This week on From the Vault, we celebrate the 50th anniversary of 1968, a year in which a radical wave crashed across the globe, changing the world and its people politically, socially, and culturally.
This week on From the Vault we celebrate the 88th birthday of Dolores Huerta, who became a public figure in the mid-1960's when she cofounded the United Farm Workers Union with Cesar Chavez. Today Dolores heads the Dolores Huerta Foundation, where she continues to fight for equality and justice for underrepresented communities.
On February 14, 2018, one of the deadliest school shootings in United States history took place at Stoneman Douglass High School in Parkland Florida. Since then, high school students have led the resurging conversation on gun control. The history of high school student activism in America can be traced to high school students of mostly Mexican American heritage in East Los Angeles.
This week on From the Vault we speak with musicians Frank "Bulldog" Aragon and David Gomez about recording the album Say It Loud: New Songs for Peace for the inaugural Pacifica Radio Archives National Broadcast in November 2002.
This week on From the Vault we present a relatively new addition to our collection, a panel discussion at the J Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles entitled, See What You Mean: An Evening of Insurrections with Harry Gamboa, Jr.
Throughout history, women have suffered many injustices in the workplace, including unequal wages, unsafe work conditions and predatory sexual harassment from male administrators. This week on From the Vault, we'll hear recordings to help us make sense of some of the Feminist efforts throughout history that have helped drive the changes happening in the present.
This week on From the Vault we explore two recordings featuring one of the leading voices of feminism, author and artist Kate Millett, whose body of work in art, literature and activism has been instrumental in shaping second-wave feminism.
This week on From the Vault we celebrate the life and legacy of civil rights activist, comedian, and former Pacifica Foundation board member Dick Gregory, who died on August 19th, 2017 at the age of 84.