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AZ0136.03 Dr. Lily Golden-Hanga / interviewed by William Mandel

Autobiographical interview in Moscow with Dr. Lily Golden-Hanga, a Black woman born in the U.S.S...

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Golden, Lily, 1934-, Women -- Soviet Union., Blacks -- Soviet Union., Education, Higher -- Soviet Union., Black Muslims., DuBois, W.E.B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963., Robeson, Paul, 1898-1976., Radio call-in shows, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, November 10, 1977
AZ0137 Esther Phillips : an interview by Angela Davis / produced by Stephanie Allen and Angela Davis.

Soul and blues singer Esther Phillips (1935-1984) talks with activist Angela Davis (1944 - )...

Davis, Angela Y. (Angela Yvonne), 1944-, Philips, Esther., Jazz musicians., Women entertainers -- United States., Women musicians -- United States., Musicians, Black., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, Nov. 7, 1977.
AZ0138 Ben Chavis and the Wilmington 10 / Elizabeth Chavis and Helen Othow interviewed by Angela Davis

Angela Davis interviews Mrs. Elizabeth Chavis and Dr. Helen Othow, the mother and sister of the...

Chavis, Elizabeth., Othow, Helen Chavis, 1932-, Davis, Angela Y. (Angela Yvonne), 1944-, Trials (Political crimes and offenses), Civil rights -- United States., Race discrimination -- United States., Blacks -- Civil rights., Wilmington 10, Chavis, Ben, 1948-, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, African Americans--Civil rights--History KPFA, November 28, 1977
AZ0146 Carmen McRae / interviewed by Angela Davis.

Jazz singer, composer and actress Carmen McRae (1920 - 1994) talks with activist Angela Davis (...

McRae, Carmen., Women musicians., Performing arts -- United States., Jazz music., Parker, Charlie, 1920-1955., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, Jan. 16, 1978.
AZ0147 Samille Gooden interviewed by Angela Davis

Angela Davis speaks with Samille Gooden, president of local 1695 of the American Federation of...

Gooden, Samille., Davis, Angela Y. (Angela Yvonne), 1944-, Labor unions -- Minority membership., Minority women -- United States., Women, Black., Women labor unionists., African Americans, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, January 23, 1978
AZ0181 To Briggs or not to Briggs / produced by Avotcja Jiltonilro y Fasanmi.

Panel discussion on the 1978 Briggs initiative to remove openly gay teachers and workers from...

Avotcja., Davis, Angela Y. (Angela Yvonne), 1944-, Chrisman, Robert., WILLIAMS, CECIL, 1929-, Briggs initiative., Gays -- Legal status, laws, etc., Gays -- employment -- California., Elections -- California -- 1978., Discrimination in employment -- California -- Law and legislation., Legislation -- California., To Briggs or not to Briggs / produced by Avotcja Jiltonilro y Fasanmi., Yeshitela, Omali, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, Sept. 10, 1978.
AZ0297 Asian American women vs. the women's movement

Panel discussion between Asian-American women on how racism, ageism, and classism have corrupted...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Women's rights -- United States -- History -- 20th century, Asian American women, International Women's Day KPFA, Mar. 8, 1979.
AZ0404 Women organizing for decent housing / produced by Peggy Bray and Ann Arbogast

This program focuses on how single mothers and Third World women are being threatened by...

Minority women -- United States., Minorities -- Housing -- Berkeley (Calif.)., Discrimination in housing -- Berkeley (Calif.)., Sex discrimination against women -- Berkeley (Calif.), Women -- Housing -- Berkeley (Calif.)., KPFA Women's Department, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, December 19, 1979
AZ0438 A Black Russian woman / with William Mandel

William Mandel and his wife conduct an interview in English with Dr. Lily Golden-Hanga, a Black...

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Golden, Lily, 1934-, Women -- Soviet Union., Blacks -- Soviet Union., Education, Higher -- Soviet Union., Black Muslims., DuBois, W.E.B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963., Robeson, Paul, 1898-1976., Radio call-in shows, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, February 18, 1980.
AZ0469 Maxine Hong Kingston / interviewed by Helen Mickiewicz and Elaine Kim.

Maxine Hong Kingston won rave reviews in 1977 for her book "The Woman Warrior." She...

Kingston, Maxine Hong., Asian Americans., Women authors, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Kim, Elaine. KPFA, June 23, 1980.
AZ0471.03 Sojourner Truth : walking to freedom / produced by Darcell King. (Episode 3 of 7)

This program tells the life of Sojourner Truth (c. 1797 - 1883), African-American abolitionist...

