WINGS-ku:WINGS #44-17 And Still They Rise 
Series: Title: Sub-title:
WINGS-ku  WINGS #44-17 And Still They Rise  Black Women Labour Leaders in the USA 
Producer: Program type: Broadcast Restrictions:
WINGS: Women's International News Gathering Service  Weekly Program  For non-profit use only. 
Summary: Featured speakers/guests:
For Black History Month, WINGS reprises Kate Raphael's 2016 interview with Robin Williams, Civil Rights Director for the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union. Williams discusses the revitalization of the labor movement under the influence of the Fight for $15 and Black Lives Matter. She recounts trials and triumphs from her and others' organizing work.
Detailed bios of Robin Williams here http://www.ufcw.org/2016/02/23/black-history-month-spotlight-an-interview-with-robin-williams-ufcw-international-vice-president/ and here: http://www.naacp.org/naacp-board-of-directors/robin-williams/ Williams was one of the 27 Black women labour leaders profiled in the 2016 book "And Still I Rise: Black Women Labor Leaders' Voices/ Power/ Promise," published by the Institute for Policy Studies, which examines the effectiveness of Black women's contributions to the US labor movement ." 
Robin Williams, Civil Rights Director for the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union and a VP of NAACP. 
Notes: Credits:
To view the publication discussed in the interview, visit the website and-still-i-rise.org  Interview and original program for KPFA Women's Magazine produced by Kate Raphael; adapted for WINGS by Frieda Werden. 
Topics
Politics and Activism | Society and Culture | History | Occupational Health and Safety | Labor | Feminism | United States | Racism | Service Industry  
 
 
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00:28:50 
Re-release of WINGS #25-16 
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View Script  Berkeley CA and Denman Island BC  02-19-2018  English 
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