This week on the Freedom Train Podcast Series, Joseph interviews Julius W. Garvey, M.D., the leader of the @Justice4Garvey effort. Dr. Garvey is the youngest son of the Honorable Marcus Garvey. In 1923, Marcus Garvey was falsely convicted of mail fraud, evidence was found that the conviction had no merit, but it is the year 2021 and his name still isn't exonerated. We will learn more about the @Justice4Garvey effort, Marcus Garvey, Dr. Julius Garvey, and much much more. Tune in.
Julius W. Garvey, M.D. is a New York-based retired Board-certified Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeon. He is affiliated with Northwell Health System and is a Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He has been on several educational and medical missions to Ghana, Senegal, Uganda, Mali, Sierra Leone, Jamaica, Haiti, South Sudan, and Ethiopia. Dr. Garvey has been internationally schooled in England, Canada, Jamaica, and the US. He is regularly invited to lecture on the life and legacy of his father, the Honorable Marcus Mosiah Garvey, and attended the opening ceremony of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture which includes an exhibit on the life and legacy of his father, Marcus Mosiah Garvey. The Justice4Garvey effort is on Twitter @Justice4Garvey asking President Biden to exonerate Marcus Garvey by granting a posthumous Presidential pardon.
This week on the Freedom Train Podcast Series, Joe and Pat discuss the evolution of the word "woke" and the conscious community. In the past the idea of being woke had a different meaning, and the conscious community had a different reputation. Over the years the word woke has gained a negative connotation and the idea of the conscious community has declined. Some of the decline is due to the actions of he conscious community, but the popularization of the word "woke" and the conscious community has impacted the original intent of gaining knowledge of self. Tune in!!!
This week on the Freedom Train Podcast Series, Joe and Pat dig into the latest federal mandate by President joe Biden on the COVID-19 vaccine. Recently, the President mandated that all federal employees and federal contractors be vaccinated. Pat and Joe give their thoughts on the mandate and also drop some knowledge about the spread of "VeRONAica". The gentlemen also covered the silly Texas Abortion Law. A new abortion law was passed in Texas that ban abortion of six weeks or more. This is a very controversial decision which punishes anyone who helps a woman with an abortion. Tune in!!!
This week on the Freedom Train Podcast Series, Joe and Pat cover the Elijah McClain story, The Sha'Carri Richardson saga, and US troops pulling out of Afghanistan. In 2019, Elijah McClain was murdered by police officers and paramedics. Initially the police officers and paramedics were not charged with a crime, but two years later a Grand Jury has changed the direction of the case. A lot has happened in the past two months surrounding the rising US track star Sha'Carri Richardson. Recently she has made news headlines for behavior and performances that were less desirable. Lastly, the two covered the US troops pulling out of Afghanistan after 20 years, only for the Taliban to take back their control. Tune in!!
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