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"
Host Andre Ward and guest Jeffrey Abramowitz discuss the importance of hiring people previously involved in the justice system, not only as a mean of opportunity for those formerly incarcerated, but as an advantage for the companies that open the doors to them.
In this episode of Both Sides of the Bars, host Andre Ward talks with Jai Diamond, peer specialist at the New York City Criminal Justice Agency, and the first ever transgender person to go through the struggle of being imprisoned in a men's prison and then being moved to a women's prison.
On this show we'll be exploring the history of American Jewish philanthropy as it tried to balance the interests of democracy with those of capitalism --the interests of the public good vs. the need for capitalism to grow and profit through the market. Host Jim Vrettos receives guest Lila Corwin...
In this episode of "Both Sides of the Bars," we are joined by The Fortune Society’s Executive Vice President and Board of Corrections member Stanley Richards and HALT Solitary Confinement’s statewide organizer Jerome Wright to talk about the ending of solitary confinement in NYC jails and the...
In this The Radical Imagination we have 2 of the leading and most original writers and activists in the country who can help us understand the contradictions and alternative visions America is grappling with: Michael Hudson & Jonathan Hartgrove.
MNN partners with Second Chance Studios to offer professional skills development in media production to formerly incarcerated citizens.
This innovative partnership offers professional media production skill development to formerly incarcerated citizens.
This Week on MNN Recognizes Universal Human Rights Month
This Week on MNN Commemorates World Aids Day
This Week on MNN Celebrates Thanksgiving!