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Bring It On! – March 30, 2015

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Beverly Calender-Anderson and Doris Sims welcome Valeri Haughton-Motley, Chanelle Fox and Kimberly Owens.

PART ONE
On tonight’s show, Beverly and Doris welcome the Honorable Valeri Haughton-Motley. Recently named Bloomington’s Woman of the Year for 2015, she has been the presiding judge of Monroe Circuit Court VIII for six years. She joins us to discuss the honor and her many other stellar achievements over the years.

PART TWO
Headline news of interest to the African-American community.

PART THREE
Chanelle Fox, an IU Mauer School of Law student, and Kimberly Owens join Beverly and Doris to discuss the details of a peaceful protest against the Religious Freedom Restoration Act planned for the 31st.

CREDITS
Hosts: Beverly Calender-Anderson and Doris Sims
Bring It On! is produced by Clarence Boone
Executive Producer is Joe Crawford
Our News Editor is Michael Nowlin
Our Board Engineer is Chris Martin

Bring It On! – March 23, 2015

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Liz Mitchell and Jacinda Townsend welcome Dr. Amrita Myers.

PART ONE
On tonight’s show, Liz and Jacinda welcome Dr. Amrita Myers, IU associate professor of History and Gender Studies. She join us, in studio, to provide an overview of the event she is co-organizing titled “It’s Not So Black and White: Talking Race, From Ferguson to Bloomington.”

PART TWO
Headline news and local calendar events of interest to the African-American community.

CREDITS
Hosts: Liz Mitchell and Jacinda Townsend
Bring It On! is produced by Clarence Boone
Executive Producer is Joe Crawford
Our News Editor is Michael Nowlin
Our Board Engineer is Chris Martin

Bring It On! – March 16, 2015

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William Hosea and Beverly Calender-Anderson welcome Gary, IN Mayor Karen Freeman- Wilson.

PART ONE
On tonight’s show, William and Beverly welcome Gary, IN Mayor Karen Freeman- Wilson. She join us, by phone, reflect on the successes of her first term in office and the progress made towards implementing a path for Gary’s prosperity and opportunity and a look ahead to her bid for a reelection.

She also comments on two recent announcements; the first, as an appointee to the 2016 Presidential Election Task Force and, the second, as a Presidential appointee to a federal task force on 21st Century Policing.

PART TWO
Headline news and local calendar events of interest to the African-American community.

CREDITS
Hosts: William Hosea and Beverly Calender-Anderson
Bring It On! is produced by Clarence Boone
Executive Producer is Joe Crawford
Our News Editor is Michael Nowlin
Our Board Engineer is Chris Martin

Bring It On! – March 9, 2015

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Clarence Boone and William Hosea welcome Janet Cheatham Bell and Audrey McCluskey.

PART ONE
On tonight’s show, Clarence and William welcome Janet Cheatham Bell and Audrey McCluskey. They join us to share their observations on society and their reflections on their joint book signing and presentations billed as “Righting History, Writing Truth”, during the City of Bloomington Black History Month kick-off and Reception on February 5th.

PART TWO
Headline news and local calendar events of interest to the African-American community.

CREDITS
Hosts: Clarence Boone and William Hosea
Bring It On! is produced by Clarence Boone
Executive Producer Joe Crawford
Our News Editor is Michael Nowlin
Our Board Engineer is Chris Martin

Bring It On! – March 2, 2015

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Clarence Boone and Leila Randle welcome Vivian Finnell.

PART ONE
On tonight’s show, Clarence and Leila welcome Vivian Finnell, founder of “Not To Believers Like Us”, a faith-based advocacy group for domestic violence prevention. She joins us to explore her churches mission to “shatter the silence” of domestic /family abuse in the faith-based community.

PART TWO
Headline news and local calendar events of interest to the African-American community.

CREDITS
Hosts: Clarence Boone and Leila Randle
Bring It On! is produced by Clarence Boone
Executive Producer Joe Crawford
Our News Editor is Michael Nowlin
Our Board Engineer is Chris Martin

Bring It On! – February 23, 2015

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Cornelius Wright and Jacinda Townsend welcome Katherine Wheatle, Victor Borden, and Carl Darnell.

