Thinking Out Loud

Thinking Out Loud – August 14, 2005

Bill Mandel will have as guest the slam poet Shailja Patel, now working on the one-woman show Migritude. It reflects the thoughts and emotions arising from being a woman born on one continent, Africa, to a family from another, Asia, university-educated on a third, Europe, and living and working on a fourth, North America. She … Continued

Thinking Out Loud

Thinking Out Loud – July 24, 2005

The Elected chief of one of the two Indian reservations in the U.S. [Minnesota] that never signed a treaty surrendering its sovereignty will join Bill Mandel. It is now being pressured in a particularly ugly fashion (frame-up jailing of the chief’s son) to share its revenue from gaming with Minnesota, which is running a deficit, … Continued

Thinking Out Loud

Thinking Out Loud – July 10, 2005

Bill Mandel will interview a former Black Panther prisoner, Larry Pinkney, who believes his life was saved by the actions of KPFA listeners 20 years ago. They will talk about how to improve the status of Blacks today and their present relationship with whites and with Latinos.

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