On the Airwaves: Spotlight on South Asia

APEX Express

On tonight’s APEX Express, tune in for a spotlight on South Asia. Sanchita Saxena, director of the Center for South Asia Studies at U.C. Berkeley talks about the newly launched Bangladeshi Initiative. Then, we have an important discussion with Vidya Sri and Darakshan Raja, authors of a critical report titled Voices From the Frontline: Addressing Forced Marriage in the U.S., on the disturbing phenomenon of forced marriages in different communities in the U.S. Vidya Sri is a survivor of forced marriage and Darakshan Raja is a researcher focused on criminal justice interventions.

We also share music from Beats for Bangladesh.


APEX Express is a weekly magazine-style radio show featuring the voices and stories of Asians and Pacific Islanders from all corners of our community.  The show is produced by a collective of media makers, djs, and activists and airs on Thursday at 7 p.m. on KPFA 94.1FM.

APEX Express is committed to building a broader social movement for justice and collective liberation for all oppressed people, including poor & working-class people, people of color, women and queer people.  We support grassroots organizing and cultural work that advance these goals, and see APEX as a space for building consciousness and promoting critical discussion about these efforts.

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