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Honoring César & Martin on Culture of Protest (Thursday, April 3)

Honoring César & Martin on Culture of Protest (Thursday, April 3)

Of his next broadcast, host Dick Flacks writes: César & Martin This week we pay homage to two persons who led historic movements for justice and reshaped history, using the strategies and tactics of revolutionary nonviolence. Cesar Chavez birthday on March 31, now a national holiday, this year underlined by the release of the new [...]

Songs for Disasters of March on Culture of Protest (March, 27)

Songs for Disasters of March on Culture of Protest (March, 27)

Of his next broadcast, host Dick Flacks writes: songs for disasters of March The last days of March mark anniversaries of several historic disasters that illuminate deep societal oppressions and inequities: March 25, 1911—the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire; march 24, 1989—Exxon Valdez oil spill; March 20, 2003—US attacks Iraq; March 30 [...]

A Tribute to Abbey Lincoln for Women’s History Month on Culture of Protest(Thursday, March 13)

A Tribute to Abbey Lincoln for Women’s History Month on Culture of Protest(Thursday, March 13)

Of his next broadcast, host Dick Flacks writes: for women’s history month: a tribute to Abbey Lincoln This week—an encore Culture of Protest—we feature the life and work of Abbey Lincoln. She  was one of the great jazz singers, who, in her young years, broke with show business conventions, becoming an embodiment of wisdom, consciousness [...]

Divas of Liberation on Culture of Protest (Thursday, February 27)

Divas of Liberation on Culture of Protest (Thursday, February 27)

Of his next broadcast, host Dick Flacks writes: divas of liberation This week our show is inspired by a new book: How It Feels to be Free: Black Women Entertainers and the Civil Rights Movement by Ruth Feldstein. The book explores the contributions to black liberation activism and consciousness—and to 2nd wave feminism—of a half [...]

Rovics & Handcox: The Troubadour Tradition on Culture of Protest (Thursday, February 19)

Rovics & Handcox: The Troubadour Tradition on Culture of Protest (Thursday, February 19)

Dick Flacks writes: rovics & handcox: the troubadour tradition David Rovics, one of the leading political troubadours now traveling, will be in Santa Barbara on February 25 so to preview his live performance, we’ll hear some of his topical and prophetic songs—and hopefully inspire local folk to come to Granada Books on Tuesday 2/27 at [...]

Remembering Frederick Douglass on Culture of Protest (Thursday, February 13)

Remembering Frederick Douglass on Culture of Protest (Thursday, February 13)

Of his next broadcast, host Dick Flacks writes: remembering Frederick Douglass February 14 marks the 196th birthday of Frederick Douglass, one of the great figures of American history. An escaped slave, he became a globally visible leader of the anti-slavery movement, whose writings and speeches were famous in his day and became permanent texts [...]

Troubadours Encountered Over 30 Years: Part II of a “Culture of Protest” Anniversary Series

Troubadours Encountered Over 30 Years: Part II of a “Culture of Protest” Anniversary Series

Of his next broadcast (tonight, Thursday, July 5), Professor Richard Flacks writes: "This week--we continue to mine the 'Culture of Protest' archive for the sounds of political troubadours who I've had the pleasure and honor to meet, interview, and broadcast. These include many talented folk who've made many terrific songs and sounds, including [...]

“The Situation” on “Culture of Protest” – Israeli/Palestinian Relations Explored with Guest Rand Clark (Tonight, Thursday, October 13)

“The Situation” on “Culture of Protest” – Israeli/Palestinian Relations Explored with Guest Rand Clark (Tonight, Thursday, October 13)

Of tonight's broadcast (Thursday, October 13), "Culture of Protest" host Dick Flacks writes: "This week's program will be a conversation with Rand Clark, recently returned from Israel and the West Bank. Rand Clark has committed himself to challenging some prevailing understandings of the situation there, and wants to talk about some largely [...]