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Bring It On! – August 14, 2017

Hosts Cornelius Wright and William Hosea have a special show on recent social justice incidents in our country occurring with greater regularity.  Guest Beth Applegate joins the show as co-chair of “Showing Up for Racial Justice”, or SURJ.  In this double header, Denise Valkyrie and Wanda Savala share their perspective as participants in the rally “Stand in Solidarity with Charlottesville …

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Bring It On! – August 7, 2017

Tonight Clarence Boone, and Roberta Radovich hear from David Hummons, as he shares information on the Jimmy Ross Memorial Fish Fry – the annual event raises funds for diversity initiatives at Indiana University. We also have in the studio Southern Indiana civil rights attorney Dan Canon. Dan talks about helping clients, and how he decided to be a candidate for …

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Bring It On! – July 31, 2017

Bring It On! welcomes the U.S. State Department’s Mandela Washington Fellows for Young African Leaders. CLarence Boone talks with 25 young leaders from Sub-Sahara Africa. And we hear from Courtney Hermann, program manager with the IU Office of International Development and local leader of the group. PART ONE Bring It On! welcomes the U.S. State Department’s Mandela Washington Fellows for …

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Bring It On! – July 24, 2017

Hosts Cornelius Wright and William Hosea speak with two potential Monroe County candidates.  Geoff Bradley is considering a run for a county judicial post.  Current Monroe County Clerk Nicole Browne will be seeking re-election.  Even though the county deadline for filing is next year in January, 2018 we are fortunate to hear from these two early candidates.  Join us to …

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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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