Hard Knock Radio

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Airs at: Thu, 10/06/2022 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Airs at: Tue, 10/04/2022 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Airs at: Fri, 09/30/2022 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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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

In Conversation with Sa-Roc and Khafrey Jay on Environmental Justice

Airs at: Mon, 08/22/2022 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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  Davey speaks with Sa-Roc and Khafrey Jay about environmental justice and people of color organizing within in the Green Movement.    Released on 08/17/2022 Produced by Anita Johnson/Hard Knock Radio    Read more

Voting Rights Under Assault in Florida - Political Fallout in San Francisco

Airs at: Tue, 08/16/2022 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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  We speak with Reverend Rhonda Thomas about the treacherous and challenging political landscape in Florida regarding voting. We talk about the newly installed voting police force that will charge people with felonies for erroneously voting. We talk about the impact of red... Read more

What you need to know about monkeypox and a revision of Sankofa

Airs at: Wed, 08/10/2022 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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  Davey speaks with a physician about monkeypox. And later he speaks with activists about the understanding of Sankofa.  Producer: Anita Johnson/Hard Knock Radio  Read more

Black August and tribute to Albert Woodfox

Airs at: Tue, 08/09/2022 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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We speak with Mama Ayanna and Brother Kalonji about the importance and history of Black August. We also pay tribute to Albert Fox of the Angola 3 who just passed.   Featured speakers/guests: Mama Ayanna, Kolanji Changa    Producer: Davey D/Hard Knock Radio      Read more