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May 30, 2022 35 mins

In this episode of Lightplay, host Jasper Nighthawk presents the essay, "We Need a National Gun Violence Memorial," which addresses the question, Could a space to mark our grief and gather for action alchemize a long-needed change?  Then the writer Lisa Locascio Nighthawk recommends Everything Under by Daisy Johnson. (28:11). Then Jasper shares three motes: The Birth and Bust of Phoenix Jones, Nothing But Respect for MY Dune, and Urban Driftwood (29:58). The show finishes with a Land Reminder (33:14) and a Benediction (34:24).

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The post is available online in the Lightplay archive.

Learn more about the story of the Muwekma Ohlone from the Cafe Ohlone menu, in this Forum interview with co-founder Vincent Medina, or in this great KQED article.

Buy Everything Under by Daisy Johnson, as recommended by Lisa Locascio Nighthawk.

From the motes: Listen to “The Superhero Complex” by David Weinberg.  Watch Jodorowsky’s Dune.  And don’t miss Yasmin Williams’s Tiny Desk Concert 

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