posts tagged black-lives-matter

10/12/17 // Marcus Wicker - Silencer: Poems

Kendrick Lamar, Drake, and Oddisee meet traditional verse in this urgent collection of poems by Pushcart Prize winner and NAACP Image Award finalist Marcus Wicker. | listen

9/27/17 // Raquel Salas Rivera on Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria

Raquel Salas Rivera joins us to discuss the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. Also, Morning John on Muslim Ban 3.0 and Trump’s attack on black NFL players, and listener mail on Puerto… | listen

8/3/17 // Molly Knefel // Trump Endorses Police Brutality

Molly Knefel offers insight on President Trump’s recent remarks to a Suffolk County Police Department where his suggestion that officers be rough with suspects was met with cheers and applause. She… | watch

7/26/17 // Radio Dispatch Live with Mychal Denzel Smith (Originally aired on July 5, 2017)

This episode originally aired on July 5, 2017 Mychal Denzel Smith joins us to celebrate the one year anniversary of his book, “Invisible Man Got the Whole World Watching: A Young Black Man’s… | listen

7/5/17 // Radio Dispatch Live with Mychal Denzel Smith

Mychal Denzel Smith joins us to celebrate the one year anniversary of his book, “Invisible Man Got the Whole World Watching: A Young Black Man’s Education.” Radio Dispatch Live Photo by… | listen

6/20/17 // Terror Against Muslims

Attacks on Muslims in the US and the UK, a check in on the status of the AHCA in the Senate, and listener mail catch up.       Philando Castile Protest Photo by Fibonacci Blue courtesy of… | listen

4/28/17 // Comedy Specials & Hot Takes and ‘Free Fire’

This week, contributor Matt Ruby offers his perspective as a comedian on recent so-called “socially conscious criticism” and “hot take” reviews of recent specials by Dave Chappelle and Louis… | listen

4/26/17 // Yasi // Participating in Black Lives Matter

In this episode, Yasi discusses her involvement with the Black Lives Matter movement. She describes the atmosphere she has witnessed at some of the protests she's participated in and why she stands in… | watch

4/8/17 // Modern Photography Complicates Identity and Truth

A photograph is seen as a credible communication tool, but as more people have access to cameras and identity is increasingly shaped through photographic communications, photography as a source for truth is becoming increasingly suspect. | read

4/4/17 // Patricia Silva

Patricia Silva is a Lisbon-born, New York-based artist working with photography, video, and words. Her video “Self and Others," a study of bisexual culture as captured through the lens of film… | listen

3/26/17 // Activism Doesn't Need a Leader, It Needs Many

Occupy Wall Street and Black Lives Matter are examples of movements which chose not to identify distinct “leaders,” opting instead for horizontal organization that encourages the empowerment of all participants. Does this approach work? Read and find out. | read

2/12/17 // Looking at Protest Art Throughout History

protest signs existed long before Trump became the 45th president of the United States | read

1/30/17 // Dear White Women: We Owe Women of Color

When we tout the “peacefulness” of the marches, we forget that white feminists have the privilege of being able to march with the support of law enforcement, a privilege that women of color don’t enjoy. | read

12/27/16 // The Internet of Things

Just John on the Internet of Things, New York residents are expected to pay for the NYPD to protect Trump Tower, and listener mail from the Midwest. Photo credit: Wikipedia Commons | listen

10/7/16 // Case of Bresha Meadows

The case of Bresha Meadows, the pros and cons of a study linking hormonal contraception to depression, and listener mail.   | listen

9/23/16 // The ACLU's Chad Marlow on Police Surveillance

The ACLU's Chad Marlow joins us to discuss community control of police surveillance, a progressive critique of NATO, and listener mail.   | listen

9/22/16 // Police kill Keith Scott in Charlotte

The US holds Russia responsible for an airstrike that killed at least 12 aid workers in Syria, police shoot and kill Keith Scott in Charlotte, and listener mail.   | listen

9/21/16 // Crutcher killed by police, Trump Jr racist Skittle tweet

Terence Crutcher is shot and killed by Tulsa police, authorities arrest the suspect in the New York City and New Jersey bombings, and the Trump campaign shares an offensive post about refugees and… | listen

8/30/16 // Kaepernick’s Protest, Beyonce Shines at VMAs

Colin Kaepernick continues his protest of the National Anthem, Beyonce steals the show at the VMAs, and listener mail.   | listen

8/12/16 // Dave Zirin on the Rio Olympics

Dave Zirin joins us to discuss the Olympic games in Rio, the DOJ issues a scathing report on policing in Baltimore, and listener mail.   Photo credit: Courtesy of Dave Zirin | listen

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