Making Contact

Not Throw Away Women: Black and Indigenous Women Disrupt Violence (Encore)

No Trow Away ShowThis is a special encore edition.
On today’s show we’re exploring how some women have been dehumanized to the point of indifference. We ll learn how one community is undoing the silence around the violence women of color face. We ll also hear about how serial killers were able to hunt down mostly Black women for three decades in South Los Angeles. Then we ll take you to the Yucatan where pregnant indigenous women struggle under a health care system failing to provide proper medical care.

Rochelle Robinson, Making Contact Fellow; Kimberly Smith; Gabrielle Rae Travis, Her Resilience Community Outreach Coordinator; Margaret Prescod founder of Black Coalition Fighting Back Serial Murders and host of KPFK s Sojourner Truth; Nick Broomfiled;

Featured music:

Blue Dot Sessions, Farsical Slow Driver

Trans Alp, Gnossienne N1

Blue Dot Sessions, Tanguedo

Black Ant, Fater Lee

Blue Dot Sessions, Inside the Origami Violin

Broke For Free, Night Owl

Phour Trakk, Long Transfer

Trans Alp, Gnossienne N3

Kai Engel, Written in Ink

Archival Footage:

AP, New Sketches of California Serial Killer, December 18, 2009

ABC News, Grim Sleepers Mysterious Photos

More information:

Her Resilience

Kimberly Robertson’s obituary

Black Coalition Fighting Back Serial Murders

Sojourner Truth Radio

HBO Tales of the Grim Sleeper

LA Weekly, Grim Sleeper Returns: He’s Murdering Angelenos, As Cops Hunt His DNA

The Grim Sleeper timeline!date=1985-07-10_14:46:16!

Nick Broomfield

Sociedad Mexicana Pro Derechos de la Mujer, A.C.

Accountability in Maternal and Reproductive Health: Experiences from Civil Society from India, Mexico, and Nigeria

Femicide in Mexico: Mapping of Silence

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