This week we are joined by Jacob Raiford AKA Roqy Tyraid…the notable emcee/activist! He sits down to discuss the importance of holding public office as well as his personal journey and how folks can follow in his footsteps.
In the second half of the show, we discuss the efforts put forth by Jacob/Roqy from his position at the ACLU that allows public filming of police while on duty. He shares how he was able to protect our rights and how this can be replicated in communities across the country.
Listen to Civic Cipher every Sunday morning at 7am on Hot 98.3!
About Civic Cipher
Civic Cipher is a weekly radio show hosted by Ramses Ja and Q. Ward. This show is dedicated to empowering Black and Brown voices, allowing them to engage directly with their communities as well as the general population. Self-determination is critical to securing a future free of oppressive systems, and Civic Cipher exists to facilitate discussions toward this end. Furthermore, Civic Cipher seeks to inform non-POC allies who may not be privy to these types of discussions and optics. Finally, Civic Cipher seeks to provide long-form conversations in spaces where there is often a lack of significant resources, potent dialogue, or the necessary engagement for facilitating a healthy and productive civil discourse.