Columnist for the Los Angeles Sentinel , an African American oriented weekly. Member, Community Call to Action and Accountability. Also a former consultant to L.A. County Human Relations Commission for 32 years
After years of enjoying songs from North Carolina's Avett Brothers, we're proud to feature a live session on Morning Becomes Eclectic with the group. If their new record is any indication-- it promises to be stellar. Join us at 11:15am.
The members of Avi Buffalo may be just out of high school, but their music defies their age, with mind blowing guitar solos, intriguing lyrics and songs so catchy we can't stop playing them. Tune in for a live session on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.
Author of The Hebrew Republic : How Secular Democracy and Global Enterprise Will Bring Israel Peace at Last and blogger at BernardAvishai.com ; Contributing Editor of the Harvard Business Review ; journalist who formerly covered the Middle East for Harpers and the New York Review of Books
Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of California at Irvine; author, most recently, of Darwin and Intelligent Design and the forthcoming Darwin’s Gift to Science and Religion ; former ordained Catholic priest, he also holds professorships in Philosophy and Logic at UC Irvine
Vice President at Winner and Associates, a strategic communications and public affairs firm in Los Angeles, California; former associate at the White House Office of Public Engagement during Obama's first 100 days; co-founder of 008 and Generation Obama , the volunteer arm of Barack Obama's 2008 presidential campaign
Former diplomat in Afghanistan's Embassy in Washington; founder and Executive Director of the Afghanistan Policy Council, and contributing author to The Silk Roads : Transport and Trade in Greater Central Asia
Senegalese superstar Baaba Maal's music has been featured on KCRW's airwaves since the 80's. He has helped propel world music to an international audience and tackles politics in Africa on his new tracks, which we’ll hear on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.
Distinguished Professor in the Departments of Chicano Studies and World Arts and Cultures at the University of California, Los Angeles; founder and Artistic Director of SPARC, The Social and Public Art Resource Center
Documentary filmmaker and Creative Director at Just Vision, a nonprofit organization that documents and disseminates the work of Palestinians and Israelis working nonviolently to the end the occupation and the conflict
Host and supervising producer of 10 Buildings That Changed America for WTTW Chicago. Host and writer of WTTW Chicago’s feature-length TV specials about Chicago architecture and history, including Chicago’s Loop: a New Walking Tour , and Biking the Boulevards .
Harvard-trained medical doctor, and writer and producer of several television shows, including NBC's Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and ER , which was nominated for five Emmy’s during the seven seasons he was there