In honor of International Women’s Month, a rare interview with Nina Simone. Join us as she talks about her beginning, the business, and the love of music.
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.
International Women’s Month profile of Yuri Kochiyama – More about Yuri; Rebecca Walker on "What Makes a Man?"; Poet and activist Aya DeLeon and her one woman show "Thieves in the Temple: The Reclaiming of Hip Hop".
Davey D explores the issue of Hip Hop artists under police surveillance, with guests Luke from 2 Live Crew, Cynthia McKinney, Sedrick Mohamed, and fome folks from www.AllHipHop.com. Also, Noelle Hanrahan presents an International Women’s Month salute to Judi Bari.
Rebecca Walker’s month-long series: "What Makes a Man?", today with filmaker Spencer Nakasako; Oakland based painter Milton Bowens.
Profiling Women: Aun Sung Suu Kyi; Anita Johnson interviews Mumia Abu Jamal; and Yo! What Happened to Peace? – An exhibition of contemporary pro-peace, anti-war, and anti-occupation posters at the Punch Gallery.
Profiling Women: Thenmozhi Soundararajan, Executive Director of http://www.cultureisaweapon.org/; Streets named after Dr. Martin Luther King; Ralph Nader: Election Spoiler? Icon of the Left? King of the Nerds? Mumia Abu Jamal and Anita Johnson break it down.
Profiling Delores Huerta; Rebecca Walker’s ongoing series "What Makes a Man".
Ongoing developments in Haiti, with Marguerite Laurent of the Haitian Lawyers Leadership Network
International Women’s Day Special: The first of a month long series on "What Makes a Man" hosted by author Rebecca Walker; Women in history whose social and political actions have made a difference; Poetry by young women about women and the issues effecting our communities.
Walter Turner of KPFA’s Africa Today interviews Freedom fighter Mabel Williams; The 22nd Annual International Asian American Film Festival; An interview with Rebecca Walker about her new book What Makes a Man and her new series on Hard Knock of the same name.