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A legacy of mistreatment for San Francisco’s black special ed students

This is part of an ongoing series “ Learning while black: The fight for equity in San Francisco schools .”

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How are families of police shooting victims advancing law enforcement transparency?

On this edition of Your Call, we’ll speak with mothers whose sons were killed by police about how they’re using a new law that allows the public to access records of police misconduct.

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Almanac - Thursday 1/17/19

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Today is Thursday, the 17th of January of 2019.  It is the 17th day of the year.  There are 348 days remaining until the end of the year.  62 days until spring begins

and 656 days until Presidential Elections, Tuesday November 3, 2020

How can we build an equitable economy?

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On this edition of Your Call, we’ll talk about how we could build a truly healthy, equitable economy.

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This is part of an ongoing series “Learning while black: The fight for equity in San Francisco schools.”

San Francisco’s African American community has shrunk by half since 1970. Of the families that remain, nearly a fifth live in public housing or get a rental subsidy. Now, a city effort is turning public housing into a key front in the battle to improve educational outcomes for African American kids.

Peter, Paul, & Mary were folk music's famous  icons of the 1960's.  Join us this Saturday (1/19) 3 :00 pm for music and conversation with two of the trio's members Peter Yarrow and Noel Paul Stookey.  They'll talk about their dedication to folk music, their participation in the 1963 March On Washington (the site of Dr. Martin Luther King's "I Have A Dream" speech) , and their thoughts about Bob Dylan going electric.

Municipal Law 101

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  "I just received a notice from the city: What should I do first?" This week, continuing our consumer legal education with a look at Municipal Law, YLR host Jeff Hayden welcomes attorney Lance Bayer. Your own good questions for Jeff and Lance? Please call toll-free 866-798-8255.

Christine Fu

This week on Open Air, KALW’s radio magazine for the Bay Area performing arts, host David Latulippe talks with Kerensa deMars, founder and artistic director of the San Francisco Flamenco Dance Company (SFFDC), and musician Amir-John Haddad about the Company's production Volver, on Sunday January 20, at the Brava Theater (2781 24th St.) in San Francisco (7pm). 

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Sandip investigates the journey of a small town Scottish postmaster to his resting place in Kolkata.  

Almanac - Wednesday 1/16/19

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Today is Wednesday, the 16th of January of 2019 is the 16th day of the year.  There are 349 days remaining until the end of the year.  63 days until spring begins...

657 days until presidential elections on Tuesday November 3, 2020...

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Phillip Houk/Released

 


 

On this edition of Your Call, we’ll speak with mothers whose sons were killed by police about how they’re using a new law that allows the public to access records of police misconduct.

Lee Romney / KALW

This is part of an ongoing series “Learning while black: The fight for equity in San Francisco schools.”

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