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Bring It On!

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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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Bring It On – August 22nd, 2016

Bring It On’s Cornelius Wright and Leila Randle welcome Dr. Justin Hunter, to discuss his triumphs and challenges as former Principal of Fairview Elementary, in addition what his aspirational goals are as he now charts a new course at Skiles Test Elementary. Additional Credits Executive producer: Clarence Boone News Director: Joe Crawford News Editor: Michael Nowlin Board Engineer: Floyd Hobson …

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Bring It On! – August 15, 2016

William Hosea and Clarence Boone host Beverly Calendar-Anderson, Director of Community and Family Resources Department in the City of Bloomington. We discuss the city’s recently announced initiatives to curb and monitor a growing crime rate, evidence of more use and abuse of drugs, and increasing complaints on panhandling. PART ONE William Hosea and Clarence Boone host Beverly Calendar-Anderson, Director of …

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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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