We talk with Dolen Perkins-Valdez about her novel, Take My Hand. It’s based on a famous case accusing the federal government of forced sterilization of poor and minority women inspires a novel about reproductive justice.
Then we play an excerpt from our 2021 interview with Honorée Fanonne Jeffers about her novel The Love Songs of W.E.B. DuBois.
Tiokasin Ghosthorse’s guest this week is Debra Utacia Krol, an award-winning Indigenous affairs reporter at the Arizona Republic in Phoenix. She is a citizen of the Xolon Salinan Tribe. Her reporting covers the intersection of climate, culture and commerce with a focus on Native issues.
Farmer Abra Morawiec of Feisty Acres returns as Hazel Kahan’s guest to talk about what it takes to maintain a healthy standardbred poultry flock on the North Fork and how her farming practices reflect the goals of the Good Shepherd Conservancy and its dedication to genetic diversity and continuity. She tells us what she and her partner Chris Pinto mean by “humane butchery” and why “you have to eat them to save them.”
Wednesday, September 7 at 6:30 AM (repeated at 8:00 PM) and archived.
Doc Hardy is joined by contemporary jazz flutist Ragan Whiteside whose current single, “Thrill Ride,” is No. 1 on the Billboard Smooth Jazz chart. Filled with joy and excitement about the news, she said, “I swear this never gets old.” “Thrill Ride” is the title track from her latest album, released on August 26, 2022, on her label, Randis Music. Written and produced by Dennis Johnson, Bob Baldwin, and Whiteside, the single features guitarist Phil Hamilton and drummer Richard Harrison, also known as the artist RAH.
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