focus on black arts programs perhaps that we can focus on black studies and colleges and universities and resourcing those right perhaps we can focus on funding and or supporting quietly and or explicitly. black liberal elites who can be the spokes women and men for black people for started to fund fellowships. doctoral student fellowships for black studies and women's studies. board had a big hand in opening up spaces particularly for african-americans and women to get into higher education. african-americans are able to start to come
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into predominately white institutions in large numbers. where they had previously mostly gone to historically black colleges but when they start to be able to go into predominately white institutions the racial conflicts are still very low period and it is manifested in the classrooms it is manifested in campus newspapers but also outside. out of the university. and out of probably near me the next day will be here i go university but it could go on after so we're going to get the lumber you know that if they don't want to deal with the brother dean here they're going to do with the brother going to last. you can look at a lot of american history as this kind of contest over the moral high ground. and that really burst upon the scene on april 18th 1969 at cornell
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university in upstate new york. it was parents week at cornell often many parents stay up street hall in the heart of the campus some had already moved in and got a victim when black students decided to occupy the home. ec or no university the institutional racism was pretty rampant in african-american students were particularly incensed by the refusal of the university to give them a black studies program but also the kind of harassment that was taking place in the dormitories. and so from that these students really tried to engage the administration in conversations about what to do and there is kind of falling on deaf ears and so you know they decide that they're going to take over an administration building. the blacks
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were demanding the usual things black studies amnesty and stuck to their demands were met and they came out it was then everyone realized the black students were armed during the occupation. and the images that emerged from this of that where were shot at and one of the end inches that was widely publicized across the newspapers the entire country. was a students walking out of the hall african-american students with armed with rifles and with the ammunition bandoliers strapped across their chess with a list of demands in one hand and the weapon in the other. it is important to understand the context of armed self-defense amongst african-americans was not coming out of thin air that it was a response to brutality it was
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a response to racial violence what ended the takeover is president perkins president clinton at the time. you know will start if i'm studies this is one of the demands and the faculty on campus were completely i really this is the 1st time in the light when they're having to feel when women and black people let next people there were members of the cornell community who were. horrified by this accommodation. and invested in destabilising the vision of black studies. republic. it's incredible. i think that there comes a time in america for a new kind of marvel leadership if you will that if he's crying that all the people
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going to america and guy white males running for the highest office and just last. sunday a black and lonely country that someday women will need this country. show that was the 1st and the 1st woman to run seriously for the presidency of the united states she was a witness. that we would have to. move beyond a symbolistic out of 2. marches and chants. and shouts devolve power to the people it will mean making our power to the people a reality. by repealing the russian. that's been meted out against those that are truly in the defense of freedom and justice in this country all power to the people i hold those in the black liberation movement so stepping up the pressure of the campaign to free and jemma.
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it wasn't a question of morality it wasn't a question of being good and bad it was some good business. and then we black people had no power we. own the type of power we could have in black. power. there was this very short period of time in the seventy's around community control in who is best able to educate black children. so the black panther party had a community school out in in oakland that did amazing. it was story to justice it yoga they netted hated and they had a free breakfast and lunch program. they educated kids by ability group and not age they asked them to question they had
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a socratic method. in a lot of it was just affirming their humanity affirming their in only. in privileged white communities this is not unusual for poor black people this was almost a 1st. and outstanding survivor program are necessarily revolutionary. but the virus programs do. work for unify people around. when we have limits where we come up people program. we are implementing something that black people in all britney boat have a right to and that's a right. they were creating an ambulance program they had the free breakfast program they had i claimed they had the sickle cell anaemia foundation.
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they had a number of almost 50 different initiatives so where is this money coming from and when you look you start to see that ford is behind some of it. that ford is trying to read. direct the energies of the panthers and similar groups to get them off the streets. the ford foundation actually you know fund the black panthers people's free medical clinic is starting oakland but there's about a dozen of them in the idea trying to heal the community from within is this idea of how do we meet the needs of the people that were around in those communities they start to be marginalized. j. edgar hoover who was the director of the f.b.i. saw that the panthers community programs were more dangerous than them carrying guns because folks were starting to turn away from their dependence on the
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government and look towards the panthers to come in and solve community problems. historically the black panther party we think about we think about because violence we think about all the police conflict and they want to something it was really important and that's often been overlooked and it just speaks to the larger history of you know exclusion and mistreatment. for. people called net matters. of the panthers are. really concerned with working on health care because they recognize that you have to take care of your mind body and spirit and there has been a lot of neglect with regards to health care in black communities you know you know when we do get health care it's in the form of you know syphilis testing on african-american men.
