January 2012

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day!

 king Tonight on K-Jazz we celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, jr. with songs of freedom, unity and liberation. You'll hear excerpts from King's speeches and learn more about how jazz musicians dealt with racism in hotels and venues when they traveled to play their music.  Enjoy some soulful Gene Harris and some inspiring gospel from pianist Cyrus Chestnut tonight as we celebrate Dr. King.

Prisoners in Arizona Report

Pinal County attorney Jim Walsh and ASU Law Professor Carissa Hessick sit down with host Steve Goldstein to talk about the report Prisoners in Arizona: Truth-in-Sentencing, Time Served, and Recidivism, and what changes should or should not be made to make Arizona's prisoner system better.

Tucson Project White House

For the Arizona Presidential Primaries average citizens are being encouraged to participate in Project White House 2012. The Tucson Weekly is holding a series of challenges, and will even endorse the participant who gains the most public support. Candidate Gary Swing explains why he's decided to run in the presidential primary this year.