Efforts to stop deployment of Bay Area reservists; New Mumia commentary on George W. Bush in England; and True Skool celebrates it’s 4th anniversary. visit www.true-skool.org
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.
Anita talks with Firpo W. Carr, Ph.D., whose latest book is Germany’s Black Holocaust, 1890-1945. Also, we’ll talk with friends of Sheila Detoy, a youth who was fatally shot by San Francisco police in 1998.
Davey D talks with former Georgia Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney about FBI monitoring of anti-war demonstrators, and we’ll hear about a new hip-hop compilation called Fresh Outta Juvi Hall.
Mumia Abu Jamal on conflict in Africa; Hard Knock correspondent Nishat Kurwa speaks with victims of new immigration policies and the Homeland Security Act; Anita Johnson talks with Regina Louise, author of Somebody’s Someone: A Memoir.
An interview with Chilean born author Alberto Fuguet, whose latest book is The Movies of My Life. Also, the SF Mission District’s Galería de la Raza celebrates 33 years of promoting Chicano/Latino Art. Visit www.galeriadelaraza.org
Davey D talks with folks from The Family School about their community leadership training program Strive. Visit www.TheFamilySchool.org Also Hard Knock talks with spoken word artist Marc Bamuthi Joseph, whose latest work is Word Becomes Flesh
The New California Media Expo and Awards, including the Youth Communications team of Pacific News Service, YO! Youth Outlook, Silicon Valley Debug, and Afghana Journal. More about the Expo at www.NCMOnline.com
Anita talks with E. Raymond Brown, author of Will the Real Pimps and Hos Please Stand Up!; Davey D finds out about Peace Boat, an international educational and networking NGO developing new ways to tackle global challenges by traveling the world by ship.
Davey D talks with Palastinian def poet Suher Omad, and Hard Knock correspondent Fabiano Rodriguez talks with award-winning childrens book author Michael Perry and legendary artist Doug Cunningham about their groundbreaking book Turntable Timmy, bringing Hip-Hop culture to children.
National Hip Hop Political Convention set for June 2004: HipHopConvention.org;Carol Moseley Braun; Poet Suhe Ahmad; Damaliayo and the contraversial website www.Rent-A-Negro.com.