Bud Powell was one of the foremost composers of the 20th Century and a key formulator of what became known as bebop. At age 20 he was brutally beaten by Philadelphia police, and for his remaining 21 years suffered from illness and addiction. "Paris Thoroughfare" is played in his honor.
Oakland: Spectator books created an autolink to email the entire Oakland City Council: https://linktr.ee/spectatorbooks
San Francisco: Defund12 created this to contact the Mayor, the Board of Supervisors, and elected officials: https://defund12.org/sanfrancisco
Email them and lay out your expectations and your terms!
Please support black people and the mass movements to protect them:
- Black Visions Collective: https://www.blackvisionsmn.org/
- Transgender, Gender-Variant and Intersex Justice project: http://www.tgijp.org/
- People's Breakfast Oakland: https://linktr.ee/PBO
Episode title is from the Sister Souljah song "360 Degrees of Power." (Sister Souljah at Simon & Schuster)