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Black History Month Show #4: This Land Is Your Land on Culture of Protest (Thursday, Feb 26th @6pm)

Black History Month Show #4: This Land Is Your Land on Culture of Protest (Thursday, Feb 26th @6pm)

black history month iv: this land is our land Freedom: in Concert at the Library of Congress 1940 Album Cover. This year marks the 150th anniversary of the passage of the 13th amendment which banned slavery in the US as the civil war ended. It marks the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Voting Rights Act which, a century late, [...]

Black History Month Show #3: Remembering Malcolm @ 50 (and more) on Culture of Protest (Thursday, Feb 19th @6pm)

Black History Month Show #3: Remembering Malcolm @ 50 (and more) on Culture of Protest (Thursday, Feb 19th @6pm)

black history month III: remembering Malcolm @ 50 (and more) Malcolm X waiting for a press conference to begin on March 26, 1964. Public Domain. To remember Malcolm we’ll feature excerpts from a speech he gave in Detroit a week earlier, just after his home had been firebombed. We will hear sounds of the assassination, and the great [...]

Black History Month Show #2: Rosa & Abe on Culture of Protest (Thursday, Feb 12th @6pm)

Black History Month Show #2: Rosa & Abe on Culture of Protest (Thursday, Feb 12th @6pm)

Art by Margulies from cagle.com under Fair Use. black history month II: rosa & abe We’ll observe the birthdays of two giants in black history—Rosa Parks, born February 5 102 years ago and Abe Lincoln. We’ll feature a long interview with Rosa Parks done during the Montgomery Bus Boycott in which she describes what led to her refusal [...]

People Have The Power on Culture of Protest (Thursday, Jan 29th @6pm)

People Have The Power on Culture of Protest (Thursday, Jan 29th @6pm)

people have the power  Mikis Theodorakis, "Fabrik" Hamburg, 1971. Photo by Heinrich Klaffs Syriza’s victory in the Greek elections was a genuine people’s uprising in the street, at the polls. As victory was announced, the music of the great Greek musicker of resistance, Theodorakis, was blasting out to the tens of thousands in the [...]

Songs Inspired By The State of The Union Address on Culture of Protest (Thursday, January 22nd @ 6pm)

Songs Inspired By The State of The Union Address on Culture of Protest (Thursday, January 22nd @ 6pm)

SOTU SONGS Every year at State of the Union speech time we survey the songs of the troubadours that reflect on, criticize and protest that state. President Obama’s speech this year resonated with recent songs—and these provide windows into American life today and inspiration to move beyond rhetoric toward movement. We will of course [...]

Selma Freedom Songs on Culture of Protest (Thursday, January 15th @ 6pm)

Selma Freedom Songs on Culture of Protest (Thursday, January 15th @ 6pm)

selma freedom songs The ‘Selma’ film is an excellent and moving piece of work—but it strangely fails to reconstruct the singing movement—an essential feature of the southern struggle and one of the most important moments when music helped make history. This week on the radio we’ll try to rectify that glaring omission with [...]

Best Protest Records of 2014 on Culture of Protest (Thursday, January 8)

Best Protest Records of 2014 on Culture of Protest (Thursday, January 8)

best protest records of 2014 The Sounds of Santa Barbara T-Shirt Design (by Alice An) - CLICK TO ENLARGE   DJ Host Dick Flacks writes: This week we’ll sample records released in the year just past that enriched the culture of protest (or that I think you might want to know about). These include ‘lost’ recordings made by [...]

New Year’s Day on Culture of Protest (Thursday, January 1st)

New Year’s Day on Culture of Protest (Thursday, January 1st)

new year's day songs to reflect by The People's Radio (2013 design submission by Roberto Duran, "the private gallery") Culture of Protest is on the air on New Year’s Day. We’ll feature a montage of songs which may inspire reflection on the year just past and the life and  times to come—selecting mostly from recently [...]

Remembering the Xmas Truce on Culture of Protest (Thursday, December 25)

Remembering the Xmas Truce on Culture of Protest (Thursday, December 25)

remembering the xmas truce Culture of Protest will be live on air on Xmas Day. For 33 years I’ve been doing a ‘political’ Christmas broadcast and so I’ll leave our festive Jewish Xmas dinner table to come down to the station in order to continue this tradition. It’s a special one—the centenary of the rather legendary Christmas [...]

Celebrating Hanukkah on Culture of Protest (Thursday, December 18)

Celebrating Hanukkah on Culture of Protest (Thursday, December 18)

hanukkah  2014 DJ Host Dick Flacks writes: Hanukkah’s meaning is contested. I was raised in the Jewish socialist secular tradition that claimed the Maccabees as the first leaders of the long struggle against imperial domination. In recent years, however, they’ve gotten branded as forerunners of the Taliban—authoritarian religious [...]

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