African American women abolitionists, African American Women, Slaves -- United States -- Biography, African American Women, Truth, Sojourner, -1883, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, July 20, 1979.
AZ0471.06 Harriet Tubman / produced by Darcell King. (Episode 6 of 7)

Harriet Tubman was born into slavery and escaped to the North. Not satisfied with her own...

Women, Black -- United States., Slavery, Underground railroad., Tubman, Harriet, 1820?-1913, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, Aug. 6, 1979; Aug. 2, 1980
AZ0560 The murders of the children in Atlanta / produced by Damali Cruz and Khensu-Ra

The program is divided into 3 sections. It begins with a chronology of the events around the...

Atlanta (Ga.) -- Social conditions., Murder -- Atlanta (Ga.)., Crime and criminals -- Atlanta (Ga.)., Gregory, Dick., Davis, Angela Y. (Angela Yvonne), 1944-, Brown, Irvin., Shange, Ntozake., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, April 29, 1981
AZ0607 You can't keep a good woman down / Alice Walker ; interviewed by Karla Tonella.

Alice Walker (1944 - ) is primarily known as a novelist and short story writer, and is a major...

Walker, Alice, 1944-, African American women authors, Women authors, You can't keep a good woman down / Alice Walker ; interviewed by Karla Tonella., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, Sept. 5, 1981.
AZ0615 A Joyful noise: Ana Perez in concert

This is a performance by one of the Bay Area's most talented feminist composer/performers,...

Women musicians., Perez, Ana, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, November 6, 1972
AZ0642.08 Majority report, June 3, 1982: NOW, Jewish Feminist Conference, Vida Gallery, survivors of Hiroshima

Ginny Z. Berson and Marci Lockwood host Majority Report, June 3, 1982. Segments: 1. News wrap-up...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Berson, Ginny Z., Lockwood, Marci, Foat, Ginny, Hammond, Paci, Smith, Corless., Okazaki, Steven, Thompson, Sandy, Donahue, Maggie, Radio news programs KPFA, June 3, 1982
AZ0642.12 Majority report, December 4, 1982: Barbara Christian

Barbara Christian (1943 - 2000) delivers a speech as part of the lecture series on "Gender...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Christian, Barbara, 1943-2000, African American women poets, Stanford University. Center for Research on Women KPFA, Dec. 4, 1982
AZ0642.13 Majority report, December 23, 1982: Tara Burke, Kitchen Table, Gay and Lesbian studies at UCB, reparations

Peggy Bray and Ginny Z. Berson host Majority Report, December 23, 1982: Segments: 1. News wrap-...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Bray, Peggy., Berson, Ginny Z., Smith, Barbara, 1946-, Adelona, Ebun, Sundheim, Karen., Perry, Graham, Radio news programs KPFA, Dec. 23, 1982
AZ0642.14 Majority report, August 20, 1987: Temporary workers and South African women's day

Production reel from Majority Report, August 20, 1987. Segments: 1. Jane Walsh, co-producer of...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Radio news programs, Walsh, Jane, Sancho, Nelia, Javate de Dios, Aurora, Vaid, Urvashi, Windborne, Janice, Bernstein, Gerald, Natividad, Irene, Meier, Deborah, DuRivage, Virginia, Mnumzana, Susan, Van Clay, Mary KPFA, Aug. 20, 1987.
AZ0649 Readings on national liberation / translated and read by William Mandel

Readings on national liberation / translated and read by William Mandel. Soviet news stories on...

Women, Black., Journalism -- Soviet Union., Press and politics., Prisoners -- United States., Iran Hostage Crisis, 1979-1981., Shakur, Assata., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Radio call-in shows KPFA, November 12, 1979
AZ0676 Alice Walker : the color purple / produced by Laurie Udesky and Corless Smith.

This program contains an interview, a speech, and readings from Alice Walker's book, "...

Smith, Corless., Walker, Alice, 1944-, Women authors, Literature., African Americans, Women, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, Sept. 4, 1982.
AZ0681 Race and class: patriarchal politics and women's experience / Bettina Aptheker

The politics of privilege. How does racism work to distort and lessen White women's lives?...

Racism., Women -- Social conditions., Aptheker, Bettina, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, December 4, 1982
AZ0780 Interview with Judy Mowatt / produced by Sue Supriano.

In Jamaica 1982, Sue Supriano interviewed Judy Mowatt, singer who was one of the "I-Threes...

