We talk with folks at Malonga Casquelourd Center for the Arts about gentrification and the latest decision to remove mural, to make way for new development. Later we head to San Francisco, the scene of last night’s demonstrations protesting police brutality and the police murder of Mario Woods, a 26 year-old Bayview resident on Dec. … Continued
Hard Knock Radio
Hard Knock Radio is a drive-time Hip-Hop talk show on KPFA (94.1 @ 4-5 pm Monday-Friday), a community radio station without corporate underwriting. Hosts Davey D and Anita Johnson give voice to issues ignored by the mainstream while planting seeds for social change.
We speak with Yahshimabet Sellassie-Hall, a contestant on the Food Network’s Youth Baking program. Later Poor News Network, examines economic injustice on low-income and people of color.
We cover the Justice for Mario Woods Coalition protest that happened this past Saturday and Asians4BlackLives, a Bay Area group of community organizers of Asian descent, staged a protest to call on East Bay Asian Local Development Corporation (EBALDC) to terminate its partnership with luxury developer UrbanCore and support the community proposal for 100% affordable … Continued
We speak with author Oliver Wang about his book, Legions of Boom: Filipino American Mobile DJ Crews in the San Francisco Bay Area. Oliver Wang is an Associate Professor of Sociology at California State University, Long Beach. He’s also a music writer, and DJ based in California. Since 1994, he’s written on popular music, culture, … Continued
In a unanimous vote on Tuesday, San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors approved a day of remembrance for Mario Woods, the 26-year-old Bayview resident who was shot and killed by San Francisco police on Dec. 2, 2015. The day will be observed in the city on July 22nd, which is Woods’ birthday. In addition, Supervisor David … Continued
Hard Knock Radio is a drive-time Hip-Hop talk show on KPFA (94.1 @ 4-5 pm Monday-Friday), a community radio station without corporate underwriting, hosted by Davey D and Anita Johnson.