Co-founder of Black Lives Matter and political activist Alicia Garza discusses her latest book, The Purpose of Power. We also examine the Pence-Harris VP debate and the targeting of BLM by the US government.
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.
Vice presidential debate analysis with political commentators Pastor Mike McBride and George Galvis and investigative reporter Greg Palast. Guests: Pastor Michael McBride (known as “Pastor Mike”) is a native of San Francisco and has been active in ministry for over 20 years. Pastor McBride’s commitment to holistic ministry can be seen through his leadership roles … Continued
We speak with Jose Saldana a member of Release Aging People In Prison (RAPP) about the release of political prisoner and former Black Panther Party member Jalil Muntaqim, after nearly 50 years behind bars. We’ll also hear from historian Blair Imani as she discusses her book, Making Our Way Home: The Great Migration and the … Continued
We speak with Dr. Kim Rhoads of UCSF about Trump and Covid-19 and the potential impact on the country and the elections. Also economist Richard Wolff explores socialism. Lastly, David “Davey D” Cook on the fall fund drive.
We speak with former Black Panther Elaine Brown and community activist Uncle Bobby about reopening the Oscar Grant case and charging other cops involved with his murder.
We speaking with Ajamu Baraka speaks about the 2020 election and AFRICOM. The Black Alliance for Peace
In August 2020, authorities located 39 missing children in Georgia during a two-week effort to rescue endangered minors. The US Marshals Service Missing Child Unit led the search, dubbed “Operation Not Forgotten.” In collaboration with the agency’s Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children and local/state agencies. In Ohio, … Continued
Trump-Biden presidential debate analysis with political commentators Dr. Kimberley C. Ellis, Tim Redmond and Rukia Lumumba. Guests: Kimberly C. Ellis, Ph.D. is a scholar of American and Africana Studies and a Creative who loves storytelling, politics, digital strategy and marketing and making social change. Tim Redmond has been a political and investigative reporter in San … Continued
We speak with activist Aqeela Sherrills about the financial impact of police misconduct lawsuits on taxpayers. Sherrills says the police departments expenditures cost cities millions in lawsuits and proposed overtime and it’s debilitating to disenfranchised communities.
We speak with Dr. James Taylor about Donald Trump’s voting strategy for Black Americans. And later, we’ll present a recording of Elandria Williams. Ms. Williams was a Knoxville-based community activist and beloved church leader. She passed away last week, at the age of 41.