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The Story of Sango

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We speak with actor/musician Oba Ogunlano and filmmaker/musician WolfHawkJaguar about their new project Sango, The Story of a King. The new feature length film/album, “Sango: The Story of a King” tells the story of a North American African King. A story buried in the deep recesses of the mind transcending time and space, visiting us … Continued


We speak with Carrie Maultsby-Lute and Heather McGhee about the “Unfinished: Actualizing an Intersectional Antiracist Future” Conference. We also discuss The Center for Transformative Action and the new book by Heather McGhee, The Sum Of US: What Racism Costs Everyone And How We Can Prosper Together.  Guests: Carrie Maultsby-Lute, director of the Center for Transformative … Continued


On the ground reporter, Georgia Fort provides important updates to Derek Chauvin trial in Minneapolis. Later we speak with long time journalist George Chidi about voter suppression in Georgia. Recorded on 03/30/21 Georgia Fort is a two-time Emmy nominated journalist. Her reporting has been published on CNN, ABC, NBC, Fox and CBS affiliates. Her mission as … Continued


We speak with Mike Hutchinson about Oakland school board’s decision to pass the Reparations for Black Students Resolution.  Rachel Jackson talks about the death Tyrell Wilson, a 32-year-old Black man who was shot by a Danville police officer Andrew Hall, last week. The Danville police officer who shot Mr. Wilson has been identified as the … Continued


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Women in Hip-Hop and America’s War on The Poor

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We speak with Martha Diaz (Hip Hop Education Center) and Kashema Hutchinson (Hip Hop Education Center) about the Universal Hip Hop Museum and the role of women in Hip Hop. Later Poor News Network reports on anti-Asian violence and the unhoused. The Fresh, Bold, and So Def Women’s Initiative (FBSD), led by the Hip Hop Education Center as the … Continued