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Women’s Spaces Radio Show on KBBF-FM 89.1 with host Elaine B. Holtz and guests Raynetta James on Black Memorabilia and Carolyn Vandyk, Esq., on Black Lives Matter, broadcast on 2/23/15, has been added to the Radio Archives.


To listen to the 60-minute recording click the link to the archive page above.

Featuring Guests:

1. Raynetta James, Collector of Black Memorabilia and Sonoma County community leader
2. Carolyn VanDyk, Esq., Attorney, Criminal Defense and Family Law


Black History Month Spotlight :  Shirley Chisholm : Men in My Political Career; (1924-2005) First African-American woman elected to the Congress of the USA

Music Break:  Women’s Revolution Feat Queen Ifrica – Blue King Brown

Guest 1: Raynetta James talks how she came to collect Black Memorabilia after hearing of the assassination of Martin Luther King as a way to transform the rage of injustice due to racism into respect and understanding of the gifts of African-Americans to our culture in spite of the realities of racism present in the culture.  Raynetta is a retired Corporate Securities Paralegal and fromer President of the Forestville Chamber of Commerce.  She is active in our communtity as Co-Chair of the Sonoma County Active Aging Taskforce and other communty efforts on senior issues and elder abuse.

Raynetta’s Black Memorabilia collection can be seen at the exhibit Art as Part of Black History Fri., Sat. & Sundays 11am-4pm, from Feb. 6th – Mar. 1st, 2015 at the Occidental Center for the Arts

Guest Link: www.occidentalcenterforthearts.org/black_history_art/

Music Break: We Shall not Be Moved performed by Mavis Staples

Guest 2:  Carolyn VanDyk, a local attorney who earned her Juris Doctorate at Empire College, participated on a panel this past week on February 19th  at the SRJC Black History Month Event: “Black Lives Matter Legal Discussion”,hosted by the Black Student Union/NAACP College Chapter.  We continue the discussion of this topic.

Guest Links: www.carolynvandyklaw.com