FULL CIRCLE SCRIPT 09-20-19 BAY AREA NATIVE AMERICAN TWO SPIRITS

 

 

GOOD EVENING AND WELCOME TO “FULL CIRCLE

ON TONIGHT’S SHOW:

FOCUSES ON THE NATIVE AMERICAN TWO-SPIRIT COMMUNITY. THE BAY AREA AMERICAN INDIAN TWO-SPIRITS, KNOWN AS BAAITS, DEFINE TWO-SPIRIT AS “THE COMMONLY SHARED NOTION AMONG MANY NATIVE AMERICAN TRIBES THAT SOME INDIVIDUALS NATURALLY POSSESSED AND MANIFESTED BOTH A MASCULINE AND FEMININE SPIRITUAL QUALITIES.

THE SHOW WILL FEATURE A VARIETY OF TWO-SPIRIT VOICES, POETRY, DRUMMING AND SONG DRAWN FROM A PERFORMANCE BY BAAITS THAT WAS PART OF THE OAKLAND MUSEUM OF CALIFORNIA’S QUEER CALIFORNIA

WE’LL ALSO HEAR IN INTERVIEW I DID WITH ROGER KUHN, A BAAITS MEMBER AND PSYCHOTHERAPIST. AS A PH. D CANDIDATE IN HUMAN SEXUALITY, HIS WORK FOCUSES ON TWO-SPIRIT CONCEPTS OF LOVE.

ALL THAT TONIGHT … ON “FULL CIRCLE” … STAY TUNED!

The Tupac Tribute Show 9-13-19

 

This is the “All Eyes On Him: The Tupac Tribute Show,” on Full Circle and tonight, we celebrate the legendary, the iconic, Grammy nominated rapper, actor, fashionista, and freedom fighter. Today marks 23 years since his death; he would be 49 if he was alive today. At 25 years old, Tupac did more for the culture and the music than most do in a much longer lifetime.

On tonight’s show, we’ll honor and celebrate the legend along with his music. We’ll hear some of the poetry he wrote and we’ll talk with Gregg Bridges, of Transitions on Traditions, and Ricky Vincent, of The History of Funk about the legacy of Tupac.

Full Circle 09-06-19 Oakland International Film Festival

Tonight’s show is all about the upcoming Oakland International Film Festival! We will have a conversation with the festival’s founder, David Roach, to discuss the films, the festival’s history and mission and creative infrastructure. Other guests tonight are filmmakers Bennie Mitchell and Jamel Lajuan. Stay tuned.

To find out more about the films at the Oakland International Film Festival – check out their website:

Check out the trailer to Iron Grit.

Click here to learn more about the film, It Is Well.

 

Full Circle 08-30-19 What’s Happening With Our Unhoused Brothers and Sisters

On tonight’s show, we will take a look at what is happening to and for our unhoused brothers and sisters in Antioch, California. Tonight, we’re having a conversation between Homeless Advocates and members of the Antioch City Council discussing treatment of the homeless by the Antioch Police Department.

We will also learn about “Stand Down on the Delta 2019”, a four-day event designed to get struggling and veterans in need of critical assistance the services they need.

All that, tonight on Full Circle.

To learn more about or Register for “Stand Down On The Delta 2019” Follow the links below:

To volunteer as civilian or service provider visit the Delta Veterans Group website

REGISTER FOR THE EVENT: At The Nor Cal Stand Downs website.

Or any V.A. office in the Bay Area.

OAKLAND

SAN FRANCISCO

SAN JOSE

Follow Stand Down On The Delta 2019 on Facebook

Follow Council member Lamar Thorpe and Mayor Pro Tem Joy Motts on Facebook

Full Circle 8-23-19 Aftermath of the OUSD Strike & School Closures

On tonight’s show, we will delve into a discussion of the state of affairs within the Oakland Unified School District. It has been nearly 6 months since Oakland teachers went on strike to protest deplorable conditions within our public schools. Now at the start of a new school year, we ask what, if anything has changed since the strike. Our guests tonight are educators, Fatima Salahuddin and Acacia Woods-Chan; in the studio to give our listeners an inside prospective on public education and OEA – Teachers Union discussions. Stay tuned.

 

https://oaklandea.org/

https://www.ousd.org/

https://www.seiu1021.org/oakland-unified-school-district

 

Full Circle 08-16-2019 Healing Stories

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.

 

 

HEALTHY BLACK FAMILIES

BLACK WOMEN’S WRITING CIRCLE AUGUST 16, 2019 BOOK LAUNCH

CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE THE BLACK WOMEN’S WRITING CIRCLE BOOKS 

CR8 THE SPACE

2ME4U

SPIRITHAUS GALLERY

EMOTIONAL EMANCIPATION

WEATHERING THEORY

CHANGES IN INFANT MORTALITY RATES OF AFRICAN FEMALE IMMIGRANTS AFTER LIVING IN THE U.S.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE WEATHERING THEORY

FULL CIRCLE 8 – 9-19 STOLEN LIVES.. TURNING TRAGEDY TO TRIUMPH

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

 

 

LINKS

Follow the families on Facebook

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

Visit the websites:

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

MUSIC SELECTIONS:

Kev Choice “Going Too Far” music video

I Am Resistance by Rico Pabon

 

Full Circle 8-2-19 African Lands

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.

 

Fund Drive Show Alcatraz 1969

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.

 

 

 

LINKS: 

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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.