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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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Bring It On! – May 16, 2015

William Hosea and Amrita Myers have guest Robin Winston tonight. Mr. Winston was the first African-American to chair a major political party in Indiana. In 2012 he was elected as a member of the Presidential Electoral College. Listen to the insights provided by an accomplished business leader, strategist and political analyst on the upcoming Presidential election. PART ONE William Hosea …

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Bring It On! – May 9, 2016

On this evening’s episode of Bring It On, William Hosea and Liz Mitchell welcome Stanley Madison, chairman and founder of the Lyles Station Historic Preservation Corporation. Lyles Station is an unincorporated community in Patoka Township, Gibson County, Indiana. The community dates from 1849, and was formally named Lyles Station in 1886 to honor Joshua Lyles, a free African American who migrated …

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Bring It On! – May 2, 2016

Clarence Boone and Bev Calender-Anderson have a discussion on the Miss IU Scholarship Pageant. Do you have what it takes to win? Listen as two African-American winners of the pageant, Nancy Streets Lyons and Justus Coleman, along with pageant director Theresa White confront stereotypes and delve into first person accounts. PART ONE Clarence Boone and Bev Calender-Anderson have a discussion …

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