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Woman's Hour

Activist Professor Angela Davis

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Prof Angela Davis, best known as a member of the Black Panthers in the 1960s.

Activist and member of the Black Panthers Prof Angela Davis talks about the journey from being on the FBI's 10 most wanted list to being in the 100 'cool' Americans exhibition.

Professor Angela Davis was known as a radical activist and member of the Black Panthers in the 1960s-1970s. 40 years on she talks to Jenni Murray about the journey from a place on the FBI's ten most wanted list to a place in the 100 'cool' Americans exhibition earlier this year in Washington's National Portrait Gallery.

Former Vogue editor and founder of the charity OAfrica Lisa Lovatt-Smith talks about her new book Who Knows Tomorrow and her work in Ghana which has been inspired by her own upbringing.

Mosac are an organisation which tries to offer support to the non-abusing parents of children who've been sexually abused. Following Jane's interview with Luci Coffey, an advocacy manager from Mosac, we hear from a woman the programme calls Jackie who has two daughters, both of whom were abused by their father. Her testimony is spoken by an actor.

And the Scottish-Zambian singer songwriter Namvula performs live and talks to Jane about her new album, Shiwezwa, and the women who inspired it.


Jane Garvey
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Angela Davis
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Lisa Lovatt-Smith
Beverley Purcell



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