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Multiracials and Civil Rights: Mixed-Race Stories of Discrimination

Fri, 2019/02/01 - 1:00pm

People United features legal scholar Tanya Katerí Hernández and historian Minkah Makalani on her book Multiracials and Civil Rights: Mixed-Race Stories of Discrimination, which argues that multiracial people suffer the same kinds of discrimination as other people of color in the United States and benefit from the same c

Under the X in Texas with real country singer songwriter Weldon Henson

Tue, 2019/01/29 - 9:00am

Under the X in Texas welcomes honky tonk real country music singer songwriter native Texan Weldon Henson to the mic with a new cd, Texas Made Honky Tonk,  before his longtime residency every Tuesday night in the Broken Spoke Saloon Dancehall.  Tuesday, 1/29, 9-11am.

Laura Lee

Sat, 2019/01/26 - 1:45pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes Laura Lee. Laura Lee is another great singer/songwriter from right here in Austin, Texas with wonderful songs and a singing style that is uniquely her own, as you will hear when she performs live for us the whole hour on the radio on KOOP 91.7 FM and koop.org, 3-4pm, Saturday, January 26th.

Austin Women's Rally 2019

Fri, 2019/01/25 - 1:00pm

People United presents coverage of the Austin Women's Rally, an intersectional feminist gathering held at the Texas Capitol on January 19, 2019.

Listen to an archive of this program here.

Gigi Love and Roger Len Smith

Sat, 2019/01/19 - 2:00pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes two great out-of-state artists for a doubleheader: In from Utah is the sweet and lovely Gigi Love, whose songs celebrate life and the natural beauty around us, as you will hear in the bonus episode at 2pm. Then at 3pm, in from Colorado, it's fantastic and rocking singer/songwriter Roger Len Smith.

Keep Composers Weird

Wed, 2019/01/16 - 12:00pm

The International Folk Bazaar morphs into the International Classical Bazaar, featuring accomplished self-taught composer Nathan Felix, whose "Keep Composers Weird" program brings in emerging composers from all over the world.

Boots On The Air

Mon, 2019/01/14 - 8:45am

KOOP’s series Boots On The Air continues Monday, January 14 at 1:30pm CDT / GMT -6. (1330 hrs). As always, we’ll report the latest veterans’ news. Then we will explore how best to respect and honor veterans without excessive adulation and without glorifying militarism and war. Our guest is author and University of Texas History Professor Bill Brands.

Monte Warden

Sat, 2019/01/12 - 3:00pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes Austin's own Monte Warden. Monte fronts two great bands, The Wagoneers and Monte Warden and the Dangerous Few, and BOTH of those bands are playing KOOP's Birthday Party this Saturday night at Spider House Ballroom, with the great Peterson Brothers also on the bill!

Gina Hinojosa on the 86th Lege

Fri, 2019/01/11 - 1:00pm

People United features State Rep. Gina Hinojosa (D-District 49) on the 86th Texas Legislature, which convenes for regular session from January 8 through May 27, 2019.

Listen to an archive of this program here.

John Beland

Sat, 2019/01/05 - 3:00pm

The Singer and the Song welcomes legendary guitarist and all-around musician John Beland. John spent years in the Flying Burrito Brothers and has played guitar with everyone: Dolly Parton, Linda Ronstadt, Arlo Guthrie, Rick Nelson, and a list you won't believe. He's also the author of a new book on his amazing life and is a great songwriter and artist in his own right.

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