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Kite Line: November 25, 2016 – Female Survival in Prison

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This episode is the second installment exploring women within prisons. First, we get updates on struggles in Bulgaria and Turkey, hear about proposed changes to solitary confinement, and learn about the case of Red Fawn, a Colorado woman arrested at the Standing Rock occupation against the Dakota Access Pipeline. Micol Seigel interviews two women, Ana and Michelle, who have done …

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Kite Line: November 4, 2016 – Sekou Kambui

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This week, we return to the experiences and stories of Sekou Kambui, who was incarcerated for 47 years in Alabama prisons. He was originally charged due to his commitment to Black liberation and organizing in the deep south. In this interview with James Kilgore, we get a picture of the New Afrikan practices of self-education and jailhouse legal work which …

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Bring It On! – October 31, 2016

A full lineup on Hallow’s Eve with ever popular “Mama Gitcha Goomee”, a special conversation with Indiana Gubernatorial Candidate John Gregg, and finally perspectives on the recently completed play “Resilience” from the playwrights. Adding to the mood Bring It On’s customary musical interludes, eerily chosen. Join hosts William Hosea, Cornelius Wright, and Leila Randle. PART ONE Mama Gitcha Goomee PART …

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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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