Chrystos is a Native American of the Menominee nation, born in 1946 and raised in San Francisco. A political activist and speaker as well as an artist and writer, she is self educated. Her tireless momentum is directed at better understanding how issues of colonialism, genocide, class and gender affect the lives of women … Continued
Comics Dhaya Lakshminarayanan, Karinda Dobbins, Maysoon Zayid, JADE (Just Another Disabled Entertainer) and Nina G. join me to talk about the highs and lows of 2017 and beyond, what they’re looking forward to in 2018 and what it’s like doing comedy as women whose multiple identities are so often under attack. It’s wild, it’s witty and it’s informative. And special guest Eryn Mathewson, … Continued
We speak with Human Rights advocate Kevin Alexander Gray about the history of North Korea and American expansion. We speak with Leon Dnas about the Creative Arts Coalition and the fight to end gentrification and preserve the Arts in Oakland.
What does the Republican sweep mean for Palestine? Human rights lawyer, scholar and activist Noura Erekat discusses how the bipartisan consensus in favor of Israel’s permanent military supremacy in the Middle East could be disrupted and the broader implications of a potential turn towards fascism in the U.S. Noura will be speaking in Oakland on Thursday, … Continued
On Labor Day, we speak with Robin Williams, Director of Civil RIghts and Community Action for the United Food & Commercial Workers International Union. Williams is one of 27 Black women labor leaders profiled in And Still I Rise: Black Women Labor Leaders, a report from the Black Worker Initiative of the Institute for Policy Studies. … Continued
Women Bearing Brunt of the Earthquake in Nepal Dr. Renu Adhikari talks about the disparate impact of natural disasters on women, and how we can help make sure that the needs and voices of Nepali women are included in the reconstruction efforts. Dr. Adhikari is an OB/GYN and founder of the Women’s Rehabilitation Center, a … Continued
We speak with the son of Mumia Abu-Jamal about the health of his father, hip-hop artist Zumbi of ZionI stops by to discuss HipHop and activism and lastly we chop it up with artist Chamuco Cortez about La Movida Lives event at Eastside Arts Alliance this weekend.