The week’s headlines and YOU
Studio Berlin is KCRW Berlin’s weekly show that brings together local journalists, lawmakers and experts to provide you with context and analysis around the issues shaping the news locally and nationally. Tune in every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. and Saturday at 10:00 a.m. on 104.1 FM.
Each week we’ll take a closer look at the events shaping our lives here in Germany’s capital. You’ll hear from a diverse group of hosts as we tackle the issues moving Berlin, Germany, Europe — and YOU.
Nov. 18, 2020: Will the worldwide, ‘Black Lives Matter’ protests open a new dialogue on racism in Germany and Europe? (Rebroadcast)
This November we’re highlighting some of the big news stories from 2020. In this Studio Berlin episode we revisit our discussion on the Black Lives Matter movement.
Host Sumi Somaskanda delves into modern-day discrimination in Germany and its history of racial injustice with Malcolm Ohanwe, journalist for German public broadcaster BR; Larry Olomofe, executive director of PADLINK; Joshua Kwesi Aikins, a political scientist with Afrozensus, and Peggy Piesche, a literary and cultural studies scholar.
This episode first aired on June 10, 2020.
This show was produced by Monika Müller-Kroll and Sumi Somaskanda. Sylvia Cunningham contributed.