Monday, February 8, 2010

Feminist radio @ WBAI: Black Feminist History 2/11, 10am-noon, Joy of Resistance

For Black History Month and WBAI's Winter Fund Drive:
 On Thursday, February 11, 10 am to noon
Joy of Resistance will present
 A Three Part
Black Women's History Package
 WBAI / 99.5 FM / live streamed @

In honor of Black History Month, Joy of Resistance: Multicultural Feminist Radio @ WBAI is thrilled to present a three-part premium honoring the history of Black Women:
 1)  A Black Feminist History Collection (4 CD's).
 Find out how the feminism of Black women was instrumental in starting the Second Wave and continues to shape feminism today; featuring: Frances Beal, Alice Walker, Flo Kennedy, Barbara Smith, Women of SNCC, Michele Wallace, Angela Davisand many others....This is an original Joy of Resistance compilation assembled over a period of years and it cannot be found anywhere else!
 2) Pacifica Radio Archives' Angela Davis Collection
 Newly released and offered for the first time: eight hours of listening on one disc! Historic material includes rare recordings spanning decades in the life and times of the reknowned activist, feminist and scholar
 3) Angela Davis' latest, 'hot-off-the-press' book
 "Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave, Written by Himself:  A New Critical Edition by Angela Y. Davis"
Features Davis' 1969 "Lectures on Liberation" along with a 2009 introduction to the historic Douglass' text--including feminist commentary
 **These premiums will be available separately or together as a package--as a thank you! for supporting WBAI!
Joy of Resistance: Multicultural Feminist Radio @ WBAI covers "the ongoing and world-wide struggle for the liberation of women, as it continues to unfold dynamically in every country, society and culture on the planet." We are now heard on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month, 11:00-11:55 am. You can phone us at (212) 209-2987 and email us at Our programs can be streamed live by going to and can be heard on the WBAI archives for 90 days @ .

WBAI, @ 99.5 fm
 has served the tri-state area since 1960 as part of the Pacifica Radio Network of non-commercial listener-supported radio stations that provide a much-needed alternative to corporate controlled media. It continues to exist only through your support, so please give generously during fund drives and visit to learn more about WBAI and how you can support its mission.

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