Today Karma Chavez talks the evolution and history of the Young Lords of New York, their relationship to Puerto Rican nationalism, and the intersectionality with gender in the movement with Darrel Wanzer-Serrano, author of “The New York Young Lords and the Struggle for Liberation.”
How can art be used to examine social and restorative justice issues? What is the impact of community involvement on identifying these issues? Today Karma Chavez talks with Maria Gaspar of 96 ACRES, a series of community-engaged, site-responsive art projects that address the impact of the Cook County Jail on Chicago’s West Side.
Do you know your rights as a tenant? Are you concerned about recent attacks on the homeless in Madison? Karma Chavez talks with Anders Zanichkowsky of the Tenant Resource Center about move in day and changing tenant protections at the state level, and the recent attacks on homeless people by the city.
Was the pepper spray necessary for the protesters at the Black Lives Matter Conference in Cleveland last weekend? When will this pattern of police brutality end? Today host Karma Chavez talked with Brandi Grayson, Alix Shabazz, Lexy Ware and M. Adams from Young Gifted and Black about the Movement for Black Lives Conference, Sandra Bland and the state of the movement.
What’s happening in Gaza one year following Operation Protective Edge? This month marks the one year anniversary of the 51-day War and the Israeli bombing of the Gaza Strip, killing nearly 2,200 Palestinians.
Today Karma Chavez was joined by journalist Charlotte Silver and guest host Amanda Zhang to discuss Gaza.