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    “Voices of the UFW in Texas”: A Documentary on the United Farm Worker Movement in Texas

    Crissy Rivas and Dave Sims provide a breadth of information about Cesar Chavez and the hitherto undocumented United Farmers Workers Movement (UFW) that he started in Texas during the 1960s. In this interview, Rivas and Sims talk about their new documentary “Voices of the UFW in Texas” and impart essential details about the UFW, the importance of women to the movement, and how conducting oral histories allowed them to augment current knowledge on the subject.


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    In Memoriam: An Interview with the Late Amiri Baraka

    On January 9, 2014Amiri Baraka, poet, playwright and activist, passed away at the age of 79. A leading figure of the Black Arts movement, today we remember Baraka by sharing an interview Sampsonia Way published in 2011, after he came to read with Cave Canem at City of Asylum/Pittsburgh.