TRGGR Radio: The AOKI Controversy

Originally posted on TRGGR MEDIA COLLECTIVE:

air date: August 24, 2012

This is a show you do not want to miss! Listen as we discuss the recent controversy around the life and activism of the late Japanese American prominent member of the Black Panther Party, Richard Aoki.

In the first hour we are joined by Jeffrey O.G. Ogbar, professor and author of Black Power: Radical Politics and African American Identity, and current University Vice Provost for Diversity at the University of Connecticut. In the second hour the activist, author, and baritone saxophonist par excellence Fred Ho joined us to give his personal account of Richard Aoki, and explicitly refutes the claim that Aoki worked with the FBI. The legendary Fred Ho has numerous jazz recordings, including the Black Panther Suite, The Way of the Saxophone, Warrior Sisters, and Turn Pain Into Power. He has also published widely including, Sounding Off: Music as Subversion/Resistance/Revolution (1995), Legacy…

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