full circle, miss faye carol encore music show, 11.4.2022

On Full Circle tonight, we enjoy again ‘The Dynamic Miss Faye Carol’ as recorded in the KPFA Performance Studio. The show was hosted by First Voice graduate Theresa Adams.
In addition, this show serves as a reminder that on Sunday, Nov 27, at 4pm, the Black Women’s Roots Festival takes place at Freight & Salvage located at 2020 Addison Street in Berkeley – a fabulous afternoon of entertainment, headlined by Faye Carol herself.

full circle 10-28-2022 roe your vote

MoveOn.org Roe political action sticker

This week on Full Circle We will interview with Imani Wilson Shabazz of PLAN C on Medical Abortion Pill options; Listen to how a group of women in Mexico distribute abortion pills to women in Texas and in other restrictive states; We hit the streets to ask young women how the overturning of Roe has affected the way they will vote; We will listen to Hillary Clinton endorse Proposition 1, a California constitutional amendment to safeguard abortions into the future; We speak with Carol Marasovic, a Berkeley activist, about how we can inspire the youth to vote; We’ll talk to women and men about how men can take a more active role in birth control, And we’ll end the show with a humorous yet important tale from an ancient Greek play on a stand women took to prevent men from going to war.

Links and information

PLANC https://www.plancpills.org/

MOVEON.ORG https://front.moveon.org/

The Post-Roe Abortion Underground https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2022/10/17/the-post-roe-abortion-underground

PROP 1 https://lao.ca.gov/BallotAnalysis/Proposition?number=1&year=202

Lysistrata by Aristophones https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SYry6PYsL8o

Bob Dylan https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=90WD_ats6eE

Sweet Honey and the Rock https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RRpzEnq14Hs

Full Circle 10-21-2022 Recent Victories, election news, and a Memorial walk for timmy

Tonight on Full Circle we’ll delve into local and state politics with an update on some California bills that were signed this year before the closing of the 2022 legislative session; we’ll hear about a historical rent control policy signing celebration held earlier this week in East Contra Costa City of Antioch; including an excerpt from an Antioch City Council District 1 debate; and finally, we’ll get an update on a special community event to honor a Bay Area resident who was murdered at the Concord BART station in 1985 in what was believed by many to be a racist and homophobic attack.

Find new bills signed into law at the Calmatters and Governor’s website below 

Follow the community organizations from the  rent control celebration





Watch the music videos featured in Tonight Show on YouTube

I HAVE A DREAM-common ft. Will.I.Am LYRICS (Freedom writers)

.A Change is Gonna Come (Sam Cooke Cover) | Brian Owens

One Day – Bakermat ( I Have A Dream REMIX)

Flipsyde – Someday (Official Music Video)

Full Circle 10-14-2022 Indigenous People’s Day Re-cap

Tonight on Full Circle, we’ll honor Indigenous People’s Day 2022. We will hear sounds from the live broadcast on Alcatraz; two special programs from Indigenous People’s Day presented on KPFA; a feature story about Blood Quantum (also known as Paper Genocide); and an interview with Kanahus Manuel, a First Nations sister from unceded Secwepmemc Territory. Manuel is a Tiny House Warrior who is fighting the Trans Mountain Pipeline, which is plowing through their unceded territory.

Follow the Tiny House Warriors on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/tinyhousewarriors/

Visit the Tiny House Warrior website http://www.tinyhousewarriors.com/

To learn more about the Indigenous Peoples Day Gathering, visit the International Indian Treaty Council on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/events/472034871595586?ref=newsfeed

Visit the KPFA Presents Podcasts at Area 941 on the KPFA website and listen to the Blood Quantum story or any of the personal stories shared during the KPFA Presents Indigenous Peoples Day Special https://kpfa.org/area941/program/kpfa-presents/

LIsten to the Sunrise Gathering recorded live from Alcatraz https://kpfa.org/episode/indigenous-peoples-day-gathering-2022/

Listen to the special Flashpoints Indigenous Peoples Day https://kpfa.org/episode/flashpoints-october-10-2022/

Full Circle 10-07-2022 Indigenous People’s Day and Free Assange

Welcome to Full Circle, your cultural affairs radio magazine produced by members of the First Voice Apprenticeship Program. On tonight’s show we will hear some sounds from past Indigenous People’s Day gatherings. We’ll also get an update from KPFA producer and First Voice graduate Sara Blanco on the upcoming special hour of programming for Indigenous People’s Day. In the second half of the show we’ll hear speakers from the recent Free Julian Assange, Free Mumia and Free Palestine event held in Berkeley last month and Code Pink Bay Area Coordinator Cynthia Papermaster will give an update on the October 8th Hands Off Assange actions that are planned around the globe including here in San Francisco.


Full Circle 10-07-2022 Indigenous People’s Day and Free Assange By Full Circle KPFA is licensed under a  Creative Commons License.

