In a world filled with so much hate and suffering, the voices of those fighting for change can be overshadowed by the chaos of it all. This Sunday night, tune in to MNN programming about people who are determined to break the cycle and make a real impact on the lives of others. First on “The Radical Imagination,” Green Party presidential nominee, Dr. Jill Stein, talks about her plan to lead our country in a positive direction. Then at 9pm on “NBLCA’s Health Action TV,” HIV/AIDS advocate Raven Lopez shares what it’s like to live with HIV and what she’s doing to raise awareness of the virus.
Read on for more details about each episode.
8pm - The Radical Imagination: Imagining the Revolution and Bringing it About
Given the current state of our nation, many people are channeling their anger and feelings of helplessness into supporting the presidential candidate they believe will lead us into more stable and prosperous times.
This Sunday on “The Radical Imagination,” hear from one of those candidates as host Jim Vrettos of John Jay College for Criminal Justice talks with the Green Party’s nominee for President, Dr. Jill Stein, about her plans for the Green New Deal, the Power to the People Plan and a strong progressive movement.
Firehouse TV’s “The Radical Imagination” airs every Sunday at 8:00 pm on MNN1 (TWC 34 & 1995, RCN 82, FiOS 33 or streaming live) and MNN’s HD Community Channel (TWC 1993 or streaming live). Catch the repeat every Thursday at 8:00 pm on MNN4 (FiOS 36, RCN 85, TWC 67 & 1998 or streaming live) and MNN’s HD Community Channel (TWC 1993 or streaming live).
9pm - NBLCA’s Health Action TV: Reaching Youth to End HIV/AIDS
According to the Centers for Disease Control, youth ages 13-14 account for 1 in 5 HIV diagnoses and 44% of 18-24 year olds don’t even know they have the disease. How can we raise awareness, link people to treatment and ultimately end this epidemic?
This Sunday on the National Black Leadership Commission on Aids’ Health Action TV, host and CEO C. Virginia Fields and HIV/AIDS advocate, Raven Lopez discuss those questions. Watch as Lopez shares what is was like to grow up HIV positive and gives advice for the best way to talk to young people about HIV prevention and care.