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24 Jan 2017

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    Dr. Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor “From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation”

    On this edition, we hear from Dr. Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, assistant professor in the Department of African American Studies at Princeton University. Dr. Taylor most recently wrote, “From Black Lives Matter to Black Liberation.” We’ll be sharing a talk with Dr. Taylor’s insights on Black Liberation as framed through this most recent election.


  • Posted on 24 Jan 2017

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    A Dream Remembered?: Martin Luther King Jr and the Grassroots Civil Rights Movement (Encore)

    On the steps of the Lincoln Memorial on August 28th 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. delivered one of the most famous speeches of all time. But it nearly didn’t happen. On this special edition of Making Contact for MLK Day, Gary Younge, author of “The Speech” talks about Martin Luther King Jr.’s Dream and the story behind it. Special thanks to The New School for the recording.


  • Posted on 17 Jan 2017

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    Mirrors of Privilege

    “Mirrors of Privilege” is a film and conversation guide designed to help bridge the gap between good intentions and meaningful change. From Shakti Butler, director of “Cracking the Codes: The System of Inequity” and “The Way Home: Women Talk About Race in America,” “Mirrors of Privilege” features stories from white men and women on overcoming issues of unconscious racism and entitlement.

     


  • Posted on 10 Jan 2017

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    Men, Women, and Guns: Toxic Masculinity in Mass Shootings

    After a mass shooting, two common responses are to examine gun laws and mental health services. In this show, we revisit the tragedy in Isla Vista where a survivor is using his experience to talk about toxic masculinity, mass shootings, and violence.


  • Posted on 04 Jan 2017

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    Fallen Heroes of 2016

    Thousands of local social justice organizers passed away this year. People doing crucial work in their communities, whose deaths didn’t make the headlines.  On this edition of Making Contact, we’ll hear about some of the fallen heroes of 2016.


  • Posted on 26 Dec 2016

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