Alice bag: Chicana without asking for permission

Topic: 03/02/18 Alice bag: Chicana without asking for permission
Segment: D Report
Participants: Diana Diaz Reyes- Artist, Educator, and entrepreneur.,
Member of Honey power- feminist art collective,,

Broadcast Air Date: 03/02/18 (re-broadcast) & 08/05/16
Station:   KUCR 88.3 FM   Riverside, CA
Time: 5:15 PM (PST)
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Discussion Topics:
– Who is Alice bag?
– What did Chicana mean to Alice Bag?
– Who has a right to claim Chicana?
– What if you don’t know what people are because they changed their name?
– Is Hollywood still called Hollyweird?
– Who has the right to define Chicana?
– Where does punk intersect with age, culture or pan-ethnicity?
– Do we have to create a new language for ourselves?
– What does the term identity mean?
– Why does the group Honey power exist?
– Why does society only care about the State’s sanctioned master status categories?
– What if you don’t fit in with the official social boxed categories?
– Where does the self-aware soul fit in a society that does not care?
– You don’t need to ask permission to call yourself Chicana?
– What if MECHA rejects you because of the way you look and act?
– You have every right to make the world you want.
– Is it OK to look at your guitar strings when you play?
– What is the Intersectionality of gender, class and pan-ethnicity?
– You don’t need to ask permission to be the person you want to be.
– What happens when the Chican@ movement retires?
– What is the free moment?
– Are those that follow as second and third generations, less free than the foundational generations?
– Not Chicana enough?
– Is there less tolerance for Chicana because of the Latina/o replacement?
– What is the most sincere definition of ourselves in this movement in time?
– Do we put ourselves in a bigger boxes to make the social structure more comfortable at our expense?
– Why is Chicana as a term is powerful?
– Why does the word Brown make people uncomfortable?
– Is gender free?
– Are we the first to look at ourselves and see such rapid change?

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