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This week, The Truman Show with Naomi is dedicated to the black directors, authors, actors, and musicians that have impacted not only the art world, but every corner of the Earth. Tune in to hear Naomi's suggested works (pictured above) that will aid in educating...
This month’s episode of the People’s Mic features interviews, speeches, and public comments from people involved in the protest movement across the US.
“Stand up for what you believe in cuz if you don’t stand up you’re going to fall…” – Grandma Gayle. On this special episode of The Traffic Report, Kai talks with his grandma about marching with Malcolm X, her experience with protests in the 60s, and growing up in a segregated school system.
Shaun Griffin is a poet and writer who brings some part of that world to you every other week on KWNK with a new audio segment.
Kiki talks with Lela who organized the Peace Vigil in Reno happening this Sunday, June 7th from 4pm to 7pm in the Downtown City Plaza.
Aria from local non-profit, ACTIONN, stopped by our studio to discuss the upcoming June 9th Primary Election. You can learn about the work ACTIONN does in our community and discover their People First Voter Guide below!
Compiled from various sources online. ACTIONS YOU CAN TAKE NOW: 1. Contribute/Share Funds and Petitions 2. Stay updated. Follow the hashtags #BlackLivesMatter #JusticeforFloyd #JusticeforBre #IRunWithMaud #TonyMcDade #DreasjonReed #JusticeforJoaoPedro #ICantBreathe 3. Demand accountability, pressure your elected officials to address police brutality 4. Educate yourself
Impromptu community discussion about the events taking place on May 30th in the KWNK studio with activists and community members Jody, Monique, and Nathaniel.
For the past twenty years, Sundance Books and Music, Reno’s oldest independent bookstore, has celebrated National Poetry Month with readings by poets from this region and beyond. This April the event was cancelled due to the virus and so, it seemed only fitting to move the readings to KWNK 97.7FM.