Thank you Audacity!!!

What can we say y’all were bold, proud, articulate and more importantly AUDACIOUS!!! We were so blessed to be able to get to meet and work with some of the coolest people on the planet. Good luck out in the world and congratulations on your graduation. It has been my pleasure to travel this road for 2 years with you…. Radio Shaq, K.C, Shanice Smith ,Eric DatboyMedia, Chana Wilson and Theodora

 

Full Circle 09-25-2020 LGBT Music with Bernard Henderson

Good evening everyone and welcome to Full Circle your Cultural Affairs Radio Magazine produced by members of the kpfa First Voice Apprenticeship Program. Tonight’s show is all about the music. Black LGBT music that is. The Black lesbian gay bisexual transgender Historical Society has put together a Black LGBT Music Hall of Fame. On tonight’s show we’ll talk about the Black LGBT Historical Society and discuss the Black LGBT  Music Hall of Fame. All the songs tonight are by Black LGBT artists. And we’ll be asking for your support for this show and this station kpfa. All that tonight and more.. I am your host Bernard… keep it locked to Full Circle on k-p-f-a

To learn more about Bernard Follow him on Instagram and Youtube

Full Circle 09-18-2020 Tenants Rights and Co-Ops

Tonight on Full Circle, the housing crisis for tenants, particularly low income tenants has existed for quite some time. For many those situations have been exacerbated by the corona virus epidemic. On this episode of Full Circle we take a closer look at the housing situation for tenants in California, we hear from Reetu Mody, the Supervising Attorney at Centro Legal in Oakland. Philip Rapier, a tenant rights defense attorney will speak on our rental housing. Greg Jackson, an attorney and tenant activist will talk about current social issues and co-op  properties. And we will kick off the show with a short update on 6 forced 2 strike camped outside the Antioch police department. All that tonight on full circle. I am your host Freewillin Franklin… keep it locked to Full Circle on k-p-f-a.

LINKS AND INFORMATION: 

Follow these links for information about the organization that are part of the show tonight.

Follow what’s happening with the strikers occupying the Antioch police station of social media @6forced2strike

For legal help as a tenant, check out Centro Legal De La Raza on their website centrolegal.org

To reach out and call, do so at 510-437-1554 

For more help as a tenant try these organizations:

Eviction Defense Center

Bay Area Legal Aid

East Bay Community Law Center

For legal help creating a co-op, check out Co-OpLaw.org

Also check out Sustainable Economies Law Center and East Bay Permanent Real Estate Cooperative 

Full Circle 09-11-2020: 6 Forced 2 Strike

Tonight as we speak, there are activists and community members camped out occupying the grounds outside of the antioch police department. It started with the launch of a hunger strike last friday. On tonight’s show we’ll hear from the hunger strikers themselves and learn what drove them to take this historic action and their future plans. Part of those plans include an upcoming march and rally in the city of Antioch Saturday Sept.12th. We will give you details on that. All that  tonight on Full Circle.. I am your host Freewillin Franklin… keep it locked to Full Circle on k-p-f-a

LINKS AND INFORMATION: 

Follow these links for information about the organization that are part of the show tonight.

J.A,R, Justice and Advocate Resources on FaceBook

J.A,R, Justice and Advocate Resources on Instagram

Bay Area Grass Roots on FaceBook

Bay Area Grass Roots on Instagram

JUICE Sacramento Justice Unites Individuals and Communities Everywhere

@EMPACT_ORG

Together We Stand on Facebook

Together We Stand website

Follow what’s happening with the strikers occupying the Antioch police station of social media @6forced2strike

See the Facebook live video of the man delivering the threats to hunger strikers.

See the video of the police and the man who made threats having a conversation

See the video of the police and city workers wash the BLM chalk art of the wallTo follow Tamisha Walkers run for Antioch City Council District 1, check out her Facebook page

Full Circle 09-04-2020 Black Parenting in 2020

Good evening everyone… and welcome to Full Circle your Cultural Affairs Radio Magazine produced by members of the kpfa First Voice Apprenticeship Program… Broadcasting from right here in Huichin- occupied Ohlone territory also known to settlers as…Berkeley..

