45min, mp3 at 48kps. Farai Chideya is the anchor of "Pure Oxygen," a prime time show on Oxygen, a new women's network started by Oprah Winfrey. She is best know for her 1995 book Don't Believe the Hype: Fighting Cultural Misinformation About African-Americans and for her web site popandculture.com. She spoke at Wellesley College in Massachusetts on March 26 2001 on Race and Class issues.
Yesterday, Monday, March 26, 2001, in yet another disgraceful act, Pacifica Foundation Executive Director Bessie Wash pre-empted the DemocracyNow! show for approximately 10 minutes to deliver a scripted speech alleging violence and slander on the part of listener/contributors seeking to regain control of their own foundation and stations.