Autobiographical interview in Moscow with Dr. Lily Golden-Hanga, a Black woman born in the U.S.S.R. of U.S. parentage; mother New York Jewish, father a Tuskagee graduate who in 1931 organized 16 Black Americans with knowledge of modern agriculture to teach it to the colored people of the Soviet Union. Dr. Golden-Hanga got her Moscow PhD in history of African music, was married to the first premier of independent Zanzibar. he was subsequently killed in a coup there. She was born in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. Her daughter now is a competitive tennis player. Will a Black woman some day wear the Soviet emblem at Forest Hills? Dr. Golden-Hanga now specializes in the study of Black nationalism at the African Institute of the Academy of Sciences, U.S.S.R. Her views on what is and is not Black, in terms of ethnic affiliation is most interesting. The interview was performed by William Mandel and his wife in a hotel restaurant in Moscow. The interview is 31 minutes long, followed by Mandel answering listener's phone calls.
The interview portion of this recording is the same as that found on AZ0438. AZ0438 is of better quality as well. While the interview portion is the same in both programs, each recording has unique introductions and listener call-ins.
This recording has been digitally preserved as part of Pacifica's American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 grant preservation project, and is available for research and reference . Please contact the archives via telephone: 818-506-1077 or email: americanwomen at pacificaradioarchives dot org for information on how to obtain a copy of this program. Thank you.