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
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 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.
Shock G from Digital Underground remembers Tupac, on the eve of the film and book release Tupac Resurrected; The Hip Hop Film Festival at UC Berkeley with filmaker Kevin Epps; Mario Africa from AWOL Magazine and the Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors on Veteran’s Day.
Guest Norman Kelley, whose book is R&B (Rhythm and Business): The Political Economy of Black Music.
Peace Boat, the Fruitvale Project, and La Peña’s 4th Annual Hecho en Califas Festival.
Guest Jessica Hagedorn, whose latest book is Dream Jungle, exploring the late 20th-century Filipino cultural identity.
Mumia commentary: "The Other War", PEPEPALOOZA Festival, and the environmental impacts of the prison-industrial complex.
Davey D continues interviews with San Francisco Mayoral candidates.