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The Morning Show - September 21, 2005 at 7:00am
7:00 Elections in Afghanistan. Nelofer Pazira, journalist and author of A Bed of Red Flowers: In Search of My Afghanistan; Nazif Shahrani, chair of the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures at Indiana University, author of a number of books and articles about Afghanistan 7:30 Labor with David Bacon: Sutter forces a strike. Sal Rosselli, President, United Healthcare Workers - West; Della Reed, Licensed Vocational Nurse Employed for 27 years at Sutter California Pacific Medical Center - California Campus 8:00 Cancer survivors and their loved ones supporting one another Lori Hope, author of Help Me Live: 20 Things People with Cancer Want You to Know; Marc Silver, author of Breast Cancer Husband : How to Help Your Wife (and Yourself) during Diagnosis, Treatment and Beyond. Cancer in So Many Words Event: Thursday, September 22, 6:00 - 8:30 PM Samuel Merritt Fontaine Auditorium Health Education Center 400 Hawthorne Avenue, Oakland www.cancerinsomanywords.com 8:30 Reflections in the Wake of Hurricane Katrina. Daniel Buford, regional coordinator at the People's Institute West; Thulani Davis, a writer and a former editor of the Village Voice
The Morning Show - September 9, 2005 at 7:00am
7:08 Race and the Gulf Coast. Robert Jensen, professor at the School of Journalism, U of Texas @ Austin, and author of The Heart of Whiteness: Confronting Race, Racism and White Privilege. main event: Thursday, September 15th, 7pm City Lights Books, 261 Columbus Avenue, SF info at 415-362-8193 ext:15 and www.citylights.com also: Sonoma State University's Project Censored will present him in Stevenson, Room 1002 at Sonoma State University, 1801 East Cotati Ave, Rohnert Park, CA, September 16, at 7:00 7:30 No Child Left Behind. Dr. Linda McNeil, Professor and Director of the Center for Education at Rice University and the author of Contradictions of School Reform: The Educational Costs of Standardized Testing; Harold Berlak, former professor of education at Washington University and a fellow at the Educational Policy Research Unit at Arizona State University and Applied Research Center; James Popham, author of America's "Failing" Schools: How Parents and Teachers can cope with No Child Left Behind 8:00 Michelangelo Signorile, author of Hitting Hard: On George W. Bush, Mary Cheney, Gay Marriage, Tom Cruise, the Christian Right and Sexual Hypocrisy in America 8:30 Michael Franti, (in studio w/ guitar and live music) newest CD "Love Kamikaze: The Lost Sex Singles & Collectors' Remixes 7th Annual "911 Power to the Peaceful Festival: Bring 'Em Home" Saturday 9/10 11AM-5PM Speedway Meadows in Golden Gate Park, SF www.powertothepeaceful.org; www.stayhuman.org HURRICANE KATRINA -- WAYS YOU CAN HELP: The Ella Baker Center is sponsoring an EVENT Saturday morning at 1st Congregational Church in Oakland: HONORING GULF COAST FAMILIES: Mourning Lives Lost and Celebrating the Spirit of Resilience Saturday, SEPT. 10th, 10 am - 12:30 pm at the FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, OAKLAND -- 2501 Harrison Street, Oakland Hear firsthand accounts from displaced people now in our communities. Join artists, musicians, activists and community members to grieve with our Gulf Coast brothers and sisters, to honor their strength and to celebrate a resurgence of resistance to U.S. racist policies. Featuring: New Orleans native poets Mac Dennis, Mike Molina of ROOTS/Community Works, also singer Renee Wilson, Van Jones of Ella Baker Center and others. Sponsored by the First Congregational Church and Ella Baker Center for Human Rights. For More Information: firstname.lastname@example.org or 510-428-3939 x229 Requested donation of $10 for relief efforts at the door -- no one turned away for lack of funds. Our friends at Hard Knock Radio recommend that you consider contributing funds to Heal the Hood Foundation, a Mississippi foundation owned by hip hop recording artist David Banner. Heal The Hood is able to get into the poorest areas to help people. Checks and money orders may be sent to: Heal The Hood, Inc. PO BOX 13815 Jackson, MS 39236 Also recommended by Hard Knock: 21st Century Youth Leadership Movement and the National Voting Rights Movement: These organizations have coordinated the 21st Century dormitory and camp site based in Perry County, Mississippi as a shelter for over 65 hurricane victims. They are making arrangements to accommodate at least 50 more people. They are also establishing a school for the children at the site as well as support programs. Contact Joanne Bland at 334-418-0800. Other organizations that are recommended