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"
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 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.
Host Jim Vrettos receives returning guest Dr.Bandy X. Lee, who has stirred the wrath of American psychiatry's most powerful corporate voice by blowing the whistle on the American Psychiatric Association's misguided use of the now infamous "Goldwater rule."
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.
By compiling a comprehensive public list of enslaved persons from the Colonial period to the last recorded enslaved person in East Hampton in 1830, the Plain Sight Project is reconnecting a forgotten history while taking a step to place these people and their stories back into our nation's founding...
This Week on MNN Celebrates Black History Month!
This Week on MNN we recognize National Mentoring Month!
This Week on MNN celebrates National Hobby Month!
The NYC Center for Media Education is the natural evolution of the media education program at MNN. We are blending the community focus with professional development training to give independent creatives the confidence and tools to become successful. We are cultivating a diverse group of change...