Monday, December 29, 2014

Monday, December 29, 2014: Black Lives Matter! Young Black Women Organize!


Queers Come Out for Black Lives Matter

December 13th Demo photo by Waidye Palmer
Listen to recordings from the December 13th Demo or Get MP3 16:31 min.

This week on Women's Magazine, we hear from the young Black women who are making themselves heard, from the streets of San Francisco and Oakland to the halls of power.  Thea Matthews, one of the organizers of Queers Come Out for Black Lives Matter, and also of the Millions March in San Francisco, joins Kate Raphael, along with Etecia Brown, lead organizer of the Millions March events in Oakland and San Francisco. Thea is president of the Black Student Union at City College of San Francisco and has been active in the Save City College Coalition.  Etecia is a fourth-generation Bayview-Hunters' Point resident and a graduate student in public policy at NYU. Also in today's show are recordings from the Oakland Millions March rally December 13 by Lisa Detmer and Nell Myhand.

"It's not a movement, it's a lifestyle."

Listen now or Get MP3 24:53 min.

It's a War

Next we feature part of an interview with Arlene Eisen, author of the 2013 report Operation Ghetto Storm, which generated the hashtag #Every28Hours. Listen now or Get MP3 11:38 min.

This interview originally aired in April 2013 at

Click here to listen to entire show. 59:50 min.

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