Tuesday, Jan 17th at 9:00PM on WBAI/NY 99.5 FM and wbai.org
John Riley brings you an exerpt from a speech given by renown activist and intellectual Dean Spade at the Kessler Award ceremony given by CLAGS, the Center for LGBTQ Studies, housed at the graduate center of the City College of NY. Spade’s intersectional analysis is essential to learn from as we enter the Trump Era. Intersectionality is the study of the interplay of race, sex, class in how oppressive institutions function. He discusses why organizers must see past liberal myths that will styme real change and not be satisfied with lipservice or reforms that are only for a select few. Activist and academic Dean Spade is a transgender man who helped found the Sylvia Rivera Law Project.
Naomi Brussel attended the national conference of Physicians for a National Health Program and recorded a speech by a latino labor organizer about the receptivity of latinos to Single-Payer healthcare.
The Manhattan LGBT Center has long been the largest most influential Pride Center in New York City. Emma Missouri brings us part 2 of a report on the Brooklyn Pride Center's exceptional programming with an interview with executive director Floyd Rumohr, Dylan Seebalack (program development coordinator), and Debra Brennan (president).