Rock ‘n’ Roll Heretic Rovers, Loners, and Thieves

NOW AVAILABLE AT Barnes and Noble, Indiebound and Smashwords Rory Tharpe Blues-rock ex-Pentecostal, “recovering from religion” electric guitarist-composer-singer, late 50s, death-obsessed survivor and blocked songwriter, fighting to hold it together for her band, finances, creative control and integrity, has struggled with alcohol addiction and sobriety, burns through relationships with many wistful backward glances. Katy Duren …

R-E-S-P-E-C-T Black in Women Rock: Women’s History Month Roundtable

Youth-focused “Black Women in Rock” dialogue/roundtable on Saturday, 3/27 @ 12-1:30pm PST via Zoom with guitarists Malina Moye, Ghetto Songbird (Samantha Hollins), Jackie Venson and Felice Rosser of Faith NYC. The dialogue will focus on Black women’s history in the rock world, confronting challenges of racism/sexism/homophobia, artistry, creativity and musicanship. Suggested donations benefiting WLP, Rock…

#Standing4Black Girls Community Action Against Rape Culture and Sexual Violence

On October 17, youth from the Women’s Leadership Project and community partners took to the streets to rally and raise awareness about the disproportionate impact of rape culture, sexual, and domestic violence on Black girls and Black communities. The Standing4BlackGirls coalition was spearheaded by Black women and girls-led gender justice organizations in South Los Angeles.…