Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!!

A show with a goal to address the sociopolitical issues pertaining to Afrikan peoples in this country (black people), from a younger person's perspective.

The discussions will be combined with positive and political music of various genres, as composed and performed by a long line of descendants. It will feature book highlights, guests who contribute to pro-activity in their respective communities and an opportunity for the listening community to become involved in conversations, by calling in. Let's liberate our minds through the airwaves!!

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MORE conversations about language...
 

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Episode Archive

Selma, the 'New Black' and the question of freedom

Air date: 
Thu, 03/26/2015 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Short Description: 
MORE conversations about language...
The conversation about language is not letting up this month...  We chose to discussed these past few weeks how language can be used as a tool to engage communities in organization and activism; this week, we will take a look at how language is used to distract, divide and confuse.  Specifically, we will be examining the most recent incarnation of the 'New Black' ideology, and the works which have been produced from it.

A Continuation of the Importance of Language... With Mic Crenshaw!

Air date: 
Thu, 03/12/2015 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Short Description: 
Hip Hop, Mic and Mama C...
We want to make this episode of 'guess who's coming to radio??!!' a continuation of the last one, focusing on words.  it is extremely crucial in this time, as corporate media continues to marginalize people of African descent, under the pretence of 'freedom'. under this pretence, our cultures consistently are appropriated and mishandled (and packaged as a product), outside the original context. There's also the lack of awareness (which we wanted to cover last time as well) in the use of words such as 'borrow' (as in, 'Can i borrow you?'), when using those words to address others.  So much of the language we use towards each other innocuously has roots in the commodification of the human body. 

The Importance Of Language... in the spirit of El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz and W.E.B. DuBois

Air date: 
Thu, 02/26/2015 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Short Description: 
Think about what you say...
As people around the world have been honoring the sunrise of W.E.B. Dubois (February 23, 1868) and the transcendence of El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz (February 21, 1965); it seems of great importance to discuss the nature of language.  Both men have been highly misinterpreted (and neglected) over the years, without actually taking a keen study to what they were actually saying. 

Highlighting: The Music and Production of Gamble and Huff/Philadelphia International Records

Air date: 
Thu, 02/12/2015 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Short Description: 
Gamble and Huff! Spring Drive Special!
Kenneth Gamble and Leon Huff are two of the most prolific songwiters we have come to experience, and when together, they have created some of the most recognizable sounds you will ever hear.  Based in Philadelphia, they gave birth to the Philadelphia International label, and made a home for the string-laden and percussive sound; cranking out memorable tracks by Patti LaBelle, the Jacksons, Lou Rawls, Billy Paul, the O'Jays, the Three Degrees (pictured) and so many more. 

a continuation of the music discussion, with brandon ousley

Air date: 
Thu, 01/22/2015 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Short Description: 
more music! (with a purpose)
We wanted to bring in 2015 with even more messages that speak to a higher sensibility, and call people to action.  The first show of January, we focused on music that relayed that.  this week, we will be speaking with Brandon Ousley, a brother who's work in radio (and consistent study outside of it) has led him to a consciousness which is very much needed in these times. 

let's talk about music!!!

Air date: 
Thu, 01/08/2015 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Short Description: 
it's not just entertainment...
as many know, music is a part of the fabric of 'guess who's coming to radio??!!' when discussing various subjects. this time, we want to discuss it specifically, when it comes to how it impacts our communities, and the world.  there are people who look at music (and films, by extension) as mere 'entertainment'; however, much of what we hear has been strategically placed in our consciousness, perpetuating lower energies, the destabilization of communities,  and the illusion of 'access'. 
 
on the other end, music can be used as tools for healing and awareness- and just as we usually do, we want to encourage and emphasize that.
 
let's talk about music!

honoring those who have transcended...

Air date: 
Thu, 12/25/2014 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Short Description: 
for those who have moved to the ancestors...
we at  'guess who's coming to radio??!!' are doing our annual program of honoring those who have transcended throughout the year... They have given their gifts of art and culture to us, and we just want to recognize them.

the struggle: media and justice

Air date: 
Thu, 12/11/2014 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Short Description: 
media and justice...
Last time, we promised to discuss how media organizations, advertising companies and other businesses continue to profit from the cultural appropriation, as well as the struggles of people of African descent, which includes companies that have historically enacted racist practices.  We still feel this is important to discuss, so we will do it this week! 

