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Catalyst: Politics and Culture

Jun 19, 2020 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Talk/Public Affairs

With Lydia

Local writer Lydia Howell explores local culture, art, and activism with interviews and special features. She won the PREMACK AWARD FOR PUBLIC INTEREST JOURNALISM for her investigative reporting on homelessness in (the now defunct) PULSE Newspaper.

Lydia is a long time denizen of KFAI who also writes for various communicty newspapers and online publications.



JUNETEENTH Special

Poetry/spoken word,music, speeches on resisting slavery linked to 2020 issues resisting racism

1:00 PM
Patti Smith - Strange Messengers
Patti Smith Strange Messengers
Gung Ho Arista 2000
1:06 PM
Special Segments: Harlem Renassiance poet CLAUDE MCKAY's poem "If We Must Die", read by hip hop artist/actor ICE T
1:08 PM
The Last Poets - Homesick
The Last Poets Homesick
Holy Terror Black Arc/Ryko
1:10 PM
Special Segments: 2 min audio on history of JUNETEENTH, its continued meaning and inspiration for renewed call for reparations for slavery
1:15 PM
Special Segments: "The View From Here" speech by Black essayist,noveist, playwright JAMES BALDWIN, 1986, National Press Club

Excerpt from one of JAMES BALDWIN'S last speeches

1:21 PM
Nikki Giovannie - But, Since You Finally Asked
Nikki Giovannie But, Since You Finally Asked
Philadelphia Collectibles
1:24 PM
Mutabaruka - Eeyes of Liberty
Mutabaruka Eeyes of Liberty
The Mystery Unfolds Shanachie
1:26 PM
Special Segments: MALCOLM X, Black Nationalist civil rights leader

"NO TAXATION WITHOUT REPRESENTATION" from the collection of speeches "The Wisdom of Malclm X"

1:39 PM
Josh White & His Carolinians - Chain Gang Bound
Josh White & His Carolinians Chain Gang Bound
Little Red Box of Proest Songs Proper/Docubox
1:42 PM
Special Segments: Black poet CLAUDIA RANKINE reading ehr poem "Stop & Frisk"
1:49 PM
Rev. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR - Must Establish Priorities
Rev. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR Must Establish Priorities
In Search of Freedom Polygram Records
1:50 PM
Gil Scott Heron - Whitey's On The Moon
Gil Scott Heron Whitey's On The Moon
Evolution (& Flashback) RCA Victor
1:53 PM
Linton Kwesi Johnson - Making History
Linton Kwesi Johnson Making History
In Concert With the Dub Band LKJ Records 2007
1:27 AM
Angela Davis, lifelong activist/scholar/writer - Excerpts from speech on mass incarceration
Angela Davis, lifelong activist/scholar/writer Excerpts from speech on mass incarceration
The Prison-Industrial Complex AK PRESS