On This episode of UpFront Cat Brooks Interviews Kali Akuno, Executive Director of Cooperation Jackson, about the Jackson Kush Plan, the vision and mission of Cooperation Jackson. They also discuss the book: Jackson Rising: The Struggle for Economic Democracy and Black Self-Determination in Jackson, Mississippi.
Kali Akuno is a Jackson, MS -based organizer, educator, writer, and editor of Jackson Rising: The Struggle for Economic Democracy and Black Self-Determination in Jackson, Mississippi.
UpFront delivers a mix of local, state, and international coverage through challenging interviews, civil debates, breaking updates, and in-depth discussions with authors.
Cat Brooks is UpFront’s Co-Host, and a long-time performer and activist. She played a central role in the struggle for justice for Oscar Grant and is the co-founder of the Anti-Police Terror Project (APTP) whose mission is to rapidly respond to and eradicate police terror in communities of color. APTP has successfully developed a model for first response to police violence that is currently being replicated across the state of California, and the country.