Supriano, Sue., Women singers -- Personal narratives., Black singers -- Personal narratives., Marley, Bob, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 1982?
AZ0808 Life in the female job ghetto : service and office work / produced by Peggy Irene Bray, Maggie Geddes, and Karla Tonella.

A documentary that takes a look at women's place in the paid labor force. Features audio of...

Women Organized for Employment, Tonella, Karla., Boyle, Rita, Bray, Peggy., Maupin, Joyce., Massenburg, Mary Ann., Geddes, Maggie., Office workers -- Personal narratives., Sex discrimination in employment, Women -- Employment -- Social conditions., Servants -- Personal narratives., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 15 Nov. 1980.
AZ0974 From the cancer journals / Audre Lorde.

Live readings by poet, activist and essayist Audre Lorde (1934 - 1992) from her non-fiction work...

Women authors -- Personal narratives., Lorde, Audre, Breast -- Cancer -- Patients -- Biography., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 1978?.
AZ1010 Author Alice Walker reads the short story, Roselily

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Alice Walker (1944 - ) reads her short story "Roselily...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Walker, Alice, 1944-, African American women authors, Censorship -- United States., Short stories. KPFA, 1994.
AZ1025 Herbert Marcuse and Angela Davis at Berkeley

Excerpt from a rally at University of California Berkeley featuring speeches by philosopher and...

Marcuse, Herbert, 1898-1979, University of California, Berkeley, African Americans--Civil rights--History, Communism, Davis, Angela Y. (Angela Yvonne), 1944-, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 1969?.
AZ1084 Wanda Coleman interviewed by Opal Palmer Adisa

Poet Opal Palmer Adisa interviews writer/poet Wanda Coleman, author of Mad Dog, Black Lady,...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Coleman, Wanda., Adisa, Opal Palmer, 1954-, African American women poets, California--Poetry KPFA, ca. 1993.
AZ1132.16 Elayne Jones, timpanist (Episode 16)

An interview with timpanist, percussionist and teacher Elayne Jones, a Black woman with...

Women composers., Women musicians., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Jones, Elayne KPFA, September 18, 1976
AZ1340 Ntozake Shange: Sassafrass, Cypress & Indigo

Author Ntozake Shange reads from her novel, Sassafrass, Cypress & Indigo (St....

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Shange, Ntozake., African American women authors KPFA, February 2, 1983.
AZ1669 In Celebration of Black Womanhood / Aileen Hernandez

Aileen Hernandez, former President of the National Organization for Women, and founder of the...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Hernandez, Aileen C., African American women poets, Thomas, Joyce Carol., Sloan-Hunter, Margaret, 1947-, African American women civil rights workers KPFA, February 13, 1982
AZ1761 Racism in the Women's movement (Part 1 only)

In this program, guests talk about the racism forum "Racism in the Women's movement:...

Women writers, RACISM, Women's movement -- Race relations., Women's movement -- Analysis., African American women authors, Wong, Nellie., Women authors, Asian American women, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, December 6, 1980
BB1248 Nikki Bridges interviewed by Sidney Roger

In this recording, Sidney Roger interviews the wife of labor leader Harry Bridges, Nikki Bridges...

Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements, Jeannette Rankin Brigade, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Bridges, Nikki KPFA, 9 Jan. 1968.
BB1331 Coretta Scott King

Coretta Scott King (1927 - 2006) delivers a speech on the civil rights movement at a peace march...

King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968, African Americans--Civil rights--History, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006 KPFA, 27 Apr. 1968.
BB1407 Fannie Lou Hamer interview

Colin Edwards interviews Fannie Lou Hamer, candidate for Congress and member of the Executive...

African Americans--Civil rights--History, Hamer, Fannie Lou, Voting--Mississippi., Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 24 Sept. 1965.
BB1719.01 Lives and times of some famous and not-so-famous Black personalities / produced by Gene De Alessi.

An audio history featuring the lives and times of some famous and not-so-famous black people....

Tubman, Harriet, 1820?-1913, Wheatley, Phillis, 1753-1784, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 6 June 1968
BB1802 Planned parenthood in the ghetto / Emily Lewis and Dr. Edward Lampley interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson

Dr. Edward Lampley and Emily Lewis talk with Elsa Knight Thompson about the problems of birth...

Inner cities -- Health aspects -- United States, Lampley, Edward C., 1931-2015, Lewis, Emily Vernon, 1920-2007, Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Birth control -- United States., African American physicians, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Prenatal care. KPFA, April 16, 1968
BB1910 Gwendolyn Brooks and LeRoi Jones poetry reading

This is a recording of the session during which Gwendolyn Brooks and LeRoi Jones (Amiri Baraka)...

