We speak with attorney Benjamin Crump about the fatal police shootings of Marcellis Stinnette of Waukegan, Illinois and Johnathan Price of Wolfe City, Texas. We also speak with the director of community organizing for the Abolitionist Law Center Robert Saleem Holbrook about the Philadelphia police killing of Walter Wallace Jr. and the neighborhood protests that … 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 two women including whistle blower Dawn Wooten about the horrors experienced by immigrant women in detention centers and what steps we can take to correct things.
For almost two weeks, young people in Nigeria have been protesting police violence after a video showing a brutal police shooting went viral. The protesters are demanding an end to the corrupt anti-robbery police squad known as SARS. In response to growing street protests and the targeting of police stations by demonstrators. On Tuesday, the … Continued
We speak with Rev. Yearwood about the election season, the presidential debates and the census. Later we speak with George Galvis and Uncle Bobby about reopening the Oscar Grant case and the national day against police brutality.
This year has been one for the record books. A global pandemic and an epidemic of unwarranted mass killings of Black and Brown people by law enforcement. These two major “health crises” also exist on the heels of an upcoming election, with major stakes in the criminal justice system, gig worker economy, housing and more. Considering … Continued
We speak with Bakari Kitwana about politics and Hip-Hop. We also discuss the recent Political Education Summit. Later we hear from Michael Eric Dyson. PHOTO: Gabriel Barletta
We speak with professor Jared Ball about the political backlash over Ice Cube’s decision to speak with the Trump administration about policy plans. We explore why the outrage is directed at Ice Cube and not the Democratic Party.
From the Facebook event description: Passed on from a long lineage of Oakland’s Black Radical Tradition, today’s movement leaders continue to reclaim power. Just as the Black Panther Party asserted bold demands focused on creating economic, social, and political power fifty years ago, we find ourselves in a pivotal moment for radical transformation, policy change … Continued
We speak with George Floyd’s brother, Philonise Floyd about George’s legacy and the importance of voting. We also explore felon disenfranchisement and the political battle to restore the voting rights of 6 million people not eligible to vote because of laws that restrict people convicted of felonies from voting. We’ll meet criminal justice activists in … Continued
We talk about the meaning of indigenous peoples day and the plight of political prisoner Leonard Peltier.