How does all of this play into the more recent events (with Missouri, etc.)?  We will discuss this as well.

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! on 11/27/14

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Air date: 
Thu, 11/27/2014 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Short Description: 
Soul Liberation!

a conversation on 'arresting power'

Air date: 
Thu, 11/13/2014 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Short Description: 
...and media manipulation.
As the world watches the injustices at the hands of police around the world (most recently in Spain, the U.K., the U.S., Canada and Mexico)- and of course, specifically Ferguson, Missouri; an upcoming film documenting the history (and present state) of police violence in Portland, Oregon is soon to be released.  We at 'guess who's coming to radio' sat down with Jodi Darby and Erin Yanke, two of the directors of 'Arresting Power:  Resisting Police Violence in Portland, Oregon'. 

Audio

a conversation with andy allo!!!

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program date: 
Thu, 11/14/2013
we spoke with andy allo, currently a member of the new power generation (headed by prince); however, she has recently released a second album, entitled 'superconductor'.  for more information check out http://alloevolution.com.  we thoroughly enjoyed our conversation with her (which was about everything from the nature of true learning, hair, music and consciousness, and more), and we hope you will as well.

om friday the 15th she will be performing at the camilia lounge. 

a conversation with leni stern

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program date: 
Wed, 10/30/2013
we had a chance to speak with leni stern, who will be in portland at the camilia lounge on the 1st of november, 2013.  ms. stern is currently a resident of new york city, by way of munich, germany.  her music is inspired by the mother continent so much that she made a life-changing decision to travel there, and ended up working with the great elders, such as salif keita and baba maal.

from http://www.lenistern.com/

"Five consecutive wins of Gibson’s Female Jazz Guitarist of the Year might make anyone hunker down and focus on going ‘six for six’.  But Leni Stern has always defied expectations, and her diverse, 20-year career in music is a textbook example of growth under a self-imposed fire. From the expert instrumentalist, a singer-songwriter emerged, with observations to share from her travels throughout the world.   Stern adds: “Why deny the impulse to put words to these experiences?  I couldn’t think of a reason.”"

here are a few of her experiences and works:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kgyKxVG8edQ

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V6PLYB5neWk

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q7lkdZ6R6iI

a conversation with royce lovett

program date: 
Wed, 10/30/2013
royce lovett will be in portland (at the camilia lounge) on the 2nd of november; we had a chance to briefly speak with him about what inspired him, as well as his life's philosophies. 

lovett, who emerges from florida is indeed refreshing amongst a generation and era of people who make music and art playing with negative imagery or a lower consciousness.  according to his site (http://roycelovett.com/), he:

"says that his music is all about “letting my beliefs shine through my message and talking about real issues.”  In his own words, his goal of his music is to “tap into the intellect and inspire change, because music doesn’t change people. People change people.” Royce says his music conveys a positive, upbeat image that anyone who loves music can appreciate. He writes his own songs and they feature a wide variety of topics, but mostly on love “in all forms, from friendly love, love for your brother, or romantic love.”"
 

here are a few of his songs/past performances:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vXdDm_FRx8s

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Imicrd3FXyc

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1fzVr6so7oQ

an interview/conversation with randall sullivan, author of 'untouchable'

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program date: 
Thu, 11/29/2012

here is the full interview we did with randall sullivan, author of untouchable: the strange life and tragic death of michael jackson.  sullivan is also the author of the price of experience and the miracle detective. he was an editor at rolling stone magazine for over 20 years.

how i view michael certainly appears to be different than how mr. sullivan views him (i mean, he is my teacher!  everyone who knows me already knows my perspective).  however, i cannot take away whatever experience he has had, because it's his. i consider my experience with mr. sullivan to have been quite positive and educational.

enjoy!

kickstarting the continual love of vinyl: a conversation with eilon paz of dust & grooves

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program date: 
Wed, 07/18/2012

i grew up on vinyl since i was in my mother's womb...  when i became conscious of what the physical format of vinyl actually was, i recognized that this medium which stored sounds was a healing mechanism- it was used to calm the soul after a fight, or just to recapture memories. 

