The women who gathered on the town common yesterday, to celebrate International Women's Day, passionately & articulately demonstrated why the fight for equality isn't over. Video footage provided by Carolyn "Sky" Caron.
Maria Luisa Arroyo, an award-winning poet, gives the New England Learning Center for Women in Transition (NELCWIT) 2016 Power of Women keynote address. In the unedited interview that follows, Ms. Arroyo discusses how domestic violence and poetry have shaped her life.
By addressing underlying issues, the Northwestern District Attorney hopes to prevent crimes before he has to prosecute them and he spoke to us about how this relates to the disproportionate number of incarcerated minorities.
This is the unedited interview we did with Strong Oak for our Race in the Pioneer Valley series. In it, she makes connections between the historic, and ongoing, opression of American Indians and many problems in today's society.