Senate Democratic Leader Tim Lanane has put forward a bill that would make gender identity and sexual orientation protected classes in Indiana; A local task force will host discussions tomorrow about human trafficking, protective orders and the influence of technology on domestic violence; The past two weeks have yielded over $48 million in donations to Indiana University; Last night the Monroe County Board of Zoning appeals dealt with an apparent conflict between one resident’s plans add a cascading waterfall to his property and the need to protect the community’s primary source of water; Governor Mike Pence has been criticized recently for seeming slow to carry out recommendations made by the drug task force he established in September.
Rhiannon Giddens will be in Bloomington on Monday, October 12th, to perform at The Buskirk Chumley Theater. Giddens uses her voice and platform to showcase the hidden histories of Black String Music, in particular the banjo, which in her words is at the heart of American Music. Giddens spoke to Interchange Host Doug Storm about the way she seeks to interpret the past in order to bring lost history into the present in instructive but emotionally powerful ways. Storm first asks Giddens first about the mission of her group, The Carolina Chocolate Drops, which she co-founded in 2005.
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