Social Justice Poet Janet Aalfs

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HOST: Oonagh Dogherty 5.29.15 Janet Aalfs

Northampton Poet Laureate Emeritus, peace advocate, artistic director of Valley Women’s Martial Arts, and Lotus Peace Arts Tai Chi Teacher Janet Aalfs shares her memories of early childhood in Appalachia and her recent return there; civil rights organizing and unrest in the sixties in New Bedford, MA; and the early (1970s) Women’s Community in Northampton.  We hear her wise politically allusive poetry and her music selections: Sweet Honey in the Rock, Sister Sledge, and Mark O’Connor.

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