Nicole Hummel

Public Control of Cell Phones: A Discussion at Blue Stockings

April 5, 2011
Sowore from Sahara Reporters and others discuss cell phone policies in the world.

A discussion about the politics of cell phone use - from the exploitation involved in the mining of coltan (an essential mineral used in consumer electronics) to the domination of phone companies.


Women of the Niger Delta Fight the Oil Companies

March 24, 2011
The resistance of Niger Delta women. Emem Okon organizer at Blue Stockings on Sunday night, March 27, 2011 7PM

Sunday March 27, 7PM-9:30

Bluestockings Bookstore172 Allen St. between Stanton and Rivington (LES, Manhattan)

Nigerian women lead the struggle against environmental and social problems caused by oil companies

March 12, 2011
International Women's Day radio piece profiles women in the Niger Delta

When I went to Dakar, Senegal to participate in the Indymedia Convergence, I got a chance to spend the week with 15 women who traveled from the Niger Delta in Nigeria. They were in Dakar to learn media skills at the IMC-Africa Convergence, and to participate in the World Social Forum to spread awareness about the impact of oil companies on their lives. Here are the powerful, passionate, and inspired voices of Stella Chuky, Windy Grace Mamman, and Emem J Okun.