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Kite Line: November 12, 2016 – Families and Prison, Part One

This week is our first installment of a series covering the impact of prison on families. This episode focuses on Wendi Middleton, who works in the Indiana Women’s Prison with her organization Angel’s Wings, which provides a variety of services to incarcerated women, from newly pregnant mothers to women who became prisoners while being the primary caregiver for their children. …

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Kite Line: November 4, 2016 – Sekou Kambui

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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Daily Local News – October 27, 2016

11,000 Monroe County residents have cast early ballots so far this election season; After deliberating for four hours last night, the city council could not find its way to support a mixed use development planned for the southeast corner of Hillside and Henderson Streets; The Confederate flag has been banned from the grounds of Bloomington High School North; WFHB is …

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Forum: County Commissioner Candidates Nelson Shaffer and Julie Thomas

Two candidates for Monroe County Commissioner sat down with WFHB News Director Joe Crawford. Nelson Shaffer is a Republican. Julie Thomas is a Democrat.  They spoke about the local economy, zoning, development, farming, plans for a Materials Recovery Facility (or MRF) and much more.

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WFHB to Host Community Conversation: Race and Privilege–a Backyard Perspective

On Thursday, Oct. 27, WFHB’s Interchange will host a panel discussion moderated by Dr. Amrita Myers that focuses on topics prompted by the highly publicized police shootings of unarmed Black Americans in recent years and the subsequent rise of the Black Lives Matter movement. Hosted by Doug Storm, topics to be discussed include race, racism, privilege, and policing, with special emphasis …

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Bring It On – July 11, 2016

In regards to the recent wave of police action shootings and retaliatory actions, William Hosea and Cornelius Wright speak in-depth about the “Healing & Safe Space Luncheon” held recently by the Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center at Indiana University Bloomington. Also, Sergeant Curt Durnil, Master Trooper Todd Durnil, and Captain Ruben Marte, all from the Indiana State Police, join Bring It …

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Activate! WFHB : Christine Brackenhoff

WFHB is a listener-supported, volunteer powered, non-commercial broadcast radio station in Bloomington that is powered almost 200 volunteers to create a variety of public arrairs, news, and music programming. Christine Brackenhoff, a volunteer with the station, talks about how her volunteer experience with the station has helped her grow her professional skills; as well as contributing to a valuable part …

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Bring It On! – May 9, 2016

On this evening’s episode of Bring It On, William Hosea and Liz Mitchell welcome Stanley Madison, chairman and founder of the Lyles Station Historic Preservation Corporation. Lyles Station is an unincorporated community in Patoka Township, Gibson County, Indiana. The community dates from 1849, and was formally named Lyles Station in 1886 to honor Joshua Lyles, a free African American who migrated …

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EcoReport – May 5, 2016

In today’s EcoReport feature, Assistant News Director Sarah Vaughan speaks with the city of Bloomington’s sustainability coordinator, Jacqui Bauer, about efforts to encourage awareness of environmental issues in the rental/housing market. EcoReport is a weekly program providing independent media coverage of environmental and ecological issues with a focus on local, state and regional people, issues, and events in order to …

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Bring It On – April 4, 2016

Clarence Boone and Cornelius Wright welcome special guest Dr. Iris Rosa, who is a professor in Indiana University Bloomington’s Department of African American and African Diaspora Studies, and the Director of the African American Dance Company for over four decades. Rosa joins Bring It On to discuss the history of the African American Dance Company and their upcoming Spring Concert, …

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