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0000017a-5a01-dba2-ad7e-5b3141170000Women’s History Month began as “International Women's Day” in March of 1911. KUMD celebrates this history all month with a daily series honoring Minnesota women paving the way to equity. Listen each weekday morning in March at 7 and 11 as we profile inspiring women past and present for Women’s History Month.KUMD Women’s History Month - March 2017March 20-2420 Hannah Jensen Kempfer; 1 of the first women elected to MN Legislature21 Anne Bertram; Executive Director of Theatre Unbound: Minneapolis22 Nyango Melissa Nambangi; Minnesota African Women's Association23 Jean Regal; founder AHC: Duluth Women’s Mentoring Program at UMD24 Phillis Khan; longest running female legislator in Minnesota, retiredMarch 27-3127 Mabeth Hurd Paige; represented Minneapolis in the MN House 1923-4328 Ila Borders; first woman pitcher in Men’s Professional Baseball: Duluth Dukes29 Women’s March on Washington; Honoring women standing for all women30 Ethel Colmans; founder of Woodland Community Club & Duluth Women’s Club31 Erin Murphy; MN State Representative running for MN state governor

Grassroots Feminism

Beth Bartlett

UMD Women Studies Professor Beth Bartlett sat down with former Women's Music Show host Sally Larson to talk about her book "Making Waves: Grassroots Feminism in Duluth and Superior."

"The Women's Music Show: women's voices and women's song" is a long running community-hosted program on KUMD every Sunday 1-5pm.

A public reading and discussion of Bartlett's book Making Waves: Grassroots Feminism in Duluth and Superior  happens:

Thursday March 9   6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Main Library Green Room at at the Duluth Public Library on Superior Street.

Library Event info

Making Waves

Former Program Director, Maija Jenson teaches journalism in the Department of Communication at UMD and was a part of KUMD 2008-2019. She hosted a weekly arts program "Radio Gallery." She shares a lifetime of public radio listening, degrees in journalism and art and 20 years of public radio experience with KFAI, WHA, WSUM and KUMD.
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