Friday, February 13, 2009

Wanda's Picks Radio Feb. 11, 2009

We will be speaking with former Georgia Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney who is giving the keynote address this week, Feb. 13-15, at the 11th Annual Leadership Conference of The Black Caucus of California Student Association of Community Colleges (CalSACC). The conference theme for 2009 is: "Ujima: Utilizing the Power of Education for Collective Empowerment," and the working title is: "The Glass Ceiling has been Broken, The Inauguration Parties are Over, Now the Work Begins." It is hosted by the Black Caucus at Foothill College, Foothill College, 12345 El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills. Ms. McKinney will be joined on the air by Glen Ford, publisher of Black Agenda Report. We will have a 50 minute conversation, followed by a short talk with Black Caucus leadership about the conference this year.

We will also talk to Guy Patrice Lumumba, son of the first Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, along with Lisa F. Jackson, director of the film, "The Greatest Silence: Rape in the Congo,", and Muadi Mukenge, Regional Director of Sub-Saharan Africa Global Fund for Women She will also act as translator for Guy, who will speak in French


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