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bloomingOUT – Steve Sanders – December 1, 2016

Join anchors JP and Sarah as they interview Maurer School of Law faculty member and lawyer, Professor Steve Sanders. Steve will be discussing the legal issues of LGBTQ+ Americans that could potentially be affected by president-elect Donald Trump and vice president-elect, Mike Pence. This episode features music from Jack Colwell and Conleth Kane. Tonight’s episode will also feature a new …

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EcoFeature – Our Conversation with Abe Miller-Rushing, Science Coordinator at Acadia National Park

In today’s EcoReport feature, Norm Holy interviews Abe Miller-Rushing, Science Coordinator at Acadia National Park in Maine.

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EcoReport – December 1, 2016

EcoReport is a weekly program providing independent media coverage of environmental and ecological issues with a focus on local, state and regional people, issues, and events in order to foster open discussion of human relationships with nature and the Earth and to encourage you to take personal responsibility for the world in which we live. Each program features timely eco-related …

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Standing Room Only: WFHB’s Backyard Conversation on Race and Privilege

On Thursday, October 27th, WFHB’s Interchange hosted a panel discussion in the Monroe County Public Library auditorium. The panel was about race and privilege and was coined a “Backyard Conversation” in hopes to talk about the issues surrounding race, racism, privilege,  and policing, with an emphasis on the local. The panel was hosted by Interchange’s host Doug Storm. The panelists …

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Standing Room Only: Health, Healing, and the Arts

On Tuesday, October 11th, Mathers Museum of World Cultures hosted a panel entitled Health, Healing, and the Arts. The panel spoke about art and the healing process, and the cultural, economic, spiritual and educational dimensions of art within public health. Panelists included IU’s School of Medicine’s Associate Dean of Global Health Dr. Bob Einterz, Associate Professor of Folklore and Ethnomusicology …

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Interchange – The Wages of Whiteness: W. E. B. Du Bois and the Color Line

Think of it this way, W. E. B. Du Bois, born in February 1868, that’s 3 years after the end of the American Civil War, two years after Melville’s volume of Civil War poetry, Battle Pieces, died in August 1963, at 95, the year John F. Kennedy is assassinated, the year Medgar Evers is assassinated, and the day before Martin Luther King, Jr. …

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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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Interchange – Scapegoating Our Cities

Blue dots in a sea of red. The electoral map presents a distorted picture belying where most of the country’s population lives, and where the most privation occurs. A survey of the landscape in the wake of Donald Trump’s election reveals that America’s urban/rural drift has cemented into a chasm. Though commonly conflated with only economic elites, those blue dots …

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bloomingOUT – Spencer PRIDE – November 17, 2016

On tonight’s episode of bloomingOUT, join anchors JP and Ryne as they talk with Jonathan Balash and Dana Beth Evans from Spencer PRIDE in Spencer, Indiana. Dana Beth and Jonathan have come to the show this evening to discuss ways you can become involved as an ally and advocate for Spencer PRIDE. They also discuss the upcoming Black Friday events …

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EcoReport Feature – Bob Kissel Interviews Participants at the IU Science Fest

In today’s EcoReport feature, Bob Kissel conducts a series of mini-interviews at the IU Science Fest.

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