APEX Express

APEX Express – December 22, 2016

Canvassing Berkeley merchants to create safe space in our communities.

Guest contributor Oliver Saria talks with Anirvan Chatterjee with the Berkeley South Asian Radical History Walking Tour. Anirvan published an op-ed entitled “Post-election hate in Berkeley: 14 troubling stories and 5 ways to respond.” Their discussion brings us hope as we wind down 2016 and prepare for the new year.

We also hear from Japanese Americans who were incarcerated during World War II. In addition to the forced relocation away from the west coast, we hear from the draft resisters who rose up from within the camps.

Trial of 63 Japanese American draft resisters from the Heart Mountain Relocation Center

 
We sprinkle holiday music throughout the show. Songs include a flashback to 2014 when the Colorful Mamas of the 99% went caroling with their children for love and liberation in Oakland for Black Lives Matter. We also share holiday tunes from Digital Crafts Night and Largesse.

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