As the Black Lives Matter movement continues the fight for justice across this country the police killings also persist, Now joined by militia vigilanties. So what’s it like being  a black family in 2020 and watching your children navigate this land?

On tonight’s show we’ll talk with parents raising their children and we’ll hear what they think.. That’s tonight on full circle stay tuned..

LINKS AND INFORMATION:

Click on this to get more information about the Fit For Duty petition being put forth by Yvette Williams

To learn more about the Hunger strike happening in Antioch, follow them on Facebook at Hunger Strike Antioch To get information on the White Supremacy out of Antioch march and rally to be held September 12th, visit the Facebook page White Supremacy Out of Antioch

Full Circle 08-28-2020 Max Dashu, America’s Racialized Caste System

Full Circle KPFA · Full Circle 08 – 28 – 2020 Max Dashu

 Max Dashu founded the Suppressed Histories Archives in 1970 to research women’s history internationally and understand how systems of domination establish and perpetuate themselves. She has built a collection of more than 30,000 images and 100 visual shows. See the Visual Talks link for descriptions of the Suppressed Histories Series. Learn about the creation of the Suppressed Histories Archives, and about future projects, including books, dvds, and exhibits.

Link: 
 Suppressed Histories Archives: www.suppressedhistories.net/
 


Open access videos: https://www.youtube.com/user/maxdashu/videos

Stream-on-demand videos and courses: https://suppressed-histories.teachable.com/

 
Authors noted: 
Oliver Cox; Race, Caste and Class: a study in social dynamics (1948)
Marilyn Frye 
Music tracks:
A Change Is Gonna Come. Sam Cooke.
Lay Down A Little While.   WorldSong
(also see Linda Tillery, on the album Front Porch Music.)

Full Circle 08-21-2020 Fair Housing also, The Case of Malad Baldwin

Full Circle KPFA · Full Circle 08 – 21 – 2020 Fair Housing Also The Case Of Malad Baldwin

Tonight on Full Circle we will Speak with a tenants rights advocate  from ECHO Housing to learn about some of the services they provide and how they look out for housing discrimination. We’ll also hear about a particular case of tenant harassment and what to do if you experience it yourself. Later, in the second half of the show  we’ll learn about a recent case out of Pittsburg CA where a man was stabbed outside the DMV. Could this have been prevented? And who is the actual victim here? We’ll get the latest news on that. All that  tonight on Full Circle.. I am your host Freewillin Franklin.

 

LINKS AND INFORMATION: 

If you are a tenant or a renter experiencing harassment or discrimination you can reach out to ECHO Housing on their website: echofairhousing.org or call at 1-510-581-9380

Check out the song Dear Landlord by Ondara on YouTube

Tune in to our sister station KPFT in Houston and check out Covid Race and Democracy every Monday at noon Pacific time at kpft.org or Check out the Covid Race and Democracy Pacifica Page

Check out the video of the attack on Malad Baldwin at Pittsburg DMV on FaceBook

To keep up on the case of Malad Baldwin follow these social media outlets:

J.A,R, Justice and Advocate Resources on FaceBook

J.A,R, Justice and Advocate Resources on Instagram

Bay Area Grass Roots on FaceBook

Bay Area Grass Roots on Instagram

Full Circle 08-14-2020 Environmental Justice Activism in Oakland CA

Full Circle KPFA · Full Circle 08 14 2020 Environmental Justice Activists Iin Oakland

Tonight on Full Circle we speak with activists from three environmental justice organizations in Oakland CA. With histories from twenty five years to today. These folks show why Oakland is a model for environmental justice activism.

