In the wake of historic floods thousands of Houston area residents Piece together the remnants of what Hurricane Harvey destroyed. Others spared Harvey’s immense devastation however, reach out to those not as fortunate. Residents of Houston’s Rice Military and Heights neighborhoods have banded together to organize relief efforts out of their own communities to provide much-needed supplies to Harvey’s victims:
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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: