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Catalyst: Politics and Culture

Jul 31, 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.

July 31, 2020: GREEN PARTY candidate JOSH SCHNEUNEMANN runing for MINNEAPOLIS CITY COUNCIL (Ward 6); JOHN LEWIS Tribute: Speeches & Music

1:00 PM
Zach Tate Band - I Can't Breathe
Zach Tate Band I Can't Breathe
I Can't Breathe www.gofundme.com/f/georgefloyd
Proceeds go to Official George Floyd Memorial Fund
1:05 PM
Interview: JOSH SCHNEUNEMANN, Green party candidate for MINNEAPOLIS CITY COUNCIL (Ward 6)

AUG. 11 SPECIAL ELECTION to fill WARD 6 seat (CALL 311 to Register To Vote)

Issues: Police Reform; Housing Crisis; Climate Change Local responses;2040 Plan

1:35 PM
Special Segments: JOHN LEWIS Tribute: the civil rights hero honored in his won words & music

Lewis' complete speech at the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs & Freedom. Lewis was the youngest speaker (age 23) part of STUDENT NON-VIOLENT COORDINATING COMMITTEE (SNCC) who did lunch counter sit-ins and the Freedom Rides

1:42 PM
Josh White - Freedom Road
Josh White Freedom Road
v/a Little Red Box of Protest Songs Proper/Docubox
1:44 PM
Sweet Honey In The Rock - Ain't Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me 'Round
Sweet Honey In The Rock Ain't Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me 'Round
v/a Freedom: Songs of The American Heartland Legacy
1:46 PM
Sam Cooke - A Change Is Gonna Come
Sam Cooke A Change Is Gonna Come
30 Greatest Hits: Portrait of a Legend 1951-1964 ABKCO Music & Records, Inc. 2015
1:48 PM
Special Segments: Reading of JOHN LEWIS' last words--an op-ed published on day of his funeral; july 30,2020 by New York Times. Read by actor MORGAN FREEMAN on MSNBC show The Last Word with Lawrence o'Donnell
1:55 PM
Pete Seeger - We Shall Overcome
Pete Seeger We Shall Overcome
Clearwater Classics Sony