Shows: April 24, 2017

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Immigrants on Labor's Frontlines

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A look at how low-wage workers, especially immigrants, are helping lead the anti-Trump resistance. A panel discussion hosted by Belabored podcast and Fordham Law School featuring Rabyaah Althaibani, a community organizer and co-organizer of the Yemeni bodega strike, Pam Galpern, a Verizon field technician and mobilization coordinator for CWA Local 1101, and Javaid Tariq, a longtime taxi driver and member of the New York Taxi Workers Alliance

A version of this story was aired on Dissent Magazine.

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Muslim & Sikh Women (UN)Covered

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A few women in Cambridge, a small city near Toronto, hope to adjust the frame around the popular image of the religious head covering in contemporary “Western” society with an exhibit demurely titled (UN)Covered. The photographic portrait project, which was exhibited as part of Women’s History Month at the local YWCA, offers a glimpse into how women’s headwear can reveal what is deeply invisible in our culture.

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Chinese Cuisine As Global and Local in SF

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Melissa Hung reports for our partner program Apex Express about Eat Chinatown, a recent exhibit in San Francisco focusing on the world of Chinatown through its many cuisines, past and present.

Originally aired on KPFA

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