May 29 marks the 162nd anniversary of Sojourner Truth’s “Ain’t I a Woman?” speech. Center for Emerging Media cultural correspondent Lea Gilmore joins us for a reading of that speech. Then, we discuss African American women and feminism with
- Lea Gilmore, singer, activist, and Center for Emerging Media cultural correspondent;
- dream hampton, writer, filmmaker and co-author of the New York Times best seller Decoded
- A. Adar Ayira, project manager of the More in the Middle Campaign for Associated Black Charities and facilitator and analyst at Baltimore Racial Justice Action;
- Jodi Kelber-Kaye, Associate Director of the Honors College at UMBC and former faculty member in Gender and Women’s Studies there.