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Impact of Hurricane Ida in Louisiana; Author Carmen Maria Machado; Legacy of Baba Zumbi of Zion I

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On today’s show:

0:08 – We discuss the impact of Hurricane Ida in Louisiana with Ashley Shelton (@AshleyKShelton) founder and Executive Director of the Power Coalition and Flozell Daniels, Jr. (@FlozellDaniels) CEO & President of Foundation for Louisiana.

0:34 – Michael Mark Cohen (@LilBillHaywood), professor of African American Studies and American Studies at UC Berkeley joins us to discuss his book The Conspiracy of Capital: Law, Violence, and American Popular Radicalism in the Age of Monopoly. This interview originally aired in 2019.

1:08 – Carmen Maria Machado, best known for her short story collection Her Body and Other Parties — discusses her genre-bending memoir of an abusive relationship called In the Dream House. This interview also aired in 2019.

1:34 – Davey D, Hip Hop Historian and host of KPFA’s Hard Knock Radio and Kev Choice, pianist, MC, producer, rapper, educator and activist, based in Oakland join us to remember the life and legacy of Bay Area rapper Baba Zumbi of Zion I who died on August 14.

Playlist

ArtistSongAlbumLabel
HarleighbluWho's That Girl?Tru Thoughts Covers, Vol. 2BELIEVE - Tru Thoughts
Woody ShawApex (Live in Tokyo 1981)Woody Shaw Quintet Live in Tokyo 1981Elemental Music Records SL
Zion ICoastin' feat. K. FlayThe TakeOverGold Dust
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