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Bring It On! November 28, 2016

Cornelius Wright and William Hosea speak with Jim Sims, the newly elected president of the Monroe County Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), about his vision for this local branch of the nation’s oldest, largest, and most widely respected grassroots-based civil rights organization, the NAACP. PART ONE Cornelius Wright and William Hosea speak with …

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Bring It On! November 14, 2016

William Hosea and Amrita Meyers speak with Stanley N-ju-guna, Jacob Mills, and Nick Greven, leaders of student organizations Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) as well as Students Against State Violence (SASV) at Indiana University. PART ONE William Hosea and Amrita Meyers speak with Stanley N-ju-guna, Jacob Mills, and Nick Greven, leaders of student organizations: Students for a Democratic Society …

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Bring It On! November 7, 2016

On the eve of the presidential election, William Hosea, Leila Randle, Clearance Boone, and Eric Love talk about the presidential candidates and share their impressions of both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump through listening to excerpts of their candidacy. PART ONE On the eve of the presidential election, William Hosea, Leila Randle, Clearance Boone, and Eric Love talk about the …

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Bring It On! – October 31, 2016

A full lineup on Hallow’s Eve with ever popular “Mama Gitcha Goomee”, a special conversation with Indiana Gubernatorial Candidate John Gregg, and finally perspectives on the recently completed play “Resilience” from the playwrights. Adding to the mood Bring It On’s customary musical interludes, eerily chosen. Join hosts William Hosea, Cornelius Wright, and Leila Randle. PART ONE Mama Gitcha Goomee PART …

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Bring It On! October 24, 2016

William Hosea and Cornelius Wright speak with Eric Deggans, NPR’s first full-time TV critic. They discuss the final Presidential debate, Mr. Deggans’ visionary book “Race-Baiter,” as well as exploring his extensive journalistic and cable news experience. PART ONE William Hosea and Cornelius Wright speak with Eric Deggans, NPR’s first full-time TV critic. They discuss the final Presidential debate, Mr. Deggans’ …

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BIO- October 10, 2016

Clarence Boone and Jim Sims speak with Shelli Yoder, a candidate for Indiana’s 9th Congressional District. Ms. Yoder is an instructor at Indiana University and a member of the Monroe County Council. She discusses issues related to her platform and her impressions on the state of other national races. PART ONE Clarence Boone and Jim Sims speak with Shelli Yoder, …

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Bring It On! – October 3, 2016

Clarence Boone and Leila Randle speak with Nyama McCarthy-Brown, Selene Carter, and Dr. Stephanie Power-Carter about their collaborative project entitled, “Embodied Conversations: Dancing Difficult Dialogues.” As body based artists their texts are our bodies and how we stage and engage ourselves to first dismantle racism as an essential part to the process of undoing racism. PART ONE Clarence Boone and …

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Bring It On! – September 26, 2016

Amrita Myers and Jim Sims listen to the rebirth of Bloomington United from Justin Ford.  Bloomington United, inactive for several years, is reforming with a broader mission, and more proactive angle.  The new group wants to help prevent community incidents by way of focusing on three areas:  activism, advocacy, and community programs.  Hear the discussion with longtime community activist and …

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Bring It On! – September 19, 2016

Clarence Boone and Leila Randle hear about the newly launched Progressive Thought Matters organization from leader Robin Winston.  The organization is committed to educating the public, increasing public participation by under-represented groups, and promoting progressive public policy.  Robin Winston is a longtime political strategist and business leader, becoming the first African-American to chair a major political party in Indiana. PART …

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Bring It On! – August 29, 2016

William Hosea and Amrita Myers welcome back members of Indiana State Police so we can continue our special dialogue on events regarding police action shootings and retaliatory actions. Joining us are Sergeant Todd Durnil and Captain Ruben Marte. PART ONE William Hosea and Amrita Myers welcome back members of Indiana State Police so we can continue our special dialogue on …

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