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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.
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.
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.
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.
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?.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
KZ1209 An interview with Yuri Kochiyama / produced by Miya Iwataki.

On May 19, 1982, KPFK celebrated Malcolm X's birthday with special programming on the civil...

Kochiyama, Yuri, Iwataki, Miya, JAPANESE AMERICANS, Asian Americans--Civil rights--History, X, Malcolm, 1925-1965, East wind, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, 19 May 1982.
KZ0993 Pacific Asian women poets / introduced by Joyce Nako

Joyce Nako of Pacific Asian-American Women Writers-West introduces the following writers: Momoko...

Gee, Emma., Embrey, Sue Kunitomi., Iko, Momoko., Iwataki, Miya, Nako, Joyce., Yamauchi, Wakako., Feminism, Poetry, Modern., Asian Americans., Women poets, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, 1980?; rebroadcast as en episode of Women's Magazine, Nov. 13, 1982.
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.
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.
KZ1240 To be young, lesbian and Black in the '50s / Audre Lorde ; produced by Helene Rosenbluth.

The writer Audre Lorde (1934 - 1992) describes her experiences growing up as a Black lesbian in...

Rosenbluth, Helene, African American women authors, Women, Black -- Personal narratives., Lesbians -- Personal narratives, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Lorde, Audre KPFK, 28 Nov. 1982.
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.
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.
KZ0108 The Life of Fannie Lou Hamer.

A short documentary on the life of Fannie Lou Hamer (1917 - 1977), leader of the Mississippi...

Hamer, Fannie Lou, Women -- Political activity., Women -- Biography., Civil rights., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, Apr. 5, 1977.
KZ1018 Atlanta mothers / Venus Taylor and Willie Mae Mathis

Venus Taylor and Willie Mae Mathis, both mothers of children murdered in Atlanta (Angel Lenair...

Taylor, Venus., Mathis, Willie Mae., Children, Black -- Atlanta (Ga.)., Mothers., Murder -- Atlanta (Ga.)., Youth -- Crimes against., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, Apr. 9, 1981.
KZ1201 Tar baby / Toni Morrison ; interviewed by Barbara Cady.

Author Toni Morrison (1931 - ) discusses her latest book, Tar Baby (Alfred A. Knopf, 1981) with...

Morrison, Toni, Women authors, Authors, Black., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, Aug. 4, 1981.
KZ1215 Lesbian sisters / Deborah Posey and Rita Mae Brown interviewed by Helene Rosenbluth

This episode of "Lesbian Sisters" features an interview with Deborah Posey, a Black...

Brown, Rita Mae., Posey, Deborah, Lesbian mothers, Socialism, Feminists, Lesbian sisters / Deborah Posey and Rita Mae Brown ; interviewed by Helene Rosenbluth., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, Feb. 7, 1978.
KZ0885 Lesbian culture / produced by Helene Rosenbluth

A program on lesbian culture, starting with a radio presentation of "An Oral Herstory of...

Lesbians -- History, Lesbians -- Social conditions, Women poets, Wolverton, Terry, Woman's Building (Los Angeles, Calif.), Third World Gay Caucus, Third World Gay Cultural Evening, Sloan-Hunter, Margaret, 1947-, Parker, Pat, 1944-1989, Chrystos, 1946-, Ojeda, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, July 1, 1979.
KZ1056 The effects of racism on the economic rights of women

This is the first tape of a symposium sponsored by Women's International League for Peace...

Boehm, Marjorie, Gaitan, Maria., Tackett, Marnesba., Rosenbluth, Helene, Blinde, Patricia Lin, Feminism, Minority women., Women -- Social conditions., Racism., Women's rights, Effects of racism on the economic rights of women / produced by Catherine Stifter.**The, Mexican American women., Chicanas, Jewish women--United States, Hanta, Hashi., Women for Racial and Economic Equality (Organization), American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, July 8, 1981.
KZ1210 Women of color : voices of resistance / produced by Miya Iwataki.

This mixture of music and poetry was produced for International Women's Day, 1982 by the...

