We speak with Shawn Taylor about the concept of Afrofuturism. And we celebrate the life and legacy of MLK.
On the steps of the Lincoln Memorial on August 28th 1963, Martin Luther King Jr delivered one of the most famous speeches of all time. But it nearly didn’t happen. On this special edition of Making Contact for MLK Day, Gary Younge, author of “The Speech” talks about Martin Luther King Junior’s “Dream” and the … Continued
El Nahual reporta sobre su viaje a México y la toma de posesión de Trump. Además, algo de lo mejor de la música latina alternativa.
Sunday morning in San Francisco, California, members of the Anti-Police Terror Project and Asians4BlackLives, a Bay Area group of Asian community organizers, held a community intervention in front of Ed Lee’s home to demand that he fire Police Chief Suhr and all officers involved in the murders of Mario Woods, Amilcar Lopez, and Alex Nieto. … Continued
President Obama’s much-publicized trip to Alaska brought high-level attention to climate change—too little too late? PLUS: we talk with Ari Berman about his new book about an old, and never-ending, story—the struggle for voting rights, more pertinent than ever today. With host Kris Welch.