Guest: Tiny Lisa Gray Garcia, co-founder of Poor News Magazine, poverty scholar and co-editor of The Po’ People’s Survival Guide thru COVID-19 (coronavirus) and the Virus of Poverty.   Guest: Leroy Moore, po’ poet, founder of Krip Hop Nation and co-editor of The Po’ People’s Survival Guide thru COVID-19 (coronavirus) and the Virus of Poverty.

Sunday Show

San Quentin coronavirus outbreak: “public health crisis;” China cracks down on Hong Kong dissidents – July 5, 2020

Guest host Christina Aanestad discusses the rapid spread of the coronavirus in San Quentin State Prison and China’s new National Security Law in Hong Kong that pro democracy activists are calling the “Anti-Protest Law.” Guests: San Quentin Coronavirus Outbreak Becomes Public Crisis Stefano M. Bertozzi @StefBertozzi is Dean emeritus and professor of health policy and … Continued

Inspired by the COVID-19 “shelter in place” life that has taken carnivals and county fairs out of the picture, host Derk Richardson creates a virtual summer party in music. The second hour shifts into songs inspired by Independence Day and how we might be questioning what it means to be an American in these fraught … Continued

Mondays with Mitch on UpFront

Remembering Margy Wilkinson, Berkeley activist, organizer and Executive Director of the Pacifica Foundation, COVID-19 surges and the possibility of statehood for Puerto Rico on the table in Congress and more.

Honoring Margy Wilkinson

KPFA mourns the passing of Margy, a great and dedicated spirit. Margy was in the struggle for the long-haul. She participated in a protest on the day of her death, standing up and her putting her body on the line for justice in her last hours as she had for her entire life. Margy volunteered … Continued

Protester holds sign at vigil for Tony McDade in Oakland, CA on June 5, 2020 On this show: 0:08 – Chaney Turner is a community organizer and entrepreneur from Oakland, organizing a march Saturday in Deep East Oakland calling for police reform and an end to state-sanctioned violence.  0:18 – Now is the time to … Continued