Imagining How to End America's Racial Dilemma
We know that children's life chances are overwhelmingly dependent on the income and education of their parents. Over 65 years after the Supreme Court struck down school segregation in Brown v. Board, black children are as segregated from white students as they were in the mid-1970s.
Host Jim Vrettos discusses this topic with guests Edmond "Buddy" Noel Jr. and Joel Allen, M.D.
The Radical Imagination looks at radical alternatives of what the United States could be like, offering a safe space in which people can discuss what they imagine in order to transform the criminal justice system, economic system, political system, etc.; understanding that the same issues that...
Our 3 guests today on the Radical Imagination were major New Left leaders who have continued their lifelong dedication and activism to social causes.
This is a profile piece of Eugene Fodor who was a violin virtuoso and a master interpreter of the modern and classical repertoire. He made his solo debut with the Denver Symphony at 10, began touring at the age of 12 and won numerous competitions in his teen years. Gene passed on February 26th 2011...
Jim Vrettos interviews historian Keisha Blain & activist Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove for a conversation about the legacy of Fannie Lou Hamer. Blain has sought to restore Hamer to her proper place in history through her book "Until I'm Free"