1.  The Conservative Vicelords-Chicago’s gang-turned-community organization
Two weeks ago, Bobby Gore passed away in Chicago.  He was one of the founders of the Conservative Vicelords, a faction of the Vicelords that transformed one of the oldest and most infamous of Chicago’s street gangs into a community based organization dedicated to empowering the Lawndale section of Chicago.  Understanding what went right and wrong with the Conservative Vicelords in the late 60’s and early 70’s is key to understanding what is right and wrong with violence in our streets today.  Please tune in as we speak to three original members of the Conservative Vicelords and the author of a book dedicated to Bobby Gore, the World of Gangs.
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2.  What the hell is a sequester?
If you pay attention to the news it is either yet another looming politician-made disaster or a reason to change the channel and watch a better political drama, Deception.  Tune in as we talk to our friends at the Center for Economic and Policy Research about how the sequester may affect our friends and family, whatever the hell it is.
3.  Black Immigrants and the Civil Rights movement.
A lot of people like to call the Immigrant Rights movement the “next Civil Rights” movement.  That sort of assumes that the last Civil Rights movement isn’t still going on and that Immigrants didn’t play any role in it.  Tune in and don’t miss this.

1.  What Dreams May Come: MLK Remembered
What does Martin Luther King’s legacy mean for the world in 2012?  Join us as we ask a few friends of the show.

2.  Voting in 2012:  The year that rights become privileges?
A major women’s organization gives up registering voters because it is afraid of breaking an insane law.  Tens of thousands of people who thought they would have the right to vote are now told to wait a few years. Birmingham in 1960?  China in 2000?  Florida in 2012?  Tune in and find out.

3.  Haiti:  How resilient can resilience be?
On the eve of the second anniversary of the worst natural disaster in Haiti’s history, we talk about how Haiti is recovering.

Wednesday, January 11 @ 7pm EST