February Programs

Jan 31, 2019

February 23, 2019

Can Do: Stories of Black Visionaries, Seekers, and Entrepreneurs
A Black History Month Special from The Kitchen Sisters and PRX.

Hosted by Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winning actress, Alfre Woodard, these are stories of black pioneers, self-made men and self-taught women, neighborhood heroes and visionaries. Join us for this richly produced and deeply layered hour long special produced by The Kitchen Sisters (Nikki Silva & Davia Nelson) and Roman Mars.

February 16, 2019

2 Years: Diaries of a Divided Nation
- A Special from KCRW's "Left, Right, and Center"

Two Years: Diaries of a Divided Nation is a people’s history of the forty-fifth presidency, recorded in real time, over the first two years of the Trump presidency. It follows a group of Americans who differ widely in their politics, personal identities, locations, and ages.

February 9, 2019

APM Reports: In The Dark

In the Dark: The Trials of Curtis Flowers is a story of a black man who has been tried six times for the same crime – a quadruple murder in a small town in Mississippi – and a white prosecutor who is determined to have him executed. The program examines the case against Curtis Flowers and reveals that witnesses against him testified falsely; that the prosecutor failed to disclose potentially exculpatory evidence; and that the prosecutor systematically struck black potential jurors from the jury pool, ensuring that Flowers was always tried by juries that were mostly or entirely white

February 2, 2019

Intelligence Squared U.S.
Ten Years After The Global Financial Crisis: Is The System Safer?

In 2008, the world witnessed one of the worst financial crises in global history. Ten years later, has the world learned its lesson? Panelists debate whether the system has shored up its weaknesses, or if in the face of a booming economy, the United States and countries around the world are repeating the mistakes of the past. The debaters are Jason Furman, Neel Kashkari, Kenneth Rogoff, and Robert Rosenkranz.