Michael Hutchinson talks about police attacking parents at school board meeting in Oakland. Lateefah Simon discusses B.A.R.T’s ban on busking and panhandling and a look at America’s War on the Poor with Poor News Network.
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 Paul Anthony of Full Force. Full Force is an American group of R&B and hip hop singers and producers from Brooklyn, New York.
We speak with Candice Elder, Founder and Executive Director of The East Oakland Collective and Maowunyo de Asis aka ‘Needa B,’ Founder of The Village in Oakland Needa B and Candace about demolition of homeless encampment on High Street in Oakland, California.
We speak with Chilean Hip Hop artist Ana Tijoux about what’s going on in Chile. We talk with former City Council Member Wilson Riles about him being brutalized by police in Oakland, California.
On today’s program we look at the upcoming marijuana tax vote on equity. Guests: Chaney Turner – the national co-founder & policy/culture, People’s Dispensary pronouns: them/they/she Lanese Martin – the co-founder/co-executive of Hood Incubator pronouns are she/her Amber Senter – the co-founder/executive director of Supernova Women. pronouns: she/her
Greg Palast talks about the PG&E blackout being a blackmail tactic and ongoing voter suppression throughout the U.S. Greg Palast has been called the “most important investigative reporter of our time — up there with Woodward and Bernstein” (The Guardian). In September 2016, before US Presidential Elections, Palast released his movie, The Best Democracy Money Can … Continued
On Tuesday, June 25th in Berkeley, California John Carlos Frey read from his book, “Sand and Blood: America’s Stealth War on the Mexico Border” and discuss America’s immigration policies, the militarization of the border and American Racism. Today’s program will feature his talk and the film Harvest of Empire. John Carlos Frey “Sand and Blood … Continued
We explore the teachings of Marshall Rosenberg and Ram Dass. We begin with Speaking Peace: Connecting with Others Through Nonviolent Communication by Marshall Rosenberg. And later we hear from Ram Dass on Becoming Nobody: The Essential Dass Collection.
On today’s show we’ll look at the film, TAKING ALCATRAZ. The film explores the events that led up to the 1969 Native American occupation of Alcatraz Island as told by principal organizer, Adam Fortunate Eagle. The story unfolds through Fortunate Eagle’s remembrances, archival footage and photographs. Also appearing in the film is John Trudell, LaNada … Continued
we speak with Professor James Taylor about the impeachment inquiry and the US/Kurdish/Turkey Relations.