Guest:  Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, a scholar of Indigenous History, radical writer and author or editor of many books, including The Great Sioux Nation, and her acclaimed An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States. She is the recipient of the Cultural Freedom Prize for Lifetime Achievement by the Lannan Foundation, and she lives in San Francisco, CA. photo: … Continued


Loaded: A Disarming History of the Second Amendment.   The U.S. loves guns. From Daniel Boone and Jesse James to the NRA and Seal Team 6, gun culture has colored the lore, shaped the law, and protected the market that arms the nation, and the world. In Loaded, Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz peels away the sacred myths of Americans’ … Continued

Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz in Berkeley 10-2-2014 | Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States In An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States, Dunbar-Ortiz challenges the founding myth of the United States and shows how policy against the Indigenous peoples was colonialist and designed to seize the territories of the original inhabitants, displacing or eliminating them. Roxanne … Continued

This show features premiums offered as thank you gifts for your generous donation to support our work on UpFront and at KPFA Radio. Go to kpfa.org or call 1-800-HEY-KPFA or 1-800-439-5732 to pledge. 7am – The Disarming History of the Second Amendment with Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, notable activist, historian and academic, about her new book Loaded: A Disarming History of the Second Amendment. She gave appeared … Continued


This show features premiums offered as thank you gifts for your generous donation to support our work on UpFront and at KPFA Radio. Go to kpfa.org or call 1-800-HEY-KPFA or 1-800-439-5732 to pledge. 7am – Exploring California’s Natural Landscapes with Obi Kaufmann, artist, naturalist and author of The California Field Atlas. 8am – The Disarming History … Continued


On today’s show, we feature an interview with Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, notable activist, historian and academic, about her new book Loaded: A Disarming History of the Second Amendment.  But first, we speak with Erica Perry and Walter Riley about Law for Black Lives, a national network of over 3,500 radical lawyers committed to building a responsive legal infrastructure for … Continued