About This Show
Sojourner Truth with Margaret Prescod is a public affairs program that airs Tuesday through Friday on KPFK Radio from 7 to 8 AM (PST).
Tune in at 90.7 FM Los Angeles, 98.7 FM Santa Barbara, 93.7 FM North San Diego, 99.5 FM Ridgecrest-China Lake, or www.kpfk.org.
Sojourner Truth brings you news and views on local, national, and international policies and stories that affect us all. We draw out how those of us most impacted - women, communities of color and other communities are responding. We also discuss the inter-relationship between art and politics. At the start of our show we bring you the headlines of the day.
Most Recent Episode
Sojourner Truth Radio: September 28, 2016 - "Mapping the Heavens" with Priyamvada Natarajan
1 day ago
What does it mean that the universe is expanding? What is dark matter? What are black holes? How did general relativity change perceptions of space and time? How do race, class and gender influence who gets taken seriously in science?
Today, we return to "Cosmology on Sojourner Truth" for a one-hour special. Why is acceptance of new scientific ideas so difficult? How do radical ideas in science move from skepticism to acceptance?
Our guest is Priyamvada Natarajan, a professor in the Department of Astronomy and Physics at Yale University and author of the new book Mapping the Heavens: The Radical Scientific ideas That Reveal The Cosmos. She is the first woman of color to write a popular book on cosmology.