[act-ma] (10/3) Activist/author Kendall Hale speaks at RCC (Fri. eve.)

Jim O'Brien jimobrien48 at gmail.com
Wed Sep 17 14:13:01 PDT 2008


Former Boston activist Kendall Hale, author of the new book *Radical
Passions: A Memoir of Revolution and Healing, *now a resident of Asheville,
North Carolina, will speak at Roxbury Community College at the start of
October:

"Radical Passions"

Friday, October 3, 7 pm

Academic Building 3, Room 326

Roxbury Community College

* *

Her book includes many personal stories of life in the Boston-area antiwar
and social justice movement in the Boston area in the 1970s and '80s:  union
activism at the Unitrod factory and the General Dynamics shipyard;
membership in the feminist New Harmony Sisterhood Band; traveling to Cuba;
helping to build a solar house on Mission Hill; participation in the Central
America solidarity movement and helping build a health clinic in Esteli,
Nicaragua.  It also describes her life in a New Age and progressive
community in western North Carolina.  (For more information on the book,
published by iUniverse Inc. in 2008, go to http://www.radicalpassions.com.  It
will be available for purchase at the event.)



Marcia Diehl and Deborah Silverstein, also former members of the New Harmony
Sisterhood Band, will join Kendall at the October 3 event and they will sing
several of the band's favorite songs.
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