On today’s program we look at Covid-19 and immunity. Poor New Network explores how the coronavirus pandemic threatens low income folks and how it will plunge more people into poverty.
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.
We speak with two local business leaders in the food world about alternatives to shopping at big chain stores. Guests: Aaronette King of Eat Play Events & Catering and Adrian Henderson of restaurant Kingston 11.
We speak with activists Needa Bee and John James about life on the streets during shelter in place and the recent sideshows that took place over the weekend. Later we dig in the archives to look at the life and legacy of Nipsey Hussle. A year ago to date, he was killed in Los Angeles … Continued
We speak with local housing advocates, Sulaiman Hyatt and Leslie Dreyer about the proposal to have a rent strike. And we speak with Keith Brown who is president of OEA about school closures in Oakland and how to stop them.
We talk to local business owners from Oakland about the challenges they face during this pandemic and steps that folks are taking to combat it. Small Business Entrepreneurs Chaney Turner Eman Desouky Armando Ramos
We continue with PT2 of our tribute to Manu Dibango. Later we speak with Dr. Karp about COVID-19 and its effect on pregnant women and infants. Guests: Kwadwo Duane Deterville, Anthony G. “Cholly Rock” Horne and Dr. Karp Image is of Kwadwo photo credit @SF State University … Continued
We pay tribute to African Jazz Giant, Manu Dibango. We speak with scholars Kwadwo Duane Deterville, and Anthony “Cholly Rock” Horne.
We speak with local reporter and activist, Tim Redmond and Tonya Love about the impact of Covid 19 in SF and Oakland.
We speak with scholar and activists about the rise in Anti-Asian sentiment and the President scapegoating China during the Coronavirus pandemic.
Trent Williams of International Longshore Warehouse Union (ILWU) addresses COVID-19 concerns; the Grand Princess cleanup; and the possible health risks to the city of Oakland. And Mumia Abu-Jamal looks at Toxic Prisons and the passing of Puerto Rican independence leader Rafael Cancel Miranda.