i used to purchase music on my own all the time, but it wasn't until i was 15 years old when i truly started seriously COLLECTING vinyl.  some time after this initial point my first musical teacher (after my mother) was a man named pat. longo; he was quite patient with me as i sat wide-eyed and eager, simply listening to him share information and histories of different record labels.  he'd wax poetic on the mechanisms of certain producers, arrangers and artists.  it was the first time i had actually heard someone speak in depth about the SCIENCE of music- i was hooked for life.  he'd put that needle on the first track and INSTANTLY knew what i liked.  the shop he worked at (owned by the inimitable robert cohen), finyl vinyl, was filled with internationally known producers and DJs, as well as long-time music enthusiasts. i will always love and honor him for teaching me and making me feel welcome in this world- and we are still friends today, after almost 20 years. 

in 2009, pat. was featured in a site called called dust and grooves, dedicated to featuring vinyl enthusiasts and collectors.    he introduced me to the 'curator' of the site, eilon paz, who has started a kickstarter page to raise money for a book he is self-publishing.  paz describes himself as having:

"moved to Brooklyn, NY in 2008 after having a successful career as a photographer in Israel. I decided to move to NY to evolve, expand, and progress as a professional photographer. As a working photographer, I was always on the look out for personal projects to nourish my creativity, and since I’m primarily a portrait photographer, I was looking for a subject matter that will fulfill my passion for photography and music. I was always collecting records, but back home it was very limited. When I arrived to NY suddenly the sky was the limit. People were digging for vinyl records everywhere. It suddenly made sense that there is a whole scene here that could and should be documented. This gave me a whole new inspiration for a personal project."

as a person who is a collector of vinyl (who is obsessed with looking at others' collections), as well as a person who has majored in photograhy (i studied under the great jazz photographer roy decarava); paz' project is something which intrigues me.  it was definitely a pleasure to speak with him, as it's easy to feel the passion in which he feels for his work. 

take a listen, watch and enjoy.  and check out what the kickstarter project (which ends 10 august 1012) entails, as well as paz' dust and grooves site. 

www.kickstarter.com/projects/dustandgrooves/a-photography-book-about-vinyl-collectors-dust-and

www.dustandgrooves.com/

 

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 The Dust & Grooves Photo Booth at The WFMU Record Fair 2010, NYC

 

 (note:  all images/videos are copyrighted to eilon paz and dust & grooves...)

 

 

 

honoring the teacher coast to coast- a conversation with moses harper, part 1

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program date: 
Thu, 03/22/2012

i have had another fortunate experience to have experienced another- i'll just say it- student of michael...  it's a very lonely place out there for people who are truly serious about studying the teacher.  even though my focus has more to do with michael OUTSIDE of performance; whenever i see others who have a keen intrerest in what the teachings mean, i feel compelled to contact them.

moses harper is such a person.  when i saw her dancing (she won the apollo over, and if you know anything about the apollo, then you know that it's a tough crowd), i saw there was an element to her that i rarely, if ever, see in others who dedicate their lives to 'michaeldance'- she put HERSELF in it.  with that, i knew there was more to her than just michael.  you see, to be a student of michael, it's important to be a well-rounded person.  i say this because the teachings go far beyond michael's physical casing.  he just happened to be here on earth, and was one of the few who truly embodied the teachings.  we all have the ability to, but many of us are scared. 

what are the teachings?  moses and i discuss some of the elements of the teachings...  the basis of our conversation has to do with michael; we also speak on sociopolitical issues, art and culture.

who is moses harper?  moses has dedicated her life to the teachings, not only through dance, but through speaking engagements, working with the youth, poetry, hip hop and film production and direction.  she has a BA in music (majoring in studio composition) from SUNY purchase; and is involved with 'thrill the world NYC' (you know, the event had all around the world annually, where thousands of people do the 'thriller' dance all at once).  she is the director of a film called 'love fit to box', a story following a journey of two siblings: a brother and a sister (who has made the decision to tell her family she was gay).  the brother looks within himself to see things from his sister's perspective. 

he decided to look at 'the man in the mirror'.  you see?  the teachings are everywhere. 

for more information on moses harper, or to contact her, you can find her here:

http://mosesharper.com/

http://www.lovefittobox.webs.com/


(note:  this is part one of 3 of the conversation)

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honoring the teacher coast to coast- a conversation with moses harper, part 2

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program date: 
Thu, 03/22/2012

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honoring the teacher coast to coast- a conversation with moses harper, part 3

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program date: 
Thu, 03/22/2012
 
photo from:  mosesharper.com
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a conversation with nubia sutton...

