Guest: V (formerly Eve Ensler) is a Tony Award–winning playwright, author, performer, and activist. Her international phenomenon The Vagina Monologues has been published in 48 languages and performed in more than 140 countries.  She is the founder of V-Day, the global activist movement to end violence against women and girls, and One Billion Rising, the largest global … Continued

Guest: Judy Heumann (1947- 2023) was a pioneering disability rights activist and international advisory on disability, on the history of the disability rights movement. Judy was a founding member of the Berkeley Center for Independent Living which was the first grassroots center in the United States and helped to launch the Independent Living Movement both … Continued

Guest: Charisse Burden-Stelly is associate Professor of African American studies at Wayne state. and a member of the Black Alliance for Peace Research and Political Education Team. She is the c-editor, along with Jodi Dean, of the book Organize, Fight, Win: Black Communist Women’s Political Writing.   Photo credit: Charisse Burden-Stelly’s website

Guest: Stephen Kinzer is an award-winning author and foreign correspondent.  He is a Senior Fellow at the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs at Brown University.  He is the author of many books including, Overthrow: America’s Century of Regime Change from Hawaii to Iraq.  On the one-year anniversary of the Russian invasion of Ukraine … Continued

Guest: Deborah G. Plant is an African American and Africana Studies Independent Scholar, Writer, and Literary Critic specializing in the life and works of Zora Neale Hurston.  She is editor of Barracoon: The Story of the Last “Black Cargo” by Zora Neale Hurston and the author of Alice Walker: A Woman for Our Times, a philosophical biography. … Continued