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Genocide in Africa

03/03/10 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Wednesday)
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Coming up today we’ll hear about the Conflict in the Congo-- in which more than 5 million people have been killed. It’s one of the world’s most under-reported stories. Later we’ll talk with some parenting experts on raising children in a peaceful and productive way.

But first some listener comments about yesterday’s program. All five of the comments were about the last few callers who were urging low income people to go to college and who were defending controversial talk show host Alex Jo...

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Art and Africa create social change listen

01/21/10 Joshua Lee Holton
WMNF Drive-Time News Thursday
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While many may enjoy artistic expression simply for its own sake, others use art for the greater good. This spring Eckerd College is hosting a series of forums as part of its initiative called “The Plight and Promise of Africa.”

The college has set up a photography exhibit at the Poynter institute in St. Petersburg about the problems that women face in the Congo. Last night a group of teachers and community leaders accompanied the exhibit with a panel discussion called “The role of Art in...

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Genocide In Africa

03/03/09 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Tuesday)
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You're listening to WMNF's Radioactivity. I'm Rob Lorei. Our next guest is speaking tonight at 7:30 at Fox Hall at Eckerd College in St. Petersburg. He is John Prendergast.

Prendergast is a world-renowned Africa expert, humanitarian and Co-Chair of the ENOUGH Project, an initiative to end genocide and crimes against humanity.

During the Clinton administration, Prendergast was involved in a number of peace processes in Africa while he was director of African Affairs at the National Sec...

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