Race

The Real Black Panther: Bobby Seale

Airs at: Tue, 04/03/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  Black Panther is a blockbuster superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character. But back in the 1960s the Black Panther Party represented an African-American political and social welfare organization. Why the name? As Huey Newton, one of its leaders said, because the... Read more

Counternarratives

Airs at: Thu, 04/19/2018 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
  “In Counternarratives, John Keene undertakes a kind of literary counterarchaeology, a series of fictions that challenge our notion of what constitutes “real” or “accurate” history. His writing is at turns playful and erudite, lyric and coldly diagnostic, but always compl... Read more

King Killed 50 Years Ago

Airs at: Wed, 04/04/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Fight the Empire
  Fifty years ago Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis. William Pepper, a lawyer and peace activist, was a colleague and friend of King. He came to understand that government figures carried out the killing, and spent many years seeking the truth. Friday, Ma... Read more

When They Call You A Terrorist: Patrisse Khan-Cullors

Airs at: Mon, 03/26/2018 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Radiozine
  Patrisse Khan-Cullors, co-founder of Black Lives Matter and the author of the new book, WHEN THEY CALL YOU A TERRORIST: A Black Lives Matter Memoir, a meaningful, empowering account of strength and resilience. In this conversation, hosted by long-time organizer Cat Brooks... Read more

Right to Health focuses on racism as a public health issue

Airs at: Wed, 03/28/2018 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Recovery Zone
Leslie Gregory has been working to bring attention to racism as a national, public health crisis.  As the founder of the non-profit Right to Health US, she has challenged the Center for Disease Control to declare racism a public health threat, including this petition at Mov... Read more

Can You See the White? (Part 2)

Airs at: Fri, 03/23/2018 at 10:00am - 10:15am
Produced for Valley Views
Faith is a white woman who reflects on personal and societal events that shaped her life’s journey to racial justice and equity awareness.  I asked Faith to be on the show because she and I have had many conversations about race that may be inspiring to listeners.  I admire... Read more

Fascism Exported to the Caribbean and Africa

Airs at: Mon, 03/19/2018 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
  On this show, our first 2018 episode of The F-Word, when we talk about fascism. Professor Margaret Stevens, author of the new book 'Red International and Black Caribbean' joins us for a discussion that you don't want to miss. And one million students marching around the ... Read more

I Will Not Fear: Melba Beals of the LittleRock Nine

Airs at: Mon, 03/19/2018 at 12:00am
Produced for Progressive Spirit
  In 1957, Melba Patillo Beals, was one of nine African-American high school students chosen to integrate Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas. She became a journalist, professor, author, and at the age of 52 adopted twin sons. In her book, I Will Not Fear: My Stor... Read more

Can You See the White? (Part 1)

Airs at: Fri, 03/16/2018 at 10:00am - 10:15am
Produced for Valley Views
Faith is a white woman who reflects on personal and societal events that shaped her life’s journey to racial justice and equity awareness.  I asked Faith to be on the show because she and I have had many conversations about race that may be inspiring to listeners.  I admire... Read more

Marijuana Law Reform Rolls Onward

Airs at: Sun, 03/11/2018 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
The New Jersey Legislature is considering how to decriminalize and legally regulate the adult social use marijuana market -- yes, that New Jersey. On this edition of Century of Lies, we hear from Shaleen Title, a Commissioner with the Massachusetts State Cannabis Control Co... Read more