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Special Guest:Clinton Roane (Broadway- Scottsboro Boys, NY Theatre-The Sporting Life of Icarus Jones, Regional Theatre- Hello! My Baby.) BFA from Howard University.
Special Guest: Actor David Bazemore (Regional- Hairspray, Beauty an the Beast, West Side Story) BFA from Shenandoah University.
Actor JC Montgomery was unable to make the interview.
The two wonderful actors are currently starring in the Philadelphia Theatre Company's production of The Scottsboro Boys.
The Scottsboro Boys is a stirring musical that explores the infamous 1930's 'Scottsboro Case' in which a group of African-American men are falsely accused of a terrible crime, ultimately provoking a national outrage that sparked the American Civil Rights movement.
Philadelphia Theatre Company''s website: http://www.philadelphiatheatrecompany.org/2012/boys.html
PBS special about The Scottsboro Boys: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/scottsboro/
W.E. A.L.L. B.E. Radio: The Scottsboro Boys' Pardon Ceremony
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Guests: JC Montgomery was part of the original Broadway production of The Scottsboro Boys. He also appeared on Broadway in Bye Bye Birdie, The Little Mermaid, The Color Purple, Thou Shalt Not, Swing!, Parade, Smokey Joe’s Cafe and The Boys from Syracuse. Waights Taylor Jr., born and raised in Birmingham, Alabama, lives in Santa Rosa, California. His latest book, Our Southern Home: Scottsboro to Montgomery to Birmingham—The Transformation of the South in the Twentieth century, was published in October 2011. The Scottsboro Boys opens at ACT-SF June 21-July 15, 2012. Visit www.act-sf.org Nicole Klaymoon and guest collaborator, Sean San Jose, join us to talk about Klaymoon’s Embodiment Project's latest installment of urban dance theater, House of Matter, this weekend at Dance Mission, 24th Street & Mission, Fri.-Sun., June 8-10, 2012. Through Klaymoon’s signature use of street and modern dance, poetry, personal narrative and live music, House of Matter examines the houses in which we belong – both the families that we are born into and those that we choose, the body that we inhabit and the planet that we reside. Visit dancemission.com We close with a prerecorded interview with director, Jeff Warrick, who speaks about his film Programming the Nation (opened in SF Oct. 2011). Music: Ruthie Foster's Truth.
Hosted By:Jason X
Let it be known that the Central Park Five and the Scottsboro boys are a reminder that racism is alive and continues to haunt Blacks in America.
Only evidence needed to convict a black man of a crime is the color of his skin. Tune in to hear the accounts of both cases narrated by Bro. Jason X
In this episode of the Bless You Boys podcast, HookSlide chats with Ryan Dunsmore of SB Nation's Houston Astros site as well as BYB staff writer Jon Erkkila. Astros topics include: early dominance in the AL West, the apparent success of the rebuilding project, World Series odds, and more. Tigers topics inclue Victor Martinez's trip to the disabled list, whether Victor's contract extension looks any different in light of his injuries, the emergence of Alex Wilson as a stable bullpen piece, the struggles of Joba Chamberlain, Brad Ausmus' sometimes questionable strategies, and analyzing the issues behind the streaky Tigers offense.
FROM BOYS TO MEN - What can be done to stop young men from becoming perpetrators of domestic violence later in life?
David Gadd has over a decade of experience of conducting and analyzing in-depth interview research with offenders, and has written extensively on the subjects of domestic abuse, masculinities and crime, racial harassment, offender motivation and desistance from crime.
He came to Manchester University in 2011. David is currently Head of Criminology and Director of the Centre for Criminology and Criminal Justice at Manchester University School of Law.
David recently led two major research projects. One of these projects that really caught my attention and is nearing completion is - the From Boys to Men project - and looked at what can be done to stop young men becoming perpetrators of domestic violence in later life.
Suparna Malhotra hosts the Gentle World Cafe on the Voice of Leadership Network.
Hales Franciscan High school, a private Catholic institution known for its long standing tradition of high academic achievement, was in danger of closing due to decreased enrollment, creating a financial crisis that school alumni have come together to resolve. During their recent awards banquet, school officials announced a plan to seek out 25 top scholars to enroll in the school to continue its legacy. Formerly an all boys school and now a co-ed facility, Hales Franciscan has maintained a 100% success rate in graduating its students and preparing them for acceptance into college. Attorney, educator and talk show host Jerome P. Barney explains what has helped Hales create successful student graduates and why radio station WVON has come aboard to launch a drive to increase its enrollment.
Join Dr. Teresa Graham and the Boys Aound The Table as they discuss, "What Does Being Holy Means For The Church? " The show starts @ 7:00PM (CST) & 8:00PM (EST). Some people think being Holy means to dress Holy! What do you think? Please tune into the show by dailing (516) 531-9244 or click on the link: www.blogtalkradio.com/drteresagraham. Please make sure to share this show with all of your social media friends and family. Have a blessed day!
VOC NATION WRESTLING: RAW REACTION
After a bit of a technical situation last week, the boys are back and possibly better then ever with a jam packed episode tonight. It's the go-home for the WWE Elimination Chamber special and it's the first on the road to Money in the Bank as well.
So, what came out of the show? Was there enough to generate interest in Elimination Chamber? Is there enough to get people who haven't signed up to sign up? And just as importantly, how will they follow up on what was a pretty stellar show last week? Plus, Harry puts the title on the line as we give our PPV picks for this Sunday.
You can find out tonight at 11:30 PM (EST) as Harry Broadhurst (PBP voice of Real Action Pro Wrestling), Tony Acero (the 411mania Raw Reporter) and Jimmy Christopher (The World Fat-Ass Champion of the World) present the "Raw Reaction" here on the VOC Nation Network.
You can join us live by calling in at 914-338-1885 to go live on the "Raw Reaction"
That's right there was a sequel Grease 2. A musical starring none other than Michelle Pfeiffer. Before she got slinky on the piano in the Fabulous Baker Boys she was singing about her dream man.. A Cool Rider to Maxwell Caulfield's Michael. Some familiar faces from the original like Didi Conn as Frenchy, Eve Arden as the Principal and Sid Ceasar as the coach return along with some names you'll recognize like Adrian Zmed as the leader of the T-Birds. Swapping cars for motorcycles the sequel switched roles as the newcomer is Sandy's cousin Michael from England as the outsider trying to win the heart of Michelle Pfeiffer's Stephanie, the head of the Pink Ladies. Tonight's show is all about this lesser known and totally cool sequel.
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