Are you informed about how reproductive rights are wrapped up into a rich history of civil rights in America? Do you know what was happening in Los Angeles in the 1970’s involving race and health rights? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to hear more!
On Wednesday, July 23rd, our host Karma Chavez interviewed Jenna Loyd on her new book “Health Rights Are Civil Rights.” where she discusses “how Black freedom, antiwar, welfare rights, and women’s movement activists formed alliances to battle oppressive health systems and structural violence, working to establish the principle that health is a right.” University of Minnesota Press
Also, tonight at Rainbow Books Cooperative on 426 W Gilman at 6 pm, Jenna Loyd will be reading from her book and talking about its various themes. Come check it out!