Good evening everyone and welcome to Full Circle your cultural affairs radio magazine. This show is written, produced, and recorded by members of the First Voice Apprenticeship Program in Huichin, Occupied Ohlone territory, also known to colonizers as the Bay Area.
Tonight’s broadcast is the first show in a series focused on healing racialized trauma in the Black American Community, today, you will hear an authentic conversation I recently had with: Debbie Hailu, program coordinator for “Telling our Stories” at Healthy Black families in Berkeley and Denzel Herrera-Davis, CEO/founder of Cr8 The Space in Oakland and creator of the “2ME4U” events. On tonight’s show, we’ll discuss some of the negative impacts Black People undergo from living in a racialized society, the healing power of Black people telling their stories in their own voices & their local Bay Area organizations that provide platforms for Black people to work out some of their trauma.
GOOD EVENING AND WELCOME TO FULL CIRCLE
WHEN POLICE VIOLENCE TAKES THE LIFE OF A LOVED ONE THERE IS OF COURSE ANGER… SADNESS… DEPRESSION AND LONGING FOR THE LIVES LOST. THEN THERE IS THE FIGHT FOR JUSTICE… BUT WHAT HAPPENS AS THE YEARS PASS? HOW DO FAMILIES MOVE FORWARD?
ON TONIGHT’S SHOW……….. WE’LL SPEAK WITH 4 FAMILIES AND LEARN ABOUT THEIR PARTICULAR CASES AND WHAT THEY HAVE DONE TO SEEK JUSTICE… TO HEAL… AND TO MOVE FORWARD IN LIFE ALL WHILE HONORING THE LIFE OF THEIR CHILD THAT WAS TAKEN FROM THEM
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Justice 4 Kenneth Wade Harding Jr.
Kenneth Harding’s Mom Denika Chatman on Facebook
Justice for Terry Amons Jr.
Oscar Grant Foundation
Justice 4 Pedie Perez
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Justice 4 Pedie perez
Oscar Grant Foundation
Love Not Blood Campaign
Families United 4 Justice Network
Stay up to date on local actions for Terry Amons and other cases with the Oscar Grant Committee. This is a separate organization from the Oscar Grant Foundation.
To learn more about police killing throughout the United States, checkout the website: Mapping Police Violence
Kev Choice “Going Too Far” music video
I Am Resistance by Rico Pabon
On tonight’s show we’ll share clips of my interview with South Africa’s tour guide and educator, Wilson Chifike and his inside assessment on colonialism, apartheid and land reclamation in South Africa and Zimbabwe. You’ll also learn a bit about his tribe – the Shona. And if you visit our website after the show – kpfaapprentice.org, we’ll include a bonus segment all about African tourism – including an enticing layout of a 2-month camping trip through Africa.
Good evening everyone… and welcome to full circle, your cultural affairs radio magazine produced by members of the first voice apprenticeship program.
On tonight’s show we’ll have the privilege of previewing some amazing material from the pacifica archives originally broadcast direct from Alcatraz during the 1969 occupation by Indians of all tribes. And we’ll hear some incredible voices from a more recent indigenous sunrise ceremony held on the rockland. And we were extremely honored to welcome live in studio Miguel Gavilan Molina, current director of radio free Alcatraz and producer of La Onda Bajita to speak more on the Alcatraz movement as a whole.
All that and more, tonight on full circle.
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My name is Stevie “G” and tonight is all things silicon Sounds from the Valley! I have had the pleasure of working with some future Technologists, currently spending some time on NASA’s ames research center campus. we have (with no priority in mind), Johnson C. Smith, Florida A&M, North Carolina A&T, University of North Carolina Charlotte, Hampton, Howard & my own Alma mater Morehouse college. Question: Will Stevie “g” update his playlist after tonight?Tonight the Silicon sounds of HBCUS students in with the United Negro College Fund. I am your host Stevie “G”. Let’s get to the music.
On our show this evening, you will hear about Oakland’s Being Healthy (BH) Brilliant Minds 12th annual Juneteenth festival in West Oakland … KPFA’s First Voice Apprentices were there to bear witness! We brought back the collective community feeling of togetherness with interviews, sights and sounds.
On tonight’s show you will hear some changemakers and learn how to hook up with them to make our own change in our lives and in our communities, learn how this particular Juneteenth festival came to be, and hear some great Juneteenth-themed music!
To learn more about B.H. Brilliant Minds, or to volunteer for Juneteenth 2020, Please check out their website, or call 510 435 1077, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
St. Mary’s Senior Center
925 Brockhurst St, Oakland, CA 94608
Friends Of The Hoover Durant Public Library
To learn more about Communities United for Restorative Youth Justice or CURYJ. Please visit their website.
Public Bank East Bay
PEERS (Peers Envisioning & Engaging in Recovery Services)
333 Hegenberger Road, Suite 250
Oakland CA 94621
Mon – Fri 8:30am – 5:00pm
The Griot B, Schoolyard Rap
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On our show this evening, we pay tribute to my musical mom (drum roll please)… Aretha Franklin. Joining me in the studio will be Bay Area Music Legend, Janice Maxie-Reid, along with three brilliant, beautiful & blessed souls known as… Sweet Nectar. Ms Marueen Smith, Ms Sue McKracklin and Ms Shirley Davis-Faulkner.
The Bay Area is known for its great musical artistry and because we here at KPFA always want to present as many amazing people as possible, we thought tonight would be a great time to learn more about some of your favorite musicians like the Queen of Soul… Aretha Franklin… along with these local Bay Area artists who are here with us tonight.
To hear and see the videos from tonight’s show, click on the links below:
“Precious Lord Take My Hand”
Bring It On Home To Me
Good To Me As I Am To You
Get It Right
Hooked On Your Love
Say A Little Prayer
Aretha Franklin Tribute Show in Pittsburg