LA Progressive Live!
LA Progressive Live: Will School Board Runoff Make a Difference?
LA Progressive Live! hosts Dick and Sharon will join Mario Solis-Marich, radio host, political commentator, and political campaign consultant.
May Day Rally Organizer Miguel Paredes Joins LA Progressive Live! Today
LA Progressive Live! hosts Dick and Sharon will join Miguel Paredes, Membership Coordinator at Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA), who's deeply organizing the big "One May Day, No Justice Delayed" march
Black Lives Matter Cofounder Patrisse Cullors
Patrisse Cullors -- founding member of Black Lives Matter, leader of Coalition to End Sheriff Violence in Los Angeles, sparkplug for Dignity & Power Now, artist, actress, activist extraordinaire -- joins us this Monday.
LA Talk Live: Murder By Police
On the heels of the full release of Ferguson, Missouri, police department internal emails, Dick and Sharon will discuss the stresses associated with raising black children in America. We will interview Ishtyme Robinson, a mother who lost two children in two different confrontations with law enforcement officers.
LA Progressive Live! -- With John Wellington Ennis
LA Progressive Live! hosts Dick and Sharon will join John Wellington Ennis, a filmmaker here in Los Angeles whose production company, Shoot First Inc. in Hollywood, specializes in political messaging with a viral sensibility.
LA Progressive Live: Self-Defense for Women and Their Daughters
LA Progressive Live! hosts Dick and Sharon will join Ellen Snortland, coauthor of "The Safety Godmothers Talk to Teens About Personal Safety from A-Z," to discuss women's issues. In particular, Ellen will talk about how parents can keep their daughters safe from violence, both physical and verbal, and how women of all ages can learn physical self-defense.
LA Progressive Live: Will LA's "Raise The Wage" Campaign Succeed?
Joining us will be Vito Triglia, a Political Coordinator for SEIU 721, one of the largest public sector unions in the country with over 85,000 members throughout Southern California, who is now deep into making the LA Raise The Wage campaign succeed.
LA Progressive Live! What's Shaking with LA's Elections?
LA Progressive Live! hosts Dick and Sharon will discuss the upcoming Los Angeles Municipal Elections and the political scene in California with Senator Barbara Boxer retiring. Joining us will be progressive political commentator Brad Parker.
Big Brother Is Watching Us: What Can We Do About It?
Your hosts Dick and Sharon will examine the increasing presence of police surveillance in our communities and the threat of even more as technologies advance.
LA Progressive Live! From the San Francisco Eight to Black Lives Matter -- Watch Here!
Joining us will be Melina Abudullah, a central figure in the Black Lives Matter Movement, along with former Black Panthers Harold Taylor and Hank Jones.
LA Progressive Live! From Emmett Till to Black Panthers to Black Lives Matter: Watch Here
Joining us will be former Black Panther Hank Jones. Henry “Hank” Jones has been an activist since the murder of Emmett Till in 1955.
LA Progressive Live! -- Quest for Self-Discovery in Africa: Watch Now
Joining us will be journalist Justin Chapman, who will discuss his just released book, “Saturnalia: Traveling from Cape Town to Kampala in Search of an African Utopia,” that is both a fascinating travelogue of his three-month tour through Africa, and is especially a journey of self-healing and self-discovery.
LA Progressive Live! -- So You Think You Can Speak: Watch Now!
Your hosts Dick and Sharon will be talking about our freedom to speak. Just how free are we? Joining us will be Teka-Lark Fleming, publisher of the Morningside Chronicle and host of The Blk Grrrl Show!
LA Progressive Live! -- What Now for the Democratic Party? Watch It Here!
LA Progressive Talk! hosts Carolyn Fowler, influential officer of the LA County Democratic Party, who will talk about how Democrats can regain their footing after their recent drubbing int he midterm elections.
LA Progressive Live! — Nurses Fight for Better Patient Care, Fairer Wages
We'll be talking with Joan Hardie, a registered nurse at Pasadena's Huntington Memorial Hospital, and Jen Suh, organizer with the California Nurses Association, who will talk to us about efforts by nurses to restore quality patient care at Huntington.
LA Progressive Live! — Our Democracy: Sold to the Highest Bidder -- Watch It Live
We'll be talking with Michele Sutter, cofounder of Money Out Voters In, which sponsored California Senate Bill 1272, The Overturn Citizens United Act, through the California legislature. The bill became Proposition 49 and Michele was briefly the Chair of the Yes on Proposition 49 Campaign Committee, before Prop 49 was removed from the ballot by order of the California Supreme Court.
LA Progressive Live! — After Ferguson: What Now? Watch It Here
This week's discussion will center on what good can come out of this tragedy -- and how this long series of mostly young, unarmed black and brown men and boys can be stopped.
LA Progressive Live! — BlackLivesMatter? Watch It Now!
As we wait to hear—with dread and outrage in equal measure—from the Ferguson grand jury, we will discuss the impact this long, terrible saga has on our communities and families. Joining us will be two deeply experienced community organizers and social justice advocates: Kwazi Nkrumah and Povi-Tamu Bryant.
LA Progressive Live: Becoming an Activist -- Watch It Here!
Dick & Sharon: This Monday's program will attempt to answer the question of how to become an activist by interviewing two people, one who has been an artist for decades and another who was thrust into action by a particular tragedy.
LA Progressive Live: There's a New Sheriff in Town. So What?
This Monday's program will be devoted to the impact last Tuesday's election will have on pressing criminal justice reform issues here in Los Angeles.