For May Day, this Monday May 1st, KPFA’s Women’s Magazine will celebrate immigrant women and look at some issues facing imigrant women in these anti-immigrant and anti-worker times. We will have an interview with Marisa Franco from San Francisco’s "POWER" about their Women Workers Project and an interview with Carmela Bramila, an organizer with the … Continued
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This hour long radio program presents and discusses women’s lives and issues globally and locally from a radical, multiracial, feminist, mujerist, womanist perspective.
Women correspondents who covered the war in Iraq will join us by phone. May Ying Welch, freelancing with Al-Jezeera, Marie Colvin of the Sunday Times London, Hannah Allam with Knight Ridder and others will talk about the perspective that women bring to the coverage of the war. Marking the 57th anniversary of KPFA we host … Continued
Theme: feminist poetry. Celebrating National Poetry Month with Sonia Sanchez; poems by Iranian poet Fallojah Ah Assad and former San Francisco Poet Laureate devorah major; an interview with playwright and author, J. California Cooper. Sonia Sanchez writes poetry with revolutionary fervor and intensity. Womens Magazine presents an interview with this prolific writer and poet who … Continued
This April 3rd on Women’s Magazine we will talk to documentary filmmaker Kim Longinotto director of "Divorce Iranian Style" and "Pride of Place" just two of her many films being shown at the Pacific Film Archives in Berkeley this April 13th thur April 15th. Kim Longinotto’s direct, compassionate documentaries take us into the often inaccessible … Continued
Theme: Middle-Eastern womens voices. Today’s show features voices of several women from the Middle East including Malalai Joya, an Afghani woman in the U.S. speaking on the oppressive conditions in her country; an excerpt from the book Dancing in the No Fly Zone: A Womens Journey Through Iraq by Hadani Ditmars; Bonnie Bone on the … Continued
Theme: Global Womens Voices. Today’s show is devoted to International Womens Day. The show starts with the early history or International Womens Day tracing its roots from 1908 when 30,000 women marched to New York demanding the right to vote to the present and how International Womens Day will be observed on March 8th in … Continued