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the 1972 there is this sort of exposé on the front page of always newspapers nationwide that there's a study you know it takes place in alabama have been calling for 40 years. the u.s. government had been researching the natural history of an infectious disease cos if there's been a group of african-american men and these men to not know they has 50 we're told there's something called their blood. and they're told that they're being given some kind of treatment for some illness and it's really vague. but it's designed to study the effects of syphilis. researchers and as it were basically sort of studying that natural history of what would happen to people over time they were affected was syphilis from beginning to the end stage. and the men in the study do not know that there was a treatment available. to curious people and so they were talking
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a minimum of $500.00 men to know their syphilis. really just a reflection of this idea that black work on a 2nd class the black body is somehow they different or expendable. these are largely an educated poor black man in a rural south and in some ways the world's scientists lending credibility to this sort of social hire him. there are just stories like this over and over get it but the news then there's this larger sort of oral history individual people have all over the world of the country. the american medical association right this was the biggest umbrella of the group that represents physicians nationwide it was in some ways an active participant in
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terms of exclusion or racial slurs and of black physicians but also it prevented black people from you know states getting a license or to practice medicine. and so it just really speaks the idea that medicine is is too she was formerly you know segregated. in 1900 and there was this report called the flex the report and it really transformed american medical education so it was a product of a. teacher instructor story maybe in flexner and he was supported by that kind foundation and the profit foundation and basically the whole point of it was to take a closer look at the american medical association system was also you know supported by the american medical association so. the flexner reports is the model at the time in the early 20th century of the kind of study that's
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useful to this network of foundations. why because it's a study by someone they trust to provide reliable knowledge i.e. someone from their own networks who also not question bently as whites. providing a survey of different schools and which ones should be funded. at the time there were 7 historically black schools there were training black physicians those 7 schools the flex report recommended the closure 5 of those clothes are meant to do really showing off the streets to protest me back doctors those black doctors are often the only ones a black patients could see this is really this idea of like black doctors preventing the spread of infectious disease among the black population to the white population they need to think about you know hugh carnegy the rock those who don't follow this rockefeller was known for doing and providing the funding for research
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behind eugenics if you already believe that blacks are inferior genetically and already believe that poor people are lazy and don't want to work well that research resonates with you so you need to gravitate towards this but they also creeping into the structure of the institutional structure to fund this research they probably stones as many in that area as being progressive right they're not the ones it wearing white robes and going on hunting black people in lynching in and so they see themselves as advancing the cause and sometimes the good intentions that can still have you know will attend will downside. here and a body. like the coronavirus but they wanted to come from a trusted source trust as it may as a major factor because i mean we already know from history that black people have been used to it big you know thing with high rates of diabetes obesity as mud other
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respiratory conditions about black people they should have been the 1st ones to receive medical care people didn't believe them like they were and that is where i just don't rate them with fellow much it that it is that direct there are plenty of trust issues to go around a pandemic is simply showing us the high price we pay. it's america's worst kept secrets cracked open in the time of a pandemic exposed in the time of trump through the turmoil of 2020 the big picture traces a century of racial injustice to review how philanthropy politics and economics preserve structural inequality keeping white
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a supreme and black in its place the race for america part 2 on an jazeera. hello there the weather looks pretty unsettled across the middle east over the next couple of days particular cross northern parts of the great a lot of cloud showing up here that cloud that rain will make its way across iraq q.h. into that western side of iran heavy at times and i cloud and rain also affecting parts of the gulf even here in qatar maybe seeing a spot or 2 light rain as we go on through sunday sunday the winds be generally coming in from a southerly direction just a warm enough in doha around $26.00 degrees as it swings through the winds got around to the north say in a possibility for lift it does the san going to be colder as well $22.00 degrees by this state want to choose showers just around the southern end of the red sea western parts of yemen to see a shower or 2 along with djibouti maybe
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a shower or 2 just creeping into ethiopia come a little further south plenty of showers around the rift valley uganda seeing some showers kenya seeing some heavier rain there into that eastern side of the country and those showers extending into where tans and their wet weather as well continuing across central and southern parts of the democratic republic of congo some heavy a burst of rain into eastern areas of namibia maybe to good parts of botswana eastern parts of south africa still looking a little unsettled over the next couple of days with right from madagascar. frank assessments on the ground there is what is the situation there's only one doctor and one nurse for $2200.00 people and in-depth analysis of the dates global headlines. inside story on al-jazeera com and make sure you're not hyping the situation be part of the debate my main characters are women when no topic is off
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