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Michael McCray is a public interest advocate who combats racism and corruption in the government and other institutions which deprive individuals of their basic civil rights, human rights and constitutional liberties. McCray is co-chair of the International Association of Whistleblowers (IAW), and a National Board Member for Federally Employed Women Legal Education Fund (FEW/LEF). McCray is the Author of ACORN 8: RACE, POWER & POLITICS--Memoirs of an ACORN Whistleblower; and he also hosts "The Fifth Estate" on Pacifica Radio, the only show made by whistleblowers--about whistleblowers.

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Wednesday, July 23, 2014      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Civil Rights and "Censored" Groups support Whistleblowers on Capitol Hill
(1 comments) USDA Coalition of Minority Employees, Coalition for Change (C4C), Federally Employed Women Legal Education Fund (FEW/LEF) and Cause of Action Foundation join forces to support whistleblowers. Project Censored, Sharyl Attkisson former CBS Investigative Reporter, and Senator John Boozman to be honored at the Whistleblower Summit for Civil and Human Rights co-hosted by ACORN 8 and Drum Major's For Truth (DM4T).

Saturday, July 12, 2014      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Whistleblowers Refuse to be Silenced or Intimidated
(10 comments) Whistleblower, Civil Rights and Human Rights advocates convene a historic summit on Capitol Hill. Senator Elizabeth Warren and Congressional Representatives Elijah Cummings, Blake Farenthold, Jackie Speier and U.S. Special Counsel Carolyn Lerner to receive the coveted Pillar Award for Human Rights. Pacifica, Code Pink, ACORN 8 and Drum Majors for Truth join forces to support the Whistleblower Summit for Civil & Human Rights.

Saturday, May 31, 2014      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Whistleblower Summit for Civil and Human Rights--Whistleblowers Convene on Capitol Hill for 8th Annual Conference.
Whistleblowers from across the country will convene on Capitol Hill for their 8th Annual Conference originally known as Washington Whistleblower's Week. Code Pink joins Pacifica Radio in support of the Whistleblower Summit for Civil and Human Rights, which will celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Whistleblower Protection Act and commemorate National Whistleblower Appreciation Day-sponsored by Senator Charles "Chuck" Grassley

Wednesday, November 13, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Fifth Estate-Postmortem: The End of Social Movement Movies?
(4 comments) A whistleblower's critique and postmortem on the Participant Media recent release of the "Fifth Estate" and the future of social movement films. The Fifth Estate is a film about Julian Assange and his Wiki-Leaks website.

Wednesday, September 11, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Derail Ray Kelly--Mr. Stop, Frisk and Strip Search--from Becoming Homeland Security Chief
(2 comments) Participants in the Whistleblower Summit for Civil and Human Rights have spoken out against President Barack Obama's tacit support of Ray Kelly for a top-ranking National Security Post. ACORN 8, the Federally Employed Women/Legal Education Fund (FEW/LEF), the Coalition for Change (C4C), and the NO FEAR Coalition call upon Congress to block Kelly's nomination and/or confirmation as Chief of the Department of Homeland Security.

Tuesday, August 13, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Whistleblower Summit Success: Groups Demand Investigations of USDA & EEOC for Cooking the Books on Discrimination Claims
(7 comments) Whistleblower and Civil Rights Groups convene a historic summit on Capitol Hill. FEW/LEF, the USDA Coalition of Minority Employees and Coalition For Change (C4C) support an Office of Inspector General investigation of official misconduct and wrongdoing in administratively closing over 3,000 previously unprocessed claims at the U.S. Department of Agriculture and possible complicity by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Thursday, July 25, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
CBC Chair Marcia Fudge, Senators Ron Wyden, Rand Paul and OpEdNews / Rob Kall honored with the Pillar Human Rights Award
(32 comments) Representative Marcia Fudge, Senators Ronald Wyden and Rand Paul to be honored with the prestigious Pillar Human Rights Award at the Whistleblower Summit for Civil & Human Rights. Rob Kall, OpEd News (New Media) and Ambrose Lane (Journalist) Host on WPFW will also be honored. The Pillar is awarded to notable civil and human rights champions; previous recipients include Senators Daniel Akaka, Charles Grass and Claire McCaskill.

Wednesday, July 10, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Edward Snowden: Whistleblower, Traitor or Both?
(45 comments) Whistleblowers or Traitors? This article compares and contrasts the differences between whistleblowers and activists like Edward Snowden and Bradley Manning. It also differentiates liberal publishers, e.g., Julian Assange (Wikileaks) with conservative ones like Andrew Breitbart (Big Government) and distinguishes from the activists who generate their stories, e.g. Bradley Manning and James O'Keefe.

Wednesday, March 20, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
President Bill Clinton Attends Kiva Crowd Funding Launch With Whistleblower Publisher
(1 comments) President Bill Clinton Launches Kiva Zip Crowd Funding Platform in Little Rock, Arkansas. Former President Bill Clinton opened the state launch of Kiva Little Rock, the innovative Crowd Funding Platform at the Clinton Presidential Library. Please, join the Kiva Zip crowd funding movement and support American Banner Books.

Wednesday, March 13, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
NAACP Joins Independent Black Farmers & USDA Minority Employees To Stand for Justice & Support the Voting Rights Act
(2 comments) The Alabama NAACP joins Independent Black Farmers and U.S. Department of Agriculture Minority Employees to Stand for Justice and demand equal rights by adding their voices to uphold all sections of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Together they rally in support of the "pre-clearance" provision (Section 5) of the Voting Rights Act.

