Tonight’s program celebrates LatinoX History Month Produced by Julieta Kusnir, Brenda Illesca, Nina Serrano, and Alexandra Ruiz Castillo. Remembering: A commentary by Nina Serrano on  Reis Lopez Tijerina, Chicano land grant leader of the 1960’s and 70’s. Anniversary of the Oaxacan Earthquake in Mexico. “The Other September 11th, 1973 when the democratically elected government in … Continued

Santiago, the capital of Chile, was a hotbed of radical, non-sectarian organizing in the early 1920s, when a repressive backlash led to the death of poet José Domingo Gómez Rojas.  Historian Raymond Craib tells the story of anarchists and communists, students and workers, radicals and reactionaries, the pursuing and the pursued, whose politics echo down … Continued

We spend the hour with Nina Serrano, prize-winning poet, activist, filmmaker, playwright, and radio host.  Besides producing programs on politics and culture for KPFA over the last four decades, Nina is cofounder of the Mission Cultural Center and former director of San Francisco Poetry in the Schools.  She was the first foreign woman to travel … Continued