La Raza Chronicles / Cronicas de la Raza 10 February 2009 – KPFA FM

Posted on February 11, 2009

This week the KPFA fund drive special features excerpts from the documentary “The Power of Community – How Cuba Survived Peak Oil”, how Cuba, following the collapse of the Soviet Union in the early 1990s, responded to their oil crisis with a Green Revolution and agricultural innovations. La Raza Chronicles returns with its regular program on February 17th.

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Meanwhile, enjoy some previous features from La Raza Chronicles:

August 5, 2008:
Vanessa Bohm brings a special report on the Bolivian referendum elections. Julieta Kusnir discusses The International Seventeenth AIDS/HIV Conference in Mexico City with Oscar Raul Lopez the Director of Health Policy at the Latino Commission on AIDS. And Nina Serrano discusses the recent events in El Salvador with Alexis Stoumbolis of CISPES. [more]

PLAY NOW – 5 August 2008:

April 22, 2008:
This program honors Pachamama: Mother Earth, this beautiful planet we must defend against polluters & defilers who are, in part, our very dear selves. Featuring Rafael Jesus Gonzalez‘ beautiful new poem for Earthday, a report on Immigration by Oscar Hernandez,a commentary by Carlos Munoz Jr. on Cesar Chavez, and special guest Claudia Reyes from Mujeres Unidas y Activas on preparations the May Day celebration. [more…]

Hosted by Nina Serrano.

PLAY NOW – 22 April 2008:

Frida Kahlo webcast
La Raza Chronicles presents a special program focusing on the iconic, legendary and revolutionary Mexican painter, Frida Kahlo, through conversation, poetry, music and sound mix. Nina Serrano discuses the Frida Kahlo current exhibit at the SF MOMA with curator, John Zarobell; Rafael Jesus Gonzalez recounts his first encounter with a Frida Kahlo painting, and Adrian Arias reads his new Poem “Frida at the Mirror.” Also featuring “La Llorona” in a post-modern version by Omar Sosa and Greg Landau. [more…]

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