Voices of Independence was a day-long special on July 4th – KPFAs version of Independence Day – where we carefully culled and curated material from our vast archival collection, material that runs far and wide across an array of politics and culture, from music to the arts – bold voices presented amidst moments and movements…and change. Today, … Continued
Shelley Berman hosts a different view of Independence Day through the heart-felt viewpoint of Disabled Native American Activist, Mercedes Trippo. Other disabled folks chime in on the question, “From what would you like to be Independent?” Shelley’s sarcastic, biting repartee pushes the limits of acceptability and reminds us that ALL children are under fire under … Continued
we look at the meaning of July 4th with a rendition of Frederick Douglass speech and a sermon from Rev. Jeremiah Wright.