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Bring It On – March 20th, 2017

Bring It On’s William Hosea and Dr. Amrita Myers speak with Dr. Kali Gross, Professor of African American Studies at Wesleyan University about Violent Intersections: Women of Color in the Age of Trump, a large community/campus event on violence against women of color [scheduled for tomorrow, March 21, from 6-8pm in the IMU Whittenberger Auditorium on IU Bloomington’s campus]. In …

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Bring It On! – March 13, 2017

Jim Sims and Liz Mitchell host Cherrish Pryor, Chairwoman of the Indiana Black Legislative Caucus.  Hear how the caucus is advancing the primary concerns of minority citizens in the current legislative session.  Representative Pryor also gives advice for contacting your state representative and providing direct citizen feedback!   PART ONE Jim Sims and Liz Mitchell host Cherrish Pryor, Chairwoman of …

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Bring It On! – March 6, 2017

William Hosea and Liz Mitchell host Tonda Pauley, President of the Indiana Democratic African American Caucus, or IDACC.  IDAAC enhances the Democratic Party’s inclusion of African Americans.  Hear how you can join with IDAAC in building inclusive decision making, public office appointments, and party positions.   PART ONE William Hosea and Liz Mitchell host Tonda Pauley, President of the Indiana …

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Bring It On!- February 27th, 2017

Each year, the City of Bloomington Black History Month Committee plans activities and events for the community to celebrate and commemorate the month of February as Black History Month. This year’s theme is “Black Her-Story Month: Illuminating the Gifts of Black Women”. On Bring It On representing all that is phenomenal about our Black women in Bloomington, we have assembled …

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Bring It On! – February 20, 2017

William Hosea and Clarence Boone host Dr. David Ragland, head of the Truth Telling Project.  There is nothing new about state violence against African Americans.  From slave patrols up through today’s shoot-first practices, racial oppression in the US has always been maintained by violence. Hear about Truth Telling first!  And later in the broadcast Bring It On’s always unique ending …

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Bring It On! – February 13, 2017

William Hosea and Amrita Myers host a long-overdue discussion on current event happenings in the world of entertainment, politics and local events.  Joining are regular crew members Jim Sims, Clarence Boone and special contributor Eric Love. And the show ends with Valentine wishes.   PART ONE William Hosea and Amrita Myers host a long-overdue discussion on current event happenings in …

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Bring It On! – January 30, 2017

Jim Sims and William Hosea host a special show with two interviews previewing Black History Month in the community. City of Bloomington has adopted a theme of “Her-story Month:  Illuminating the Gifts of Black Women”, while Indiana University Bloomington’s theme is “IU Black History Made Daily”. PART ONE City of Bloomington has adopted a theme of “Her-story Month:  Illuminating the …

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Bring It On! – January 23, 2017

Amrita Myers and William Hosea host a special show with two interviews tonight, one with Tavis Smiley on the Trump presidency, and another with Doris Sims on the Indianapolis Women’s March. Compare and contrast all in one show! Join us for a lively hour of conversation. PART ONE Tavis Smiley talks with Bring It On interviewer Cornelius Wright about the …

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Bring It On! – January 16, 2017 – MLK Day

Our Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Broadcast! Leila Randle and Cornelius Wright host an extended MLK Day show. First up is Adam Foss, the keynote speaker for Bloomington’s Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration. Adam speaks about “And Justice for All”. And we also have the audio from this morning’s MLK Leadership Breakfast keynote speaker, John Quinones of ABC …

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Bring It On – January 9, 2017

Election Day 2016 has come and gone! As we are still sorting through the impact of the results, many (not just in the African American community) have been left with a feeling of bewilderment with the national and statewide outcomes. On this episode of Bring It On, We have invited Monroe County Democratic Party Chairman Mark Fraley to come on …

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