Wanda's Picks Radio Show Friday, September 16, 2011
Fighting for Our Freedom Tour stops in Oakland, Sept. 27-October 1, 2011 and features: Dorothy Pinkney and her husband Rev. Edward Pinkney, who is President of the Benton Harbor NAACP and has been singled out for political attack because of his years of outspoken criticism of the takeover of his local City government by the Whirlpool Corporation. He will join us to talk about his work and the upcoming events in the Bay Area.
Carole Flowers speaks on the Second Annual "Stepping Toward the Cure 5K Fun Run & Walk (Northern California) at Lakeside Park (near Bandstand) in Oakland, Sunday, Sept. 18, 2011. Registration begins at 8 AM.
Barbara Hunter joins us to talk about the Barbara Hunter Jazz Quartet performing tonight at the 57th Street Gallery in Oakland.
Jacqueline Hairston speaks about Carnegie Hall Preview Concert at Afro Solo at the African American Art and Culture Complex's Burial Clay Theatre, Sunday, Sept. 25, 2011. Visit afrosolo.org
We feature music arranged by Jacqueline Hairston and original music and that of others featuring Barbara Hunter: "My Secret Love/St. Thomas," "For Sarah" (B. Hunter), Searching for the Truth (M. Wright). We open with an excerpt from "Eternity" (Liz Wright from Salt).