S4 E5: Feminism in Black and White

March 4, 2020

People fighting for more democracy in the United States often have to struggle against sexism and racism. In fact, those two struggles are often inseparable—certainly from the perspective of black women and some other women of color.

Reported and produced by host John Biewen, with Season 3 co-host Celeste Headlee and Season 4 collaborator Chenjerai Kumanyika. Interviews with Glenda Gilmore, Ashley Farmer, Sandra Arrington, and Danielle McGuire.

Music by Alex Weston, Evgueni and Sacha Galperine, and Eric Neveux. Music consulting and production help from Joe Augustine of Narrative Music.

Photo: Audley “Queen Mother” Moore. Photo courtesy of the Schlesinger Library at Harvard University, via Wikimedia Commons.


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2 comments on “S4 E5: Feminism in Black and White

  1. Heather Jul 16, 2020

    This is an excellent episode. Thank you so much!

  2. Julianne Polito Jul 28, 2020

    Thank you all for your well developed presentations that focused on women and black women’s roles in the movements of civil rights historically. I especially like the suggestions of “where to look for who’s pushing forward – democracy in America.”