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Summer Fund Drive Special: In Conversation with Bobby Seale and John A. Powell

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For the first part of the program, Bobby Seale explodes the myth of the armed street gang promulgated by Ronald Reagan and J. Edgar Hoover. The Panthers were a group of professional, semi-professional, and college students who formed this anti-segregation, broad-spectrum civil rights movement whose legal use of arms Bobby would substitute for video cameras … Continued


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Oakland City Council Approves Modified Term Sheet for Oakland Athletics Stadium Deal and Bayard Rustin Discussing After the March

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We speak with local activists about the Oakland City Council on Tuesday approving terms for the Oakland A’s Howard Terminal ballpark. Later we present a rare recording of civil rights leader Bayard Rustin speaking at a New York Community Church on September 25, 1963. Bayard Rustin discusses organizing after the march and nonviolent action.


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Immigration and Child Detention

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We speak with organizers Linda Morris and Stan Shikuma about the No Bliss in Child Detention: End All Detention Now! Rally (El Paso, Texas) ” More than a dozen immigrant rights organizations in Texas will hold a rally to end all child detention at Fort Bliss where 2,500 children are being held in inhumane conditions … Continued


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Oakland Community Rallies For Solid Commitments Amidst A’s Waterfront Ballpark Proposal

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On Wednesday, Oakland residents rallied outside the Oakland A’s office, calling for the A’s baseball team and the developer of a proposed waterfront ballpark to invest more funds in the community as part of the project. We spoke with organizers about affordable housing, jobs for Oakland residents and the upcoming critical vote on the A’s … Continued


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Hard Knock Radio – July 13, 2021

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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, hosted by Davey D and Anita Johnson.


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Sharpest Tool In The Shedand The ABC’s of HBCU’s

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We speak with Hip Hop artist / activist Bambu about politics and Hip Hop and his latest album, Sharpest Tool In The Shed. Later we speak with Claudia Walker the author of The ABC’s of HBCU’s. The first ABC book dedicated to historically Black colleges and universities.