On this episode of "By Any Means Necessary" hosts Eugene Puryear and Sean Blackmon are joined by Anoa Changa, Atlanta-based lawyer and host of "The Way with Anoa", joins the show to talk about White House Chief of Staff John Kelly's ahistorical comments about the cause of the Civil War and casting Confederate General Robert E. Lee as an "honorable man," and gives her analysis of the upcoming Atlanta mayoral race.
In the third segment hosts Eugene Puryear and Sean Blackmon are joined by Hakim Adi, Professor of the History of Africa and the African Diaspora at the University of Chichester in London, to talk about the history of radical internationalism in Black movements and how Black people have often sought support for their cause outside the US, despite recent allegations that Black Lives Matter activists were duped by Russia into creating social unrest.
In the last hour "By Any Means Necessary" is joined by Bob Schlehuber, Sputnik News Analyst, to talk about the ongoing Russian investigation, the ways in which media confuses statistics and numbers, and a deadly car attack in New York City. The group is also joined by Dane Edidi, Black, Cuban, Indigenous, Nigerian trans woman Performance Artist, Playwright, Advocate and the first trans woman of color to publish a book in Washington, DC to talk about NINA SIMONE: FOUR WOMEN, a theatrical play at Washington, DC's Arena Stage from November 10th- December 24, 2017.
Today's talking points touch on White House Chief of Staff John Kelly's comments on compromise and the Civil War, climate change as a public health emergency, and why so many Republicans are standing by Trump regardless of unorthodox politics.
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