On today’s show we look at the new film, Healing Justice produced by World Trust in collaboration with Shakti Butler, Ph.D. Healing Justice, explores the causes and consequences of the current American justice system and its effect on marginalized communities. The film walks back through the history of violence that has led to our current … 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.
we speak w/ scholar, artist, author Duane Deterville about reparations, ADOS and the historic context of enslaved Africans.
We speak with author, designer, educator and comic book creator Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez about his new comic book series, LA BORINQUEÑA.
We discuss the Future Culture Summit and the importance of method sampling in pushing culture forward. Later we speak with David Banner about the state of hip hop. We speak with JooWan Kim of Ensemble Mik Nawooj; Alexandros Pagidas and Natalia Ivanova Mount of Pro Arts Gallery. David Banner
We speak with Dave Zirin about the racial double standards in the NFL and the SF 49ers. Later we speaks with Coco Peila about her new project Luv N’ Hip Hop Bay Area, Season 1. RELEASE LUV N’ HIPHOP: BAY AREA, SEASON 1 – EP
We speak with filmmaker Matt McDaniel long time friend of John Singleton about the passing of this legendary filmmaker.
We listen to Professor Melina Abdullah, Ph.D talk about Assembly Bill 1640 to make ethnic studies a requirement to graduate. We listen to James Baldwin speak at a high school in Oakland about education.
We speak with seasoned visual artist Tracy Brown, Melonie Green & Melorra Green the Co-Executive Directors of the African American Art & Culture Complex about the exhibit “Smoke & Mirrors: The War on Drugs” Cannabis. Mirrors: The War on Drugs.” A cutting-edge exhibit that investigates the major implications of the War on Drugs campaign. Local … Continued
We speak with activist Needa B about lawsuits being filed on behalf of the homeless. And later Poor News Network examines America’s War on the Poor. photo credit @Needa B Left photo is of the encampment. Right photo is of Needa B, Homeless advocate.
April is National Poetry Month and to help us celebrate we’ve invited Youth Speaks Alum to discuss the upcoming benefit for their annual Brave New Voices International Youth Poetry Slam Festival, set to take place July 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. We spoke with EJ Walls (Sin Q), Gretchen Carvajal and Isa Nakazawa, the Director … Continued