Stories of Transformation: Interview with Boona Cheena
September, 2013 interview with Boona Cheena on cable TV in Berkeley. California, discussing my new book, Kindling: Writings On the Body, and my older book, Remedios. I talk about about social trauma, environmental impacts on our health, the power of storytelling and , and a lot more.
25th Empowering Women of Color Conference, UC Berkeley, March, 2010
The keynote theme was Intergenerational Wisdom: Celebrating Our Past, Present, & Future. I read my poem "Revision" and talk about what should be in the 21st century toolkit/medicine bag of a woman of color activist.
Imagine This: A Poem for the Cuban Five
I started composing this poem in Cuba in 2009 as I learned more about the case of the five Cuban anti-terrorist heroes and their imprisonment in the US for trying to stop terrorist acts by right wing Cuban-Americans against the Cuban population. I read this at an event in their support in San Francisco.