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Sustainability Now! | Research Meets Activism Panel | Journalism & Racial Justice | Nov. 25, 2019

Sustainability Now! | Research Meets Activism Panel | Journalism & Racial Justice | Nov. 25, 2019

Update: 2019-11-25
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On this Thanksgiving Week edition of Sustainability Now!, your host, Justin Mog, brings you highlights from the annual Anne Braden Institute Research Meets Activism Breakfast, hosted at the Louisville Urban League on November 21, 2019. The event featured a panel discussion about the intersections of journalism and racial justice featuring:

- Amber Duke, Communications Manager for the ACLU of Kentucky. Learn more at https://www.aclu-ky.org/en/staff/amber-duke
- Michael L. Jones, a freelance journalist and author who has reported for Insider Louisville, LEO Weekly, Louisville Magazine, and others. Learn more at https://insiderlouisville.com/author/michael-l-jones/
- Dr. Kaila Story, UofL Professor of Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies, with a joint appointment in the Department of Pan-African Studies. She holds the Audre Lorde Chair in Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, and co-hosts the podcast with Jaison Gardner called Strange Fruit: Musings on Politics, Pop Culture, and Black Gay Life. Learn more at https://louisville.edu/wgs/faculty/story
- Dr. Jelani Cobb, a staff writer at the New Yorker, historian, and the Ira A. Lipton Professor of Journalism at Columbia Journalism School. His work focuses on race, politics, and culture while connecting the historical context of racism to current affairs. Dr. Cobb is the author of several titles including The Substance of Hope: Barack Obama and the Paradox of Progress, The Devil and Dave Chappell & Other Essays, and To the Break of Dawn: A Freestyle on the Hip Hop Aesthetic. His recent work includes participating in Ava DuVernay’s landmark documentary “The 13th.” Learn more at http://louisville.edu/braden/programs/memorial-lecture/the-half-life-of-freedom-race-and-justice-in-america-today

Learn more about UofL's Anne Braden Institute for Social Justice Research at http://louisville.edu/braden

As always, our feature is followed by your community action calendar for the week, so get your calendars out and get ready to take action for sustainability NOW!

Sustainability Now! airs on FORward Radio, 106.5fm, WFMP-LP Louisville, every Monday at 6pm and repeats Tuesdays at 12am and 10am. Find us at http://forwardradio.org

The music in this podcast is used by permission from the fantastic Louisville band, Appalatin. Explore their inspiring music at http://www.appalatin.com
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Sustainability Now! | Research Meets Activism Panel | Journalism & Racial Justice | Nov. 25, 2019

Sustainability Now! | Research Meets Activism Panel | Journalism & Racial Justice | Nov. 25, 2019

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