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Bring It On! – September 21, 2015

Clarence Boone and Mattie White welcome Sally Gaskill and Sara Laughlin. PART ONE On tonight’s show, Clarence and Mattie welcome Sally Gaskill, director at Strategic National Arts Alumni Project and Sara Laughlin, retired director of the Monroe County Public Library. They join us this evening to elaborate on the upcoming Power of Words presentation featuring the co-authors of March: civil …

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Interchange – Necessary Trouble: March and The Example of John Lewis

MARCH 2091

Tonight we discuss the groundbreaking graphic novel series, March, an engaging and award-winning first-hand account of Congressman John Lewis’s lifelong struggle for civil and human rights. March: Book One spans Lewis’s youth in rural Alabama, his life-changing meeting with Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Nashville Student Movement’s battle to tear down segregation through nonviolent lunch counter sit-ins. The memoir …

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Interchange – The Acceptable MLK: Speech Over Action


Host Doug Storm is joined by Rasul Mowatt and Jacinda Townsend to discuss why Martin Luther King, Jr. has been remembered and elevated to represent the struggle toward civil rights as opposed to other civil rights leaders such as Malcolm X; and how creating a “great leader” to follow can undermine the support of community movements for social and economic …

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WFHB and The Ryder Magazine Present an Interview with Cartoonist Nate Powell

Cartoonist Nate Powell has become one of the most recognized names in the graphic novel industry. Born in Arkansas and eventually making his way to Bloomington, Powell makes stops in New York and other cities operating an indie record label, fronts for a combination punk band and puppet show, and works with the developmentally disabled. His latest graphic novel, called …

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