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Posts Tagged ‘Voting Rights Act’

Struggles in August on Culture of Protest (Aug 13th @ 6pm)

Struggles in August on Culture of Protest (Aug 13th @ 6pm)

  By Photograph by Rowland Scherman for USIA (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration) , via Wikimedia CommonsThis week on the radio we mark several major anniversaries of critical historical happenings: Watts Rebellion @ 50; Voting Rights Act @ 50; Katrina @ 10; Ferguson @ 1 year. We mark these with songs of that time and [...]

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, [...]

KCSB News – June 5, 2012 – Tuesday

KCSB News – June 5, 2012 – Tuesday

*Voters Head to the Polls Throughout the Nation While the State of Wisconsin Holds a Gubernatorial Recall Election - FSRN *The Senate Takes Up Consideration of the Farm Bill, Which Will Set Policy on Food and Farming Programs for the Next Five Years - KCSB *Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Denies An Appeal Against California's Prop 8 Setting the [...]