Full Circle 07.19.19 “Silicon Sounds”

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.

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Full Circle 7-12-19 BH Brilliant Minds Juneteenth

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 barbarahoward47@comcast.net.

St. Mary’s Senior Center

925 Brockhurst St, Oakland, CA 94608

(510) 923-9600

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

(510) 832-7337

Mon – Fri 8:30am – 5:00pm

The Griot B, Schoolyard Rap

To learn more about the play,  Cyla’s Gift and to see show dates and times. Please visit their Facebook page.

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Full Circle 07-05-19 Aretha Franklin Tribute with Sweet Nectar

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

Ave Maria

Say A Little Prayer

Aretha Franklin Tribute Show in Pittsburg

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Full Circle 6-28-19 The War on Yemen

Welcome to Full Circle! On tonight’s episode we discuss the devastating humanitarian crisis in Yemen. The Arab Spring has turned into a bloody conflict that has created horrible conditions like starvation and disease for the Yemeni people. We will be joined by President of the Yemen Relief and Reconstruction Foundation, Aisha Jumaan, whose on the ground in Yemen, members of the Yemeni Alliance Committee, former U.S. Colonel, Ann Wright and Isaac Evans-Franz of Action Corps. Stay tuned.

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Full Circle 6/21/19 Eduardo Galeano – “Mirrors”.

Welcome to Full Circle your cultural affairs radio magazine produced by members of the First Voice Apprenticeship Program. this show is written, produced and engineered in Huichin.occupied Ohlone territory aka the East Bay Area.On tonight’s show, we will delve into the histories of the people of this planet under the tyranny of imperial and colonial powers. we will be reciting short stories from one of my favorite authors, Eduardo Galeano. one of Latin America’s most distinguished writers he is renowned for his three- volume memory of fire; open veins of Latin America; soccer in sun and shadow; the book of embraces; walking words; upside down; and voices of time. also selected music which i believe encapsulates the struggles & triumphs of the wretched peoples of the world. all that tonight on Full Circle, I am your host… Aria Moshirian “Engelabi Hameche” which in my native tongue means revolutionary always!

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Full Circle 6-14-19 Father’s Day Tribute

Good evening everyone, and welcome to Full Circle, your cultural affairs radio magazine. This show is produced by members of the First Voice Apprenticeship Program.

Tonight you’re in for a special treat. We are introducing us… We are KPFA First Voice Apprentice group 44, and we are called “Audacity”. We’ll be hosting and producing Full Circle for the next few months.

On tonight’s Father’s Day tribute show our group will share original commentaries about our Fathers. We’ll give you a heads up about the kind of programming you can expect to hear from First Voice “Audacity”, and we’ll hear some great music. So sit back relax and get ready to meet your hosts for tonight’s show: Audacity.. Radio Shaq… Eric DatBoy Media.. Shanice… Chana… KC and yours truly Theodora… All that tonight on Full Circle.

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Full Circle 6-7-19 SF Black Film Festival

Welcome to Full Circle, your cultural affairs radio magazine, produced by apprentices of the First Voice Media Action Program. On tonight’s show you will hear interviews and thoughts from “the creative folk” associated with the film industry.

In this first segment you will hear interviews with Kali O’ray O’ray & Atera Crossley from the San Francisco Black Film Festival, David Roach from the Oakland International Black Film Festival, and Michael D. Mccarthy “Belonging in the USA: The Story of Michael D. Mccarthy”

We will also hear San Francisco Black Film Festival film clips for the movies: Agwe, Skin, Lalo’s House, Belonging in the USA: “The Story of Michael D. Mccarthy, Guitar Man (Bay Area – Oakland), Teddy Pendegrass, Robeson Effect (Bay Area-San Francisco) And for tonight’s we’ll be playing musical selections that carry a beat for you to move your feet!!!

All of that tonight on Full Circle.

To find out more about the SF Black Film Festival, please visit their website:


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