Hard Knock Radio

Meklit / Twilight Bey

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We speak with celebrated musician Meklit about her new recording and upcoming show; we observe the 25 year mark of the beginning of 1992’s Los Angeles uprising and revisit part one of Davey D speaking with Twilight Bey about the Rodney King beating by the LA Police.


Hard Knock Radio

Hard Knock’s History and Activist Pack

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1. Lineage: Conversation with Thinkers & Activists historian, journalist, and educator Dr. Jelani Cobb (Columbia University) who will be interviewed by his friend and comrade Alicia Garza, Special Projects Director for the National Domestic Workers Alliance and the Co-Founder of #BlackLivesMatter. http://oakland.impacthub.net/event/lineage-conversations-w-thinkers-activists-jelani-cobb-alicia-garza/ 2. The Price of the Ticket: James Baldwin Revisited In the days leading … Continued


Special Programming

Republican Convention Coverage – July 18, 2016

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“Make America Safe Again” is the theme of the Republican National Convention tonight. Presumptive nominee Donald Trump plans to introduces his wife, Melania, as a keynote speaker. Family members whose loved ones were killed by undocumented immigrants also take the stage in prime time — highlighting Donald Trump’s pledge to build a wall all along … Continued


Hard Knock Radio host Davey D speaks with Professor Michael Eric Dyson about Obama’s leadership, The Black Vote, and Presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders. This conversation was part of Real Talk with Michael Eric Dyson in Oakland with Davey D of KPFA, recorded March 5, 2016. http://www.eventbrite.com/e/real-talk-with-michael-eric-dyson-in-oakland-with-davey-d-of-kpfa-tickets-21737872562


Hard Knock Radio

An interview with Aaron Harvey

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Davey D speaks with Aaron Harvey, a young man charged with unlawful gang involvement, using a provision in state law to charge purported gang members in conspiracy related to over a dozen murders by Lincoln Park gang members in 2013. Among them, Aaron Harvey and Brandon “Tiny Doo” Duncan — who have no criminal record … Continued


UpFront

Up Front with Friday Host Marie Choi: Agribusiness’ Role in CA Drought, Erica Garner, Mumia Abu-Jamal – April 10, 2015

A report by NASA earlier this month showed that California only has one year of water left in its reservoirs. It’s set off alarm bells across the state.  All of us being told to take shorter showers and water our gardens less.  But what about the state’s biggest water users? Agribusiness companies account for 80% … Continued


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