Race Talks: Pamela Badila
90.7-FM in NY's Upper Hudson Valley and wgxc.org/listen everywhere
Hosted by Kimberly Erwin.
In this broadcast, writer, producer and dancer Pamela Badila. Badila is a resident of Hudson and the co-founder, along with her late husband Elombe Badila, of the Diata Diata International Folkloric Theatre. Badila has been a cultural pillar of Columbia County since relocating to the city of Hudson in the late 1990s.
Badila will talk about her multiethnic family, her multi- and intercultural connections, and outreach in the Hudson Valley.
Upon returning to Hudson Valley, Kimberly started a media company (OneUniversal Media) endeavoring to give voice to members in communities experiencing gross inequities who yearn to create common means of communicating and celebrating their identity while still challenging societal norms. Erwin is a founding member of Africa's Daughters of the Diaspora (ADD), She holds volunteer positions as a Hudson Area Library Trustee, an on-air programmer at WGXC-FM, and with the Hudson City School District (where her children's book was informed).