Living Room, for April 8, 2010 - 12:00pm
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It's come to this: a black mayor and police chief arrested and brought to trial, for being competent while black. PLUS: a work-in-progress documentary film about Bay Area musical treasure, drummer Barbara Borden. With host Kris Welch, noon to one.
guests: Jordan Flaherty, reporter, writer (Huffington Post. Left Turn Magazine, etc.), author (Floodlines: Community and Resistance from Katrina to the Jena Six)
Miss Annie Watson, former assistant to former mayor of Waterproof, Louisiana
Earl Ofari Hutchinson, journalist, broadcaster, author (The Emerging Black GOP Majority; Beyond O.J.: Race, Sex and Class Lessons for America; The Disappearance of Black Leadership; etc.)
Barbara Borden, drummer (with Alive! and on her own), teacher, activist, performance artist ("She Dares to Drum!")
David Brown, 3-time Emmy winning filmmaker, re: his film about Barbara "Keeper of the Beat"
Jan Etre, with the East Bay Heritage Quilt show, at the Oakland Convention Center April 10-11