The A-List of Bay Area Counterculture
Today political commentator Mumia Abu-Jamal on “Wikileaks” and the imperial press. Davey D speaks with Farhana Khera, Executive Director of Muslim Advocates about Surveilence in the Obama Administration. Later Davey D catches up with Hip-Hop legends Kid n Play.
Davey D speaks with author and activist Kevin Powell about black leadership in the Obama era.
Today on the show we bring you a panel discussion recorded at the Netroots Nation Conference held last month in Las Vegas Nevada. The topic, Mobilizing The Urban Blogosphere.
The Panel includes:
Janeé Bolden, Senior Editor at popular urban culture website Bossip.com.
Ryan Ford, Director of Creative Strategy At Cashmere Agency
Chloé Hilliard, a culture/entertainment journalist
Rob “Biko” Baker, Executive Director of the League of Young Voters
Chuck Creekmur of allhiphop.com
HKR broadcasts live from Levende East in Oakland California. Davey speaks with Venus Noble and Jack Bryson about the murder of her son in Oakland and the execution of Oscar Grant in 2009.
Today on HKR, POCC minister of information JR of block report radio speaks with POCC chairman Fred Hampton Jr. about the prosecution of former Chicago Gov. Rod R. Blagojevich.
Also, we bring you another panel discussion from the Netroots Nation Conference held last month in Las Vegas Nevada. The topic of the panel discussion, Tweeting The Revolution: How Hip-Hop Changed Twitter.
The panel includes “Dr. Goddess,” (Kimberly C. Ellis, Ph.D). She is a scholar of American & Africana Studies and Executive Director of the Historic Hill Institute. She is also a Creative Community Organizer, a poet, playwright and performing artist. Next, Elon James White, Editor in Chief of ThisWeekinBlackness.com. He is a Brooklyn-based comedian, writer and is the host of the award-winning web series This Week in Blackness, a satirical look at race, politics and pop-culture in a so-called “post-racial” America. And Finally HKR’s own Davey D.