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audio Critical Race Theory and the Intersection of Race, Law, and Power (2/2) (audio/mpeg 14.9mb) by Mohan Ambikaipaker, PhD
This is the second half of the second lecture in a three part series on Health, Race, and Communication. In this lecture, assistant professor in the Department of Communication at Tulane University, Mohan Ambikaipaker, PhD, touches on the barriers that front Critical Race Theory in its inclusion in the Public Health framework. The series "Health, Race, and Communications" is sponsored by the Tulane Society for Young Black Public Health Professionals, Tulane SPHTM SGA, Tulane Center for Excell...
Posted: Wed Sep 28, 2016 7:20AM
audio Critical Race Theory and the Intersection of Race, Law, and Power (audio/mpeg 20.6mb) by WTUL News & Views
This is part one of the second lecture in a three part series on Health, Race, and Communication. In this lecture, assistant professor in the Department of Communication at Tulane University, Mohan Ambikaipaker, PhD, touches on the barriers that front Critical Race Theory in its inclusion in the Public Health framework. The series "Health, Race, and Communications" is sponsored by the Tulane Society for Young Black Public Health Professionals, Tulane SPHTM SGA, Tulane Center for Excellence in...
Posted: Wed Sep 28, 2016 1:02AM
audio Solidarity with Standing Rock from New Orleans (audio/mpeg 9.1mb) by Sarah Holtz for WTUL News
"We are linked and one breath affects another breath, one drink affects another’s drink" - Dr. Denise Graves Tuesday the 13th, a crowd, carrying signs, gathered to show solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux tribe. Sarah Holtz was on the scene to gather testimonials from native people from New Orleans or passing through, as well as Mardi Gras indians in attendance. [9:55]...
Posted: Fri Sep 16, 2016 9:28AM
audio Michelle Erenberg from Lift Louisiana on All Access event sat night (audio/mpeg 11.0mb) by wtul news
Michelle Erenberg of Lift Louisiana gives us the lowdown on the Sat night concert event, All Access New Orleans, September 10, 2016 at 6:00 PM Sanctuary Cultural Arts Center - 2525 Burgundy St - New Orleans, LA 70117. On September 10th, Lift Louisiana, the National Council of Jewish Women New Orleans Section, Women With a Vision and Tulane University’s If When How Chapter are hosting a party where the All Access 2016 concert will be streamed live. WWAV's Policy Director Nia Weeks will be one...
Posted: Fri Sep 9, 2016 8:46AM
audio Film Screening and discussion - Shattered Families: Collapse of our Mental Health System (audio/mpeg 26.5mb) by WTUL News & Views
Janet Hays interviews Nicole Forston (Producer), and Laura Pogliano (mother and mental health advocate), about the new film documentary Shattered Families: Collapse of our Mental Health System. The lack of a functional mental healthcare system all too often leaves untreated seriously mentally ill people incarcerated, homeless and dead. It also takes a physical and emotional toll on caregivers who have few support options when a loved one is in mental health crisis....
Posted: Fri Sep 9, 2016 8:14AM
audio Greens to Protest Commission on Presidential Debates at Dominican (audio/mpeg 1.9mb) by KPFA Weekend News/Ann Garrison
By calling itself the "Commission on Presidential Debates," the private corporation that controls presidential debates masquerades as a government entity. It is in fact a private, corporate-funded corporation controlled by the Republican and Democratic National Committees. A federal judge appointed by President George W. Bush recently tossed out a lawsuit brought against the so-called commission for excluding Green Party candidate Dr. Jill Stein and Libertarian Party candidate Gary Johnson. T...
Posted: Mon Sep 5, 2016 12:32PM
audio New Orleans: Undocumented immigrants hold 24 hr vigil to protest unconstitutional arrests (audio/mpeg 24.9mb) by WTUL News and Views
Undocumented immigrants hold 24 hour vigil. Detainees continue to be prosecuted by US Attorney Kenneth Polite facing felony reentry charges and permanent separation from their partners and children in the New Orleans area for exposing the unconstitutional nature of their arrests....
Posted: Fri Sep 2, 2016 9:17AM
audio September 9th National Prison Strike (audio/mpeg 43.5mb) by The Ex-Worker
The Ex-Worker is back! And just in time, because a potentially historic national prisoner strike is just around the corner. In our 49th episode, we discuss the upcoming September 9th strike to end prison slavery, with an interview with the Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee. You’ll also hear a review of Dan Berger’s book Captive Nation: Black Prison Organizing in the Civil Rights Era; an interview with an anarchist from the UK about the Brexit vote; listener feedback on Spanish revolut...
Posted: Thu Aug 25, 2016 11:51AM
audio Louisiana Floods: in their own words, stories and how to help (audio/mpeg 30.2mb) by WTUL News & Views
On the Louisiana Floods, personal stories from Blair, Bru, and Logan, plus an update from Elizabeth about ways to lift up your Louisiana loved ones....