To see the video of Alice Walker reading her poetry follow this link https://fb.watch/g0yXuaBCdE/

To see the entire video of the Free Julian Free Mumia  Free Palestine event. Follow this link https://fb.watch/g0yXuaBCdE/

You will find both video and more on First Voice Media Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/firstvoicemedia

To follow CodePink online:


To contact Cynthia Papermaster directly email codepinkgg@gmail.comTo learn more about the Indigenous Peoples Day Gathering, visit the International Indian Treaty Council on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/events/472034871595586?ref=newsfeed

Full Circle 09-30-2022 International Day of Peace

Tonight’s program is a shout out to the United Nations International Day of Peace. On tonight’s we’ll hear about a peace protest from the 1960’s. A report back from the International Day of Peace at Lake Chabot Park in Castro Valley. Recognition of the amazing peace work of Code Pink. An interview with an African-American Buddhist monk whose work has lead to a campaign for his nomination to receive the Nobel Peace Prize.

To learn more about the International Day of Peace at Lake Chabot, visit the Eastbay Regional Park website https://www.ebparks.org/international-day-of-peace/2022-un-international-day-peace

To see, Imagine the John Lennon video, use the Youtube link below

To see the videos of Michael Lange interviewing Lama Choyin Rangdrol use the links below or go to http://www.rainbowdharma.com, or http://www.OaklandIsTV.com)


On tonight’s show we’ll  get an update on the situation in Yemen. After 7 years of  aerial bombardment by Saudi Arabia and the UAE. A ceasefire and truce is in place and has been holding for the past few months. This update comes from the amazing and moving  Dr Aisha Jumaan of the Yemen Relief and Reconstruction Foundation. Near the end of the show we’ll   hear  a poem performed by Alice Walker at the free Julian Assange Free Mumia Abul Jamal and Free Palestine event held last Saturday at the First Congregational Church in Berkeley. And of course. We will be asking for your support tonight as part of the Fall fund drive. All that tonight on Full Circle


Learn more about the Yemen Relief and Reconstruction Foundation and the work they do on their website: https://yemenfoundation.org/

Also, for more information on Yemen, Follow the work of the Yemeni Alliance Committee on their social media outlets

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/YACofCalifornia/

Twitter https://twitter.com/jehan_hakim?lang=en

Instagram @YemeniAllianceCommittee

To view beautiful pictures of Yemen and the ancient city of Sana’a visit the website of Bayt Al Fann “Art House”


Watch The Facebook Video with Alice Walker and many other guests Speaking at the Free Jullian Assange, Free Mumia Abu Jamal and Free Palestine Event.

Alice Walker only  https://www.facebook.com/firstvoicemedia/videos/775364813716959/

The video of the entire evening can be found here  https://www.facebook.com/firstvoicemedia/videos/1507198809739473/

Full Circle 09-16-2022 Live Music Performances

Tonight on Full Circle we will share the musical performances of The Lovelight Blues Band. This show was hosted by First Voice graduate J.C. Howard who now works for National Public Radio [NPR]. Also Joy Moore our Full Circle Production Consultant hosted Soul Mechanix. And the Bernard Anderson Band was brought to us by First Voice graduate Zakiyyah G.E. Capehart, a spoken word artist who has since released a book entitled “Ghana on My Mind. All These shows were produced, engineered and recorded by First Voice Apprentices in the KPFA Performance Studio in Berkeley.

Follow the bands featured tonight on their social media and their websites

Love Light Blues Band on Facebook


Soul Mechanix on Facebook


Check out a performance of Bernard Anderson on Youtube

Bernard Anderson and The Old School Band

Full Circle 09-09-2022; Flashback on the UFW March from Delano CA to Sacramento

Tonight on Full Circle we are flashing back and sharing some sounds from the UFW and their march/pilgrimage to the governor’s office. To demand his signature on AB 2183, CA Ag Labor Relations Voting Choice Act. The right to unionize without fear of intimidation. On tonight’s show we’ll hear interviews and music recorded by First Voice Graduates Frank Sterling and Sara Blanco as they marched and traveled with the UFW on their 335 mile 24 day pilgrimage..

Nearing the Capital Building
Arriving in La Grand
A mariachi break after 5 hours of walking.. 3 hours to go for the day


Teresa Romero (@UFWPresident) · Twitter



Full Circle 09-02-2022; New Medicine

Tonight on Full Circle, we’re in conversation with two phenomenal women Dr. Cynthia Li, author of Brave New Medicine and Liz Carlisle author of Healing Grounds: Climate Justice, and the Deep Roots of Regenerative Farming. These women’s work is truly groundbreaking, even evolutionary!  I’m Joy Moore, your host tonight. Join us as we explore and discover new ways of self care, gaining and maintaining health! Right here on Full Circle, KPFA, 94.1 fm or on line at kpfa.org

Links and Information

Follow Dr. Cynthia Li or get her free book; How to Strengthen Your Inner Shield at the links below


Free ebook for Covid-19: https://cynthialimd.com/free-ebook-how-to-strengthen-your-inner-shield/

To contact or follow Liz Carlisle use the links below

Email Liz Carlisle Liz.carlisle@gmail.com

website and Twitter


Twitter @lizwcarlisle

To see Joy’s music selections use the links below

Where Did We All Go Wrong? (Love) – Imagine Dragons

Meghan Trainor – Like I’m Gonna Lose You (Official Video) ft. John Legend

for KING & COUNTRY – joy. (Official Music Video)

Check out the Creative Commons music use in the show. The track was Acoustic Folk Instrumental on this Youtube link Acoustic Guitar Instrumental Background Music for Videos I No Copyright Music