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Airs at: Mon, 12/12/2022 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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Daily Hip Hop Talk Show

 

We feature in-depth interviews and profiles with elected officials, community leaders, activists, Hip Hop artists and musicians. We give voice to community concerns and offer a unique forum to explore issues relevant to the hiphop/urban community. We've covered a variety of subjects like; Hip Hop Appreciation Week, The War on Terrorism,The Prison Industrial Complex, Asian/ Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Domestic Violence, Teen Pregnacy and the Middle East Crisis to name a few.

Some of our recent guests have been; KRS-One, Russell Simmons, Saul Williams, Sarah Jones, Yuri Kochiyama, Al Sharpton, Mystic, Cornel West, Ben Harper, Tavis Smiley, Sista Souljah, Blackalicious, Congresswoman Barbara Lee, Dilated Peoples, Kool Moe Dee, Afrika Bambaataa, The Coup, Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney, Paris, Chuck D and Reverend Jesse Jackson to name a few.

Recently Hard Knock Radio was voted as the Best Radio Show in the SF Bay Area by the East Bay Express newspaper. We invite you to join us everyday when we hit the airwaves as we try to offer something new and exciting.

Hard Knock Radio is 94.1 FM KPFA's daily drivetime Talk Show for the Hip Hop Generation.

It features hosts Davey D, Weyland Southon, Anita Johnson and Tsadae Abeba.

Voted as the Best Radio Show in the SF Bay Area by the East Bay Express newspaper.

 

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Voices of Resistance

Airs at: Mon, 11/14/2022 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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  We play an array of speeches from iconic figures, Immortal Technique, Fannie Lou Hammer, Sister Souljah and Reverend Jeremiah Wright.  11-11-2022   ---- Also, an episode of World Ocean Radio: A Minister for the Ocean -- How do we govern the ocean? This week on World... Read more

The Occupation of Haiti

Airs at: Mon, 10/31/2022 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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  We speak with Pierre La Boissiere, himself Haitian and an activist for many years in the U.S., speaks about the present situation in Haiti. http://haitiaction.net/News/pl3_1_4.html    10-25-2022     Read more

Hard Knock Radio on 10/25/22

Airs at: Tue, 10/25/2022 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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Indigenous People's Day with DJ Freeleonard and Brother Ernie

Airs at: Tue, 10/11/2022 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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  We look at the issues and concerns surrounding Indigenous People's Day. We talk about political prisoner Leonard Peltier. --   10-10-2022 --     hardknockradio.org --     Plus an episode of World Ocean Radio -- New Ocean Challenges: a summary of fifteen new ocean ... Read more

Musician George Clinton and Comedian Dick Gregory

Airs at: Mon, 09/26/2022 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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  We speak with iconic musician George Clinton and later late comedian Dick Gregory (encore)    09-22-2022 hardknockradio.org     Read more

America's War on the Poor

Airs at: Tue, 09/20/2022 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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  Poor News Network explores America's war on the poor. -- 09-16-2022 -- hardknockradio.org     Read more

In Conversation with Tina Bell Wright

Airs at: Mon, 09/12/2022 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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  Davey D speaks with Tina Bell Wright about organizing and community building. -- hard-knock-radio -- 09-08-2022   --   Also, an episode of World Ocean Radio: A Plan for Plastic (part one) -- Steps with examples that represent a coherent and provocative way forward... Read more

The Harms of Social Media

Airs at: Tue, 09/06/2022 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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  This is an encore show where we speak about the harmful impact of social media.   09-05-2022   Read more

Conversation with educator Hodari Davis about the future of schools and prisons

Airs at: Tue, 08/30/2022 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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  We start off our show with a speech from KRS-One about the state of schools and how critical thinking has been replaced with memorization. Later we hear from Hodari Davis who speaks about how and why schools and prisons in America are intertwined. Released on 08-29-2022... Read more

Aida Salazar, "The Moon Within"

Airs at: Mon, 08/29/2022 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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  We speak with Aida Salazar about her book, The Moon Within. The Moon Within is a coming-of-age story told in verse that explores the themes of first love, first periods, and gender identity. Aida Salazar wrote Moon Within, out of the desire to provide a positive menstrua... Read more