Womens Magazine

Roderick Ferguson’s (Not) One-Dimensional Queer; Amy Foley Creates Feminist Dance

In his new book, One-Dimensional Queer (a homage to Herbert Marcuse), Roderick Ferguson counters orthodox portrayals of a gay movement narrowly focused on civil rights, and shows how queer liberation emerged out of various insurgent struggles crossing the politics of race, gender, class, and sexuality. Tracing the rise and fall of this intersectional politics, he argues that … Continued


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Jennifer Eberhardt Racial Bias; Anasuya Sengupta, inequality on the web – March 25, 2019

In the first part of our show we listen to a talk by Jennifer Eberhardt about  the dangers and effect of implicit  racial. bias in policing which is  inherently unintentional yet more pervasive than explicit bias but equally deadly.  Dr. Jennifer Eberhardt, one of the world’s leading experts on unconscious racial bias and the author … Continued


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Womens Magazine – March 18, 2019: The Space Between Us hosted by Jovelyn Richards

Today’s Space Between Us features two subjects. First Jovelyn discusses women and our minds with Barbara Berger author of Understanding How the Mind Works, Fast Food for the Soul and more.* Next Jovelyn delves into education and youth. Hilary Roberts of Peer Advocates Training and Consulting talks about empowering youth, schools and educators. Join Jovelyn and her guests  at the river for these interesting conversations. … Continued


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Years of Love and Danger: Madonna Thunderhawk, Lise Weil and Renate Stendhal

American Indian Movement leader (although she doesn’t really accept that label) Madonna Thunderhawk joins us to discuss her life in the movement, activism to save the earth and the new film Warrior Women, featuring her and her daughter, Marcie. The film is available for free on PBS’s The World channel this month. Then I have a conversation with Lise … Continued


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Womens Magazine – February 25, 2019 – Film: A Great Ride

Monday February 25th KPFA Radio’s Women’s Magazine offers a premium for fund driveyou don’t want to miss.    A Great Ride which was just featured at Frameline this year, looks at the lives of local older lesbians—the lesbian feminist Icon, Sally Gearhart, activist, Brenda Crawford, and several women who live in an LGBTQ-friendly retirement community in Santa Rosa—all who … Continued


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Womens Magazine – February 18, 2019: Safi Wa Nairobi presents an Audio Collage: Making Space Between Us

Audre Lorde, February 18, 1934 – November 17, 1992 Safi Wa Nairobi hosts KPFA Women’s Magazine with a playlist of Black women’s voices, spoken word and music. Listen to readings, poetry, essays of Audre Lorde, Maya Angelou, Angela Davis, Toni Morrison and more. Also we hear a portion of a panel talk about making space … Continued


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Black Feminism In Action; Turning Pain Into Power

KPFA Women’s Magazine speaks with historian Barbara Ransby about her new book, Making All Black Lives Matter: Reimagining Freedom in the Twenty-First Century, an insider’s account of how Black feminism has anchored the movement that has transformed U.S. political culture over the last five years.   Then we speak with Susan Swan, Executive Director of VDay, … Continued


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February 4, 2019: Celebrating Black History Month

Safi Wa Nairobi kicks off Black History Month with a special program on KPFA Women’s Magazine featuring Black arts, historical perspective, Black legacy, theater, music and more. Hear Jessica Care Moore read her poetry, Elaine Brown talk about activism today and the Black Panther Party, an interview with educator, writer and former editor-in-chief of the Black Panther News Judy Juanita, and Ayodele … Continued