Iwataki, Miya, De Priest, Dolce., Abe, Lisa., Vasquez, Babette., Heth, Charlotte., Minority women., Women poets, Women musicians., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, Mar. 8, 1982.
KZ0612 So you've heard it before / produced by Susan Anderson and Pearl Skotnes.

This is the story of South African Black women under apartheid, portrayed through women's...

Mandela, Zindzi, 1960-, Makeba, Miriam., Women -- South Africa., Apartheid., Blacks -- South Africa., Mbulu, Letta, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, South Africa--History--Soweto Uprising, 1976, Sharpeville Massacre, Sharpeville, South Africa, 1960 KPFK, Sept. 20, 1978.
KZ0775 The Powerful Jew : myth or reality? / Lynn Kerman and Erica Silverman

Ellen Willis wrote an article called "The myth of the powerful Jew," which was...

Willis, Ellen, Jews -- Identity., Blacks -- Relations with Jews., Silverman, Erica, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Leiman, Lynn KPFK, Sept., 1979.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
IZ0260 Coser y cantar / by Dolores Prida ; produced by Adina Back and Felipe Goroztiza

Humorous radio drama about a day in the life of a bicultural women in the United States. Funded...

Pena, Elizabeth., Radio plays., Bilingual materials -- English/Spanish., Coser y cantar / by Dolores Prida ; produced by Adina Back and Felipe Goroztiza., Prida, Dolores, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 18 Nov. 1984.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
BC2865 Hearings on discrimination in the military / Ron Dellums and Shirley Chisholm ; introduced by Danice Bordett.

Press conference given by California Congressman Ron Dellums and New York Congresswoman Shirley...

Dellums, Ron., Chisholm, Shirley, 1924-2005, Race discrimination., Military policy -- United States., Soldiers -- Personal narratives., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Discrimination in the military WBAI, 3 Nov. 1971.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
WZ0014 Among all this, you stand like a fine brownstone : Gwendolyn Brooks / produced by Taliba Holliday.

Poet Gwendolyn Brooks (1917 - 2000), the first Black woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for poetry...

Women poets, Cavalieri, Grace, Brooks, Gwendolyn, 1917-2000, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Anderson, Kathy, Gregory, Angelo, Lester, Noble Lee, African American women poets, D.C. Black Repertory Company WPFW, 1977; 2 Feb. 1978.
WZ0019 Changes / written and read by Denise Oliver.

This program features a reading of the short story "Changes" by author Denise Oliver, former...

Women, Black., Women authors, Ghettoes., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Oliver, Denise, African American women authors, East Harlem (New York, N.Y.) WPFW, Apr. 1976.
WZ0124 To create love with dry eyes: an interview with June Jordan by Deborah Morris.

Poet, essayist, and novelist June Jordan is interviewed by author Deborah Morris. The two...

Jordan, June, 1936-2002, Women poets, Authors, Black., African American women authors, African American lesbians, African American women poets, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WPFW, Aug. 9, 1977.
WZ0117 Blacks and the Washington D.C. ballet / Claire Haywood; interviewed by Naomi Eftis and Elaine Heffernan.

Hosts Naomi Eftis and Elaine Heffernan interview Claire Haywood (d. 1978), artistic director of...

Ballet., Blacks in the performing arts., African American women dancers, Haywood, Claire, -1978, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WPFW, May 9, 1977.
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?.
KZ2487 Angela Davis at Occidental College

Angela Davis, faculty member at San Francisco College, and sponsored by the Alliance Against...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Davis, Angela Y. (Angela Yvonne), 1944- 1984? (date unknown)
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
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.
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
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
WZ0268 Reading of the short story, "Changes" by author Denise Oliver

Reading of short story "Changes" by author Denise Oliver / Produced by WPFW, Broadcast on KPFA....

Oliver, Denise, African American women authors, Puerto Rican-Americans -- New York (City)., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 3 May 1976
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.
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
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
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.
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
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.
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
AZ0642.12 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
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
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
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
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
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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The interview portion of this recording is the same as that found on...

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.
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.
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
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
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
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
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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The interview portion of this recording is the same as that found on...

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
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