Radio Interview: Traveling While Black

 La Raza Chronicles, 94.1 KPFA-fm, Tues 9/30/14, 7pm

traveling while black

Poster Image for “Traveling While Black” written and performed by Edris Cooper-Anifowoshe

Theatre artist Edris Cooper-Anifowoshe will join me on La Raza Chronicles in a conversation about her one-woman show “Traveling While Black”. Written and performed by Edris Cooper-Anifowoshe, it plays at the Brava Theatre in San Francisco from October 3 to October 26, 2014.

Hear an intimate view of living creatively with racism while working against it. Racism can’t hold back Edris’ overflowing creative spirit that travels where the spirit takes her. And she has a vibrant, adventurous and humorous spirit.
Including a segment about an African America artist fits well in our multi-racial Latino public and cultural affairs program. Driving while brown is not so different.
Along the way Edris also fills us in on Black theater history and US history. She was one of 3 Black children bussed to her elementary school in Tennessee.  “Traveling While Black” is part of an original series “Adventures of a Black Girl” by this prolific theatre artist. Ticket are available at
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About Nina Serrano

Nina is a well-known, international prize-winning inspirational author and poet. With a focus on Latino history and culture, she is also a playwright, filmmaker, KPFA talk show host, a former Alameda County Arts Commissioner, and a co-founder of the San Francisco Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts. Oakland Magazine’s “best local poet” in 2010, she is a former director of the San Francisco Poetry in the Schools program and the Bay Area’s Storytellers in the Schools program. A Latina activist for social justice, women’s rights, and the arts, Nina Serrano at 84 remains vitally engaged in inspiring change and exploring her abundant creativity. For more information go to or contact her publisher at For more detailed information about Nina see About Nina on her website.

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