The following audio is of the emergency meeting of KPFT’s Local Station Board convened July 21st, 2017 at the S.H.A.P.E. Community Center located 3903 Almeda Rd. Houston, TX 77004.
The meeting was called to address the controversy regarding the Jul. 14 termination of KPFT interim General Manager Dr. Obidike Kamau by Pacifica Foundation’s Interim Executive Director Bill Crosier.
Crosier cites financial difficulties as the cause for relieving Dr. Kamau from his position which he held for less than three months.
Those in support of Dr. Kamau’s reinstatement however claim racism is the primary motivation for his removal.
KPFT, located in Houston, Texas, is one of five listener-sponsored non-commercial radio stations owned by the Pacifica Foundation which, as of this recording carries as much as $7 million in debt:
In a brief aside, Annika and myself riff on a Twitter thread that helps explain how progressive-left activists hijack discussions regarding the issues of the day by contorting language and epistemology to to suit their ideological needs.
Read along at: twitter.com/M_Methuselah/status/885460266510635010
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