We speak with local filmmaker Shirah Dedman about her short documentary on Gentrification in Oakland. According to Dedman’s research, Oakland’s Black population has dwindled from 44% to an estimated 26%. In her new film, Dedman examines urban regentrification and it’s impact on people of color.
Today we’ll present to you the Pacifica Radio Archives introduction to the Black Panthers. Based on historic audio tapes preserved in the Pacifica Radio Archives this sixth CD set is an attempt to bring you a window to the past to the hopes the dreams the difficulties and yes the missteps of the Black Panthers. … Continued
we speak with organizers about #TheVillage in Oakland and the direct action involved in providing people shelter.
Today on Flashpoints: Are the ‘White Helmets’ of Syria the human rights saviors they are cracked up to be, or are they playing a darker partisan role in the on-going destruction of Aleppo? Also, we’ll speak with author and scholar, Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz about her new book. “All The Real Indians Died Off, and Twenty Other … Continued
Segment 1: J.R. Wilson, President/Founder of Delta Veterans Group, talks about his upcoming event, Stand Down on the Delta, September 11th-14th. During the 4 day event, volunteers will provide services to homeless veterans, free of charge, at the Contra Costa Fairgrounds in Antioch. Volunteers are still needed. Segment 2:Jere Gettle, President of Baker Creek Seed … Continued