KPFA – THE THROWAWAYS 1.18.15

KPFA Radio 94.1FM and International House, UC Berkeley,

present:

THE THROWAWAYS

An award winning documentary film

With Bhawin Suchak (Director/Producer) & Ira McKinley                                                                                   (ex-felon & homeless filmmaker)

*Two screenings only, with film director present*

*Thursday, January 29. Screenings at 6 pm and 8 pm *

*International House, U.C. Berkeley*

*2297 Piedmont Avenue, Berkeley*

$10 advance, $12 door, student discount at door, brownpapertickets.com ::
800-838-3006 or at Pegasus (3 locations), Marcus Books, Moe’s, Walden Pond,
Diesel a Bookstore S.F: Modern Times. KPFA benefit

Info:: http://www.kpfa.org/events

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*The Throwaways *is a timely and provocative look at the impact of mass
incarceration and police brutality on black men in America. Told through
the eyes of homeless ex-felon Ira McKinley, the film documents his struggle
to bring positive changes to his community in inner-city Albany, NY. As he
strives to give voice to the people on the streets fighting for survival,
McKinley confronts the stigma of being formerly incarcerated. More than an
illumination of marginalized people in trouble, this film is a call to
action, a narrative of engaging in the fight for justice.

*”The Throwaways **courageously explores the most pressing racial justice
issue of our time: the mass incarceration and profiling of poor people of
color. “*

—*Michelle Alexander, *author, *The New Jim Crow*

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KPFA Radio 94.1FM presents:

* Two of our greatest activist minds meet!*

* CORNEL WEST portrays the true REV. MARTIN LUTHER *

* KING, JR. :: **“The Radical King**”*

*Hosted by Davey D*

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* Saturday, January 31, 2015, 7:30 pm*

* First Congregational Church, 2501 Harrison Street, Oakland *                                                   $12 advance tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com ::                                                         800-838-3006 or Marcus Books, Pegasus (3 sites) Moe’s,                                                     Walden Pond, Diesel a Bookstore, Mrs. Dalloway’s Books SF:                                            Modern Times SF, $15 door                                                                                 

KPFA benefit http://www.kpfa.org/events

As racial tension again flares across the country, Dr. Cornel West                                                        provides a clear portrait of King as a radical visionary. While King                                                                 is currently recognized as a major leader in America’s civil rights                                                         movement, a transcendent orator and an insistent proponent of                                                        nonviolence, few realize how truly radical he was.

Dr. Cornel West brilliantly establishes King’s revolutionary Christian                                                   vision, seeing him as a passionate democratic socialist, underscoring his                                            profound identification with the poor, his unapologetic opposition to the                                             Vietnam War, to all war, and his crusade against global imperialism.*

*Dr. Cornel West, unarguably one of America’s most gifted and                                                    provocative **public intellectuals, has been profoundly influenced                                                                     by Dr. King.  Currently he is **a professor of philosophy and Christian                                                     practice at Union Theological Seminary **in New York City. *

*Davey D is the Host of Hard Knock Radio                                                                                                          (airing on KPFA 94.1FM weekdays at 4pm).                                                                                                               He is also Adjunct Professor in the Afrostudies                                                                               Dept. at S.F.State University.*


Bob
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Bob Baldock
KPFA Radio
Public Events Producer
510.848.5006

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