In this, our 26th consecutive Black History Month, we are talking about developments in Poland, Myanmar and Germany as well as chatting with a special guest: Leigh Haynes from the Free the Vaccine for Covid 19 Campaign! Stay tuned to see how can you get involved to support a vaccine for all! Hosted by Diana Arce (she/her), Tina Lee (she/her), and Miriam Aced (she/her). Brought to you by Artists Without a Cause, Wählen Gegen Rechts and Migration Voter.


International Roundup

-Poland outlaws abortion AGAIN with help from PiS’ hand-picked friendly kangaroo constitutional court judges

-Myanmar coup protest continues with secret closed door trial of ex leader (her defense atty isn’t invited)

2) Germany Roundup

-Its the one-year anniversary of the racist murder of 9 people in Hanau

-Initiative 19. Februar - Donate to the initiative here

-Serpil Temiz Unvar’s anti-racist education initiative in the name of her son, Ferhat Unvar - Donate here

Names of the victims:

-Gökhan Gültekin, 37

-Sedat Gürbüz, 30

-Said Nesar Hashemi, 21

-Mercedes Kierpacz, 35, mother of two

-Hamza Kurtović, 22

-Vili Viorel Păun, 23

-Fatih (Fatich) Saraçoğlu (Saracholu), 34

-Ferhat (Ferat) Unvar, 22

-Kaloyan Velkov, 33, father of baby boy

Our deep dive on Hanau is free to listen to at

-Updates in Berlin’s headscarf ban - Education Senate announces plans to take headscarf case to Supreme Court

-Police tipped off Querdenker Bundestag Stormers?

-Check out the antifascist data collection network on far-right violence and have focus on Neukölln

3) Special interview with our guest Leigh Haynes!

-Leigh is a researcher in political science at Ghent University where her work focuses on the power that social movements can have in influencing health policy. Originally from southeast Texas in the US she now lives in Brussels. Leigh is a long-time health activist with the People’s Health Movement, advocating and organizing for the right to health around the world. She’s also campaign manager for the Free the Vaccine for COVID-19 campaign which is part of the global People’s Vaccine Alliance demanding that COVID-19 vaccines to be made available free for everyone, everywhere.

Follow these campaigns to stay informed about the battle to free the vaccine!

Our full interview with Leigh will be free to listen to on

4) Tips and Upcoming Stuff

-White Guilt Clean Up Online Book Club continues in 2021 Sign up directly for Book Club and our newsletter today to join!


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