Host Trish Kerle’ welcomes comedian W. Kamau Bell, whose work openly challenges racism, sexism, homophobia, and more. The New Y0rk Times called Kamau “the most promising new talent in political comedy in many years.” Face Full of Flour, his standup comedy album, was named one of the Top 10 Best Comedy Albums of 2010 by iTunes and Punchline Magazine. His comedy series, Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell, premiered in August 2012 and became a critically acclaimed, though short-lived, television show executive produced by Chris Rock. W. Kamau Bell has just launched his first major comedy tour and he will be performing at the Comedy Attic here in Bloomington, Indiana on March 12, 2014.
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Bring It On! looks back at some of the best interview segments of 2013.
From the August 19th broadcast, we spoke with Jamestown, South Carolina resident, Terry James for joining us to talk about his town founded in 1870 by his descendant Ervin James (a freed slave) and their family gatherings that seek to “Celebrate Jamestown.” The co-anchors for this segment were Bev Smith and Liz Mitchell.
From the June 24th broadcast, Bring It On co-anchors Bev Smith and William Hosea hold a pre-trial conversation on the dynamics of the George Zimmerman murder trial with Valeri Haughton, Judge of the Division VIII Circuit Court; Monroe County Deputy Prosecutor Joi Kamper; and Defense Attorney Megan Lewis.
Hosts: Chris Martin
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Jeannine Bell, IU Maurer Law School Professor, and author of recently published “Hate Thy Neighbor,” spoke to members of the organization, Democracy for Monroe County on November 8th, 2013. Professor Bell discussed the recent verdict of the Trayvon Martin/George Zimmerman trial and its implications for states like Indiana with similar “Stand your Ground” laws. She has extensive experience writing on hate crimes and speech within the legislative context that it occurs. In this presentation Professor Bell challenges the audience to consider what the verdict reflects about the issue of race in our society as a whole. This talk was recorded live on location for Standing room only, on WFHB.