Links and Information:

To learn more about the West Oakland Environmental Indicators Project, check out their website at woeip.org or visit them on Twitter: @WOEIP

Twitter: @Y_vs_A
Follow the links below for No Coal in Oakland
Twitter @nocoalinoakland
 

Full Circle 07-31-2020 Sounds From The Streets produced by Freewillin Franklin

Full Circle KPFA · Full Circle 07-31-2020 Sounds From The Streets produced by Freewillin Franklin

Tonight’s Full Circle marks a special milestone for me..(Franklin) as tonight I continue to celebrate 15 years at kpfa. On tonight’s show, We will share some of the work I have done as part of the KPFA First Voice Apprenticeship Program over the years, all of which was recorded on location at different antiwar or social justice/labor actions held around the Bay Area. We will hear sounds from the Rise For Climate Jobs and Justice, the No War on Iran action and we will also feature sounds from May Day 2019 also known as International workers Day.  All that tonight on Full Circle, Your hosts tonight are Freewillin Franklin and Sara Blanco..

LINKS AND INFORMATION: 

To watch the No War on Iran video produced by The First Voice Apprenticeship Program with video by Brightpath Video, Check it out on YouTube

To watch the March For Climate Jobs and Justice video produced by The First Voice Apprenticeship Program with video by Brightpath Video, check it out on YouTube: PART 1 and PART 2

To watch the Pacifica Radio May Day Broadcast from 2019 produced by The First Voice Apprenticeship Program and Work Week Radio with video by Brightpath Video, check it out on YouTube PART 1 and PART 2

To learn more about the No Death Sentence From Covid 19 protest at San Quentin Prison check out the FaceBook page No Justice Under Capitalism

Full Circle 7-24-20 California Water

Full Circle KPFA · Full Circle 7-24-2020 California Water

Tonight we will be learning about California systems. The SF Bay-Delta is California’s most critical water resource. When the snowpack in the mountains is low like this year water policy becomes more important than ever. Tribes, development interests, agriculturalists, natural gas fracking, and environmentalists are fighting over their share of this resource. So what does a just water policy look like? 

 

Friends of the River

https://www.friendsoftheriver.org/

https://www.facebook.com/FriendsOfTheRiverFoundation/

Restore the Delta

https://www.restorethedelta.org/

https://www.facebook.com/RestoretheDelta/

https://envcomm.humboldt.edu/people/cutcha-risling-baldy

Dr. Cutcha Risling Baldy

http://www.cutcharislingbaldy.com/

https://www.facebook.com/hsunasp

Save California Salmon

https://www.californiasalmon.org/

Full Circle 07-17-2020 Franklin Celebrates 15 years at KPFA

Full Circle KPFA · Full Circle 07 – 17 – 2020 Franklin 15 Years

Tonight’s Full Circle marks a special milestone for me..(Franklin) as tonight I celebrate 15 years at kpfa. On tonight’s show, I will share some of the work I have done over the years and talk about the way kpfa and the First Voice Apprenticeship Program has helped shape my life and drives my desire for equality and justice. Also.. I bring it full circle tonight and close the show with sound recorded at the march and rally for Black Lives that was held in Martinez CA this past Sunday. All that and more….Tonight on full circle..

LINKS AND INFORMATION: 

Follow the “Make A Stand In Your Community” Facebook page for more information about Direct Actions and organizing in Antioch and other news regarding Antioch Police.

 

To follow the youth protests in Antioch follow @Defund Antioch PD   and @REFUND ANTIOCH on Instagram

 

To follow Bay Area actions around Black Lives Matter. Follow these websites.

Together We Stand and on Facebook

Bay Area Grass Roots on Facebook

To learn more about the film National Bird, check out their website.

Instrumentals from protest sound collage

(Prod. by Laykx)    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uy4Qvl85QDA 

AngelLaCiencia Beats  —   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zkaT8-NhD5c

Meek Mill – Shine (Instrumental)  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GmGd7Y-Ch2M

Shyne – Bad Boyz ft Barrington Levy Instrumental    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0gYZ-7B4X1k