Athlete Activism w/ Blacklisted NBA Player Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf

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A professional athlete, choosing to not participate in the fanfare of the national anthem, on a national sports stage. Is it a familiar story? Can you picture it? In 2016, Colin Kaepernick, then a quarterback with the SF 49ers, built up a now-well-known protest against police killings of Black people by taking a knee while …

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Intersections of Black and American Indigenous Identities w/ Caleb Gayle

As we approach the colonial Thanksgiving holiday, we spend the hour exploring the intersections of American Indian and Black identities. Our guest in this episode is Caleb Gayle, an award-winning journalist who writes about race and identity and a professor at Northeastern University, a senior fellow at the Burnes Center for Social Change, and a … Continued


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Mass shooting at Colorado queer bar; CA prisons mistreat mentally ill prisoners; Plus, prisoners are literally wasting away in a Georgia jail

In today’s packed show, we start by reflecting on the devastating mass shooting at Colorado Springs’ queer bar Club Q over the weekend, on the eve of the Trans Day of Remembrance. Then we move to California, where new research from non-profit newsroom CalMatters shows that the California prison system on average moves people with … Continued


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Election review – Oakland Council, and top prosecutors in Alameda Co as well as Minneapolis

On today’s show, we focus on elections both local and national. We start in Oakland, where City Councilmember and Council President Nikki Fortunado-Bas has held on to her seat representing our city’s District 2, after receiving a large majority of votes against challenger Harold Lowe. We discuss the race and what she expects the next … Continued


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Berkeley PD embroiled in scandal; Plus, CA slowly investigates police shootings of unarmed people

Starting with the weekly State Terror Roundup, we look at state violence throughout the country in the past week. Then, in the aftermath of George Floyd’s murder, and the national uprising that ensued, California’s legislature passed a bill that would create automatic oversight by the state’s department of justice when unarmed people are shot by … Continued


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Border Policy: Biden Admin considering sending Haitians to Guantanamo & more

We’re only a few years into the Biden Administration, but federal immigration policy under his leadership is impacting communities heavily. Today we’ll focus on two stories about how the US is wielding immigration policy – First, a real plan on the table to house detained and undocumented migrants in the notorious Guantanamo Bay prison. Then … Continued