The Velvet Sledgehammer: July 2, 1980: WREE Seminar on Racism

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The Velvet Sledgehammer: July 2, 1980: WREE Seminar on Racism
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Production reel for the July 2, 1980 episode of the Velvet Sledgehammer. Contains excerpts from the Women for Racial and Economic Equality (WREE) Seminar on Racism- a conference on racial discrimination (1980). First speaker (unnamed) introduces the seminar. Second speaker (unnamed). The second speaker (unnamed, possibly South African), asking for world to enforce U.N. mandate against Apartheid. The third speaker (unnamed) talks about the link between sexism and racism, and the need to commit to eradicating both. Goal of "decade of women" is to end these and militarism and other negative forces. The fourth speaker (unnamed) talks about exploring the effects of racism on minority and white women's employment.

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ca. July 2, 1980
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WBAI, July 2, 1980
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Los Angeles: Pacifica Radio Archive, 1980
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