On Tuesday November 5th a forum on the drug-war was held in the City Council Chambers in Bloomington . The NAACP is the primary sponsor of a forum which examined the effects of the War on Drugs and alternatives to it. IU Professor Audrey McCluskey served as moderator, and discussed the racial injustice of the drug war using the book “The New Jim Crow.” Chad Padgett will represent Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP). Matt Pierce, district representative for Bloomington and Joe Dillon, Vice-President of the National Organization for the Reform Marijuana Laws (NORML). The public is invited, and will join in the discussion. Recorded on location by Community Access Television Services for Standing Room Only, on WFHB.
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Standing Room Only – Komozi Woodard:Roots of the Trayvon Martin Case: Violent Whiteness and Black Resistance
Drawing on his research into the 1970s Stop Killer Cop Campaigns and the 1980s National Black United Front, Komozi Woodard will connect the dots of resistance to violent whiteness yesterday, today and tomorrow. Komozi Woodard is the author of A Nation Within a Nation and editor of the The Black Power Movement, Part I as well as other things. Woodard spoke at the Neal Marshall Centers Bridgewater lounge on October 21st 2013, For Standing room only, on WFHB.
Activist, blogger, speaker and writer Reverend Irene Monroe discusses antisemitism, racism and racist practices in the US, Europe and the Netherlands. Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of Rainbow Serenity Brandon Wagman calls in with information about their Annual Music and Art Fair 2013 to be held this Saturday in Highland IN and Jamie Brazel stops by the studio to provide retrospective coverage of the Open, Welcoming and Affirming Conference held a couple of weekends ago. Featured artist is Nashville TN based singer/songwriter Jeff Finlin. Musical selections are “East to West” and “Better Than This.”
Producer Carol Fischer
Executive producer Alycin Bektesh
Associate Producer Sarah Hetrick
News Director Josh Vidrich,
Original theme music provided by Mikial Robertson
Announcer Elaine Bell
Board Engineer Sarah Hetrick