Gayle Sulik on The Kojo Nnamdi Show (NPR’s WAMU)

The Kojo Nnamdi Show airs on National Public Radio’s Washington, DC Affiliate station WAMU weekdays from noon to 2 pm EST. The live two-hour magazine program highlights news, political issues and social trends of the day. Yesterday, I spoke with Rebecca Roberts on “Pink Ribbon Culture” and Breast Cancer.

Description: Contemporary breast cancer awareness is perky, positive, and, above all, pink. With more and more products going pink for breast cancer, it may be relevant to consider how the “pinkification” of the disease has shaped the reality of breast cancer in America today. We talk with sociologist and author Gayle Sulik about the impact of “pink ribbon culture” on breast cancer and women’s health.

Gayle Sulik is the author of “Pink Ribbon Blues: How Breast Cancer Culture Undermines Women’s Health” (Oxford University Press); Research Associate in the Department of Women’s Studies at the University at Albany

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3 comments to Gayle Sulik on The Kojo Nnamdi Show (NPR’s WAMU)

  • Susanne S.

    The radio show was excellent. Alot of good questions from the audience. Dr. Sulik is making a great impact in the Breast Cancer Movement. Thank you for your continued research.

  • I agree! It was a wonderful show…very thought provoking. Thank you, Dr. Sulik, for making this topic one of your priorities. You are the ideal advocate: well-spoken, thoughtful and respectful. I had my boss listen in on the show as well and he really enjoyed it. Thank you!

  • Congratulations for appearing on the show! I’m so proud of my fellow breast cancer sistah and all she has accomplished. You go, articulate girl!

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