Friday, May 25, 2012      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Senator Charles Grassley Opens Whistleblower Summit and Recieves Prestigious "Pillar Human Rights" Award
(1 comments) Whistleblowers convene historic civil and human rights conference on Capitol Hill. Senators Grassley, Collins and McCaskill receive prestigous "Pillar Human Rights Award." Conference participants stand against WoW and call for an end to Obama's War on Women and Whistleblowers.

Saturday, May 5, 2012      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Whistleblowers Unite to Fight Obama's War on Women, May 21-23, 2012
(1 comments) A Letter to President Barack Obama about workplace violence at the U.S. Department of Agriculture announces the themes of the historic Whistleblower Summit-Civil and Human Rights Conference which will be held on on May 21-23, 2012. The conference themes are 1) combating Obama's War on Whistleblowers, 2) fighting Obama's War on Women, and 3) Count It Up--adding up the total costs of retaliation and discrimination to taxpayers.

Sunday, April 22, 2012      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Whistleblowers Unite with Occupy Washington for Civil and Human Rights Conference May 20-22, 2012
(4 comments) Public Interest Organizations announce Intense Lobbying for Integrity Legislation at the Sixth Annual Washington Whistleblower Week and Civil & Human Rights Conference on Capitol Hill. MSNBC Host Dylan Ratigan will moderate a panel of Whistleblower as they decry Obama's War on Whistleblowers. Pacifica Radio Network will attend and broadcast this historic event hosted by the USDA Coalition of Minority Employees and the ACORN 8.

Saturday, October 22, 2011      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Martin Luther King, The SCLC And Occupy Wall Street
(2 comments) Tea Party backed U.S. Representative Allen West, (R-FL) declared that Martin Luther King, Jr., would not have supported the "Occupy Wall Street" protests or movement. I respectfully disagree with this provocative supposition based on the body of King's civil rights advocacy and status as the co-founder of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC).

Wednesday, September 21, 2011      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
PACIFICA Radio and the International Association of Whistleblowers collaborate to support Whistleblowers
(1 comments) International Association of Whistleblowers (IAW)announces a historic collaborative effort between IAW and Pacifica to bring the voices of America's unsung heroes to the public through First Amendment advocacy and the Pacifica Radio network.

Monday, August 9, 2010      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Kappa Credit Union Blocks NCUA Liquidation
(2 comments) WASHINGTON, DC (August 6, 2010) -" Federal District Court for the District of Columbia issued a Temporary Restraining Order today against the National Credit Union Administration blocking the surprise liquidation and revocation of Kappa Alpha Psi Federal Credit Union.KAPFCU is the first "virtual" credit union authorized by the NCUA and the only Low Income designated credit union (LICU) that operates on a national footprint.

Friday, July 23, 2010      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Shirley Sherrod / Sister Soldier
(2 comments) USDA whistleblower weighs in on Shirley Sherrod controversy and lack of USDA accountability. The Rush to Judgment in Reverse Discrimination Cases Prompts EEO Class Action complaint at USDA. Senator Blanch Lincoln supports resolution.

Friday, February 26, 2010      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
ACORN Whistleblower / Anita Mailroom MonCrief
Self-proclaimed ACORN Whistleblower Anita MonCrief is not who she proclaims, or is portrayed to be. That is an ACORN insider with high-level information who courageously blew the whistle on ACORN. But perhaps the most damning realization comes in court filed pleading by Anita MonCrief herself in her answer to Project Vote's $5 Million lawsuit against her Case No. 09-cv-01109 and her vendetta against Fox News Host Glenn Beck.

Monday, September 21, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Open Letter: The Insider on the Informant!
(4 comments) Tobacco “Insider” Jeff Wigand and the International Association of Whistleblowers comment on "The Informant" a film which opened to less than rave reviews. The movie is based on the true story of the largest corporate corruption case and world wide food price fixing scheme. In the film, the protagonist is presented not as a troubled hero, but instead as a comic dupe or caricature – Whistleblowing is no laughing matter.

Tuesday, July 8, 2008      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Georgia House Representative supports Mortgage Fraud whistleblowers all the way to the Georgia Supreme Court.
(2 comments) Georgia House Representative Randal Mangham fights Mortgage Fraud Epidemic all the way to the Georgia Supreme Court. The Ellis Hotel / Dillard-Winecoff mortgage fraud case is scheduled for oral argument before the Georgia Supreme Court.

Monday, July 7, 2008      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Don't Blame The Borrowers ... Catch The Criminals !!! Grassroots Activists Unite and Blow Whistle On Mortgage Fraud
CARCLE, the Congress Against Racism And Corruption in Law Enforcement,a Grassroots Community Policing Activist Unite and applaud FBI's recent crackdown on national mortgage fraud epidemic in "Operation Malicious Mortgage" and blow whistle on Historic Georgia Commercial Mortgage Fraud Case.

Saturday, June 21, 2008      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Blowing the Whistle on Mortgage Fraud
(2 comments) Don't blame the borrowers – arrest the criminals!!! Grassroots activist weigh in on national mortgage fraud epidemic. Sub-prime lending collapse blamed on lax local law enforcement efforts ignoring minority victims of white collar crimes in sub-prime residential and commercial lending. The Ellis Hotel / Winecoff mortgage fraud case is cited as prime example of brazen mortgage fraud induced by significant federal funding.