Hard Knock Radio

We feature in-depth interviews and profiles with elected officials, community leaders, activists, Hip Hop artists and musicians. We give voice to community concerns and offer a unique forum to explore issues relevant to the hiphop/urban community. We've covered a variety of subjects like; Hip Hop Appreciation Week, The War on Terrorism,The Prison Industrial Complex, Asian/ Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Domestic Violence, Teen Pregnacy and the Middle East Crisis to name a few.

Some of our recent guests have been; KRS-One, Russell Simmons, Saul Williams, Sarah Jones, Yuri Kochiyama, Al Sharpton, Mystic, Cornel West, Ben Harper, Tavis Smiley, Sista Souljah, Blackalicious, Congresswoman Barbara Lee, Dilated Peoples, Kool Moe Dee, Afrika Bambaataa, The Coup, Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney, Paris, Chuck D and Reverend Jesse Jackson to name a few.

Recently Hard Knock Radio was voted as the Best Radio Show in the SF Bay Area by the East Bay Express newspaper. We invite you to join us everyday when we hit the airwaves as we try to offer something new and exciting.

Episode Archive

Hard Knock Radio on 02/03/14

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Hard Knock Radio
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Mon, 02/03/2014 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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The Gentrification of Black Power

Davey D speaks with several premier scholars and authors to discuss the origins and concept behind Black Power and what sort of changes have taken place around it since Kwame Toure (then known as Stokely Carmichael) introduced it during a rally in Mississippi in 1966.

Dr. Jared Ball of Morgan State University, Dr. Quito Swan of Howard University and Dr. Rickey Vincent of UC Berkeley take part in the discussion and focus on how imperialistic outside forces have been trying to gentrify the Black Power movement.

Hard Knock Radio on 01/31/14

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Fri, 01/31/2014 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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Daily Hip Hop Talk Show

Hard Knock Radio on 01/30/14

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Thu, 01/30/2014 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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Daily Hip Hop Talk Show

Hard Knock Radio on 01/28/14

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Tue, 01/28/2014 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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Daily Hip Hop Talk Show

Hard Knock Radio on 01/27/14

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Hard Knock Radio
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Mon, 01/27/2014 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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The Quelling of Andy Lopez Protests / Healthcare Reform / Bruce Dixon on Net Neutrality

Davey D gives an update on the new tactics used by Santa Rosa sheriff's deputies to stop Andy Lopez protesters., incorporating the use of anti-gang laws to halt protests.

Davey D also speaks with Judy Waxman at the Family USA conference about the health status of poor women and with pollster Jeffry Litz about how healthcare reform will impact the 2014 elections.

Bruce Dixon of the Black Agenda report comments on the current state of net neutrality.

Hard Knock Radio on 01/24/14

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Fri, 01/24/2014 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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Daily Hip Hop Talk Show

Hard Knock Radio on 01/23/14

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Thu, 01/23/2014 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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Daily Hip Hop Talk Show

Hard Knock Radio on 01/22/14

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Wed, 01/22/2014 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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Daily Hip Hop Talk Show

Hard Knock Radio on 01/21/14

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Tue, 01/21/2014 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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Daily Hip Hop Talk Show

Hard Knock Radio on 01/20/14

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Hard Knock Radio
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Mon, 01/20/2014 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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King Holiday special with Dr. Joy DeGruy and E Da Ref

Hard Knock Radio celebrates the King Holiday by playing some of his speeches. Davey D speaks with Dr. Joy DeGruy about the importance of King, Black leadership and maintaining history.

E Da Ref of the Black Ryders for Liberation Party also discusses Dr. King the militant.

Comments

Who was the guest???

Who was the guest last night 9/15 schooling us on Blackwater???  I want to get his new book, but I didn't catch his name.

Thanks!

Jah Bless,

Joy

spoken word/poetry slam

The poetry that was played on your show today was amazing, but I unfortunately did not catch the name of the woman who performed her beautiful piece....is there a playlist?!?!??!?! thanks

re: playlist

you can connect with the show via the website URL provided in the Program Info

Palestine

I think KBOO has really lost its voice for the people by taking sides on the Israeli/Palestinian issue. Supporting a culture of violence and terrorism via its support for Hamas undermines peaceful communities in Palestine and ignores Israel's efforts to create a two state solution. There seems to be some kind of weird guilt thing going on where KBOO always supports the underdog, even if the underdog is a violent ignorant self-destructive idea. A Palestinian state could have been a reality a long time ago, but for a culture of violence. Hamas is the enemy of Palestinians and of peace loving communities every where.

Stop the rockets, stop the bombing.

kboo does support peace

I challenge you to point to one example where kboo has supported hamas - that's a ridiculous claim.  how strange that simply by reporting BOTH palestinian and israeli deaths and casualties, instead of just israeli deaths and casualties (which are comparatively few), kboo gets accused of being one-sided, and on the side of hamas.  kboo frequently highlights efforts for peace by the palestinians and israelis, including the weekly non-violent protests held in villages like Bil'in, Naileen and Jayyous which are routinely met with brutal and deadly force by the Israeli army.  Why is it not news when non-violent demonstrators are attacked and injured or killed on a weekly basis?  KBOO does a good job of delving deep in the Israeli occupation of Palestine, bringing out the history and the context, instead of just making it out to be an intractable religious conflict, as so many other media outlets do.

palestinian/israeli trouble

what?  not clear.

 

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