For today’s episode, guest host Stu Levitan is joined in the studio by Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist David Maraniss to discuss his latest book, A Good American Family: The Red Scare and My Father. The book traces the history of the House Un-American Activities Committee’s investigation into his father, Elliott Maraniss, in Detroit in 1952 and provokes […]
We kick off our first week of winter pledge drive with today’s episode about food justice. Our guest is Monica M. White, professor of community and environmental sociology and author of Freedom Farmers: Agricultural Resistance and the Black Freedom Movement. She, Patty, and fundraising volunteer Kathy Hoveland have a lively conversation about the history of […]
Lovely Socialite have embraced a few different kinds of maximalism since forming in Madison in 2009. The instrumental band’s initial name was Lovely Socialite Mrs. Thomas W. Phipps, eventually truncated to what people always call them anyway. All six members contribute to the band’s compositions, drawing on backgrounds and musical tastes that span jazz, rock, […]
This week your host Sabi Atteyih plays from Abdel Halim Hafez’s “The Cup Reader.” Arab-American news updates include the “Burqa Bandit” in San Diego, Rashida Tlaib‘s run for Michigan state senate in 2014, Thomson Reuters Foundation’s survey on the state of women in the Middle East and an update on Damascus. Sabi also covers “Detroit […]
This week Sabi Atteyih reports on The Muslims Are Coming! documentary, the Detroit Heritage Works project to promote dialogue with the Arab-American Community, the Detroit Arab-American Museum’s YallaEat! Walking Tours, current events. With music by Arab Idol host Ragheb Alama.
On Tuesday, July 30th Rev. Edward Pinkney, head of the Black Autonomy Network Community Organization (BANCO), joined our host Aaron Perry on the 8 O’Clock Buzz. Rev. Edward heads activism against the “Stand Your Ground Law” and the “Emergency Manager Law.” Rev. Edward Pinkney will be at the University of Wisconsin-Madison on Aug 8-11. He will be speaking at the Democracy Conference.