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 10-23-2020; Black On Black Conversation

Welcome to Full Circle, on tonight’s show, we’ll hear music protesting police brutality. Listen to sounds of black leaders and entertainers talk about unity in the black community and talk about an organization called Black on Black Conversation Against Police Brutality started for black men. Later we’ll discuss  “the talk” a tough conversation black parents have with their kids about police brutality. All that tonight and more.. I am your host Bernard… 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.

To learn more about Bernard Follow him on Instagram and Youtube

To learn more about Black On Black Conversation, check out the website Black on Black Conversation.org

To learn more about author Lisa Renee Johnson, check out her website: authorlisareneejohnson.com

Full Circle 10-16-2020 Indigenous Peoples Day 2020

Welcome to Full Circle. Monday was Indigenous Peoples Day. This year due to Covid 19 the regular gathering on Alcatraz was limited to only 50 people. First Voice Apprentices were honored to be part of the four person broadcast crew for Radio Free Alcatraz. On tonight’s show we’ll hear sound from the opening of this year’s Sunrise Ceremony. We will also speak with First Voice graduate Sara Lafleur- Vetter about her documentary film, ‘The Sacred and The Snake. And we’ll close out the show with a tribute to the Million Man March that was held in the nation’s capital 25 years ago today .All that  tonight on Full Circle, I am your host Freewillin Franklin… keep it locked to 94.1 fm k-p-f-a

Full Circle 10-09-2020, 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 domestic terrorists. 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:

Follow these links for information pertaining to tonight’s show.

To contact Yvette Williams and her organization Back On Track send an email to Passorfailofficers@yahoo.com or check out the Back On Track website

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

Full Circle 10-02-2020, Community Reaction to Breonna Taylor Decision

Last week the decision whether or not to prosecute any of the officers in the murder of Breonna Taylor was announced. Surprising no one, no charges were brought in the murder of this young black woman…  On tonight’s show we’ll get reactions to that decision from community organizations C.U.R.Y.J. that’s Communities United for Restorative Youth Justice as well as J.U.I.C.E. Sacramento… that’s Justice Unites Individuals and Communities Everywhere 
We will also be asking for your support as we keep rollin through the Fall fund drive here on KPFA… I am your host tonight Freewillin Franklin.. This is Full Circle.  We will kick off the show with this sound from the press conference held last week after the decision by Daniel Cameron not to charge the officers was released.

LINKS AND INFORMATION: 

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

For more information concerning actions in the Sacramento area check out JUICE Sacramento Justice Unites Individuals and Communities Everywhere

Watch the entire Breonna Taylor press conference including Tamika Malory on YouTube

Also check out these organizations

@EMPACT_ORG

Together We Stand on Facebook

Together We Stand website

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

Anti Police Terror Project Sacramento and Oakland also their Mental Health First program 

NOR CAL RESIST

Check out Black Justice Sacramento on FaceBook @blackramento

DEFUNDSACPD On Instagram

Follow Guerilla Funk Artist Paris and his latest release “Safe Space Invader” on Facebook Follow graduate Apprentice Sara Lafleur Vetter and her documentary film The Sacred and The Snake  on their website or on Facebook.

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