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Talking Peace – Rev. Dr. King
April 4, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Radio show marathon at 91.3FM, WBNY, (streaming on-line at wbny.buffalostate.edu and/or http://tunein.com/radio/
10am-11am Militarism Today – State-sponsored Violence, at home and abroad (including drones); contrasted with the Nonviolent Direct Action that will prevail. Russell Brown, Veterans for Peace #128 President, Resist Militarism! Taskforce chair of WNY Peace Center; Vicki Ross, exec dir of WNYPC and consultant for Interfaith Peace Network.
11am-1pm Hosts above will be joined by Norman Solomon, Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting; Charley Bowman, Environmental Justice Taskforce chair (and former exec dir) of WNYPC, and Upstate Drone Action.
1pm- 2pm Joined by Desmond Abrams and Guest, regional rep for WNY-FightFor15! and principle organizer of March to End The Violence of Racism and Poverty Pay!
2:15pm to 3pm, ‘Fifty Years On, MLK’s Giant Triplets Still Plague Us, Including Militarism.’ Kevin Martin, President, Peace Action (the country’s largest peace and disarmament organization with approximately 200,000 supporters nationwide) and Peace Action Education Fund.
4:15pm to 5pm ‘Following in His Footsteps – From Beyond Vietnam to Peace Movement Resistance in the Trump Era.’ Joseph Gerson, AFSC Disarmament Coordinator, and Director of Programs & Director of the Peace and Economic Security Program for AFSC in New England.
5:15pm to 6pm “Dr. MLK’s role with nukes and how it applies to BLM today.’ Vincent Intondi, Director of Research for American University’s Nuclear Studies Institute in Washington DC. He also is author of the book “African Americans Against the Bomb: Nuclear Weapons, Colonialism, and the Black Freedom Movement”