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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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Bring it On – April 25th, 2016

Congratulations to the Bring It On staff on their award from the Indiana Society of Professional Journalists! Cornelius Wright and Amrita Myers are joined by “The Great Eight”, which are: Jada Phelps-Moultrie Shannon McCullough Johari Shuck Nadrea Njoku Tiffany Kyser Jasmine Haywood Demetrees Hutchins Juhanna Rogers This sisterhood of eight Ph.D candidates from the IU School of Education will not …

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Bring It On! – April 18, 2016

Clarence Boone and Leila Randle discuss the African-American Choral Ensemble resident at Indiana University with ensemble director Dr. Raymond Wise. The ensemble features a broad repertoire of spirituals, folk forms, and gospel music. The current director, Dr. Raymond Wise talks about the inter-relationship of the various choral forms, as well as the upcoming concert by the ensemble. The ensemble is …

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Bring It On – April 11, 2016

Bring It On’s William Hosea and Liz Mitchell welcome special guests IU Professor, Dr. Tyron Cooper, and the City of Bloomington’s Dan Niederman and Hannah Lehman from the Department of Housing and Neighborhood Development (HAND).

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Bring It On – April 4, 2016

Clarence Boone and Cornelius Wright welcome special guest Dr. Iris Rosa, who is a professor in Indiana University Bloomington’s Department of African American and African Diaspora Studies, and the Director of the African American Dance Company for over four decades. Rosa joins Bring It On to discuss the history of the African American Dance Company and their upcoming Spring Concert, …

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Bring It On! – March 21, 2016

William Hosea and Leila Randle hear about the Indiana University Thomas I. Atkins Living Learning Center and The Twenty-First Century Scholar Program. Vincent Isom, director of both programs is tonight’s guest along with Jermaine Williams, a member of the program. PART ONE William Hosea and Leila Randle hear about the Indiana University Thomas I. Atkins Living Learning Center from Vincent …

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Bring It On – March 14, 2016

William Hosea and special guest host Beverly Calendar-Anderson are joined by Michael Duerson, brother of the former NFL standout Dave Duerson – who died after suffering chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). Duerson joins the Bring it On cast in order to discuss his efforts to raise awareness and provide treatment on concussions for kids, grades K-12. To learn more, information can …

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Bring It On! – March 7, 2016

William Hosea and Liz Mitchell premiere the launch of “Dark Past, Bright Future- a regular feature segment on historical perspectives commonly omitted in mainstream media. They are joined by special guest Jay Thompson, owner of Hoosier Barber Shop in Bloomington, Indiana. Our show’s executive producer is Clarence Boone, with help from WFHB News Department director Joe Crawford. Our news editor …

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