When: Tue., June 9, 12 p.m. 2020
On Tuesday, June 9 at Noon, KPOV 88.9 FM, High Desert Radio, joins radio stations nationwide to play Sam Cooke’s “A Change Is Gonna Come,” in commemoration of the life of George Floyd. Floyd’s gruesome killing May 25 has been the focus of international protests. Many communities are struggling with the issues raised by his death, including racial injustice and police misconduct. On June 9, Floyd will be laid to rest at a private ceremony in Houston, Texas, his hometown. Participating stations will broadcast the Sam Cooke Civil Rights Movement anthem at the same time that afternoon, coast-to-coast.