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CORONAVIRUS VACCINE, OBAMA BOOK TOUR, CRYSTAL MASON, CENK UYGUR UPDATE

The Tim Black Show

CORONAVIRUS VACCINE, OBAMA BOOK TOUR, CRYSTAL MASON, CENK UYGUR UPDATE

2hr 8mins

2 Dec 2020

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EP: 48 - Crystal Mason and the art of Voter Suppression and Injustice.

Disruption Now

Crystal Mason has been sentenced to five years in prison for voting. Crystal Mason said she had no idea that she was ineligible to vote (felons in Texas are prohibited from voting while they’re serving their sentences, which includes incarceration, parole, and probation). This is not justice it’s a scare tactic to suppress votes.

34mins

25 Oct 2019

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Episode 93 Crystal Mason sentenced to 5 years for voting

Convicted Conversations

Convicted felon Crystal Mason was released from federal prison for inflating her clients tax returns. Her mom encouraged her to vote, and she did so. Not knowing that felons couldn't vote while on probation, Crystal was arrested again and given 5 years prison for her mistake. Also DeAndre Sommerville sentenced to 10 days jail, a year probation, 150 community hours for oversleeping for jury duty.--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/prosandcons/support

23mins

7 Oct 2019

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This Is Ridiculous! Crystal Mason, Convicted Of Unknowingly Voting Illegally, Seeks New Trial

#RolandMartinUnfiltered

Last year, Crystal Mason was convicted of illegally voting in the 2016 election and sentenced to five years in prison. On Tuesday, Mason's appeared before three Republican judges on the Texas Court of Appeals today to argue that she was wrongly convicted and ask for a new trial. Crystal Mason and her attorney Kim Cole spoke with Roland Martin about their ongoing fight against Texas Republicans who are determined to send Mason to jail for unknowingly voting illegally.-Watch the 9.10.19 edition of #RolandMartinUnfiltered https://youtu.be/o9mMQDF0twU-#RolandMartinUnfiltered partner: Life Luxe Jazz Life Luxe Jazz is the experience of a lifetime, delivering top-notch music in an upscale destination. The weekend-long event is held at the Omnia Dayclub Los Cabos, which is nestled on the Sea of Cortez in the celebrity playground of Los Cabos, Mexico. For more information visit the website at lifeluxejazz.com. -📘 Check out #RolandsBookClub and some of his favorite tech gear http://ow.ly/M5zF50uJPam✅ NOW AVAILABLE: #RolandMartinUnfiltered Merch - https://bit.ly/2VYdQok✅ Subscribe to the #RolandMartin YouTube channel https://t.co/uzqJjYOukP✅ Join the #RolandMartinUnfiltered #BringTheFunk Fan Club to support fact-based independent journalism http://ow.ly/VRyC30nKjpY✅ Join the Roland Martin and #RolandMartinUnfiltered mailing list http://ow.ly/LCvI30nKjuj Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

10mins

18 Sep 2019

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NC voter suppression; New trial for Crystal Mason? CBC commemorates arrival of Blacks in America

#RolandMartinUnfiltered

9.10 #RolandMartinUnfiltered: Why is the GOP silent about blatant acts of voter suppression in North Carolina? Will Crystal Mason get a new trial? CBC commemorates the 400th anniversary of the first recorded forced arrival of enslaved African people in America; College athletes in California will soon be able to make money off their names and images; DOJ says the FEMA official in charge of power restoration in Puerto Rico post Maria took bribes; September is Prostate Cancer Awareness month. We'll tell you what black men need to know about prostate cancer. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

1hr 12mins

13 Sep 2019

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NC voter suppression; New trial for Crystal Mason? CBC commemorates the arrival of Blacks in America

