Women’s Spaces Radio Show with host Elaine B. Holtz and guest Imani Mitchell of Black Women United on the upcoming Ain’t I a Woman March in Sacramento, broadcast via KBBF-FM 89.1 on 7/10/17, has been uploaded to the web archives.
Ain’t I a Woman March
Black Women United
1. Imani Mitchell shares how she as a young mother and student came to found the new non-profit organization Black Women United (BWU), inspired by Sojourner Truth’s speech to the 1851 Women’s Rights Convention and by Alice Walker’s ideas on Womanism, a terms specific to Black Women dealing with their Black culture and the sexism within it, while in the American society and its instituted racism. The first project of BWU is the Ain’t I a Woman March in Sacramento on this Saturday July 15, 2017, meeting at Crocker Park at 9 am to march to the Capitol and rally. The march is to celebrate Black Women and their contributions from all walks of life.
About our Guest: Imani Mitchell is a mother, actress, student, activist, womanist (which we discuss what this means) and the founder and president of Black Women United (BWU). She was born and raised in Sacramento and received her Associates degree in Theatre Arts from Sacramento City College.
Guest Link: www.bwusac.com
Event Link Ain’t I a Woman March in Sacramento on this Saturday July 15, 2017: www.bwusac.com/black-womens-march
Women’s Spaces host Elaine B. Holtz closes the show with her reading of her poem Journey With Me.
Ain’t I A Woman by singer Avery Sharpe from the Album: Sojourner Truth Ain’t I A Woman (JKMN Records)
We Are The Women by Betsy Rose
from the Album: Welcome to the Circle (Paper Crane Paper)
We Are Here by Sharon Bruch from her Album: Songs of Native American Women