Often when we talk about Black History Month, we only hear about Sojourner Truth, Harriet Tubman, Rosa Parks and Ella Baker. Remembering the roles played by these heroines of their times is important, but Black Women’s history continues to be made every day, in our own communities. Yolanda Holder, is a professional Endurance Ultra Marathon Walker … Continued
Acclaimed novelist Karen Joy Fowler talks about her beloved friend, Ursula K. LeGuin. We also hear clips from a few of LeGuin’s interviews and speeches. LeGuin, who has been recognized as one of the most important writers of the last century, frequently talked about fantasy and science fiction as ways of imagining deeper realities than … Continued
John Reimer discuss Oakland A’s stadium and Gentrification and Climbing PoeTREE on Arts and Activism.
At a time when the far right has become more visible and emboldened in the streets, what lessons can be drawn from the past for building a mass left politics against the right? Radical writer and former professional soccer player Gabriel Kuhn discusses struggles against the far right in Europe, historically and today, and the … Continued
Chivvis Moore discusses her new memoir, First Tie Your Camel, Then Trust In God: An American Feminist in the Arab World. Moore lived in the Middle East for 17 years, including three in Egypt, three in Syria, and 11 in Palestine. She talks about what attracted her and what she learned about Muslim and Arab … Continued
Jeannine Etter interviews Community Activist, Black Lives Matter member and National Poetry Slam champion Theo EJ Wilson, on his viral video “In Defense of Black Women” where Mr. Wilson challenges the toxic narrative that Black women are the sole cause of the destruction of the Black Family. Then Rebecca Jordan-Young, Tow Associate Professor of Women’s … Continued
Selma James, lifelong intellectual, activist and writer. And sports writer Dave Zirin.