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Rev. Bruce Wright Discusses an Alternative Spring Break for Activists

03/01/12 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Thursday)
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Good morning, welcome to radioactivity. I'm Rob Lorei. Coming up we'll talk with Reverend Bruce Wright who is an organizer of the March 3-10th Alternative Spring Break in St. Petersburg. But first some listener comments about yesterday's program.

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Rev. Bruce Wright is with Refuge Ministries. He's an organizer of the Alternative Spring Break for activists which gets underway in St. Petersburg this Saturday. The event will train activists in non violence and civil disobedience in anti...

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St. Pete to enforce street sleeping ban listen

07/23/10 Kate Bradshaw
WMNF Drive-Time News Friday
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St. Petersburg is about to start enforcing an ordinance that makes it illegal to sleep in the streets if there are free beds in local homeless shelters. Not complying could mean a night in jail. Homeless advocates like Bruce Wright of the Poor People’s Economic Human Rights Campaign are crying foul.

"I find it reprehensible and criminal that Mayor Foster, any of the counsel that would support him, and any law enforcement that would act upon it. To do such a thing."

Speaking at a rall...

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Poor People's March tours community gardens in Flint, MI listen

06/21/10 Kelly Benjamin
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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A contingent of poor and homeless people from the Tampa Bay area is marching with the Poor Peoples Economic Human Rights Campaigns 12 week, 24 city march from New Orleans to Detroit for the US Social Forum to draw attention to those affected by the recession and foreclosure crisis. WMNF’s Kelly Benjamin is embedded with the group and brings us this report from Flint, Michigan:

The Poor Peoples Economic Human Rights Campaign rolled into Flint, Michigan this weekend, a city that, along wit...

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Poor Peoples Campaign fights racism and Whirlpool in Michigan listen

06/17/10 Kelly Benjamin
WMNF Drive-Time News Thursday
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As WMNF reported last week, The Poor People's Economic Human Rights Campaign is in the midst of a 12-week, 24-city march. The march begins in the Mississippi Delta and ends in Detroit, where the US Social Forum begins next week. A contingent of homeless from the Tampa Bay area is with the march, which is now making its way across Michigan. WMNF's Kelly Benjamin is travelling with the group and brings us this report from Benton Harbor.

The town of Benton Harbor in South East Michigan has se...

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Poor People's Economic Human Rights Campaign in Cleveland listen

06/07/10 Kelly Benjamin
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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The Poor People's Economic Human Rights Campaign is in the midst of a march across the United States culminating at the U.S. Social Forum in Detroit later this month. WMNF's Kelly Benjamin is embedded with the march and brings us this report from Cleveland, Ohio.

Poverty has got to go! Hey, hey! Ho, ho!

This weekend, Rev. Bruce Wright crammed two cars full ...

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