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.
Hard Knock Radio
4:00 PM PACIFIC TIME: MONDAYS TO FRIDAYS
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. Hosts Davey D and Anita Johnson give voice to issues ignored by the mainstream while planting seeds for social change.
We speak with activists Caroline Fife and Turak of Community Ready Core about homelessness in Oakland and around the nation.
We speak with youth activists about the Immigration Butterfly Rally, True Skool with Ren the Vinyl Archaeologist and we explore the topic of Intersex.
We speak with Dr. James Taylor about the impeachment drama. Later we hear from Poor News Network about America’s criminalization of the poor.
KPFA’s Impeachment Watch continues this week with a special Pacifica national broadcast of the House Intelligence Committee’s open hearings as part of the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. In the afternoon, Laura K. Cooper, the deputy assistant secretary of defense for Russian, Ukrainian and Eurasian affairs, and David Hale, the under secretary of state for political affairs. … Continued
Today Anita Johnson speaks with Kendra Barnes and Jennifer Johns about this weekend’s performances of “ReDzONE: A Choreopoem and Transmutation Ritual” at the Malonga Casquelourd Center for the Arts (1428 Alice Street, Oakland). ReDzONE features dancers Lydia Clinton, Jhia Louise Jackson and Linda Steele II. “ReDzONE is a work created around the stories of women … Continued
We speak with Hip Hop artist/ activist Cenzi from Chile. Later we speak with indigenous elder Tupac Enrique Acosta about the situation in Bolivia.
We speak with Aida Salazar about her book, The Moon Within. The Moon Within is a coming-of-age story told in verse that explores the themes of first love, first periods, and gender identity. Aida Salazar wrote Moon Within, out of the desire to provide a positive menstruation narrative for her daughter’s generation. Later political prisoner … Continued
We speak with Layidua Salazar about DACA and the Supreme Court case. Later we speak with Bryan Keith Thomas about his new art exhibit, The Luxury of Beings Black.
We speak with scholar George Ciccariello-Maher about the Coup in Bolivia. And later we speak with Gus Newport about Malcolm X.