Trayvonning: In the wake of the final verdict in the Trayvon Martin case a disrespectful planking like meme has resurfaced. It’s called Trayvoning. Dr Lisa Guerrero who is an Associate Professor in the Department of Critical Culture, Gender, and Race Studies at Washington State University. Dr Guerrero has written extensively on the subject of Race and racism. I spoke with her about an article she wrote on the subject. It’s called, Playing Dead: The Trayvoning Meme & the Mocking of Black Death.
In studio: Earlier this year, Kansas City band Making Movies released their second full length album, “A La Deriva” tell a story familiar to anyone whose family has migrated to America. The story of how the very country that was supposed to be a glimmer of hope can tear you down. Tonight, the band joins me in studio for a special acoustic performance.