Larry Pinkney was interviewed for the Cindy Sheehan Soapbox radio program by host Cindy Sheehan on January 23, 2013


Heil to the Chief! (Soapbox Podcast, January 27, 2013)

This week, Cindy welcomes back (for the 5th time!) Brother Larry Pinkney.

Brother Larry writes a weekly column, Keeping it Real  for the Black Commentator

Brother Larry has been Keeping it Real as a Soapbox tradition for the past FIVE seasons, as he generously comes on the show to evaluate the prior year’s performance (or lack thereof) of our FIRST BLACK PRESIDENT, Barack Obama.

To download this year’s Soapbox Edition of Keeping it Real with Brother Larry Pinkney

or listen to the show at Community Progressive Radio
Sunday, January 27th at 2pm (Pacific)


Larry Pinkney is a veteran of the Black Panther Party, the former Minister of Interior of the Republic of New Africa, a former political prisoner and the only American to have successfully self-authored his civil/political rights case to the United Nations under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. In connection with his political organizing activities, Pinkney was interviewed in 1988 on the nationally televised PBS News Hour, formerly known as The MacNeil/Lehrer News Hour, and more recently on the nationally syndicated Alex Jones Show. Pinkney is a former university instructor of political science and international relations, and his writings have been published in various places, including The Boston Globe, San Francisco BayView newspaper, Black Commentator, Intrepid Report, Global Research (Canada), LINKE ZEITUNG (Germany), 107 Cowgate (Ireland and Scotland), and Mayihlome News (Azania/South Africa). He is in the archives of Dr. Huey P. Newton (Stanford University, CA), cofounder of the Black Panther Party. For more about Larry Pinkney see the book, Saying No to Power: Autobiography of a 20th Century Activist and Thinker, by William Mandel [Introduction by Howard Zinn]. (Click here to read excerpts from the book.)


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