Full Interview with Dr. Kyra Gaunt Spirit of the Suffragettes
This interview was originally split into three parts for ease of listening on the radio. You may listen to each part separately in the links that follow:
Part I: soundcloud.com/mediasanctuary/1056-4-26-19-spirit-of-the-suffragettes-dr-kyra-gaunt-part-1
Part II: soundcloud.com/mediasanctuary/921-5-3-19-spirit-of-the-suffragettes-kyra-gaunt-part-2-of-3
Part III: soundcloud.com/mediasanctuary/1031-5-10-19-spirit-of-the-suffragettes-kyra-gaunt-part-3-of-3
The Spirit of the Suffragettes summer concert series and community resource fair will be launching alongside the seventh annual Freedom Festival on Saturday June 8th from 3-6pm, and then will be held in Freedom Square every Tuesday at 4-7pm from July 16th through August 20th, closing with the ninth annual StoryHarvest celebration on September 21st, 3-6pm. For more information, visit mediasanctuary.org.
Here is Hudson Mohawk Magazine correspondent Cassidy McCabe, with an introduction to present day activists and organizations in anticipation for this summer festival, the Spirit of the Suffragettes.
Cassidy McCabe goes to the University at Albany to speak with Dr. Kyra Gaunt, an ethnomusicologist in the Department of Music and Theatre and the author of the book “The Games Black Girls Play: Learning the Ropes from Double-Dutch to Hip-Hop”, about her current research on the sexploitation and misogynoir impacting young black girls on YouTube.