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plaguing a community was not always a key problem action plan had the water as a priority and led the way in transforming into into a success so empowering a woman to meet. women make change on al-jazeera. hello i'm down in jordan doha with the top stories here on al-jazeera democrats have ended their 1st day of arguments in the 2nd impeachment trial of donald trump and laying out their case against the former president they described him as an insider in chief who riled up supporters to attack the capitol by phones to claiming the election was stolen and impeachment manager joaquin castro said trump did nothing even when the rioters went looking for his vice president mike pence over an hour and a half into the attack and this is what he tweeted and he still
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even at this point did not acknowledge the attack on the capitol let alone condemn it instead he further incites the mob against his own vice president whose life was being threatened some of these insurgents were heard saying quote that they hoped to find vice president mike pence and execute him by hanging him from a capitol hill tree as a traitor but previously unheard recordings were played of panicked radio calls between police as the riots spiraled out of control. and then. you got a group about charging up. there in the wrong now.
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the way we do it there. there are. no you're up there alan fisher has more now from capitol hill they are drawing the lines they have taken the 11 minute 13 minute video that they sure don't choose the and they've gone broader and they've gone deeper they've shown donald trump in the buildup to the election saying that the only way he was going to lose was if it would be stolen from him the showed the tweets when he was telling people after the election that they had to stop the steel that they had to fight to save their country and they're showing the people on the streets who were following his orders according to the impeachment managers by showing up at the homes of elected officials of all election officials and also threatening them saying that they must continue to stop this deal so all of these things drawing lines exactly to the
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point where the more move towards the capitol hill on january the 6th we're told that there's going to be some pretty graphic video that will be shown in the next part of the session this is security camera video that is being shown here and no speaking to a few people have been texting them all i've been. listening to that the republicans to find out what they think they think a couple of people have been speaking to think there's a very strong case here against donald trump but one of them makes the point look you're never going to get the republicans to vote against donald trump in the numbers they need to convict him in the senate the united states is imposing sanctions on those responsible for the military coup in me and inside me more arrests have been made including a close aide to detain leader and sang suchi protesters return to the streets for a 5th consecutive day. u.s. president joe biden's had his 1st conversation with chinese leader xi jinping since
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taking office biden raised concerns about what the white house called china's unfair economic practices the us president also spoke to she about the pandemic situation in hong kong and allegations about rights abuses in china profits the families of workers thought to be trapped in a tunnel in the indian state of can say they're losing hope the tunnel and much of the surrounding valley was flooded and part of a glacier collapsed into a river on sunday rescuers have searched the tunnel through the night but they have been no signs of life. and yemen's who the rebels have fired 2 drones packed with explosives into saudi arabia the kingdom says one of them targeted the area of honey some shade near its southern border adding that the attack was thwarted hours earlier who these targeted an airport in the saudi city of no injuries were reported those are the headlines the news continues here on al-jazeera after the big picture station that's what it.
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protecting america's also means fighting infectious disease we are coordinating with the chinese government on the corona virus outbreak in china my administration will take all necessary steps to safeguard our citizens 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. perhaps one of the reasons we struggle so hard in the us to get beyond it in housing health care education simply because there's 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 a time now these are people who break ups strikes with violence these are people who are not surprising profit these are not euro's. this is for a drive 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 usually that labor was primarily done by blacks. they're being exploited other coming from a system of slavery slavery is finally ended and all of a sudden you have no free labor and then hunted you have to figure out how do we
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make sure that the south stays economically viable. we need people who know enough to do the work they've done so we need to train to have basically 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 here. of all. 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 had workers with dreams of black families living on the regular you have survived but you must be taught and
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shown that their lives can be made better and more meaningful they decided 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 it's like education to be and it's getting massive amounts of money from andrew carnegie himself from john d. rockefeller with the establishment in 1003 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 do just a group of rich people and their friends go to the congress and i like hey
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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 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 'd of the 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 and 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 education in the united states starts off at its core as having been designed by
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philanthropists and business people and organized around black inferiority. must feel at their best have to answer media and all to make outcomes the intermediate for many of these philanthropists was black education. the ultimate outcome was pacifying avoiding revolution ovoid ing a rise in black consciousness that could challenge peace. peace for home. in springfield illinois. would be the result of that right. now you know. when you're looking out the rise of violence in the early 19 hundreds what you're seeing are the 1st time as 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 history. 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 sense happening in. south they are concerned about that let's be clear but it's because of a lynching that happens and in the north. is mostly focused on
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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 of only c.p. 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 they end up way simply is focused on this issue of racial violence they are focused on how do we protect black lives they are launching letter writing campaigns they
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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 when she has continued. and so they realize that they also needed to combine protest and marching in the story was 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. is there but they were poor they were poor for a very long time. the end of place in the 1920 s.