Posted: Mon Aug 22, 2016 6:08AM
audio 1 min Public Service Announcement on Looting from Elizabeth Gelvin (Attachment On: Louisiana Floods: in their own words, stories and how to help) (audio/mpeg 942.3kb) by WTUL News & Views
White folks in EBR: If your Black friends, family, or neighbors need anything during curfew hours, please offer to step-and-fetch for them or go with them. And ...
Posted: Mon Aug 22, 2016 6:08AM
audio Cherri Foytlin reports on Gulf Flood 2016 from her home in Rayne, LA (Attachment On: Citizen Reporting of Great Louisiana Flood of 2016) (audio/mpeg 6.0mb) by wtul news
"this fiery, courageous, amazing helping each other" Cherri Foytlin reports from her flooded home in Rayne, Louisiana, on the Gulf Flood of 2016 [ Audio: 8...
Posted: Tue Aug 16, 2016 7:01PM
audio Citizen Reporting of Great Louisiana Flood of 2016 (audio/mpeg 41.2mb) by WTUL News and Views
Compiled audio of citizen vlogs detailing their experiences trying to recover after the Great Louisiana Flood of 2106....
Posted: Thu Aug 18, 2016 8:51AM
audio New Orleans Drug Policy Update August 2016 (audio/mpeg 26.4mb) by WTUL News & Views
24 min New Orleans and surrounding area drug war news for 2016. Learn about: law enforcement officers and staffers booked or sentenced on conspiracy, drug distribution, malfeasance, and theft charges in Louisiana; official opiate overdose warnings from health departments, coroners, and law enforcement around the state; mixed bag state legislative actions; effects of prohibition on public health; findings on sentencing and jailing on municipal, state, and federal levels....
Posted: Sun Aug 14, 2016 7:52AM
audio Dr Sylvia Earle at ASIH New Orleans 2016 (audio/mpeg 50.2mb) by wtul news and ASIH
Dr Sylvia Earle, pioneer aquanaut, speaks about her life as a leading researcher, and a leading female aquanaut in her quest to study and save the blue planet....
Posted: Fri Aug 12, 2016 7:38AM
audio On Short Term Rentals and City Planning Commission: Interview with Jeffrey Goodman (audio/mpeg 77.5mb) by WTUL News & Views
On Short Term Rentals and City Planning Commission: Matt Olsen interviews Jeffrey Goodman, urban planner. Goodman participated in teach-in sponsored by European Dissent and Jane Place in preparation for City Planning Commission open comment tomorrow, Tuesday, August 9, 2016....
Posted: Mon Aug 8, 2016 7:43AM
audio Scorecard of 50 Police Body Camera Programs Shows Failure to Protect Civil Rights (audio/mpeg 12.2mb) by via The Leadership Conference
WASHINGTON, August 2, 2016 – Today The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and Upturn released a scorecard (see: https://www.bwcscorecard.org/) that evaluates the civil rights safeguards of police body-worn camera programs in 50 U.S. cities. It shows a nationwide failure to protect the civil rights and privacy of surveilled communities. In November 2015, these organizations released an initial scorecard evaluating 25 programs. This new edition updates the policies of those origina...
Posted: Fri Aug 5, 2016 12:39AM
audio Sister of Navy Yard mass shooter speaks out about untreated mental illness (audio/mpeg 41.6mb) by WTUL News and Views
Naomi Alexis, Sister of Navy Yard mass shooter Aaron Alexis, speaks out about untreated serious mental illness. Aaron Alexis showed symptoms of mental illness throughout his life but his illness went undiagnosed and ignored for years. The result was that he was violent toward his sisters and later became a danger to himself and others. He shot and killed 13 people including himself at a Navy Yard in Washington D.C. in the fall of 2013....
Posted: Fri Jul 29, 2016 9:40AM
audio Speaking Up Against Police Terror in Baton Rouge and New Orleans (audio/mpeg 34.7mb) by WTUL News & Views
Speaking up against police terror with Redell, creator of #TheResistance, a faith-based activist group, and Melissa, daily protestors at Baton Rouge Police Headquarters. Plus, Malcolm Suber, community activist, speaking at "Moral Panics & Mass Incarceration in the Neoliberal City: Katrina After 10" from Brown University....
Posted: Mon Jul 18, 2016 6:27AM
audio Cherri Foytlin reports on Baton Rouge kettling and jail conditions (audio/mpeg 10.4mb) by Cherri Foytlin c/o WTUL News
Cherri first describes her arrest on July 10th in detail. A second clip describes possible human rights violations in the Baton Rouge jail....
Posted: Fri Jul 15, 2016 1:54AM
audio On Drug User Health and Dignity - Interview with Mike Selick from Harm Reduction Coalition (audio/mpeg 21.7mb) by WTUL News & Views
On Drug User Health and Dignity - Interview with Mike Selick from the Training & Capacity-Building Institute at the Harm Reduction Coalition....
Posted: Mon Jul 11, 2016 6:22AM