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Rising Up with Sonali

May 10, 2024 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM

News

Rising Up with Sonali is an all-women run Radio and Television show that brings progressive news coverage rooted in gender and racial justice to a wide audience. The show is hosted and executive produced by Sonali Kolhatkar. The radio program airs on Pacifica stations KPFA and KPFK, and several affiliate stations. The television show airs on Free Speech TV (Dish Network, DirecTV, Roku).

Rising Up with Sonali
7:00 AM
KBCS 91.3 FM - HD1 - Bellevue Seattle Tacoma
KBCS 91.3 FM - HD1 Bellevue Seattle Tacoma
a public service of Bellevue College KBCS
7:00 AM
NEWS: Rising Up with Sonali

YES! Presents: Rising Up With Sonali, is your weekly antidote to the doom and gloom of mainstream news, lifting up solutions that bring us closer to economic, racial, gender, and environmental justice. The program is hosted and executive produced by Sonali Kolhatkar, Racial Justice Editor at YES! Media.

7:02 AM
NEWS: Rising Up with Sonali

This week, well kick off the show with a conversation with Robin D. G. Kelley, Distinguished Professor and Gary B. Nash Endowed Chair in U.S. History at UCLA. He'll explain how students at his university are enduring violent attacks by Zionist groups and arrests by police and how faculty members like him are stepping in to protect students and uphold their activism.

7:28 AM
NEWS: Rising Up with Sonali

Then, well bring you a report from Cal State LAs newly erected Free Gaza encampment, featuring a student activist and a community organizer.

7:38 AM
NEWS: Rising Up with Sonali

We'll close out the hour with part 2 of a two part, very special conversation with a long-time friend and colleague Dortell Williams, a man who is serving a sentence of life in prison without the possibility of parole at Chuckawalla Valley State Prison in California.