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it's considered a radical organization. for funders you know i won't say that as a whim 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 the research room as the garland is signed and 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 focus on those things like that whole that's of the downer you know like that's not
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what we want to focus on we think what the key thing should be is integration. and i want to find to believe 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 the endemol a.c.p. as 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 all 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 costs because going to be destructive.
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world. war. the private sector reject. this is the most aggressive and comprehensive effort to confront a far virus in modern 'd history we are at a critical 'd time in the fight against the virus 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 care for those in need help our fellow citizens and emerge from this challenge stronger and more unified than 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 a chicago and this is this is a dangerous dangerous place but the story that she made up was that
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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 brian 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 his grandfather handsome over 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. carolyn bryant her husband. her brother in law they're found innocent there is
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basically they got away with it. undoubtedly i'm a black. people angry but it off so. it also led white people know we're not going to let you off the hook for this when. his mother decides to have an open casket so that the world can see what these white racists did to her baby. this morning in the eyes looking into the death of a black man after he was stopped by police in minneapolis the attempt at
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a rats 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 jeppe gazer is following this story for us jeff what are police doing about this good morning both of the officers involved in this incident are on paid administrative leave this morning telling the. person please. so it is not surprising that there was an opposition when the supreme court ordered school to integrate. well not for my people to read a great against their will. little rock arkansas and the 1st phase of the trouble
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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 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 had say. whites were later we have to find your way to make sure the school was open integrated and they settled 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 holds its prom. what they do all across the southeast it's the the model. for the privatization of education. 99 percent white. school. 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. therefore mean private protestant schools which are all white and they're sort of
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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. 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 of private work white is good and private also was good what's the opposite of white
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woman has to be black was the opposite of private has to be public so any type of space big or small neighborhoods buses bathrooms schools become rationed to great it gets devalued and they can stay green if. there is a move to essentially to. withdraw whites with through from those spaces and they created private alternatives to both spaces and then the house at a public golf courses or private golf courses that a public pools there is back air or swimming pools said 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 and that fundamentally i think changes the game. the stage is set and it's time for a different approach one that is going to challenge the way you think on asking me questions now as a new host of the next season of the show that's got no space for sound bites only
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detail coverage beyond groups now control the villages that we can see on the other side of the river people who live on this side they can hear gunfire when they're fighting from around the world months after that. they see their heart back to normal. hello i'm daryn jordan in doha with the top stories here on al-jazeera democrats have ended their 1st day of arguments in the 2nd impeachment trial of donald trump and laying out their case against the former president they described him as an insight here in chief who riled up supporters to attack the capital by falsely claim in the election was stolen and feet manager walk in castro said trump did nothing even when the rioters went looking for his vice president my friends over an hour and a half into the attack and this is what he tweeted and he still
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even at this point did not acknowledge the attack on the capitol let alone condemn it instead he further incites the mob against his own vice president whose life was being threatened some of these insurgents were heard saying quote that they hope to find vice president mike pence and execute him by hanging him from a capitol hill tree as a traitor people have been protesting for a 6th consecutive day as the army detained another key aide to civilian leader and sang suchi protesters are demanding the release of the elected leaders and the june to step down from in this month's military coup earlier the united states announced it was imposing sanctions on those sponsible for the military takeover. u.s. president joe biden said his 1st conversation with chinese leader xi shipping since taking office biden raised concerns about china's unfit economic practices. the
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u.s. president also spoke to she about the pandemic the situation in hong kong and allegations of a rights abuses in china shouldn't share. the families of 35 workers thought to be trapped in a tunnel in the indian side of that i can say they're losing hope the tunnel and much of the surrounding valley was flooded and part of a glacier collapsed into a river on sunday at least 34 people have died in the disaster and around 200 still missing. and yemen's who the rebels have fired 2 drones packed with explosives into saudi arabia the kingdom says one of them targeted the area of hummus macheda near its southern border adding that the a time was thwarted hours earlier the who these targeted an airport in the saudi city of no injuries have been reported so those are the headlines the news continues here on al-jazeera after the big picture stage and thanks for watching i phone off.
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what is called the civil rights movement. was really. insurrection. there they demonstrated they can it in a drive for equality. we all know what happened. was the oh no what happened. and soul. man is. that is the result the same about.
