August uprising, Mariem Hassan and Black August

Thursday, 18 August 2022 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

This week we play a song for the anniversary of the August uprising in Vietnam

Khanh Ly & Trinh cong Son-  Song for the corpses -Bai Ca Danh Cho Nhung Xac Nguoi -

 

Political Western Sahara singer MArien Hassen who passed away in August 2015, we play some songs remembering her struggle with the Western sahara people.

 Mariem Hassan -  La Intifada

 Mariem Hassan - Azzagafa -culture  

 

As it is August, we are playing music for Black August supporting the political prisoners, freedom fights and activists. Starting with tracks around slavery, segregation and rising up.

 

Serious bizness - Tchula, Mississippi (Slavery in the Delta)

Gertrude Ma Rainey - Prove It On Me Blues

Nina Simone - Mississippi Goddam

Mumia Abu-Jamal -- Empire of Fear

Brother D - How We Gonna Make the Black Nation Rise

Phavia Kujichagulia & Ma'at - History of aafrica merican classical music