Poets, Black, African American poets, The Negro writer in United States conference -- Asilomar, California -- 1964, University of California, Berkeley. University Extension, Brooks, Gwendolyn, 1917-2000, African Americans--Civil rights--History, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Baraka, Amiri, 1934-2014 KPFA, 3 Oct. 1964.
BB2235 A medical desert / Dr. Richard Fine and Shari Whitehead interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson

Elsa Knight Thompson talks with Shari Whitehead of the International Liberation School and Dr....

Fine, Richard N., Whitehead, Shari, Thompson, Elsa Knight, Health facilities -- New Mexico., Indians of North America -- Civil rights., Española Basin (N.M.), El Rito (Rio Arriba County, N.M.), Mexican Americans -- Civil rights, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, KPFA open hour KPFA, July 30, 1969
BB2250.03 Women speak out against fascism (Episode 3 of 12)

A panel at the conference called by the Black Panther Party the weekend of July 18-20 in Oakland...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Fascism., African American Women, Black Panther Party, Working class women, African Americans--Civil rights--History, KPFA open hour, United front against fascism conference, Women speak out against fascism (1969) KPFA, 11 Aug. 1969
BB2326 Crescent Park: integrated housing / Alan S. Maremont and Richard Bentley interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson

Alan S. Maremont, San Francisco director of the Kate Maremont Foundation and Richard Bentley,...

Maremont, Alan S., Thompson, Elsa Knight, Bentley, Richard., Housing policy -- Richmond (Calif.)., Discrimination in housing., Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968 (Fair Housing Act), Crescent Park apartments, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, April 6, 1968
BB2348 Racism and the urban crisis / Shirley Chisholm.

Speech by Shirley Chisholm of New York, the nation's first Black Congresswoman, on racial...

Chisholm, Shirley, 1924-2005, City and town life -- United States., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 6 Feb. 1970.
BB2366.03 Education for the weaker sex (Episode 3 of 7)

Marjorie Uren, a graduate student in English at the University of California (Berkeley) and part...

Uren, Marjorie., Sex discrimination in education, Sex discrimination in employment, Women -- Social conditions., Oppression of Women teach-in, San Francisco, 1969, Textbook bias, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, February 1, 1970
BB2379 Blacks and the jury system / moderated by Elsa Knight Thompson

A panel discussion on the problems of being Black or Mexican-American under current jury...

Race discrimination -- Law and legislation, Judicial system -- United States., Jury selection -- United States, Boags, Robert L., Good, Phillip I., Metoyer, Carl, Stender, Fay, African American lawyers, Women lawyers, African Americans--Civil rights--History, Mexican Americans -- Civil rights, KPFA open hour, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, February 11, 1970
BB2423 Delano now / Dolores C. Huerta ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.

Dolores C. Huerta (1930 - ), Vice President of the United Farm Workers and Director of Contract...

Labor unions -- Farm workers -- California, Strikes -- Farm workers -- California., Huerta, Dolores, 1930-, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 3 Nov. 1969.
BB2507 Is population control genocide?

A panel discussion held at the Environmental Teach-in on the University of California campus in...

Hoy, Ronald R., Lidicker, William Zander, 1932-, Liebes, Sidney, Mack, Carl, Jr., Mills, Stephanie., Birth control -- Moral and religious aspects., Overpopulation., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Genocide KPFA, August 20, 1970
BB2709.04 Sonia Sanchez / interviewed by David Henderson. (Episode 4 of 4)

Sonia Sanchez (1934 - ), poet and co-founder of the Black Studies department at San Francisco...

Sanchez, Sonia, 1934-, Literature., African American women poets, Henderson, David, 1942-, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 24 Jan. 1969
BB3142 Tribute to Ella Baker

The Southern Conference Education Fund's annual dinner held in April at the Roosevelt Hotel...

African Americans--Civil rights--History, Baker, Ella, 1903-1986, Southern Conference Educational Fund, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 20 July 1968.
BB3170 Harlem township / Herb Lambright, Kay Lindsey, and Flo Kennedy.

Herb Lambright, writer and photographer, and Florynce "Flo" Kennedy, attorney and...

Lambright, Herb., Lindsey, Kay, Blacks -- Social conditions., Kennedy, Florynce, 1916-2000, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Harlem (New York, N.Y.) WBAI, 27 Nov. 1968.
BB3193 The role of the Black woman in America / moderated by Ed Cumberpatch ; produced by Kay Lindsay.