by Hard Knock: The People's Hurricane Fund and Community Oversight Committee Incite Gulf States Chapter FELIC (Families and Friends of Louisiana's Incarcerated Children) Louisiana Welfare Rights Organization Louisiana Bucket Brigade - an environmental justice organization working to assure an honest and accurate accounting by both industry and the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality of the toxics that have been released, to get help and funding from experts at all levels, and to plan for toxics monitoring once the floodwaters recede. Louisiana Bucket Brigade 5745 Berkshire baton Rouge, Louisiana 70806 Phone: (501) 554 - 2727 Southern Echo Malcolm X Grassroots Movement Gulf States Chapter NAACP/MER-C in Mississippi Southern Relief Fund, c/o Mississippi Workers' Center for Human Rights ************************************************ There are currently thousands of people coming to Houston, and the local Asian/Pacific Islander American Community community is working together to provide assistance to people with language and cultural barriers who are in immediate need. Go to ocahouston.org and click on "Katrina APIA Relief Fund" or send your check by snail mail directly to the two funds they are collecting for: CCC-Katrina CARE 9800 Town Park Houston, TX 77036. Houston Asian Relief from Katrina (or HARK) c/o Council Member Gordon Quan P.O. Box 1562 Houston, Texas 77251 _________________ Support Hard Knock Radio and Third World Majority's Media Justice fact finding and relief delegation of Journalists of Color to the Gulf States impacted by Hurricane Katrina. The cities covered include Houston, TX, New Orleans, LA, Biloxi, MS, Jackson, MS, and Selma, AL from September 11-21, 2005. This delegation will be traveling to cover the personal stories of Black, Latino, and Asian families neglected by mainstream media and criminalized by local and national government. The delegation will provide much needed office infrastructure to the community institutions on the frontlines courageously struggling to help their people survive. Ways that you can help. * Please send us information about progressive organizations in the region that are your allies that require new and/or additional equipment. Much of this info is coming out via our political networks but in isolated pockets. If you can send us that info ASAP we can make sure they get office equipment now or in the future. You can send that info to email@example.com or Thenmozhi@ureach.com *Please send stories that are breaking within your community, family, and organizing networks. Many of the stories are only coming out because of these relationships. Please send this info to both firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com * Please donate office equipment and supplies to Third World Majority's office at 369 15th St, Oakland, Ca 94612 before September 10. 2005. Office equipment received will go to progressive organizations who had their infrastructure destroyed and require these equipment to continue to support their membership in this time of crisis. Office equipment that is needed includes laptops, fax machines, printers, scanners, office supplies, etc. This delegation will leave September 11-21st, 2005. Any equipment received after this time will still be shipped to the organizations shortly after donation. If you are willing to donate equipment and are not based in the Bay Area please contact the TWM office and we will connect you to the appropriate regional drop off point or organization for your donation. * Please donate funds to cover future shipping costs of equipment. Shipping to this area is extremely expensive given the breakdown of infrastructure in this region. Please send stories that are breaking within you community, family, and organizing networks. Many of the stories are only coming out because of these relationships. Please send this info to both firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com * Please donate funds to support this delegation. We are bringing radio and video producers from Hard Knock and Third World Majority as well as journalists/organizers of color from the Southeast. We want to support these journalists who are in these areas to get their stories out. The more funding we receive for this delegation the more we can support their participation. For any other questions please contact Hard Knock Radio and Third World Majority: Hard Knock Radio/ KPFA 1929 M L King Jr Way Berkeley, CA 94704 USA 510-848-6767 firstname.lastname@example.org www.kpfa.org Third World Majority 369 15th St Oakland, CA 94612 510-682-6624 www.cultureisaweapon.org
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