At a forum to celebrate Malcolm X's birthday, Bernard White speaks out about his firing that day from his position as program director of Pacifica station WBAI. Video of the event is available on Youtube, in 8 parts:

Part 1- Bernard White details financial interests in WBAI, including Gary Null, the move to Wall Street and programming.
 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UIrbeRgvxqw

Part 2- WBAi host Bashir Mchawi discusses the situation at WBAI in the context of white supremacy.
 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oj9m_qxiShA

Part 3- Bernard White discusses the gentrification of WBAI and the city of New York; the failure of the Local Station Board to announce meeting locations; his treatment by Pacifica staff
 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AurNNOJdXos

Part 4- WBAi host Bashir Mchawi explains the importance of becoming a member of WBAI by June 15, 2009
 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dAlCw5-gWoc

Part 5- Bernard White talks about the Pacifica National Board, the firing of Pacifica CFO Lonnie Hicks and threat to other stations
 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jwS9SojnUqI

Part 6:Suzanne Ross of the Free Mumia coalition denounces the opportunistic use of claims of anti-semitism in the campaign against WBAI
 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1BlQenUNPVE

Part 7: Bernard White and Bashir Mchawi explain the inaccuracies of the arbitron ratings system used to count audience in a discussion moderated by Kazembe Balagun.
 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wknAMcGkS_I

Part 8: Bernard White talks abou the road ahead for WBAI, its listeners and the Pacifica network.
 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i7EKLyaZ62M



Also available on YouTube:

Bernard White and Rosa Clemente comment on WBAI May 17, 2009 at Salem Church in Harlem
 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k6yzrMM5aXo


For background information, read:

Lynn Stewart, Rosa Clemente: TAKE BACK WBAI 99.5FM
Save WBAI 99.5FM from the business/corporate takeover!
 http://nyc.indymedia.org/en/2009/05/105317.html

ABC Ch.7 "Like It Is" on WBAI "Corporate/Professional Activist Takeover" Issue.
 http://nyc.indymedia.org/en/2009/05/105365.html