May 26 2020



Lend-A-Hand Foundation in collaboration with Oakland Unified School District will be distributing food and school supplies. The event takes place on Tuesday, May 26th from 11 AM to 1 PM at the Douglas Parking Lot located on 23rd and Broadway in Oakland. All who attend must comply with CDC and the State of California COVID-19...

0:08 – Moment of silence for Stacey Park, who passed away Tuesday and was at the heart of disability justice organizing in the Bay Area, working with Sins Invalid, founding the Disability Justice Culture Club, campaigning to stop police terror, and fighting deadly PG&E shutoffs through the #PowerToLive campaign. Rest in power, Stacey. 0:09 – Should … Continued

0:08 – Texas began a new phase of reopening during Covid-19 on Monday, May 18, despite logging its single largest increase in cases just two days prior. We speak with R.G. Ratcliffe (@rgratcliffe), writer at large for Texas Monthly magazine. 0:19 – A new investigation by journalist Aura Bogado (@aurabogado) of Reveal says the Office of … Continued

0:08 – Mondays with Mitch — Mitch Jeserich of Letters and Politics joins Cat Brooks and Brian Edwards-Tiekert to talk abut the Senate’s reauthorization of the PATRIOT Act, known now as the USA Freedom Act, to expand the widespread surveillance across the U.S. and allow the FBI to access browsing history without first obtaining a warrant. We … Continued

KPFA brings you a broadcast of the testimony of Dr. Richard Bright to the U.S. House Health Subcommittee of the Energy & Commerce Committee. Bright testified that the Trump administration slowed acquisition of samples of the virus and hampered scientific study, and that he was removed from his position leading the development of a coronavirus … Continued

May 16 2020



The Salvation Army is having a COVID-19 Emergency Drive-Thru Food Distribution. This event takes place on Saturday May 16th, from 9 AM to 1 PM at ACTS Full Gospel Church located at 1034 66th Avenue in Oakland. The first 1,000 families to drive through will receive a food box of non-perishable food items plus a...

Best of KPFA, May 3rd – 9th

With KPFA about to launch into our Spring fund drive and our reporters knee-deep in coverage of the coronavirus crisis, we want to go back and highlight some of the awesome shows that you may have missed last week. Chris Smalls, former Amazon warehouse worker, talks about organizing for May Day labor actions. Watch the … Continued