Four Black women--Peachie Brooks, housewife and mother of five living in Brownsville, NY;...

Blacks -- Social conditions., Women -- Social conditions., African American Women, Kennedy, Florynce, 1916-2000, Smart-Grosvenor, Vertamae, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Norton, Eleanor Holmes. WBAI, 1968.
BB3736 The Harlem Six: a drama and statements from the trial

A program about the Harlem Six, "and the torture and persecution of them and their mothers...

Harlem six., POLICE BRUTALITY, Police brutality--United States, Trials (Political crimes and offenses) -- New York (City)., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 13 May 1971.
BB3788.02 Conversation with Kathleen Cleaver / interviewed by Julius Lester.

Kathleen Cleaver, Communications Secretary of the Black Panther Party, State Assembly candidate...

Lester, Julius., Blacks -- Political activity., Cleaver, Eldridge, 1935-1998, Cleaver, Kathleen, BLACK PANTHERS, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 31 May 1968.
BB3788.12 Conversation with June Jordan / interviewed by Julius Lester.

Julius Lester speaks with poet and activist June Jordan (introduced as June Meyer, b. July 9,...

Jordan, June, 1936-2002, Lester, Julius., African American women poets, African American women authors, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 15 Sept. 1968.
BB3835.02 Women in the colonies. (Episode 2 of 3)

"Pa'lante" is a radio series by the Young Lords organization, an organization of...

Puerto Rican-Americans -- New York (City)., Women in the colonies., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, WBAI Radio (New York, N.Y.), Young Lords (Organization), Puerto Rican women WBAI, Mar. 1970.
BB3863.90 Whatever became of Hazel Scott / interviewed by Richard Lamparski.

Richard Lamparski elicits stories from African American jazz and classical pianist and singer...

Scott, Hazel, Lamparski, Richard., Biography, Entertainers., African American women jazz singers, African American women musicians, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, September 21, 1971.
BB3864.01 Some voices of the town (Episode 1 of 5)

The first in a series of five parts produced in 1965 by then-folio editor of WBAI, Marcia...

Tompkins, Marcia., Racism., Ku Klux Klan (1915- ), Women journalists., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Be it ever so humble / produced by Elizabeth Marcia Tompkins. WBAI, Mar 21, 1965 and Aug 2, 1970 and KPFA Dec 10, 1970
BB3864.02 The Klan (Episode 2 of 5)

The second in a series of five parts produced in 1965 by Marcia Tompkins, about her hometown of...

Tompkins, Marcia., Racism., Ku Klux Klan (1915- ), Women journalists., Be it ever so humble / produced by Elizabeth Marcia Tompkins., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI March 21 and 22, 1965 and August 2 and 9, 1970 and KPFA Dec.1970.
BB3864.03 The demonstrations (Episode 3 of 5)

The third in a series of five parts produced in 1965 by Marcia Tompkins, about her hometown of...

Tompkins, Marcia., Racism., Civil rights demonstrations, Be it ever so humble / produced by Elizabeth Marcia Tompkins., Racism -- Alabama., Women journalists., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, Mar 1965 and Aug 16 1970 and KPFA Dec 24, 1970
BB3864.04 The older white community (Episode 4 of 5)

The fourth in a series of five programs produced in 1965 by Marcia Tompkins, about her hometown...

Tompkins, Marcia., Racism., Ku Klux Klan (1915- ), Be it ever so humble / produced by Elizabeth Marcia Tompkins., Racism -- Alabama., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, March 1965 and August 23, 1970 and KPFA Dec. 31, 1970.
BB3864.05 The young people (Episode 5 of 5)

The fifth in a series of five programs produced in 1965 by Marcia Tompkins, about her hometown...

Tompkins, Marcia., Racism., Racism -- Alabama., Women journalists., Be it ever so humble / produced by Elizabeth Marcia Tompkins., Young adults., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, March 1965 and August 30, 1970 and KPFA Jan. 1, 1970.
BB4089 Relevant theater of the now / Leslie Perry interviewed by Eleanor Sully

Eleanor Sully interviews Leslie Perry, Black playwright and director, about his commitment to...

Perry, Leslie, 1936-2014, Theater -- Social aspects., Authors -- Black., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, June 24, 1969
BB4210 Angela's birthday.

A panel discussion about Angela Davis (1944 - ) and her contributions to American society. The...

Davis, Angela Y. (Angela Yvonne), 1944-, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Communist Party. KPFK, 25 Jan. 1971; KPFA, 20 Mar. 1971.
BB4247.01 Black awareness - Black political prisoners in New York / Deloris Costello

Commentary series on Black issues. This episode focuses on Black political prisoners in New York...

