In the twelve months since Michael Brown was shot dead by police in Ferguson Missouri renewed attention has been paid to interactions between police and residents of the communities they monitor, especially people of color; a group called the Bay Area Activist Coalition (BAAC) is hosting a workshop in south St. Petersburg Friday evening to… Read more »
The death of Cecil the lion resulted in headlines around the world, filled with outpourings of concern for the welfare of African wildlife. Gareth Patterson has dedicated his life to caring for and understanding African wildlife. From his home in a remote location on the edge of the Knysna forest, in South Africa, Gareth joins the program for an informative chat about Cecil,… Read more »
Today on Radioactivity, Host Rob Lorei speaks with photojournalist Bob Fletcher, who photographed the struggles of the civil rights movement in Mississippi during the 1960s. Fletcher, a native of Detroit, moved to Mississippi to after facing arrest for photographing a protest in New York City. While in Mississippi, He became affiliated with the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC),… Read more »
A scholar looks at some of the common misconceptions about the US Civil war
Equality Florida responds to Supreme Court’s marriage equality decision
Radioactivity airs speech by Princeton professor Keeanga Yamahtta Taylor on racism in post-civil rights era
Immigrant rights group to protest in Tampa against deportations
Radioactivity airs a speech by journalist and author Chris Hedges
Radioactivity remembers former state senator Helen Gordon Davis
Project Censored commemorates 45th anniversary of the Kent State University shootings
A rare Pacifica radio documentary on the 1965 civil rights marches in Selma, Alabama
at Gibbs High School in south St. Pete, citizens and police officers chatted about ways to make the police presence feel more responsive in the community.
Black Lives Matter march planned for Bradenton; Cornel West on MLK
Rare MLK speech from Antioch College in 1965 marks the beginning of the civil rights leader’s anti-war stance.
Dr. Cornel West, a polarizing black intellectual, gave an electrifying speech at an overflowing church last night in St. Petersburg.
Same-sex couples are rejoicing as they legally tie the knot in Florida today
Saint Petersburg Chief of Police gets proactive about police engagement as protesters rally outside
USF students will rally against police brutality and in solidarity with Ferguson protesters
Tampa activists upset with no indictment of Ferguson cop
Uhurus protest in St. Pete over no indictment for Ferguson officer