Friday, March 23, 2012

Wanda's Picks Radio Show Wednersday, March 21 & Friday, March 23, 2012

Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Tim Wise
speaks about his latest book Dear White America: Letter to a New Minority.

Anita Wills, Oscar Grant Committee
, speaks about the Million Hoodies March on the UN in New York, here the march is to UN Plaza in San Francisco, 5:30 p.m. 1 Million HOODIES March: Show the World we are all Trayvon. Rally at Bradley Manning Plaza at 5:30 PM March to UN Plaza at 6 PM! Oakland fam: gather at 14th & Broadway BART to ride together to Embarcadero: 4:30P, 5P and 5:30P. Lets meet folks with stay-away orders underground at the BART station since the BART station is not part of the stay-away. Visit and

We close with Zack Rogow is the author, editor, or translator of nineteen books or plays. His seventh book of poems, My Mother and the Ceiling Dancers, was published by Kattywompus Press in February 2012. He is the editor of an anthology of U.S. poetry, The Face of Poetry, published by University of California Press. Currently he teaches in the MFA in Writing Program at the California College of the Arts and in the low-residency MFA at the University of Alaska, Anchorage.

Friday, March 23, 2012
Kehinde Kujichagulia-Seitu, Reagan Griffith, Taiwo Kujichagulia-Seitu
, join us to talk about Stopping Our Silence 2012, the theme this year is "Silencing the inner critic," and this year's sexual assault and domestic violence healing conference, is April 14th and 15th, 2012. The weekend will kick off on Saturday April 14th at 8:30a.m., On Stage Studio (Kids N' Dance), 3840 MacArthur Blvd., Oakland, with a full day of workshops. That night's performance will begin at 7p.m. Sunday's matinee performance will begin at 3p.m. and will be followed by a question and answer session with the cast and S.O.S. founder Ms. Kehinde Kujichagulia-Seitu (510) 434-6773

Sheena Johnson's REBEL HOME DANCE
presents: LANDHOME, March 30-31, 2012, 8 p.m., at the Temescal Arts Center, 511 48th Street, Oakland. We speak to Sheena and collaborating artist, Chris Evans, a multimedia artist, with an emphasis on sound and dance.

We close with Brian Copeland, who speaks about his latest show: The Waiting Period at The Marsh, Main stage, in San Francisco, through April 27. Copeland, a multi-talented actor, playwright, author and talk show host, has basked in the glow of both public and critical acclaim for nearly a decade. And yet, along with such other well-known figures as Mike Wallace, Tipper Gore and Yves San Laurent, he suffers from debilitating bouts of depression. Friday is educator's night, 2-for-1 available for groups. Visit or


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