Blacks -- Politics and suffrage., Lefcourt, Gerald B., Black Panther Party, Berry, Lee, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, March 24, 1970
BB4331 Haywood Burns: defense attorney for Angela Davis

Talk on developments in the trial of Angela Davis. Intro: Next we hear a talk by Haywood Burns,...

Trials (Political crimes and offenses) -- United States., Blacks -- Legal status, laws, etc., Burns, W. Haywood (William Haywood), 1940-1996, Davis, Angela Y. (Angela Yvonne), 1944-, Black Panther Party, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, March 30, 1971
BB4760 Women in the revolution

Gloria Roberts, a Black woman and mother of two children; Winki Takahashi, teacher and native...

Cano, Suad, Roberts, Gloria, Takahashi, Winki, Women -- Social condition -- Analysis., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Radio panel discussions KPFK, 14 Apr. 1969.
BB5133 Sadie and Maude / Jeanette Henderson and Linda Taylor

In this program of poetry, discussion and music dedicated to Angela Davis, two young Black women...

Henderson, Jeanette., Women, Black -- Personal narratives., Poets, Black., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, African American women poets, African Americans--Civil rights--History KPFK, 8 Feb. 1971.
BB5284 The Negro woman in American literature (Episode 2 of 12)

This program from the "Negro Writer's Vision of America" conference held April 23...

African Americans--Civil rights--History, African American women authors, African American women in literature, Childress, Alice., Lincoln, Abbey, Marshall, Paule, 1929-, Wright, Sarah E., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 13 June 1965; KPFK, 23 Sept. 1965.
BB5338G Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee / by Dee Alexander Brown ; read by Mifaunwy Shunatona (Part 7 of 32)

Mifaunwy Shunatona reads pages 79-90 from Dee Brown's historical novel "Bury My Heart...

Brown, Dee Alexander., Wounded Knee (S.D.)., Indians of North America -- History., Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee / by Dee Alexander Brown ; produced by Susan Shown., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, Dec. 1971.
BB5338H Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee / by Dee Alexander Brown ; read by Mifaunwy Shunatona (Part 8 of 32)

Mifaunwy Shunatona reads pages 90-102 from Dee Brown's historical novel "Bury My Heart...

Brown, Dee Alexander., Wounded Knee (S.D.)., Indians of North America -- History., Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee / by Dee Alexander Brown ; produced by Susan Shown., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, Dec. 1971.
BB5364 Angela Davis and Ralph Abernathy : a press conference.

Ralph Abernathy and Angela Davis speak about an upcoming rally to be held in San Jose, CA on May...

Abernathy, Ralph David., Davis, Angela Y. (Angela Yvonne), 1944-, Angela Davis and Ralph Abernathy : a press conference., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 21 Apr. 1972.
BC0047 Odetta / interviewed by Celestine Ware.

African American folk, blues, jazz and spirituals singer Odetta (1930-2008) discusses her life...

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Black singers -- Biography., Odetta, 1930-2008, African Americans, Women, SINGERS & SINGING, MUSIC PROGRAM, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 20 May 1971; WBAI, 27 May 1971
BC0052 The trial of New York Panther 21 / interviews by Margot Adler and Jackie Friedrich (Part 1 only)

Margo Adler and Jackie Friedrich talk with four members of the jury on May 15, 1971, following...

Panther 21 Trial, New York, N.Y., 1970-1971, Black Panther Party, BLACK PANTHERS, TRIALS, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 15 May, 23 Jun., 11 Aug. 1971
BC0116 Janice Mirikatani, Joaquin Legaspi and Momo Yashima / interviewed by Frank Chin.

Frank Chin interviews Janice Mirikatani, the editor of Aion magazine, a journal of Asian-...

Mirikatani, Janice., Chin, Frank, 1940-, Legaspi, Joaquin., Asian Americans -- Social conditions., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Literature--Asian American authors KPFA, 26 Oct. 1970.
BC0622 Women in politics : why not? / Shirley Chisholm.

New York Congresswoman, feminist and Presidential candidate Shirley Chisholm (1924 - 2005)...

Elections -- United States -- 1972., Chisholm, Shirley, 1924-2005, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Women politicians KPFA, ca. 1972; 14 Feb. 1983.
BC0633 Sadie and Maude, 1971 / Jeanette Henderson and Linda Taylor.

