Hard Knock Radio – June 24, 2024

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Hard Knock Radio is a drive-time Hip-Hop talk show on KPFA (94.1fm @ 4-5 pm Monday-Friday), a community radio station without corporate underwriting, hosted by Davey D and Anita Johnson.

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Supreme Court Abortion Pill Decision and America’s Black Capital: How African Americans Remade Atlanta in the Shadow of the Confederacy

In this episode of Hard Knock Radio, Davey D speaks with Layidua Salazar about the US Supreme Court’s ruling on the abortion pill. The Supreme Court’s decision to dismiss a challenge to the abortion pill mifepristone means the drug’s future is now firmly tied to the 2024 presidential election.  Anti-abortion groups said they were dealt … Continued


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Juneteenth 2024 and Reparations

Davey D speaks with Professor James Taylor about the history of Juneteenth and the fight for reparations. Hard Knock Radio is a drive-time Hip-Hop talk show on KPFA (94.1fm @ 4-5 pm Monday-Friday), a community radio station without corporate underwriting, hosted by Davey D and Anita Johnson.


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Affordable Housing

In the Hard Knock Radio conversation host Davey D spoke with Ayanna Davis of Healthy Black Families and Michael Trujillo of the East Bay Community Law Center, about the displacement of Black communities in Berkeley due to historical and contemporary housing issues. ### **Displacement and Economic Impact** The 2008 recession and the COVID-19 pandemic significantly … Continued


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Exploring Hip Hop and Legacy: ‘Pac & Biggie Are Dead’ by Lower Bottom Playaz and The Trauma of Caste

**The Trauma of Caste: A Dalit Feminist Meditation on Survivorship, Healing, and Abolition** On Hard Knock Radio, host Anita Johnson spoke with Dalit American activist Thenmozhi Soundararajan about her The Trauma of Caste. Caste—one of the oldest systems of exclusion in the world—is thriving. Despite the ban on Untouchability 70 years ago, caste impacts 1.9 … Continued