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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


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Womens Magazine – January 14, 2019 – Keeping Collective Memory Alive

Oakland teachers are ready to strike. We hear voices from the Defend Education march and rally on Saturday. From Making Contact: a look back at a few of the gender and human liberation warriors we lost last year, including Japanese American researcher Aiko Herzig-Yoshinaga, Brazilian LGBT and feminist activist politician Marielle Franco, LGBTQ and prison … Continued


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January 7, 2019: Memory, Trauma, and the Politics of Fear – Conversations with Rosalind Petchesky and Elizabeth Rosner

What’s all this about anti-Semitism in the Women’s March? Rosalind Petchesky, MacArthur fellow, socialist-feminist scholar and activist with Jewish Voice for Peace, questions why accusations made nine months ago are suddenly hitting the mainstream media just weeks before the third national Women’s Marches are scheduled to step off. Petchesky’s Appeal to Jewish Women to Support the 2019 … Continued


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Womens Magazine – December 31, 2018

The planned withdrawal of US troops from Syria is widely seen as a green light for Turkey to invade Northern Syria. What will that mean for the socialist feminist Democratic Federation of Northern Syria, colloquially known as Rojava? Reflecting on this prospect, we listen to excerpts from my interviews with Sinam Mohamed, representative of the … Continued