Stop Mass Incarceration Network on Jesse Jackson's TV program Upfront on cable TV and online—Saturday, February 15, 10-11 pm EST

February 10, 2014 | Revolution Newspaper |


Gregory Koger, from the Stop Mass Incarceration Network and a revolutionary communist who was imprisoned as a youth and spent many years in solitary confinement, will be among the panelists on the cable/online TV program Upfront hosted by Jesse Jackson on Saturday, February 15, at 10 p.m. EST. The topic of this show is about pretrial detention and mass incarceration.

Other panelists on the show are: Barbara Arnwine, attorney, President and Executive Director, Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under the Law; Jonathan Jackson, RainbowPUSH national spokesman; Dr. Donna Leak, former high school superintendent; Michael Seng, Attorney, Law Professor, John Marshall Law School, Chicago; David Shapiro, Attorney, Bluhm Legal Clinic, Northwestern University Law School.

The show is an hour long. Gregory Koger is one of the panelists during the last half of the show. Consult your cable provider schedule for the channel available to you, or watch it live online at:

The Upfront show is on a broadcast network called The Word Network which, according to its website, is "the largest African-American religious network in the world" and "is available in over 200 countries reaching millions of viewers in Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia, and nearly 86 million homes in the U.S. alone through DirecTV, Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Bright House Networks, Cox, Cablevision, Charter, and a host of other cable operators" and also reaches troops in the U.S. armed forces around the world.

At this time, it is not clear if this show will be available for viewing after February 15.

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