#RolandMartinUnfiltered

9.10 #RolandMartinUnfiltered: Why is the GOP silent about blatant acts of voter suppression in North Carolina? Will Crystal Mason get a new trial? CBC commemorates the 400th anniversary of the first recorded forced arrival of enslaved African people in America; College athletes in California will soon be able to make money off their names and images; DOJ says the FEMA official in charge of power restoration in Puerto Rico post Maria took bribes; September is Prostate Cancer Awareness month. We'll tell you what black men need to know about prostate cancer.-#RolandMartinUnfiltered partner: Life Luxe Jazz Life Luxe Jazz is the experience of a lifetime, delivering top-notch music in an upscale destination. The weekend-long event is held at the Omnia Dayclub Los Cabos, which is nestled on the Sea of Cortez in the celebrity playground of Los Cabos, Mexico. For more information visit the website at lifeluxejazz.com. -#RolandMartinUnfiltered partner: 420 Real Estate, LLC To invest in 420 Real Estate’s legal Hemp-CBD Crowdfunding Campaign go to http://marijuanastock.org Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

1hr 12mins

11 Sep 2019

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Queer Rebels Fest - Creating a New Vision for the Future with KB Boyce & Crystal Mason

The Queer Spirit

KB Boyce is the Co-Founder and Director of Queer Rebels, a Queer People of Color arts company that connects generations – and honors our queer legacies with visionary art for the future. Musician and media artist KB Boyce is a Gender Non Conforming / trans masculine performer whose adventures have brought them from teenage punk band appearances at CBGBs in NY, to B-grade horror movies in LA, and on to solo blues performance as The Drag King of the Blues in San Francisco. Boyce composes and performs music that pays homage to African-American and Indigenous legacies of resistance through art. Boyce conjures the spirit of cross-dressing Blues performers – reflecting the history, creativity, and aesthetics of the ancestors. Crystal Mason co-founded and co-directed Luna Sea Women’s Performance Space. They are the former Executive Director of the Jon Sims Center for the Arts. They lived in Berlin, Germany for 9 years, where they co-owned and operated Schoko Café, a women’s art and culture center. Their last project in Berlin was a two-year long European Union funded film project dealing with multi- dimensional discrimination faced by lesbians of color and immigrant lesbians in Berlin. In San Francisco, Crystal was an AIDS activist and organizer working with ACT UP and the San Francisco AIDS Foundation in the Women’s and Children’s Program. Crystal was also a regular behind the scenes and in front of the camera on Electric City Queer TV for several years. They co-produced the multimedia theater piece Hey, Sailor and created 3 short films: In My Blood, I Know My Soul, and In My Own Hands. In 2016 Crystal created a multimedia performance/installation at Fort Mason as part of the THIS IS WHAT I Want Festival 2016 called There is No Other, Fractured And Complete, Tell Me Something True. They have been a Queer Rebels Board Member since 2012 and is now the Managing Director at Queer Rebels Productions. Episode Highlights KB tells about how the Queer Rebel Festival first began in San Francisco in 2008 as a way to create a space for centering queer/trans people of color (QT POC) artists. KB & Crystal share about their own backgrounds in art and activism. KB group up in a New York family of artists, performers and activists. Crystal grew up always being creative and a storyteller, and explored using story as a tool for liberation activism. They each discuss their visions for the future of QT POC and how Queer Rebels helps to support that vision. We discuss the importance of intergenerational collaboration in art, and the introduction of the Queer Rebels intergenerational residency program. They share some samples of what the audience can expect at the festival this year. Crystal shares how collaboration has been a source of hope and inspiration in their activism and art. Web links Queer Rebels Fest - San Francisco, June 7th & 8th - Buy Tickets HERE Find more at  QueerRebels.com Find Queer Rebels on FaceBook, Instagram & Twitter Tomorrow We Inherit the Earth: The Queer Intifada - San Francisco, June 20th - 22nd Join the Queer Spirit Community Facebook group to continue the conversation and stay up to date on new episodes.  And follow us on Instagram!  Join our mailing list  to get news and podcast updates sent directly to you.

29mins

3 Jun 2019