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program date: 
Tue, 03/13/2012

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i first saw this incredibly beautiful woman on youtube, speaking of health, inside and out, and connecting it with the womb.  nubia sutton was her name, and instantly i felt compelled to connect with her.  how often does one feel compelled to connect with someone they see on a video?  i don't know the answer to that (besides energy); i know for me, it is very rare.  i am completely fortunate that i did make that decision to make the steps to reach her.  when we spoke, immediately we connected- not only due to our both growing up in brooklyn, new york; but also in our desire to seek truth through learning and sharing information and pro-activity. 

in this conversation we speak on herbs and medicines, self-healing, food/diet, spirituality and religion, connection to the ancestors, hair, and more! 

here are a few of her videos:

http://youtu.be/OajOs2A8r8o

http://youtu.be/vHCbz7F4udE

http://youtu.be/xcghR5UVAGQ

http://youtu.be/3iRR2YBsupQ

here is the story of how she came to connect with a raw food diet:

http://blackrawfoodgoddess999.wordpress.com

and here is sister nubia's site:

http://www.theblackberrybeauty.com/

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the 'foreclosure movement' in portland

program date: 
Thu, 03/08/2012

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we spoke with alicia jackson and ahjamu umi on the 'foreclosure movement' in portland, oregon, particularly as it pertains to afrikan/black people...  what are some pro-active steps to take regarding this issue?

to seek information, go to: 

http://occupyportland.org/

http://www.portlandoccupier.org/

and if you are in the process of getting your home foreclosed on- or if you've been a victim of foreclosure, there is a form to fill out here:


http://www.doj.state.or.us/consumer/foreclosure_settlement.shtml

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Playlists

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! playlist for 03/26/2015

Air date: 
03/26/2015
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
gil scott-heron and brian jacksonracetrack in francebridgesarista
rufus f. chaka khanearth songask rufusABC
sly and the family stoneunderdog (mono version)higher!epic/legacy
earth, wind & firehelp somebodyearth, wind & firewarner bros.
isley bros.harvest for the worldharvest for the worldt-neck
commona song for assatalike water for chocolateMCA
gil scott-heronwhen you are who you arepieces of a manflying dutchman
roberta flack and donny hathawaybe real black for meroberta flack & donny hathawayatlantic
gil scott-heron(you can't depend on) the train from washingtonreal eyesarista
art blakey & the jazz messengersyamaa night in tunisiablue note
joe hendersonforesight and afterthought (an impromptu suite in three movements)power to the peoplemilestone
gil scott-heronbrothersmall talk at 125th and lenoxflying dutchman
gil scott-heron and brian jacksonshut 'um down1980arista
john coltraneresolutiona love supremeimpulse!
roberta flackgo up mosesquiet fireatlantic
gil scott-heron and brian jacksonit's your worldit's your worldarista
discussing the 'new black'...

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! playlist for 03/12/2015

Air date: 
03/12/2015
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
terri lyne carringtonsisters on the rise (transformation)the mosaic projectconcord jazz
billy childs f. diane reevesto a childmap to the treasure: reimagining laura nyrosony masterworks
monie love f. true imageit's a shame (my sister)down to earthcooltempo/EMI
georgia anne muldrowbecauseolesi: fragments of an earthstones throw
bahamadiapep talkBB queengod vibe recordings
queen latifah and monie loveladie's firstladies firsttommy boy
mama c, khusta, maasai, mic crenshaw, imodeezo, diwiour soul power
georgia anne muldrowchild of the sunearlyanimatedcartunes
daz, biggie, khusta, mic crenshaw, etc.the g in us
sun ra and his astro-infinity arkestraatlantisatlantissaturn research
isley brothersvoyage to atlantisgo for your gunst-neck
with mic crenshaw...

