Amazon’s anti-union tactics on workers organizing in Bessemer, Alabama; Plus: San Francisco sues School Board over re-opening; and a preview on tonight’s KPFA event: A Black Women’s History of the United States

0:08 – Amazon’s anti-union tactics in Bessemer AL

Lauren Kaori Gurley (@LaurenKGurley) is a staff writer at Vice, where she covers labor and worker organizing for VICE’s technology desk Motherboard.

0:34 – Author interview: Daniel M Davis (@dandavis101) is a Professor of Immunology at Manchester University and Director of Research in the Manchester Collaborative Centre for Inflammation Research. He’s the winner of many prestigious prizes for his research and he’s the author of several books, including The Beautiful Cure: Harnessing Your Bodies Natural Defenses. 

1:08 – San Francisco sues the School Board over reopening

Ida Mojadad (@idamoj) is a staff writer with the SF Examiner covering housing and education. 

1:18 – Susan Solomon is President of the United Educators of San Francisco (@UESF).

*We requested comment from SFUSD Board President Gabriela Lopez but did not hear back by air time.

1:27 – KPFA News: Following up on something we’ve been covering a lot — the complete mess that is California’s system for processing unemployment claims. The assembly insurance committee is now going through audits of the agency in charge. KPFA’s Christopher Martinez reports.

1:34 – A Black Women’s History of the United States

Daina Ramey Berry (@DainaRameyBerry) is the Oliver H. Radkey Regents Professor of History and Associate Dean of the Graduate School at the University of Texas at Austin.

Kali Nicole Gross (@KaliGrossPhD) is the Martin Luther King Jr. Professor of History at Rutgers University. 

They’ve just co-authored A Black Women’s History of the United States.

Event: Tonight, Thursday Feb 4 at 7pm PST via Zoom. Hosted by Sabrina Jacobs. Find ticket info at kpfa.org


Artist Song Album Label
HarleighbluWho's That Girl?Who's That Girl?Tru Thoughts
Miles DavisAll BluesMaîtres de la trompette: 100 Essential Jazz StandardsBELIEVE - Jazzland DZ