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Education Opportunities for Incarcerated Persons - Bridging the Gap (audio/mpeg 20.0MB)
Bruce Reilly joined Janet Hays on WTUL News and Views in studio to discuss the documentary First Degree - an intimate portrait of three Sing Sing inmates who discover the transformative power of higher education. Their stories are emblematic of larger challenges regarding the criminal justice system and prison industrial complex. Bruce is well qualified to speak on the subject. Formerly incarcerated himself, he is now Deputy Director of Voice of the Ex-Offender in New Orleans, LA, a gradua...
Posted: Sat Apr 16, 2016 1:38PM
Governments Disagree Over Global Drug Control: UN's drug meeting in Vienna (audio/mpeg 9.8MB)
Drugreporter’s video advocacy team filmed key speeches and interviewed some of the participants at the UN's drug meeting in Vienna.
Posted: Sat Apr 9, 2016 7:10PM
WTUL News & Views Interviews Tom Zolot of The Center for Restorative Approaches (audio/mpeg 32.1MB)
Tom Zolot, program coordinator for the Center for Restorative Approaches, discusses restorative justice and its place in New Orleans, what alternative discipline policies in schools can look like, and how humans can build, strengthen, and restore communities and relationships.
Posted: Wed Mar 16, 2016 9:35AM
Black Students Demand Racial Equality at Tulane (audio/mpeg 15.9MB)
WTUL News reads Emily Carmichael's article on the Unity demonstrations at Tulane in Nov 2015. Appended is a reading of the Tulane Black Student Union's list of concrete demands to further campus unity and to begin to halt structural racism on Tulane's campus.
Posted: Fri Nov 27, 2015 8:19AM
WTUL News and Views (audio/mpeg 8.2MB)
WTUL News sat down with Alberta Wright of Young Creative Agency, about the their program for digital media training education for New Orleanians in high schools. Alberta Wright talks about the ins and outs, the need and what the program has achieved to date.
Posted: Fri Jul 31, 2015 10:04AM
Latter Teens Advisory and WTUL News & Views present “Unmask Your Hometown Heroes!” with (audio/mpeg 7.7MB)
8 minutes Latter Teens Advisory and WTUL News & Views present “Unmask Your Hometown Heroes!” Audio from July 1st – featuring Community Records. Community Records is not a traditional form of a record label, but more as a collective. Band members Kara and John of the band Woozy played some of their work at Latter Library and talked with the teens about their inspirations and visions for their community.
Posted: Sun Jul 19, 2015 10:34AM
“Unmask Your Hometown Heroes!” with herbalist, Christiane, from Rosalie Apothecary (audio/mpeg 10.5MB)
Latter Teens Advisory and WTUL News & Views present “Unmask Your Hometown Heroes!” with herbalist, Christiane, from Rosalie Apothecary
Posted: Mon Jul 13, 2015 5:56AM
Oaxaca teachers visit Bay Area and disscuss reform on Settingthestandard (audio/x-wav 249.0MB)
Oaxaca teachers visit Bay Area and discuss reform in Mexico on Settingthestandard, and are in the Bay area doing a speaking tour.
Posted: Fri Jul 3, 2015 4:31PM
The Campaign To Repeal Public Funding Of Charters In CA With Kathleen Carroll (audio/x-wav 29.2MB)
Kathleen Carroll, a public education advocate and lawyer who was fired for whistleblowing at the California Commission on Teacher Credentials discusses the campaign to repeal a 1992 law in California that allowed for public funding of privately run charters.
Posted: Fri Jun 19, 2015 4:46PM
Girls Rock New Orleans, June 8th-13th 2015 (audio/mpeg 3.2MB)
Girls Rock! New Orleans brings together volunteer instructors and female and female identifying kids to create an explosive showcase of talent and inspiration! From June 8th- 13th, kids learn new instruments, form bands, and attend workshops about music, art, and social justice.
Posted: Thu May 28, 2015 5:12PM
Interview with LOUD Queer Youth Theater participants Latreece Reed, Nicky Cao, and Joriel (audio/mpeg 16.4MB)
Gahiji Barrow interviews members of LOUD, the Queer Youth Theater project based in New Orleans today. They discuss their upcoming performance, Pursuit of Justice, which will take place at the Mid City Theater this weekend. Also bring up topics of how queer youth interact with the police and feel about the police in New Orleans and what the group has brought to their lives.
Posted: Wed May 13, 2015 6:49AM
WTUL news and views interviews Divest Tulane on their sit in (audio/mpeg 3.0MB)
Michael from Divest Tulane gives an update on the 4th day of a sit in in President Fitts' office by Divest Tulane students, calling upon the president to support the unanimous resolution from Student Government to divest from fossil fuels 3 min
Posted: Fri Apr 17, 2015 8:35AM
Occupy the Farm, the film, opening Tuesday, 03.31.2015, Oakland (audio/mpeg 1.7MB)
Occupy the Farm, a film about the 2012 struggle to claim 20 acres of a historic 100 acre farm for community farmers in Albany, will open at the New Parkway theatre in Oakland on Tuesday, March 31st. The University of California owns the land and it has granted one acre to the community farmers working with the University's Department of Natural Resources. Another 5 to 7 acres has been alloted to University research on corn genetics, and the rest has been promised to a big box grocery store ...
Posted: Sat Mar 28, 2015 9:17PM
WTUL News Interviews Dr Reynard Sanders on A Perfect Storm and Jessica of Patois Film Fest (audio/mpeg 14.1MB)
As Part of Patois film fest, we interviewed Dr Sanders, a co-producer of "A Perfect Storm," a film project collected from primary documents and personal interviews conducted in the immediate aftermath of Katrina, when New Orleans municipal schools were being seized by the state of Louisiana and the charter school movement.
Posted: Fri Mar 13, 2015 10:47AM
Tulane Black Arts Festival (audio/mpeg 14.8MB)
Tulane Black Arts festival organizers give a preview of this year's events, including a keynote speech by Spike Lee. Conversation includes information about how the fest was planned and what participants can expect.
Posted: Thu Mar 5, 2015 10:15AM
Mark w/ BAMN Interview Work-To-Rule Action in Oakland; 20 Schools Participate (audio/x-wav 130.8MB)
Teachers at about 20 Oakland public schools are working the minimum number of required hours in a labor action to protest the slow pace of contract negotiations, teacher union president Trish Gorham said Friday Several hundred Oakland Education Association teachers as well as students and parents rallied outside an Oakland Unified School District Board meeting on Jan. 28. After they went inside, they spoke out against proposals to privatize Fremont, Castlemont and McClymonds high schools, ...
Posted: Tue Feb 17, 2015 11:57PM
Hooking Up and Staying Hooked w/ Colin Adamo (audio/mpeg 22.0MB)
Information about Hooking Up and Staying Hooked, a website and educational graphic novel for high school aged guys about sexual health and healthy relationships.
Posted: Wed Feb 4, 2015 6:45AM
Tulane Fossil Fuel Divestment Movement (audio/mpeg 30.7MB)
Emma Collin joined News and Views for an interview to discuss the fossil fuel divestment movement at Tulane University.
Posted: Mon Jan 26, 2015 7:28AM