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Bring It On! – July 10, 2017

Best Wishes Joe! Hosts Clarence Boone and Cornelius Wright honor News Director Joe Crawford. Joe is leaving WFHB after 5 years for colder weather and the news story in his next community. Clarence, Cornelius, and Joe discuss behind the scenes topics about public affairs programming including African-American public affairs programming. PART ONE Hosts Clarence Boone and Cornelius Wright honor News …

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Bring It On! – June 26, 2017

PART ONE Hosts William Hosea and Cornelius Wright lead a round table about the acquittal of Minnesota police officer Jeronimo Yanez, plagiarism allegations against Sheriff David Clarke, the Bill Cosby mistrial, and the appointment of President Trump’s wedding planner to head up a Housing and Urban Development branch. Guests are Justin Crossley and Eric Love. PART TWO Headline news of …

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BIO – June 19th, 2017

On today’s episode of Bring It On, Dr. Amrita Myers and Jim Sims speak to Beth Applegate, president of Applegate Consulting Group, and Jennifer Brooks, along with resident anchor William Hosea to discuss Showing Up For Racial Justice (SURJ), an initiative dedicated to building accountability with people of color doing exceptional work dealing with racial justice in Bloomington and Monroe …

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Bring It On! – June 12, 2017

Cornelius Wright and Leila Randle host interviews,  one on the history of Juneteenth through the decades, and the other on open-mic night comedy from a personal perspective.  One funny interview, and one solemn.  Both riveting.   PART ONE As part of Ivy Tech’s Lifelong Learning classes, Cornelius Wright and Renee Reed participated in a standup comedy group.  The “final” was …

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Bring It On! – June 5, 2017

Have what it takes to accomplish military-grade and survival themed challenges? Tonight’s guest, David Neville, tells us about his successful participation on the reality TV show “American Grit.”  While we peek inside the TV show, David’s story is so much more, and worth hearing.  He talks about his track and field days as an IU team member and subsequent Olympian …

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Bring It On! – May 22, 2017

“If it affects one, it affects us all.” State Senator Eddie Melton helps us understand the recently completed Indiana Legislative Session, including important educational changes. We conclude with insights and inspiration from Mrs. Maggie DeVane, as told by her son, Gene DeVane. Mrs. DeVane soon turns 112. Two exceptional conversations, hosted by Leila Randle, and Liz Mitchell. Part One “If …

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Bring It On! – May 8, 2017

Knock, Knock. Who’s There? Rob! Rob who? Robert Scherrell, the nation’s first college graduate awarded a degree in Stand Up Comedy is guest and teacher for aspiring comedy hosts Clarence Boone and William Hosea. Robert tells us about his path to the Individualized Major, Stand Up Comedy degree, and personal experiences as a social observer and activist as part of …

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Bring It On! – May 1, 2017

Bring It On! continues our highlight of Dr. Khalil Muhammad, currently a professor at Harvard University. Dr. Muhammad, previously a Bring It On! contributor while a professor at Indiana, spoke along with Dr. Renford Reese on negative black male stereotypes and how black men themselves may be perpetuating such negative views. Professor Reese examines how young African-American males have unwittingly …

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Bring It On – April 24, 2017

Congratulations to the entire “Bring It On!” team for receiving yet another first-place distinction from the Society of Professional Journalist’s “Best in Indiana” awards. The broadcast entitled, “A Conversation on positive community interactions with Indiana State Police” was recognized under the Radio Public Affairs category. Co-anchors Leila Randle and Cornelius Wright joins Dr. Khalil Gibran Muhammad for a prerecorded interview …

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Bring It On! – April 17, 2017

Co-Anchors Amrita Myers and Cornelius Wright invite William Palomo and Esmeralda Martinez to speak about the IU UndocuHoosiers Alliance, and their hopes to treat IU as a campus sanctuary for undocumented immigrant students and various immigration policies. Also, Liz Mitchell joins the Bring It On! cast to speak about a unique and special church restoration project in the French Lick. …

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