We speak with Kali Akuno in Jackson Mississippi about May Day activities. Later Davey D joins activists in the streets as they strike to protest working conditions during the coronavirus pandemic. And lastly, we speak with four youth activists from Youth vs Apocalypse about the connection between Climate Justice and May Day. And how they … Continued
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 the producers of Corona Man: Stay Home a anti reopen video short protesting Georgia’s Governor decision to reopen the state. And later poor news network examines America’s war on the poor.
We speak with International Longshore Warehouse Union (ILWU) activists Trent Willis and Clarence Thomas about covid-19 and labor concerns, and planned May Day actions.
Labor, housing, and immigration advocates are planning to mark May Day on Friday with mass protests while social distancing. We speak with four activists about planned actions and the challenges of organizing during a pandemic. Guests: Josh Healey is an award-winning writer, performer, filmmaker, and creative activist. He is the lead writer and executive producer … Continued
We speak with activist Yolian Ogbu from University of North Texas about the plans she and other organizers have for a May Day Corona Strike. We speak with journalist Rasheed Shabazz about the impact Corona Virus is having on East Oakland.
We are potentially entering a period of austerity in the US at a level not seen since the Great Depression. By mid-April, over 22 million people had filed for unemployment benefits. And its unclear whether jobs and businesses that people left behind will still be there once stay-at-home orders are lifted. The world as we … Continued
We speak with George Chidi, the editor of the Decaturish about Georgia’s plan to lift the shelter-in-place order on April 30. We discuss the risk to public safety and the financially motivated reasons Gov. Brian Kemp is undeterred by public criticism regarding his decision. We speak with former political prisoner Dhoruba al-Mujahid bin Wahad about … Continued
We continue our conversation from yesterday with Kev Choice, Ryan Nicole, Kareaga Bailey, and Jennifer Johns about the role art plays in healing people during this pandemic. We highlight the newly released album Social Distancing. Later we speak with Isha Clarke from Youth Vs. Apocalyse about Earth Day 2020.
We talk about the role art plays in healing people during this pandemic. We highlight the newly released album Social Distancing by Kev Choice and Friends.
We talk with Cat Brooks of Anti Police Terror Project about the shooting death of Steven Taylor, a Black man at Walmart in San Leandro. We speak with Christina Ramirez out in Texas about the protests against Stay-at-Home Orders during the pandemic.