Women’s Spaces Radio Show on KBBF-FM 89.1 with host Elaine B. Holtz and guests singer and songwriter Holly Near and Richmond City Councilwoman Gayle McLaughlin , broadcast on 3/16/15, has been added to the Radio Archives.
To listen to the 60-minute recording click the link to the archive page above.
March is Women’s History Month – Women Past and Present
1. Holly Near , Singer, Songwriter, Activist
2. Gayle McLaughlin, City Councilwoman, Richmond,
Women in History Song: Harriet Tubman – Performed by Holly Near and Ronnie Gilbert, words and music by Walter Robinson.
Guest 1: Holly Near discusses the inspirations and small acts of courage that helped form her music career and activism. Holly Near will perform this Friday 3/20/15 at 8pm at the Glaser Center/UUC in Santa Rosa.
Music Break: Singing for our Lives Holly Near performs this song in 2004 when a million people marched for Women’s Lives in Washington DC – for a woman’s right to choose.
Guest 2: Gayle McLaughlin, discusses how she and committed activists in Richmond formed a group Defining Our Destiny that dared to take on Chevron for the sake of community health. She was elected to the City Council, and became Mayor as another fire broke out at the Chevron Refinery in Richmond. She successfully led the city suit against Chevron.