In this program of poetry, discussion and music dedicated to Angela Davis, two young Black women...

Black women -- Social conditions., Henderson, Jeanette., Poets, Black., Women's movement, Blacks -- Civil rights -- United States., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, 27 May 1971
BC0646 The sister's been doing her homework / Betty Shabazz

Mrs. Betty Shabazz (May 28, 1934 – June 23, 1997), educator, activist, and wife of Malcolm X,...

African Americans--Civil rights--History, X, Malcolm, 1925-1965, Blacks -- Civil rights -- United States., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Black Muslims., African American women civil rights workers, Shabazz, Betty. KPFA, 20 May 1971.
BC0655 Women in chains

Debra Smith, Tousha Wiley, Dolores Scott and Johnny Morris from the Harriet Tubman Prison...

Prisoners -- Personal narratives., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, PRISONS & PRISONERS, Prisons -- California., Prison reform. KPFK, February 21, 1972
BC0763 Ralph Abernathy and Angela Davis

Angela Davis, recently released from prison, is interviewed by civil rights leader Rev. Ralph...

Davis, Angela Y. (Angela Yvonne), 1944-, Southern Christian Leadership Conference, Abernathy, Ralph, 1926-1990, Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements, African Americans--Civil rights--History, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, Apr. 1972.
BC0830 Shirley Chisholm : campaign and interview / produced by Miriam Rosen.

Short interview with African-American Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm (b. November 30, 1924 – d....

Chisholm, Shirley, 1924-2005, Women politicians, Elections -- United States -- 1972., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 20 June 1972.
BC0886 Angela's homecoming.

A few days after activist Angela Davis was found not guilty of all the charges against her, she...

Blacks -- Political activity., Prison reform., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Davis, Angela Y. (Angela Yvonne), 1944- KPFK, 1 Aug. 1972.
BC0936 Kathleen Cleaver on Black Panther politics / interviewed by Yolanda de Freitas, Cheryl Johnson and Jean Wiley.

KPFA's Yolanda de Freitas, Jean Wiley of Third World Media News, and Cheryl Johnson of the...

Freitas, Yolande de., Johnson, Cheryl., Wiley, Jean., Women's movement, Cleaver, Eldridge, 1935-1998, Black Panther Party, Cleaver, Kathleen, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 1972; KPFK, 12 Dec. 1972.
BC0981.01 Women's liberation and Black civil rights / Catharine R. Stimpson (Episode 1)

Catharine R. Stimpson speaks on 'Women's liberation and Black Civil Rights."...

Women's movement, Blacks -- Civil rights., Women's liberation and Black civil rights / Catharine R. Stimpson., Stimpson, Catharine R., 1936-, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 19 Sept. 1972.
BC0986 Cecil Williams and Angela Davis speak

This is a recording made at an outdoor rally somewhere in the Bay Area in 1972, featuring...

WILLIAMS, CECIL, 1929-, Davis, Angela Y. (Angela Yvonne), 1944-, Protests, demonstrations, vigils, etc. -- California., African Americans--Civil rights--History, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 1972.
BC1000 With these your eyes you shall recover : the Navajo blanket

Curators Anthony Berlant and Mary Hunt Kahlenberg discuss their exhibition of Navajo blankets at...

Indians of North America -- Art., Arts and society., Navajo Indians -- Art., Native Americans., Kahlenberg, Mary Hunt, Navajo Indians., Navajo blankets., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, September 13, 1972
BC1159 History of the women's suffrage movement : racism and middle class bias against women / Pam Allen.

Pam Allen focuses on racism and the middle class bias in this talk which, was the first of two...

Allen, Pam., History of the women's suffrage movement : racism and middle class bias against women / Pam Allen., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Women -- Suffrage -- United States. Part 1: KPFA, 25 Aug. 1972; Part 2: KPFA, 1 Sep. 1972.
BC1213 The People vs. Alma Andrews / produced by Sheila McAleenan.

This program examines the case of Alma Andrews, a Black woman and a nurse, charged with first-...

Judicial system -- United States., Rape., Trials (Murder)., Andrews, Alma., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 18 Sept. 1972.
BC1225 Dial 'O' for operator / produced by Bonnie Bellow and Nanette Rainone.

Examination of the New York Telephone worker. Includes interviews with Louella Smith, who filed...

Rainone, Nanette., Bellow, Bonnie., Telephone operators -- Personal narratives., Telecommunication systems., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 26 Oct. 1972.
BC1298 Gloria Steinem speaks on sexism and racism.

