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10 Steps to End Mass Incarceration in America

Airs at: Thu, 03/30/2017 at 8:00am - Fri, 03/31/2017 at 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
   Howell Woltz speaks from personal experience. He was arrested, illegally denied bail, and unlawfully held for seven years by the U.S. Government, though never convicted in or by any court of jurisdiction. Woltz vividly illustrates each of his suggested reforms with rive... Read more

The State of Hip-Hop in 2017

Airs at: Wed, 03/29/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Political Perspectives
  Nolan, Nicholas and Desiree take a look at the state of Hip-Hop music in 2017. with guests Shaida Akbarian and Grand Skeme. Later in the program, a roundtable critique of recent topics in corporate media, followed by updates on Project Censored stories with Alicia Huarta... Read more

Laverne Cox: Transgender Visibility

Airs at: Tue, 03/28/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  The LGBTQ, lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender and queer community have made significant strides in recent years in achieving legal recognition and protection. But some of the gains are being rolled back. The Trump administration revoked federal guidelines specifying th... Read more

"Strange Fruit" by Billie Holiday -FINAL ROUND (#6) of March Sadness

  "STRANGE FRUIT" performed by Billie Holiday 78 RPM Single b/w Fine and Mellow Year: 1939     https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=98CxkS0vzB8     --- LYRICS --- Southern trees bear strange fruit Blood on the leaves and blood at the root Black bodies swinging in the southe... Read more

The Women Who Made New York

Airs at: Fri, 03/24/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Positively Revolting
  We are happy to talk with Julie Scelfo, author of The Women Who Made New York.  Women have long been left out of US history, from the local to the national.  Given our cultural biases, we are still apt to think of city-builders as men. The Women Who Made New York seeks ... Read more

The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen

Airs at: Thu, 03/23/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between The Covers
  In The Refugees Viet Thanh Nguyen gives voice to lives led between two worlds, the adopted homeland and the country of birth. From a young Vietnamese refugee who suffers profound culture shock when he comes to live with two gay men in San Francisco, to a woman whose husb... Read more

Growing Food...Empowering Communities...Changing Lives

Airs at: Thu, 03/23/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
  Jo Ann Hardesty speaks to Barbara Bernstein, producer of the new documentary Gaining Ground. GAINING GROUND presents the personal stories of farmers and activists confronting the challenges of feeding their local communities sustainably grown food. The documentary inter... Read more

Iran: History & Politics

Airs at: Tue, 03/21/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  Iran, a country of 80 million people, strategically straddles West and South Asia. Once in Washington’s hip pocket, Iran dramatically left the U.S. orbit in 1979 when the Shah was overthrown and the Islamic Republic was established. The “loss” of Iran was a major blow to... Read more

Suffering in Silence: Black Mental Health Care

Airs at: Mon, 03/27/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for More Talk Radio
  Why is there a perception of shame often associated with seeking out mental health care?  Do communities of color experience higher stigmatization when seeking help?  When working with a mental health specialist does a shared experience of race contribute to better menta... Read more

Freedom Can't Protect Itself

Airs at: Fri, 03/17/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Positively Revolting
We at Positively Revolting are pleased to be talking with Mat dos Santos, Legal Director of the American Civil Liberties of Oregon. To the current regime in DC, it seems that civil liberties and due process are antiquated ideas. Tragically, this sentiment is echoed by sever... Read more