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Bring It On! – February 8, 2016

Clarence Boone and Liz Mitchell welcome Dr. Charlie Nelms as part of Black History Month. PART ONE Clarence Boone and Liz Mitchell welcome Dr. Charlie Nelms as part of Black History Month – Bloomington Style: Reclaiming the next 100 years. Dr. Nelms shares his extensive and remarkable insight on the state of racial affairs in the community and the nation. …

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Bring It On! – February 1, 2016

William Hosea and Cornelius Wright discuss Black History Month – Bloomington Style: Reclaiming the next 100 years. Joining the discussion is Rafi Hassan of the Bloomington Community & Family Resources Department. PART ONE William Hosea and Cornelius Wright discuss Black History Month – Bloomington Style: Reclaiming the next 100 years. Joining the discussion is Rafi Hassan of the Bloomington Community …

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Bring It On! – January 4, 2016

Clarence Boone and William Hosea welcome retiring four-term City of Bloomington Clerk, Regina Moore. PART ONE Clarence Boone and William Hosea welcome retiring four-term City of Bloomington Clerk, Regina Moore. Ms. Moore discusses her tenure as clerk and her recruitment initiatives aimed at filling City boards and commissions with a diverse group of citizens. In her own words, she shared …

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Bring It On! – December 21, 2015

Clarence Boone and William Hosea welcome Jacinda Townsend, Bring It On contributor, IU faculty member, and mother. PART ONE Clarence Boone and William Hosea welcome Jacinda Townsend to discuss tonight’s topic “The New Face of Families”. Biracial children have been a part of America reportedly since 1620. Despite the long history biracial children have in the U.S., myths still abound. …

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Bring It On! – December 14, 2015

William Hosea and Amrita Myers welcome Jennifer Osterholt, BHA Executive Director and Amber Gress, BHA Administrative Director. PART ONE William Hosea and Amrita Myers welcome Jennifer Osterholt, and Amber Gress in the studio to discuss the day-to-day operations and philosophy of the Bloomington Housing Authority. The Bloomington Housing Authority was established in 1961 and the first development of affordable housing …

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Bring It On! – December 7, 2015

William Hosea and Leila Randle welcome Amina B. Pierson, Assistant Vice President of Community & Economic Development for Fifth Third Bank. PART ONE On tonight’s show, William and Leila invites Amina Piersen to discuss the ways to combat holiday stress and personal finance, and how her experience building and managing community partnerships aids outreach programs for Fifth Third Bank. To …

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Bring it On! – MLK Day Special: January 20, 2014

On a special 2-hour BIO broadcast, Clarence Boone and Liz Mitchell are joined by “Freedom Rider” Hank Thomas. PART ONE Hank Thomas overcame an impoverished childhood in southern Georgia and St. Augustine, FL to attend Howard University in Washington, D.C., where he was active in the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) affiliated Nonviolent Action Group (NAG). After participating in the …

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Bring It On! – August 19, 2013

Bev Smith and Liz Mitchell welcome Terry James, the great-great grandson of Ervin James, the founder of Jamestown, South Carolina. PART ONE The African American community of Jamestown, South Carolina has its origins in a 105-acre tract bought in 1870 by former slave Ervin James (1815-1872). James, who was determined to own his own farm instead of being dependent on …

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