By Philadelphia Magazine and 900AM-WURD
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Welcome to Pushback, a social-justice-themed podcast where journalists Christopher “Flood the Drummer” Norris and Malcolm Burnley explore conversations about equality and struggle. With episodes released twice per month and produced by Philadelphia Magazine and WURD Radio 96.1 FM & 900 AM, Pushback features compelling interviews with social change-makers in Philadelphia and beyond.
||CleanPushback — Episode 9: Black and Blue With Rochelle Bilal||In the Pushback season finale, former Philadelphia police officer and whistleblower Rochelle Bilal shares her views on the Thin Blue Line, the legacy of Frank||9/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPushback — Episode 8: Former VP Candidate Cheri Honkala||Anti-poverty advocate Cheri Honkala has been fighting more than just hunger and homelessness in North Philadelphia. She’s been battling the Democratic party machine. After being||8/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPushback — Episode 7: Larry Krasner’s Revelations||Larry Krasner, the Democratic nominee for district attorney of Philadelphia, has a higher profile today than he’s ever had. The New York Times, The Atlantic,||7/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPushback — Episode 6: Message Music||In recognition of Black Music Month, we bring you a conversation about message music — protest music, socially conscious music, whatever you want to call||6/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPushback — Episode 5: The Politics of Pot, Part II||George Soros tried but failed to get Keir Bradford-Grey to run for district attorney in Philadelphia earlier this year. It turns out she had unfinished||6/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPushback — Episode 4: The Politics of Pot, Part I||Co-facilitators of the Temple University class “Marijuana in the News,” Chris Goldstein and Linn Washington discuss the ways in which the media fails to cover||6/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPushback — Episode 3: The Burdens and Privileges of Being the Face of a Movement||On any given day in Philadelphia, you’re likely to hear Black Lives Matter activist Asa Khalif — whose 26-year-old cousin, Brandon Tate-Brown, was shot and||5/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPushback — Episode 2: Defining Black Intellectualism||The 2017 movie “I Am Not Your Negro,” about the life and times of James Baldwin, received nationwide acclaim. But it was hardly an anomaly||4/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPushback — Episode 1: Sightings of Solidarity: A Movement or Moment?||From safety pins to protests, acts of solidarity have been all over the news in the early days of Donald Trump’s presidency. But how exactly||3/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPushback — Pilot: What Does It Mean to Be a White Ally?||“From Birmingham to Blacks Lives Matter: What Does It Mean to Be a White Ally?” is inspired by the lengthy letter Martin Luther King wrote while locked away in a Birmingham jail, in which he expressed disappointment in the white church and white mod||3/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|