House Full of Black Women: The Meaning of Canaries, a sites-specific dance theater piece addressing issues of displacement, the well-being of Black women and girls and the continuing abuse and exploitation of sex trafficking in Oakland. We speak with director/choreographer, Amara Tabor Smith and Ellen Sebastian Chang the theater director of the “episodes” House is … Continued


On today’s show we speak with Ashara Ekundayo about the The National Black Women’s Justice Institute and the Impact Hub Oakland/Breaking The Silence 3rd PUSHOUT Community Strategy Session addressing the realities and creating solutions to the criminalization of Black girls in schools. And later a look back at Michael Brown’s death and the birth of … Continued


Davey D talks to Rinku Sen director of Colorlines.com, Thandisizwe Chimurenga, independent journalist, Eric Arnold, Founder and Editorial Director at Oakulture and more with their insights on the state of activism in 2015. Part 2.


Sgt. James Brown, 26, Survived Two Tours in Iraq Only to Die Begging for His Life in Texas Jail; Say Her Name: Families Seek Justice in Overlooked Police Killings of African-American Women; Police Killing of Michelle Cusseaux Raises Questions of Wrongful Death & Handling of Mentally Ill; Illinois Judge Calls Police Killing of Rekia Boyd … Continued


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