Preeti Gamzeh interviews veteran radio journalist and author Sonali Kolhatkar on her new book Rising Up: The Power of Narrative in Pursuing Racial Justice.
Sonali Kolhatkar is the host of the show Rising Up with Sonali, the longest running morning, drive-time radio program hosted by a woman. In addition to hosting the daily show, she’s also he Racial Justice editor at Yes! Magazine and Senior Correspondent for the Independent Media Institute‘s Economy for All project.
We also talk to Rinku Sen, who wrote the foreword to the book Rising Up. Rinku was the Executive Director of Race Forward and Publisher of their award-winning news site and magazine Colorlines for many years. She is currently the executive director of the Narrative Initiative. She is the author of two books Stir it Up and The Accidental American.
This show was co-produced with APEX Express, KPFA 94.1.