March 2008 International Women's Day 2008 Archives

This Little Girl’s Gone Honky-Tonk (1–2pm)
Hosted by Mick Novak
An hour-long tribute to the godmothers of country and honky-tonk music.

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Modern Day Slavery: Human Trafficking (3-4pm)
Hosted by Soroptimist International of Greater Minneapolis
State Senator Sandy Pappas joins Soroptimist International to present a program to increase awareness of human trafficking nationally and in Minnesota.

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My War: From Bismarck to Britain and Back (4–5pm)
Klatch Productions
Three generations of family describe and discover WWII as service, loss, return and recovery.

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Bandit Queens Bollywood (5–6pm)
Hosted by Shashi Gupta
A program celebrating the diversity and accomplishments of South Asian women in the Twin Cities.

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Jagorito Nari: Enlightened Women of Bangladesh (6–7pm)
Hosted by Irina Hossain
Interviews with women who contributed to the struggle to liberate women from the bondage of social malaises in Bangladesh.

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Fujiyama Mamas (7-8pm)
Fujiyama Mamas showcases the women rockabilly artists who rebelled against the traditional female roles of housewives and mothers during the ’50s including: Cordell Jackson, who toiled as a Rosie the Riveter during the war in an aircraft factory before launching her own record label in 1956; Little Miss Dynamite Brenda Lee; Janis Martin, aka The Female Elvis; and rockabilly queen Wanda Jackson.

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Girassol: Musica do Brasil (8-9pm)
Hosted by Helena do Sol
Brazilian female artists are celebrated on O dia internacional das mulheres!

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This is a Man’s World? Women in Hip Hop (9–10pm)
Hosted by Sara Toetschinger
Highlighting those femcees who paved the way in the male-dominated world of Hip Hop.

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Word Warriors (10–11pm)
Hosted by Cynthia French
Female spoken word artists from around the country.

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Ladies in the Hall (11pm–Midnight)
Hosted by Nancy Skalkos
A musical tour with the Women in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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