Weyland speaks with legendary South African poet, singer, and revolutionary, Vusi Mahlasela; Hard Knock honors Ray Charles.
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.
Spearhead’s Michael Frante reports from a refugee camp in Palestine; Bay Area songstress Goapele talks about an event on 6/10 at the Box Theater in Oakland; Deputy Mayor of New Jersey, Ras Baraka, on the National Political Hip Hop Convention.
Michael Franti of Spearhead reports from Baghdad; Kevin Epps, filmaker of Straight Out of Hunters Point will debut his new film Rap Dreams at the 6th Annual San Francisco Black Film Festival.
Jonathan Wafer reviews the book Black Men Emerging, by Joseph L. White and James H. Cones; Glen Ford of BlackCommentator.com on his article "Bill Cosby’s Confused Notion of ‘Responsibility.’
Fast for Education: Day 25 – www.fastforeducation.org; Mumia Abu Jamal on U.S. torture schools; Oakland Hip Hop crew Lunar Heights.
Mumia Abu Jamal: "Who We Are"; This weekend’s mass march and rally to stop the war. See www.internationalanswer.org; Local hip hop artist, activist, and mother, Malea, whose latest work is "Just Add Water"
California State Treasurer Phil Angelides on investments in higher education; Mumia Abu Jamal on the so called "War on Terrorism"; Rapper poet journalist Pitch Black Gold.
Celebrating the life and legacy of jazz legend Elvin Jones.
Day 19 of Fast for Education; Hip Hop Rock group Game; Part 2 of converstion with L.A. Banks, author of the Vampiter Huntress triology.