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! playlist for 02/26/2015

Air date: 
02/26/2015
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
sonny stittspeculationso doggone goodprestige
milt jacksonthew prophet speaksthe prophet speaksqwest/reprise
philip cohran and the artistic heritage ensemblemalcolm xmalcolm x memorial (a tribute in music)zulu record co.
dennis brownmalcolm xvisions of dennis browngibbs
dexter gordonsoul sisterdexter callingblue note
sonny stitt with art blakey and the jazz messengersbirdlikein walked sonnysonet records
lee morganzambiadelightfuleeblue note
dee dee bridgewatermama don't ever go away (mama digna sara ye)red earth- a malian journeyDDB records/emarcy/decca
phil ranelinsounds from the villagevibes from the tribetribe
philip cohran and the artistic heritage ensembleel-hajj malik el-shabazzmalcolm x memorial (a tribute in music)zulu record co.
eddie murphyoh jah jahsingleVPAL music
charles mingusoh lord don't let them drop that atomic bomb on meoh yeahatlantic
phil ranelinblack destinythe time is nowhefty
honoring W.E.B. DuBois and El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz...

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! playlist for 02/12/2015

Air date: 
02/12/2015
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
the jacksonsshow you the way to gothe jacksonsphiladelphia international/epic
lou rawlsyou'll never find7"philadelphia international
MFSBTSOP (the sound of philadelphialove is the messagephiladelphia international
MFSBlove is the message (12" version)philadelphia classicsphiladelphia international
harold melvin and the blue notesdon't leave me this waywake up everybodyphiladelphia international
dusty springfieldlostfrom dusty.... with lovephillips
teddy pendergrassonly youlife is a song worth singingphiladelphia international
the soul survivorsexpressway to your heart (unedited master)crimson
phyllis hymanyou just don't knowliving all alonephiladelphia international
the intruderswe'll be (united)7"gamble
bunny sigler and dee dee sharpconquer the world togetherconquer the world: the lost soul of philadelphia international recordsphiladelphia international/legacy
wilson pickettget me back on time, engine no. 9 (parts i & II)in philadelphiaatlantic
the jacksonsgoin' placesgoin' placesepic
patti labelleif only you knewi'm in love againphiladelphia international
archie bell and the drells(there's gonna be a) showdownthere's gonna be a showdownatlantic
the philadelphia international all-starslet's clean up the ghettolet's clean up the ghettophiladelphia international

Highlighting: The Music and Production of Gamble and Huff/Philadelphia International Records!!!

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! playlist for 01/22/2015

Air date: 
01/22/2015
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
wayne shorterjujujujublue note
dianne reevesyemanja/sargaco marquiet after the stormblue note
don cherry/dewey redman/charlie haden/ed blackwelltogoold and new dreamsECM
shirley scottout of this worldthe best of shirley scott with stanley turrentine for beautiful peopleprestige
d'angelo and the vanguardbetray my heartblack messiahRCA
george dukeda sombafaces in reflectionMPS
nina simonefeelings (1976 montreaux jazz festival)
charles earlandwarp factor 8leaving this planetprestige
theo parrishfootworkamerican intelligencesound signature

a continuation of the music discussion, with brandon ousley!!!

https://www.youtube.com/user/brandosoul

https://twitter.com/brandonousley

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! playlist for 01/08/2015

Air date: 
01/08/2015
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
terri lyne carrington f. malcolm jamal warnerjazz is (8:02)jazz is a spiritthe ACT company
regina carterhiwumbe awumba (8:05)reverse threadE1 entertainment
robert glaspermaiden voyage/everything in its right place (8:13)in my elementblue note
roberta flackcompared to what (8:22)first takeatlantic
donny hathawaywhat's going on (8:27)liveATCO
d'angelo and the vanguardtill it's done (tutu) (8:35)black messiahRCA
leadbellynobody in this world is better than us (8:38)leadbelly's last sessions, volume onefolkways
pointer sistersyes we can can (8:39)the pointer sistersblue thumb records
labellewho's watching the watcher? (8:45)chameleonepic
terence blanchardthe water (8:49)a tale of God's will (a requiem for katrina)blue note
curtis mayfieldbeautiful brother of mine (8:54)rootscurtom
lou donaldsonsay it loud i'm black and i'm proud (9:01)say it loud!blue note
joe hendersonpower to the people (9:08)power to the peoplemilestone
stop the violence movementself-destruction (9:27)12"jive
princesign 'o the times (9:33)sign 'o the timespaisley park/WB
janet jacksonthe knowledge (9:37)rhythm nation 1814A&M
donny hathawaylittle ghetto boy (9:48)live at the bitter end 1971ATCO
the isley brothersohio (9:54)the isleys livet-neck

let's talk about music!!!