PART ONE
On tonight’s show, Cornelius and Jacinda welcome IU doctoral candidate in Higher Education Katherine Wheatle, Professor of Higher Education & Student Affairs and senior advisor to the IU Executive Vice President for University Academic Affairs Victor Borden, and IU doctoral candidate in Higher Learning & Student Affairs Carl Darnell.

They join the BIO! crew to discuss the challenges and opportunities facing the nation’s Historically Black College’s and Universities (HBCU) in the 21st Century.

PART TWO
Headline news and local calendar events of interest to the African-American community.

CREDITS
Hosts: Cornelius Wright and Jacinda Townsend
Bring It On! is produced by Clarence Boone
Executive Producer Joe Crawford
Our News Editor is Michael Nowlin
Our Board Engineer is Chris Martin

Bring It On! – February 16, 2015

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Clarence Boone and Jim Sims welcome Akwasi Owusu-Bempah.

PART ONE
On tonight’s show, Clarence and Jim welcome Akwasi Owusu-Bempah to the show. An Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice and an Adjunct Professor within the Department of African American and Diaspora Studies. He is also a Faculty Affiliate, within the Center for Research on Race, Ethnicity and Society.

Dr. Owusu-Bempah joins us this evening to discuss how Black police officers adjust within various police departments. We’ll also talk about his research in Toronto and delve into other U.S. based communities and ultimately on Bloomington.

PART TWO
Headline news and local calendar events of interest to the African-American community.

CREDITS
Hosts: Clarence Boone and Jim Sims
Bring It On! is produced by Clarence Boone
Executive Producer Joe Crawford
Our News Editor is Michael Nowlin
Our Board Engineer is Chris Martin

Bring It On! – February 9, 2015

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Clarence Boone and Leila Randle welcome Mike Diekhoff.

PART ONE
On tonight’s show, Clarence and Leila welcome Bloomington Police Chief Mike Diekhoff. He joins us to share his perspectives on how the BPD is making Bloomington a safe place to live, work and thrive.

PART TWO
Headline news and local calendar events of interest to the African-American community.

CREDITS
Hosts: Clarence Boone and Leila Randle
Bring It On! is produced by Clarence Boone
Executive Producer Joe Crawford
Our News Editor is Michael Nowlin
Our Board Engineer is Chris Martin

Bring It On! – February 2, 2015

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Clarence Boone and Cornelius Wright welcome Robin Winston and Audrey McCluskey.

PART ONE
On tonight’s show, Clarence and Cornelius welcome accomplished business leader and a skilled political strategist, Robin Winston. He joins us to explore the dynamics of the power shift in Washington and in particular how it will affect national and local communities of color. He also provide some perspective on the impending political showdown in 2016.

PART TWO
Local author Audrey McCluskey comes on to discuss her latest project, “A Forgotten Sisterhood: Pioneering Black Women Educators and Activists in the Jim Crow South”.

CREDITS
Hosts: William Hosea and Cornelius Wright
Bring It On! is produced by Clarence Boone
Executive Producer Joe Crawford
Our News Editor is Michael Nowlin
Our Board Engineer is Chris Martin

Bring It On! – January 26, 2015

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William Hosea and Cornelius Wright welcome Mark Kruzan and Beverly Calender-Anderson.

PART ONE
On tonight’s show, William and Cornelius welcome Bloomington mayor Mark Kruzan to the show. He, along with Beverly Calender-Anderson, comes on to reflect on mayor Kruzan’s tenure which began in 2003. We also talk about his new appointment to the position of Director of Community and Family Resources Department for the City of Bloomington, Mrs. Calender-Anderson.

PART TWO
Headline news and local calendar events of interest to the African-American community.

CREDITS
Hosts: William Hosea and Cornelius Wright
Bring It On! is produced by Clarence Boone
Executive Producer Alycin Bektesh
Our News Editor is Michael Nowlin
Our Board Engineer is Chris Martin

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