WINGS #25-16 Black Women Labour Leaders
And still they rise
Uploaded: 10 Oct, 2016
Recording Date: 10 Oct, 2016
Recording Location: Berkeley, California; Durham, North Carolina
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Program Title: WINGS #25-16 Black Women Labour Leaders
Description: "And Still I Rise: Black Women Labor Leaders' Voices/ Power/ Promise," published by the Institute for Policy Studies, examines the effectiveness of Black women's contributions to the US labor movement and profiles 27 rising Black women leaders. Robin Williams, one of the profiled leaders, discusses the revitalization of the labor movement under the influence of the Fight for $15 and Black Lives Matter. She recounts trials and triumphs from her and others' organizing work.
Host(s): Kate Raphael, from KPFA Women's Magazine
Featured Speakers/Guests: Robin Williams is a highly successful labour organizer who is now Civil Rights Director for the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union. Short audio clip: Maya Angelou reading from "And Still I Rise."
Credits: Interview and original program for KPFA Women's Magazine produced by Kate Raphael; adapted for WINGS by Frieda Werden.
Comments: To view the publication discussed in the interview, visit the website and-still-i-rise.org
NewsType: Weekly Program
Regional > United States
Society and Culture > Racism
Society and Culture > Women