Next week marks the anniversary of a decision that changed the lives of tens of thousands of Californians. In February 1942, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, giving the OK to the internment of Japanese-Americans. But they weren't the only ones the government considered "suspicious" during World War II. You may not know that 50,000 Italian-Americans in California were deemed "enemy aliens." Reporter Cari Spivak brings us the story of the Bronzini family, who were targeted by the government and nearly lost everything.
This week the brand new action movie "Black Panther" hits the theaters. Part of the film's plot unfolds in Oakland, and the movie's director, Ryan Coogler, grew up in the Town. But "Black Panther" is connected to Oakland in even deeper ways. Oakland is, after all, the birthplace of the actual Black Panther Party. KQED's Sandya Dirks asks -- other than a name -- what do the movie and the movement have in common?
New Book Explores The Power of Radical Self-Love
Unapologetic and proud. Those are just two words that come to mind when you hear Bay Area spoken word artist and activist Sonya Renee Taylor perform. Especially when she talks about self-image and body shame. She's got a new book out, called "The Body is Not an Apology: The Power of Radical Self Love," and joins us in the studio.
If you're a parent, you know that the moment you take on the responsibility of caring for a child can be the most transformative moment of your life. We hear a lot about how that affects moms. But what about dads? KQED's Peter Arcuni was a stay-at-home dad for a year, and brings us his reflection.