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Sprouts Radio from the Grassroots is a 30-minute weekly program featuring radio programs produced at community radio stations or by other independent producers from across the country and sometimes around the world.
September 16, 2021 National, News & Public Affairs
We explore this issue and catch up on the latest cybersecurity news.Listen
September 9, 2021 National, News & Public Affairs
Dr. Daniel Wildcat, a Yuchi member of the Muscogee Nation, explains how Traditional Ecological Knowledge can work in tandem with science to help us understand the natural world.Listen
August 26, 2021 National, News & Public Affairs
Pacifica Network shares excerpts from Glen Ford's keynote speech at the Grassroots Radio Conference in 2019.
The speech gives a history of black radio news, including Ford's experience working at WRDW, James Brown's radio station in Augusta, Georgia. While employed there in 1970, Ford whipped up a stalwart resistance movement with the local leadership, thereby uniting the town to boycott discriminatory businesses.
Veteran Journalist Glen Ford passed away in July 2021.Read More
August 19, 2021 National, News & Public Affairs
Pacifica Network shares excerpts from Glen Ford's keynote speech at the Grassroots Radio Conference in 2019.Read More
August 12, 2021 National, News & Public Affairs
The U.S. prison system is seriously lacking in actual reforms. Most people incarcerated have a history of complex, interpersonal trauma.
James Fox and the Prison Yoga Project bring transformation and meditation to people in U.S and International prisons.Read More
August 5, 2021 National, News & Public Affairs
In 2018, actor and comedian Bill Cosby was sentenced to 3-10 years for sexual assault. The AP described his conviction as "a turning point in the MeToo Movement, to hold powerful men accountable for sexual misconduct."Read More
July 22, 2021 National, News & Public Affairs
Dr. Kara Young is an expert in food systems and racial inequality. She has a decade of experience writing, organizing, teaching, and public speaking on food disparities, racial justice, and qualitative research methods. Between 2017-2020 Kara worked as an Assistant Professor at Ohio State University in a joint faculty position between the Department of Sociology and the Initiative for Food and Agricultural Transformations (InFact) Discovery Theme.Read More
July 15, 2021 National, News & Public Affairs
Heartland Stories Radio host, Theresa Marquez, speaks with Dr. Shakara Tyler. Dr. Tyler is a member of Black Dirt Farm Collective and president of the board of directors of Detroit Black Community Food Security Network.
Educator and activist-scholar Dr. Shakara Tyler is a "returning generation farmer" who engages in Black agrarianism, agroecology, food sovereignty and climate justice.Read More