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! playlist for 11/13/2014

Air date: 
11/13/2014
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
lauryn hilli get out (8:03)unplugged 2.0columbia
michael jacksonthey don't care about us (8:08)12"MJJ/epic
bob marley and the wailersjohnny was (8:15)rastaman vibrationisland
crusaderstreat me like ya treat yaself (8:26)pass the platechisa records inc.
jacob millermr. officer (8:29)mixed up moodtop ranking international
junior murvinpolice and thieves (8:32)police and thievesisland
miles davisagitation (8:45)E.S.P.columbia
rick jamesmr. policeman (8:55)street songsgordy
living colouramerican skin (live at montreux, 2011) (9:00)
michael jackson/janet jacksonscream louder (9:20)blood on the dance floor: HIStory in the mixMJJ/epic
KRS-ONEsound of da police (9:26)return of the boom bapjive
michael jacksonwe've had enough (9:42)ultimate collectionMJJ/epic
gil scott-heron and brian jacksonguerilla (9:48)first minute of a new dayarista
pan-african orchestrahi-life structure (9:56)opus 1real world records
we spoke with erin yanke and jodi darby, 2/3rds of the directors of the film 'arresting power'.

http://www.arrestingpower.com/

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1691685662/arresting-power-resisting-police-violence-in-portl

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! playlist for 10/23/2014

Air date: 
10/23/2014
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
herbie hancock, michael brecker and roy hargrovemy shipdirections in music - live at massey hallverve
charles mingusII B.S.mingus mingus mingus mingus mingusimpulse!
george colemansubway ridemanhattan panoramatheresa records
john coltrane & don cherrythe blessingthe avant-gardeatlantic
herbie hancocksonrisapianocolumbia
alice coltraneatomic peacea monastic trioimpulse!
herbie hancockostinato (suite for angela)mwandishiwarner bros.
the horace silver quintetthe african queenthe cape verdean bluesblue note
bill withersharlemjust as i amsussex
bill withershello like beforemaking musiccolumbia
john coltranespiralgiant stepsatlantic
conversations with denise johnson, hernandez williams (of groovin' high steppers) and ahjamu umi!!!

http://www.groovinhighsteppers.com/

"Formed in 2012, Groovin’ High Steppers is a non-profit social organization aimed at connecting the diverse urban communities in the Pacific Northwest through the dance known as Chicago Steppin’. Through this connection we strive to promote the health of our communities; establish and strengthen the bonds of community through networking; and contribute to the health of the greater African American communities in which we live through charitable work."

http://www.meetup.com/Groovin-High-Steppers_Chicago-Style-Steppin_Portland-OR/

"Groovin’ High Steppers will be hosting a fundraiser in support of the Multnomah County Health Department (MCHD) Healthy Birth Initiative (HBI) program.  The dollars raised will support the much needed expanding services and classes for African American fathers and males.  Recent Multnomah County data reveals that “father uninvolvement” (estimated by the prevalence of the absence of a father’s name on the birth certificate) for African American recent births (27.4%) is almost three times that of the county’s general population (9.4%), and over four times that of White non-Hispanics (6.5%)."

