Opening with music of Brasil of Milton Nascimento from his Mass of the Runaway Slaves/ Missa dos Quilombos in northeast Brasil. Along with the Paul Robeson classic "Ol' Man River' and his work collaborating with Amazonian natives as well. Then a couple more from Anishinabeg artist, Annie Humphrey from her "Edge of America" release. Then a few from Larry Long in honor of his birthday and new cd release before a rare John Trudell track "Fables & Other Realities". A following set from Samiland artist Mari Boine leads back into an Afrobeat set in honor of the soon to visit Seun Kuti by
We speak with Ana Castillo, one of the most powerful voices in Chicana literature, about her new memoir Black Dove: Mamá, Mi’jo and Me. Among her acclaimed works are: So Far From God, Sapogonia, Give It to Me, Peel My Love Like an Onion, and Goddess of the Americas: Writings on the Virgin of Guadalupe.