Actress Diane Farr speaks frankly about multicultural and mutiracial love in today's America. In this interview with APA Compass's Andrew Yeh, Diane tells us how she fell in love with an American from a different cultural background, how the relatives learned to accept the relationship, how they married, and how they raise their kids. Her anecdotes are hilarious, her advice insightful, and her story inspiring.
Dr. John Carlos and Dave Zirin discuss their new book, "The John Carlos Story"
Host Shaheed Haamid speaks with Dr. JohnCarlos and Dave Zirin. Dave Zirin is the sportswriter for The Nation magazine, and Dr. JohnCarlos was one of two athletes who raised a Black Power salute during a medal ceremony at the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City. They collaborated on the new book "The JohnCarlos Story" published by Haymarket Books.
Tom Becker is our host for this program dealing with the "General Strike" being called for by Occupy Oakland, the fraud and corruption of Wall Street, some music about death row, and a film about the Black power movement of the 1960s using never-before seen footage.
Constructed from footage and interviews done by Swedish filmmakers in the late 60s and early 70s, Black Power Mixtapes shows never-before seen sides of major players in the movement. Our Movie Moles Denise Morris and Laurie Mercier discuss what it tells us. The film is showing through Thursday, 11/3 at Cinema 21. A documentary on the period can be seen here, and more about the Swedish film here.
What is an "ecodistrict," and how can it fuel the local economies in communities of color
Host Lisa Loving asks" What is an "ecodistrict," and how can it fuel the local economies in communities of color--and the wider society? Her guests are Marcelo Bonta, Founder and Executive Director of the Center for Diversity and the Environment and Alan Hipólito, Executive Director of Verde, which just announced the first independent ecodistric in Portland.