Across the United States, backed by the Supreme Court, some states are attempting to pass a barrage of voter suppression laws, aimed at attacking and dismantling the Voting Rights Act and in a nod toward Jim Crow laws of the not so distant past, make it harder for Black folks, communities of color, the disabled, … Continued
GM Quarterly Report May 15, 2021 by Quincy McCoy First, I’d like to take a moment to remember Barbara Whipperman, who recently passed at the age of 85. Barbara was a former KPFA LSB member, Treasurer, sustaining member and long-time listener. May she rest in peace. State of the Station: A gradual return to normal … Continued
Please click on the titles below to open each of the Against the Grain audio collections. Thank you for your support of KPFA! Philosophy and the Good Life Collection Big Picture Ideas: The Best of Against the Grain
The nominations phase has now closed. The Local Station Board Elections will open August 16 (as August 15th is a Sunday) and close October 15. Expect an e-ballot, postcard or paper ballot. CLICK HERE TO VIEW CANDIDATES BALLOT REQUESTS AVAILABLE AUGUST 16 Visit elections.pacifica.org for information about the Delegate Election, Referendum 2021 and more.
General Manager’s State of the Station Report By Quincy McCoy Happy 2021! A big shout out, a sincere thank you, to our real-life heroes, KPFA’s essential workers. The staff who have kept the station performing at a high level through this pandemic. They met the challenges head-on confidently, determined, that failure was not an option. … Continued
Richard A. Lupoff began his career as a writer creating a science fiction fanzine, Xero, which won a Hugo Award in 1963. He began his official writing career with a biography of Edgar Rice Burroughs and a first novel, One Million Centuries, in the early 1960s. Over the course of a very long writing career, … Continued
All successful radio is local. I’ve heard that mantra for 30 years. It was true then as it is today. What it means is Radio continues to connect people to their communities, perhaps now more than any other medium. Radio remains unique as a local communications service, one that is the lifeblood of local information … Continued
KPFA Exceeded the Summer Fund Drive Goal at $337,700 as donations continue to come in. The high fulfillment rate is at 73%. The KPFA’s Abolish Racism Audio Collection was distributed as a link to ANYONE who donates during the Summer Fundraiser, there is no minimum donation required. Patrice Cullors with Cat Brooks in Oakland | 1-25-2017 | When They … Continued
Concert for Cuba July 18th & 19th Brings Afro-Cuban Music and Culture to the World The concert will contain both live and pre-recorded sections and be broadcast at 7:00 pm CT/ 8:00 pm ET/ 5:00 pm PT from Havana’s Instituto Cubano De La Música. Click The Image Above to Connect to the Concert! Pacifica is … Continued
Remembering Margy Wilkinson, Berkeley activist, organizer and Executive Director of the Pacifica Foundation, COVID-19 surges and the possibility of statehood for Puerto Rico on the table in Congress and more.