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Honoring Bay Area Poets Jack Hirschman and Janice Mirikitani; KPFA’s Avotcja at the Black Women’s Blues Festival

Friday, September 24th, 2021:

On Today’s Show

  • We share the voices of three poet activists who influenced the bay area, two of which have passed away recently: Jack Hirschman and Janice Mirikitani.
  • We share excerpts from KPFA’s own Avotcja, host of Bebop Cubop & The Musical Truth, as she performs her poems at the Black Women’s Blues Festival.

All this plus headline news.

photo: israel palacio via Unsplash

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