Summer Fund Drive Kick-off: Speeches by Michael Eric Dyson, Thomas Frank

Today is the first day of our Summer Fund Drive – thank you so much for supporting community radio! This show features premiums offered as thank you gifts for your generous donation to support our work on UpFront, KPFA and Pacifica Radio. You can donate online now at kpfa.org or call 1-800-HEY-KPFA or 1-800-439-5732. 

7am – Michael Eric Dyson

Dr Michael Eric Dyson (@MichaelEDysonis a Georgetown University sociology professor, author of over 20 books, a New York Times contributing opinion writer, and a contributing editor of the New Republic. His latest book is What Truth Sounds Like: Robert F Kennedy, James Baldwin, and Our Unfinished Conversation About Race in America.

KPFA Event: Dr Dyson appeared in Oakland on Thursday June 14 2018, co-hosted by KPFA and Marcus Books. 

8am – Thomas Frank

Thomas Frank (@thomasfrank_) is a political analyst, historian and journalist. His latest book is Rendezvous with Oblivion: Reports from a Sinking Ship, is a collection of interlocking essays examining exactly how grotesque inequality has manifested itself in our cities, in our jobs, in the way we travel, and of course in our politics.

KPFA Event: Thomas Frank presented his book of essays on Wednesday July 11th, 2018 at St John’s Presbyterian Church in Berkeley, CA. 



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