racism http://kalw.org en Your Call: How do we respond to misogyny in everyday life? http://kalw.org/post/your-call-how-do-we-respond-misogyny-everyday-life <p></p><p class="p1"><span class="s1"> Thu, 29 May 2014 07:00:00 +0000 Ali Budner 44453 at http://kalw.org Your Call: How do we respond to misogyny in everyday life? StoryCorps: Nathan Baxter's journey http://kalw.org/post/storycorps-nathan-baxters-journey <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">After serving time in the Air Force, Nathan Baxter, an African American man from Pennsylvania, ended up in the South in the </span>1960s<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. </span>Baxter<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> learned a lot of lessons during and after his service – one of which was how difficult it could be to be a black man in the South at that time. He stopped by mobile </span>Storycorps<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> booth in Oakland to share some never-told experiences with his descendants.</span></p><p> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 02:33:33 +0000 Todd Whitney 40496 at http://kalw.org StoryCorps: Nathan Baxter's journey Dance Brigade's "Hemorrhage" despairs over local, global crises http://kalw.org/post/dance-brigades-hemorrhage-despairs-over-local-global-crises <div id="yui_3_13_0_ym1_1_1390969341877_9172" style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: HelveticaNeue, Helvetica Neue, Helvetica, Arial, Lucida Grande, sans-serif; font-size: 14pt; font-style: normal; background-color: transparent;"><p><span class="yiv5112931123main" id="yui_3_13_0_ym1_1_1390969341877_9171"><span id="yui_3_13_0_ym1_1_1390969341877_9170" style="font-size: 14pt;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></span></p><span class="yiv5112931123main" id="yui_3_13_0_ym1_1_1390969341877_9171"><span id="yui_3_13_0_ym1_1_1390969341877_9170" style="font-size: 14pt;">Angered by evictions, Google buses, NSA spying and "climate change"? Eric Jansen's guest on <strong><a href="http://www.outinthebay.org"><em>Out in the Bay</em></a>, 7pm Thursday on KALW</strong>, is Krissy Keefer, artistic director of San Francisco's all-women performance troupe <a href="http://www.dancebrigade.org">Dance Brigade</a>. The company's current production, </span></span><span class="yiv5112931123main" id="yui_3_13_0_ym1_1_1390969341877_9176"><span id="yui_3_13_0_ym1_1_1390969341877_9175" style="font-size: 14pt;"><span class="yiv5112931123main" id="yui_3_13_0_ym1_1_1390969341877_9188"><span id="yui_3_13_0_ym1_1_1390969341877_9187" style="font-size: 14pt;"><a href="http://www.dancebrigade.org/performances/index.html"><span id="yui_3_13_0_ym1_1_1390969341877_9186" style="font-style: italic;">Hemorrhage: An Ablution of Hope &amp; Despair</span></a>, </span></span>uses the Mission District and its eviction epidemic as a backdrop to explore local, regional and world crises – global warming, war, genocide, attacks on women and on San Francisco’s cultural core.<a href="http://www.dancebrigade.org/performances/index.html"><span id="yui_3_13_0_ym1_1_1390969341877_9178" style="font-style: italic;"> Hemorrhag<em>e</em></span><em>: An Ablution of Hope &amp; Despair</em></a>, plays at <a href="http://dancemission.com">Dance Mission Theater</a> through February 8. Wed, 29 Jan 2014 05:20:50 +0000 Eric Jansen 38980 at http://kalw.org Dance Brigade's "Hemorrhage" despairs over local, global crises Miss America's not fair enough... for Indians http://kalw.org/post/miss-americas-not-fair-enough-indians <p></p><p><span style="letter-spacing: 0px; font-family: 'Times New Roman'; line-height: normal; ">Her name is Nina Davuluri and this Indian American is the new "Miss America."</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;<span style="letter-spacing: 0px; font-family: 'Times New Roman'; line-height: normal; ">Indians are of course in a self-righteous lather about the blatant racism expressed on twitter recently, but here’s the ugly truth. Nina Davuluri can be Miss America. But she could never be Miss India. Or even Miss Indian-American Fremont. She’s just too dark</span></p> Wed, 18 Sep 2013 13:45:00 +0000 Eric Wayne 33193 at http://kalw.org Miss America's not fair enough... for Indians Today on Your Call: Fifty years after the March on Washington, do we have a more just economy? http://kalw.org/post/today-your-call-fifty-years-after-march-washington-do-we-have-more-just-economy <p> Tue, 13 Aug 2013 07:11:23 +0000 Malihe Razazan 31520 at http://kalw.org Today on Your Call: Fifty years after the March on Washington, do we have a more just economy?