EPISODE 98 – TELL THEM EVERYTHING NOW, WITH NAHSHON DION

For our 98th installment (originally recorded May 29th, 2022), Nahshon and I discuss yours truly’s roots in Los Angeles, the L.A. mayor’s race, the L.A. County Sheriff’s office, and even Acapulco restaurant. Nahshon Dion is a multi-talented, award-winning creative nonfiction writer, teaching artist, creative director, executive producer, and arts patron from Pasadena, California. She hosts TRANSBRATIONS, a YouTube show, whose next guest, on June 21st, features Writer and Professor Elmaz Abinader, co-founder of Voices of Our Nation Arts Foundation (VONA).

*It was Toni Morrison–not Angela Davis–in a conversation with Angela Davis, who noted the abundance of libraries in the United States per capita compared to the rest of ‘the West’s’ states and nations.*

*Set the Night on Fire: L.A. in the Sixties was authored by Mike Davis and Jon Weiner–not Weinstein–in 2020.

J.T.

EPISODE 87 – FROM REDLINING TO REPARATIONS WITH DAVID KIM

We publish the podcast’s first ever English & Spanish-translated episode, recorded live with David Kim (@DavidKimForCA) for his campaign’s monthly Livestream. Share it with the vecindario‘s mamas, tios and tias, primos, and more! And for the full version, check out David’s YouTube channel. Thanks also to Patricia Canton for translating on the subjects of gentrification, redlining, the Jim Crow South, and the Reconstruction era, among others.

J.T.