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Philosophy Talk: White Privilege and Racial Injustice

Oct 5, 2018

Is it a privilege or a right to be treated as you deserve to be?


Philosophy Talk: Race Matters

Oct 27, 2017

What could be controversial about a movement insisting that Black lives matter too?  


PHOTO BY JUSTINE LEE

This week KALW teamed up with the East Bay Express to share essays by Bay Area residents about racial injustice in America. The series marks the two-year anniversary of Michael Brown’s death.

Bay Area Voices on Racial Injustice: “The fear was in my bones”

Aug 10, 2016
Photo by Lucy Kang.

In this week marking the two-year anniversary of Michael Brown’s death, KALW teamed up with the East Bay Express to share essays by Bay Area residents about racial injustice in America. 

On the July 7th edition of Your Call, Rose Aguilar and her guests will talk about the high-profile killings of two black men by police in recent days. 

Todd Whitney

 

If you have walked the streets of the Bay Area recently -- you might have seen posters featuring the names and faces of Oscar Grant, Renisha McBride, Michael Brown and Trayvon Martin, among others. 

Your Call: Student movements making waves

Jan 7, 2016
Fibonacci Blue, used under CC license / flickr

  On the January 7th edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss student movements sweeping the nation. 

Pirkle Jones and Ruth-Marion Baruch

On the December 28th edition of Your Call, we revisit our conversation with film director Stanley Nelson. He joins us to talk about his new documentary, The Black Panthers, Vanguard of the Revolution

On the September 22nd edition of Your Call, we’ll speak with D. Watkins, author of “The Beast Side: Living and Dying While Black in America."

On the September 10th edition of Your Call, we’ll talk about the new documentary 3 ½ Minutes, Ten Bullets. The film tells the story of Jordan Davis, an unarmed black 17 year-old shot to death after a dispute with a white man in a gas station parking lot on November 23, 2012.  

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On the August 12th edition of Your Call we’ll look back at how the death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown ignited the Black Lives Matter movement.

What happens in the criminal justice system after a young black man is shot and killed?  On the next Your Call, we’ll talk about the new documentary 3 ½ Minutes, 10 Bullets, which tells the story of Jordan Davis, an unarmed black 17 year-old shot to death after a dispute with a white man in a gas station parking lot on November 23, 2012. 

Commemorating a historic week of queer activism

Jul 14, 2015
Die-in, Downtown San Francisco

 

Pink Saturday is a huge street party that takes place every year on the night before the San Francisco Pride Parade. Thousands of people from all over the Bay Area and the country come out to dance in the streets of the city’s Castro District. But how many know the history behind the celebration?

 

Remembering the Millions March

Dec 29, 2014
Darren Miller

On December 13th, thousands of people came together in Oakland as part of a national movement against police brutality. KALW producer Daniel Moore and photographer Darren Miller were there and made this audio slideshow to recognize the event.

Desmond Cole

This week on KALW's showcase for the best stories from public radio podcasts and independent radio producers...

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On the December 18th, 2014 edition of Your Call, we'll have a conversation with activists about how this movement is organizing for lasting change. Last weekend, tens of thousands of people across the country marched to protest the shooting of black men. BlackLivesMatter is also receiving international attention and support. What is the end goal of this movement? And what will it take to get there? It's Your Call, with Rose Aguilar, and you.

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