We highlight clips from the film, From Selma To Stonewall: Are We There Yet? by Marilyn Bennett & Gilbert Caldwell. FROM SELMA TO STONEWALL An exploration of the similarities, differences, and conflicts between the black civil rights and gays rights movements. This 60-minute documentary follows a “black, straight preacher and a white, lesbian activist” … Continued
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.
WHAT IS DEMOCRACY? – a film by Astra Taylor Coming at a moment of profound political and social crisis, What Is Democracy? reflects on a word we too often take for granted. Director Astra Taylor’s idiosyncratic, philosophical journey spans millennia and continents: from ancient Athens’ groundbreaking experiment in self-government to capitalism’s roots in medieval Italy; from modern-day … Continued
We talk with activist in Oakland, Puerto Rico and New York about the historic day in Puerto Rico.
We speak with Rosa Clemente about her experience along the El Paso, Texas and Mexico border, the United States Immigration policy and the impact it’s having on migrants. Later we cover the Puerto Rican solidarity march in Oakland we speak with Pablo Paredes. Biography of Rosa Clemente
We speak with journalist Dave ID about creating a new database that deals with keeping track of corrupt cops; we examine California’s LGBTQ history and True Skool stops by to discuss upcoming events happening in the bay area. Quests: Dave ID, journalist – Sacramento Bee article Lisa Silberstein, The Experience Developer at the Oakland Museum … Continued
we talk with attorney and reporter Emily Baker White about the recent study she published on police using social media and joining racist Facebook group and organizations.
Davey D speak with Jonzi D about UK Hip Hop and Brexit.
We speak with Dorsey Nunn and Ali Bartch about electronic monitoring and how it economically cripples communities.
We talk with residents of High Street Homeless encampment who confront Trump supporting slumlord Gene Gorelick who is trying to evict homeless people. It’s a response to Trump’s call against the homeless.
we discuss the ongoing crisis at the border and the treatment of humans…migrants, being held inside US Immigration detention centers. Later Poor News Network explores America’s War on the Poor.