we talk with political scholar Dr James Taylor and Needa B about tonight’s democratic political debates.
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 Michael Hutchison a local education advocate about the upcoming school board end of semester meeting and what’s at stake… Later we listen to Professor Dr Melina Abdullah talk about Assembly Bill 1640 to make Ethnic Studies a requirement to graduate.
We talk with front line activist about the immigration crisis. We also hear local and national activists speak about immigration.
We talk with lawyer/ reporter Emily Baker White about the recent study she published on police using social media and joining racist FB group organizations.
Up next, well explore the case of LDaijohnique Lee, a Black woman, who was charged with criminal mischief, after she defended herself from a racist attack in Dallas. This appears to be another disturbing trend in the nation, where Black people are being verbally and violently assaulted by white folks.and once the police are called … Continued
Up next a forum on Reparations for the descendants of enslaved Africans.
Davey D speaks with author Aya De Leon about her new book, sex workers, Puerto Rico and more.
We speak with former Black Panther and political prisoner Dhoruba Bin Wahhad who is living in Ghana about the crises in Sudan. He gives us a historical, geo-political breakdown of what is going on there and why.
And again, you’re tuned to Hard Knock on the Pacifica, I’m Anita Johnson…and this week I sat down with SOL Development’s Karega Bailey to discuss music, education, love, Blackness and cultural identity. SOL Development is being touted as the new group to champion…out of the West Coast. The four-person collective’s sound has been described as jazz, … Continued
we speak with Reverend Ph.D, Miguel De La Torre about the arrest of activists for attempting to aid border migrants and we look at America’s ongoing war of disenfranchised populations.