https://multco.us/services/healthy-birth-initiative

Ahjamu's review on a recent book on Kwame Ture:

http://panafricannews.blogspot.com/2014/03/a-life-starts-strong-crashes-hard.html

http://www.aaprporegon.org/

http://www.gofundme.com/g7tbqc

baby safe project:

http://www.babysafeproject.org/

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! playlist for 10/09/2014

Air date: 
10/09/2014
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
herbie hancockready or notfeets don't fail me nowcolumbia
herbie hancocklil' brotherfat albert rotundawarner bros.
herbie hancockharvest timepianocolumbia
herbie hancockthree bags fulltakin' offblue note
herbie hancockwisdom (live, future 2 future tour, 2002)
herbie hancockfill your handdeath wish OSTcolumbia
herbie hancockbring down the birdsblow up OSTrhino
herbie hancockgo for itmonstercolumbia
herbie hancockthe essence (f. chaka khan)future 2 futuretransparent music
the headhunterswatermelon manheadhunterscolumbia
herbie hancock, ron carter and billy cobhameye of the hurricane (live, 1983)
herbie hancocknew york minutethe new standardverve
herbie hancockmaiden voyagemaiden voyageblue note
honoring HERBIE HANCOCK!!!

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! playlist for 09/25/2014

Air date: 
09/25/2014
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
michael jacksonheal the worlddangerousepic
the cannonball adderley quintetlisaplusriverside
angela bofillrainbow child (little pas)angel of the nightGRP
diana rossbrown babytouch me in the morningmotown
liquid crystal projectinfancythe liquid crystal projecthum drums/polar entertainment
marvin gayesave the childrenwhat's goin' ontamla
rachelle ferrellextensionsfirst instrumentblue note
archie sheppballad for a childattica bluesimpulse!
donny hathawayvaldez in the countryextension of a manATCO
rance allen groupreason to survivesay my friendcapitol
george dukegiant child within us- egoi love the blues, she heard my cryMPS
herbie hancockspeak like a childspeak like a childblue note
jon lucienesperanzarashidaRCA victor
nat adderleypretty memorywork songriverside
kool & the ganghigher planelight of worldsde-lite
ronnie lawsmommapressure sensitiveblue note/liberty
MAMA SHAFIA MONROE!!!  and music dedicated to the children...

the links we promised:

http://www.shafiamonroe.com/

http://ictcmidwives.org/

http://www.ameribev.org/nutrition-science/balance-calories-initiative/

http://time.com/3422724/coca-cola-pepsi-dr-pepper-snapple-soda-calories/

http://oregonrighttoknow.org/no-on-92-coalition-donors/

http://www.counterpunch.org/2008/11/19/holder-chiquita-and-colombia/

http://http://www.huffingtonpost.com/eric-holt-gimenez/africa-food-security_b_1537279.html

http://www.alternet.org/story/155559/how_the_us_sold_africa_to_multinationals_like_monsanto,_cargill,_dupont,_pepsico_and_others

http://www.organicconsumers.org/articles/article_25508.cfm

http://www.obamatheconservative.com/

here's an extra one we found, AFTER the show:

https://firstlook.org/theintercept/2014/09/23/nobel-peace-prize-fact-day-syria-7th-country-bombed-obama/

Comments

Chris (guest for 9-10-09)

Hi Jamilah,
Loved the show tonight - I was really struck by Chris' story and how ridiculously the Portland police handled his situation.  It makes me concerned for the future of civic-minded organizations like Copwatch and NoPo Cop Stop which exist to do exactly what Chris was doing - observe & record police conduct and provide that record as a defense to the people who police accuse of wrongdoing. 

Would it be possible for KBOO to post tonight's show or, at least, the fifteen minutes that Chris spoke about his encounter with Portland police on your webpage or myspace page?  I would be very interested to listen to it again and pass it along to my friends at Copwatch, if that is okay.  I believe the segment ranged between 8:45 pm - 9:00 pm.  Please feel free to e-mail me with a response - it would be great to hear from you.  Thank you very much for your help, and keep up the excellent work!

motown

Hey I love motown and motown history and it is sorta at the top of my list of interests right now, so if I wanted to offer some insight into your upcoming program, what is the protocol? Is there any way to get involved?

motown

yes, i am actually planning to do another show on motown; i didn't get to fit everything i wanted to fit into the show... my plan is to do something in april. i would like to go more in depth about what i was touching on in the last show... is it possible for a 'person of colour' to be successful in america and not sacrifice or compromise their beliefs? i want to do more in-depth conversations/interviews about that.

i am constantly welcoming people to get involved and have some input for the show, so that is wonderful that you are interested!!! what sorts of things were you thinking about?

speak soon,
peace,
jamilah

 

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