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(Frieda Werden)

WINGS #05-19 Black Women Labour Leaders

And still they rise!


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Length: 0:28:47
Uploaded: 20 May, 2019

Recording Date: 10 Oct, 2016
Recording Location: Berkeley, California; Durham, NC; Denman Island BC
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Language: English
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Status: Complete, Ready to Air
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Program Title: WINGS #05-19 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 of KPFA Women's Magazine
Featured Speakers/Guests: Robin Williams is the International Vice President and Director of the Civil Rights and Community Action Department at United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW).

Credits: nterview and original program for KPFA Women's Magazine produced by Kate Raphael; adapted for WINGS by Frieda Werden. Short audio clip: Maya Angelou reading from "And Still I Rise."

Comments: Previously released in WINGS. Still good!

Politics > Activism
Society and Culture > Racism
Society and Culture > Women
Type: Weekly Program

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