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god. they needed us for labor and post-school. now i. can't get with us. we can not be excised. i am a cannot be accommodated. just something's got to get. a similar line i can make music if you sign up i think. i'm going to john from. the back when he comes i turning point. the
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convention on 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 sheen 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 last section the last time american cities are essentially there on fires burning down were you find what has been called a race riot there always a response to the police protection 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. the rebellions were kind of organic uprisings that came from deep poverty that came from experiences of police violence they came from. unemployment the. 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 and in nearby church top democrats accusing the president of fanning the flames of this. those 2 to one this coalition this movement. doing so out of the. fight against racism to fight against pressure and politically we may be. one of us as a revolution when as the as the reform. which you see with the foundations as well as just rank and file senators will look lyndon johnson is there 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 a revolution back and you could get people to the fact that they shoot themselves up and then on the scene if you can get him to recount thank you is doing to their 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 what what perhaps real revolution could look like and for them it was like well you know something we better start giving someone just slavish and 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 3 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 looming and. it not only creates a national presence but it's bigger than carnegie rockefeller. for the ford foundation 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 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 apparent 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 when i go to university but it could go on after going to the lobby and know that if they don't want to deal with the brother being here it won't be 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 one black students decided to occupy the home. ec or no university institutional racism was pretty rampant in african-american students were particularly in sense 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 in there is kind of falling on deaf ears and so you know they decided 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 with ammunition bandoliers strapped across their tracks. 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 at the time it says you know will will start afghan studies this was one of the demands and the faculty on campus were completely i really this is the 1st time in their life when they're having to deal round women and black people and let next people. there were members of the cornell community were. horrified by this accommodation. and invested in destabilising the bishan a black studies. the republic. it can crumble. i think that there comes a time in america for a new kind of marma leadership if you will that each kind of people going to die
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white male runs for the highest standard. that someday a blacks will leave this country but someday women will need this country. show that the 1st and the 1st woman to run seriously for the presidency of the united states she was quickly. so we would have to. assume ballistic out of. march chance. to the people it will mean making our power to the people a reality. by repealing the christian. that's been meted out against those that are truly in the defense of freedom and justice in this country. to the people. of the rules of the black liberation movement so stepping up the pressure of the campaign to free him of.
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it was the question of morality wasn't the question being good and bad. and then we had. the power we could have a black. 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 meditated 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. you know expanded 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 you promoting something that black people in all britney boat have a right to do 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 we 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 history that. forms people call net madness. 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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in 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 called surface but a group of african-american men and these men to not know they had syphilis through we're told they had 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 minute but of course i wanted men to know this if this. 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 science is 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 number 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 exclusion 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 and you know segregated. in 1900. 4 called the flex the record and it really transformed american medical education so it was a product of a. teacher and structure story maybe in flexner and he was supported by the current 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 the 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 bentley 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 of 5 of those closure meant really showing off. to potential 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 you 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 that they were white robes in 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 a temple downside. here and a body. they want to corona virus 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 the high rates of diabetes obesity as mud
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other respiratory conditions about black people they should have been the 1st ones to receive medical care and people didn't believe them like they were and that is where i just don't rate them a fellow much and that it is that direct there are plenty of trust issues to go around a pandemic just simply showing us the high price we pay for. it's america's worst kept secret cracked open in the time of the pandemic exposed in the time of trump through the turmoil of 2020 the big picture traces a century of racial injustice to reveal 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 one feature of the weather in this father world the middle east if you like is the wind you get persistent blowing down the gulf which can be a dusty one quite a strong one and it's still there for the next 3 days but look at the skies part for a few clouds every now and again his 1st chilly but dry they have been shot down in yemen in southwest saudi but then a longer in the forecast for friday there are showers coming through turkey but nothing in iraq is just the wind blowing down the gulf and that wind might also be a telling feature of the developing weather around madagascar and particularly in mozambique the something the nation is hosting a soccer in the rainy cycling season and if one develops here that could be pretty nasty for mozambique well that's the picture of thursday strong winds showers down
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the coast and as i begin turning in towards southern mozambique itself they make more of a play during friday and as a result for cross maputo is significant we haven't actually developed a cycle is only 30 percent chance of that happening but the weather still sees strengthening wind friday saturday and sunday with rain likely for all 3 days all thunderstorms so it won't be as bad but the effects could be pretty unpleasant and here's the bigger picture on saturday the rain and the wind is spreading to the eastern side of south africa as well. what should americans be thinking and doing right now it should be about ideas they don't care about their work is all they care about is making money china is not going to be left out of the calling for the devoted defense budget to be high the bottom line on us politics and policies and their effect on the world. teaching you
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