For Black Business Month, you’ll listen to a story on the riots which ended Black Wall Street, a community in Tulsa Oklahoma, which was home to a thriving black economy and vibrant neighborhood. In 1921, this area was raized to the ground by an armed white mob. 103 year old Dr. Olivia Hooker was hiding under a table in her home, when strangers came into her home to destroy her family’s belongings. 91.3’s David Joseph called her where she lives in New York to have her share her experience from the days of Black Wall Street, and the day the neighborhood was destroyed. (originally posted, August 13, 2017)
The Backbone Campaign helps organize social demonstrations and trains global change agents in artful protest, organizing and kayaktivism.
Listen to a series of segments from KBCS Reporter, David Joseph’s visit to the Backbone Campaign’s activist training camp.
Student loan debt hangs over borrowers with no chance of reprieve. Many try to avoid loans like the plague, but find it’s not always possible due to the rising costs of higher education. KBCS reporter David Joseph talks with students about how they pay for college.
KBCS’s David Joseph asked some college students about their experiences with law enforcement. (more…)