Gloria Steinem, feminist and co-founder of Ms. Magazine, speaks about deep-seeded sexism and...

Racism -- United States., Sexism -- United States, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Steinem, Gloria KPFA, 26 Jan. 1973.
BC1567 Interview with Mary Kahlenberg, co-organizer of the Navajo blanket exhibition at the Rice Gallery

The Navajo Blanket, an exhibit of blankets woven between 1840 and 1900, was gathered together...

Indians of North America -- Art., Navajo Indians -- Art., Navajo Indians., Native Americans., Kahlenberg, Mary Hunt, Navajo blankets., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFT, ca. 5 Dec. 1972.
BC1661 Reflecciones de la Raza: September 8, 1973

Aircheck for "Reflecciones de la Raza", hosted by a woman (identity unknown), likely...

Strikes -- Vinyard workers -- Calfiornia., Report on the grape strike : boycott, costs and law enforcement during the strike., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, ca. September 8, 1973.
BC1817 Pensamientos femeninos

The perspective of five Chicanas in today's movement, featuring Adelaida Del Castillo,...

Castillo, Adeleida del., Soto, Ana., Chicanos -- Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Social conditions., Chicanas, Escalante, Alicia., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, 27 May 1974
BC1833 Black women in America / Angela Davis.

On April 12, 1974, Angela Davis gave a speech at the UCLA campus as a part of the University...

Women -- Social conditions., Minorities -- United States., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Davis, Angela Y. (Angela Yvonne), 1944- KPFK, 8 July 1974.
BC1963 Indians and medicine : sterilization and genocide / Dr. Connie Uri ; interviewed by Jim Berland.

Connie Uri, MD, a Native American doctor, discusses the Bureau of Indian Affairs'...

Berland, Jim., Indians of North America -- Government relations., Sterilization (Birth control)., Indians and medicine : sterilization and genocide / Dr. Connie Uri ; interviewed by Jim Berland., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Claremore Indian Hospital KPFK, 25 Sept. 1974.
BC2017 Urban education: October 6, 1973

Taped one week after graduation, a group of sixth graders from P.S. 42 in the Lower East Side...

Children -- Personal narratives., Public schools., Education -- New York City., Puerto Rican-Americans -- New York (City)., Puerto Rican-Americans -- Social conditions., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, October 6, 1973
BC2069.02 The original people / Sagga Cook and Joan Hayes Garabedian (Episode 2 of 15)

Sagga Cook (Mohawk Nation) and Joan Hayes Garabedian (Wampanoag-Cherokee) discuss their views of...

Garabedian, Joan Hayes., United States -- History., Indians of North America -- History., Cook, Sagga, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 1975? and KPFA, 8 May 1975
BC2191 Sing a battle song: poems by women of the Weather Underground

Reading of "Sing a Battle Song"; a clandestine publication of the Red Dragon Print...

Poetry -- Women authors., Women radicals -- United States., Weather Underground., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, 8 Mar and 26 Nov 1975
BC2585 Survivor of the Warsaw Ghetto / Edith Millman ; interviewed by Mitchel Fox.

Interview by Mitchell Joy with Warsaw Ghetto survivor, Edith Millman (?-2009). Mrs. Millman...

Millman, Edith, 1924-2009, World War II -- Warsaw -- Personal narratives., Jews -- Warsaw -- History., Jewish women in the Holocaust, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK May 29, 1978
BC2781 Sexism and racism / Gloria Steinem and Margaret Sloan.

Gloria Steinem and Margaret Sloan-Hunter, in a joint appearance at the Brooklyn Montessori...

Steinem, Gloria, Women's rights, Racism -- United States., Sloan-Hunter, Margaret, 1947-, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 2 June 1973.
BC2793.01 Well, the words have changed anyway (Part 1 of 4)

In this first program in the series "You must go home again: 1970," Marcia Tompkins...

Tompkins, Marcia., City and town life -- Alabama., Tuscaloosa (Ala.), Racism -- Alabama., Women journalists., Be it ever so humble / produced by Elizabeth Marcia Tompkins., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, November 9, 1970 and KPFA, January 7, 1971
BC2793.02 An interview with Robert Shelton (Part 2 of 4)

This is the second of four programs produced by Marcia Tompkins in a series called "You...

Tompkins, Marcia., Shelton, Robert., City and town life -- Alabama., Tuscaloosa (Ala.), Ku Klux Klan (1915- ), Racism -- Alabama., Be it ever so humble / produced by Elizabeth Marcia Tompkins., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, November 16 1970 and KPFA, January 14, 1971
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