News & Public Affairs

Saturday December 20, 2014

THE STATE OF BLACK AMERICA - Radioactivity

DEDRICK MUHAMMAD, Racial Wealth Gap Coordinator, United for a Fair

Economy. Dedrick has worked extensively with students, prisoners, and civil rights groups and was the National Field Director for the National Action Network. He now works on economic issues for United for a Fair Economy. He is a published author (Amsterdam News, Dollars & Sense, The Progressive Populist) and an experienced radio and TV commentator (BET Nightly News, CNBC News, CBS Marketwatch).

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Women's Show-POPPY ALEXANDER-US Action

POPPY ALEXANDER, Voter Program Assistant, US Action Education Fund will talk about the Get Out the Vote campaign and their efforts to get women out to vote. US Action Education Fund: www.usaction.org. 202-296-3580. palexander@usaction.org. Women’s Voices, Women Vote: www.wvwv.org. Florida Consumer Action Network, 813-877-6712.

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Women's Show-EYES WIDE OPEN

Abigail Hollis Gray, Military Families Speak Out discussed the reasons many military families are against the war -- and have been since before it began. The exhibit, hosted by the American Friends Service Committee, will take place at USF – Tampa this Saturday, October 30th from 11a.m – 5 pm. The exhibit, which opened in Chicago’s Federal Plaza with 500 pairs of boots in January, will continue growing as the death toll continues to rise. Eyes Wide Open Exhibit Visual...

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Women's Show-GLORIA STEINEM

GLORIA STEINEM, Almost three decades after founding Ms. magazine, Gloria Steinem remains America's most influential, eloquent, and revered feminist. Her 1992 book, Revolution from Within: A Book of Self-Esteem, was a number one bestseller and has been translated into 11 languages. Mary spoke with Gloria during her recent visit to Tampa. She is urging women to vote in this election. She said that the option of "Choice" been never more threatened, that it is clear that Karl Rove has adopted ...

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Women's Show-DIANE ROBERTS, author of DREAM STATE

DIANE ROBERTS, author of Dream State: Eight Generations of Swamp Lawyers, Conquistadors, Confederate Daughters, Banana Republicans, and Other Florida Wildlife, has reported on Florida’s politics and culture for 20 years. In this book she explores Florida’s history, weaving together a wry chronicle of her own extensive, eccentric family – whose history is indelibly entwined with that of Florida – our 27th state. This is a book that should be required reading for a...

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Women's Show-SUSAN GLICKMAN, MOVEON.ORG

SUSAN GLICKMAN, Move-On.org will talk about the MoveOn.org project, “Leave No Voter Behind� and the need for additional volunteers. MoveOn.org moveon-help@list.moveon.org. Discussed the importance of looking at issues and voting. Also discussed what to do if you have problems.

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GROUPS ARE ENCOURAGING FLORIDIANS TO VOTE-Andrew Stelzer

A coalition a non profit organizations, voters rights groups and government officials are pleading with voters to not be intimidated away from the polls on election day, and say they have set up a cohesive network that will prevent problems at the polls. WMNFs Andrew Stelzer reports.

ACT ‘I think its sad that we have to be here for this press conference, people can get money from their bank account, we ought to be able to …

Carl pope, the executive director of the ...

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BUSH & CONSERVATIVISM - Mitch Perry

John Mickltetait is the co-author of the book, “The Right Nation:Conservative Power in America�, published this summer.

Along with his partner at the Economist magazine, Adrian Woolridge, he wrote an op-ed earlier this week in the Wall Street Journal in which he wrote that George W. Bush has transformed not only American policy, but American conservatism

In arguing that the U.S. is more of a conservative nation, the authors write in “The Right Nation� t...

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GEORGE MITCHELL ON ARAFAT & ISRAEL - Mitch Perry

Ailing Palestianian leader Yasir Arafa, arrived in France today as the guest of the French government and was immediately taken to a military hospital for treatment of what is being called a mysterious ailment.

Arafat's wife, Suha, who lives in Paris with their daughter, was at his side at the high-security hospital, which specializes in trauma cases and blood illnesses.

An aide to French President Jacques Chirac said Chirac personally made the decision to provide Arafat with medical t...

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