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Bring It On! – August 8, 2016

Liz Mitchell and Cornelius Wright host Angela Nealy, or “Coach AJ”, as she is known to a wide variety of people. Angela involves us in her passion about health, wellness and fitness. Coach AJ offers pragmatic and inspiring ways for each of us to gain better health. The African American Wellness Project indicates a need to empower communities of color …

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Bring It On! – August 1, 2016

Cornelius Wright and William Hosea host Monica Johnson, director of the Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center at Indiana University. Once called “The House”, the Neal-Marshall BCC is a home away from home. A team of staff members and volunteers work to make a difference. Listen how the staff and center combine to make students truly welcome. PART ONE Cornelius Wright and …

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Bring It On! – July 18, 2016

Liz Mitchell and Cornelius Wright host a discussion on the recent Bloomington rally for Black Lives Matter with Lia Robinson, and Amrita Myers. Residents packed the Monroe County Courthouse square to listen and understand better the racial issues and injustices struggle with every day. Lia Robinson is the Black Lives Matter march organizer, and Amrita Myers is a history professor. …

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Bring It On – July 11, 2016

In regards to the recent wave of police action shootings and retaliatory actions, William Hosea and Cornelius Wright speak in-depth about the “Healing & Safe Space Luncheon” held recently by the Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center at Indiana University Bloomington. Also, Sergeant Curt Durnil, Master Trooper Todd Durnil, and Captain Ruben Marte, all from the Indiana State Police, join Bring It …

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Bring It On! – July 4, 2016

William Hosea and Clarence Boone talk with 3 special guests from sub-Sahara Africa. The U.S. State Department’s Mandela Washington Fellows for Young African Leaders brought 25 young leaders to the US for several weeks. These Fellows are leaders who have established records of accomplishment in promoting innovation and positive change in their organizations, institutions, communities and countries. On this 4th …

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Bring It On! – June 27, 2016

On Today’s Bring It On, William Hosea and Clarence Boone welcome radio personality William Morris, and Bloomingtonian Donald Griffin, Jr. to discuss the fascinating work of real estate and more specifically how Blacks can get involved in this lucrative arena. William Morris is an attorney who is with Indiana Legal Services. His father was the first Black to become a …

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Bring It On! – June 20, 2016

Liz Mitchell and William Hosea welcome back the Indiana University Groups Scholars Program for the latest on the program. Groups Scholars Program Director Mary Stephenson tells of the program’s latest successes. Along with Mary two current scholars Raven Black, and Anthony Ford tell their perspective. Join us for a heartening discussion of first generation college achievement, and how “grit” wins …

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Bring It On! – June 13, 2016

Leila Randle and Cornelius Wright enjoy a discussion of juke joints, dancing, good food and community with tonight’s guests Liz Mitchell and Gladys DeVane. Liz and Gladys also share news on their soon to be produced play “Resilience: Indiana’s Untold Story.” Resilience tells stories from Indiana’s 200 years with an African American perspective, and of importance to all state residents. …

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Bring It On! -June 6th, 2016

On this evening’s show, Bring it On’s William Hosea and Cornelius Wright welcome the recently elected Mayor of Bloomington, Indiana, John Hamilton, to discuss a variety of topics that include his objective for the city of Bloomington, and many issues such as fostering good civic relations within the African American Community, affordable housing, and employment and volunteer opportunities within our …

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Bring It On! – May 23, 2016

William Hosea and Leila Randle have a quality of life discussion with Bloomington’s Communitry and Family Resources Department Director, guest Beverly Calender-Anderson. She tells about the many ways citizens can engage and participate in programs and services. “The Community and Family Resources staff works every day to make Bloomington a better place for everyone to live, work and play” PART …

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