A special two-part interview with Bay Area human rights activist Reverend Phil Lawson. Reverend Lawson has spent his entire life on the front lines of social justice movements with the Methodist Church, the Civil Rights Movement, the Black Panther Party, the immigrants rights movement, and as a Pastor in many churches throughout the United States. … Continued


In Your Ear

Black History Month Special

this episode is no longer available

A special Black History Month edition of In Your Ear featuring music and voices of resistance and revolution from the African American experience.  Paul Robeson, Archie Shepp, Max Roach, Abbey Lincoln, Malcolm X, and Nina Simone are among those featured.  Produced by Art Sato.


Folk and not so acoustic music, hosted by Larry Kelp. Black History Month special: Tonight Sing Out salutes TOM WILSON, the first African-American producer at a major record company (Columbia Records). The Harvard grad’s role in the recording studio in the 1960s changed all of our lives and pushed musicians to change the sound of … Continued


• The cost of independent media is high. Donate today to KPFA!      • Thank you to Stella Nonna Restaurant in Berkeley, and Renaissance Specialty Cakes from Oakland, for their "Delicious" support during our Fund Drive.      • For more morning news and information check out UpFront daily 7am-9am