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(en) [left libertarian] Revolutionary radio program seeks input, guests

From Abimael Sendero <sendero@softhome.net>
Date Wed, 23 Feb 2000 15:39:37 -0500


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REVOLUTIONARY NEW RADIO PROGRAM SEEKS INPUT, TOPICS

~Please distribute widely~

A new online radio program seeks your listenership and input for a unique 
format addressing the lives of people of color, the politics and issues 
that affect our daily lives and revolutionary solutions.

Sexto Sol ("sixth sun") is program starting March 5 from Houston-based 
www.firstamendmentradio.org. Hosted by Ernesto Aguilar, Sexto Sol airs 
weekly on Sundays, 4-6 p.m. Central time (22:00-24:00 GMT), from the 
aforementioned website. RealPlayer or any other streaming MP3-compatible 
player is required.

Ideally, this show would address how all manner of issues affect people of 
color, but, practically, it will address topics all of us should be 
concerned about. Issues such as poverty, criminalization, militarization of 
our communities and more will be addressed, as well as topics relating to 
the experiences of people of color  colonialism, forgotten histories, 
nationalism and race. The effort is in handling this potent mix in a manner 
that is less theoretical and more from an everywo/man perspective.

The objective is to take politics  particularly revolutionary politics  as 
a part of our daily lives that can't exist in the vacuum of theory. As 
such, everyday topics will be woven into the mix, such as how we eat, live 
and enjoy our lives; computers and technology; our families and 
experiences; the things everyday people enjoy, be they sports, music, etc. 
The idea is to keep the politics down to earth and honest.

While the focus will tend to people of color, the revolutionary work of all 
people will be addressed and reported.

March 5's program features an in-studio interview with local activist and 
former DJ Bilal Nine on his own developments, efforts at organizing and his 
perspective as someone who's used the medium to deliver a political 
message. Bilal ran the KPFT show Street Vibe from 1992-1997.

March 12's program features Kate Rhee of the Prison Moratorium Project to 
talk about the PMP's goals of education-not-incarceration and outreach to 
youth. You'll hear most of the cuts from the Project's "No More Prisons" 
benefit CD and find out how you can get involved in efforts on prison issues.

Subsequent programs are open to guests, so get in touch if you want to make 
a suggestion for a topic or propose a call-in interview on the show. 
Currently, www.firstamendmentradio.org does not have the budget to pay for 
long-distance calls, so guests are encouraged to cover expenses for a 10- 
to 30-minute interview or utilize the array of intenet telephony services 
and products.

For more information, contact Ernesto Aguilar at may19@softhome.net or drop 
by the program's website at http://solxl.tripod.com.

Sexto Sol
c/o Ernesto Aguilar
P.O. Box 667233
Houston, Texas 77266-7233
E-mail: may19@softhome.net
Web: http://solxl.tripod.com

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