Bread and Roses
Bread and Roses is a collective of women identified radio activists. We offer feminist public affairs programming. We give voice to those working for social justice and equity, globally and locally. We strive to challenge systems of oppression. All this, and we have fun!
Bread and Roses highlights the achievements of women artists, activists, athletes, scholars and innovators.We strive for programming excellence and collaborative efforts, providing access and training to women.
British-born Mozzam Begg spent a total of 3 years imprisoned at US-run prison camps at Guantanamo, Bagram and Kandahar. His book, Enemy Combatant, details the horrendous conditions he suffered, including 2 years in solitary confinement. He also writes about relations with US prison guards and interrogators. Since his release, Mozzam Begg has campaigned tirelessly for the closure of Guantanamo Bay. In this interview with Bread and Roses, Mr. Begg talks about his family's activism during his imprisonment.
Activist, poet and healer Sunni Patterson speaks with Bread & Roses from the Tenth Annual V-Day celebration in New Orleans. The annual V-Day event is an international celebration of ending violence against women and girls, and this year honors the women of New Orleans and the Gulf South. Ms. Patterson, a native of New Orleans, was part of a panel that presented at the V-Day events on April 11. This audio includes a poem and interview.
For more information about Sunni Patterson, you can log onto her website: www.sunnipatterson.com
- Title: Poet Activist Sunni Patterson on V-Day in New Orleans
- Length: 20:57 minutes (19.18 MB)
- Format: MP3 Mono 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)
The North by Northeast Community Health Center opened in response to the medical needs of Hurricane Katrinia survivors and of the medically uninsured here in Portland. This audio features interviews with Dr. Jill Ginsberg, Pastor Mary Overstreet Smith, and Suzy Jeffreys a year and a half after the center's opening. They describe the North by Northeast Community Health Center and its roots in taking action in the face of injustice.