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Bring It On! – February 17, 2014

William Hosea and Liz Mitchell welcome guest Dr. Wilbert Smith. PART ONE Author and award-winning filmmaker Dr. Wilbert Smith joins William and Liz on tonight’s show to discusshis documentary entitled, “Hole in the Head: A life Revealed;” which focuses on the life of Vertus Hardiman. PART TWO Headline news and local calendar events of interest to the African-American community. CREDITS …

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Bring It On! – February 10, 2014

Bev Smith and William Hosea welcome guest Dr. John McCluskey, professor emeritus of Indiana University. PART ONE In the post-Civil War South, three men are tied to each other by history and faith, but are also bound by secrets. A badly wounded Jewish Confederate soldier returns home at war’s end to find that his family has fled to the countryside. …

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Bring It On! – February 3, 2014

William Hosea welcomes guest Richard Coleman, director of the Center for Career and Employer Relations at Vincennes University. PART ONE From the pages of Diverse Issues in Higher Education we read that, “There is significant emphasis placed on the retention and success rate in community colleges among African-American and Hispanic males. Many are experiencing great problems in our society and …

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Bring It On! – January 27, 2014

Bev Smith and William Hosea welcome guest Guy Loftman, along with BIO contributor Cornelius Wright. PART ONE Back on November 5, 2013, the public was invited to explore alternatives to the war on drugs. The event, co-sponsored by the Monroe County Branch of the NAACP, gave a prevailing thought that there is much evidence that the War on Drugs is, …

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Bring it On! – MLK Day Special: January 20, 2014

On a special 2-hour BIO broadcast, Clarence Boone and Liz Mitchell are joined by “Freedom Rider” Hank Thomas. PART ONE Hank Thomas overcame an impoverished childhood in southern Georgia and St. Augustine, FL to attend Howard University in Washington, D.C., where he was active in the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) affiliated Nonviolent Action Group (NAG). After participating in the …

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Bring It On! – January 13, 2014

On the first show of 2014, Eric Love and Leila Randle welcome guests Nicole Griffin and Ignoisco Miles. PART ONE The Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr., often called Martin Luther King Day, is a United States holiday marking the birth date of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., observed on the third Monday of January each year, around …

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Bring It On! – December 30, 2013

Bring It On! looks back at some of the best interview segments of 2013. PART ONE From the August 19th broadcast, we spoke with Jamestown, South Carolina resident, Terry James for joining us to talk about his town founded in 1870 by his descendant Ervin James (a freed slave) and their family gatherings that seek to “Celebrate Jamestown.” The co-anchors …

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Bring It On! – December 23, 2013

Bev Smith and William Hosea joined Eric Love, Liz Mitchell, and Leila Randle PART ONE It’s Christmas time and while last week’s temperature climb and torrential rains melted away all vestiges of snow, we at Bring It On still wanted to gather around the ol’ Yule log and talk about our favorite memories and family traditions for the season. Joining …

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Bring It On! – December 16, 2013

Bev Smith and Cornelius Wright joined Dr. Roderick Paige. PART ONE On January 21, 2001, the United States Senate confirmed Dr. Roderick Paige as the 7th U.S. Secretary of Education. For Dr. Paige, the son of a principal and a librarian in public schools, that day was the crowning achievement of a long career in education. Born in 1933 in …

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Bring It On! – December 9, 2013

Clarence Boone and Cornelius Wright joined Frank Motley of the IU Maurer School of Law and BIO contributor Liz Mitchell PART ONE Nelson Mandela passed away at the age of 95 on December 5, 2013. Though not a total surprise, the world was nevertheless saddened to learn of the recent passing of this legendary and iconic South African anti-apartheid leader …

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