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Meeting This Weekend To Combat Genocide

02/08/12 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Wednesday)
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Good morning,

Welcome to Radioactivity. I’m Rob Lorei. Coming up on the first part of the program we’ll talk with Cameron Hudson who is a senior advisor to the Committee of Conscience of the US Holocaust Memorial Museum. Formerly he was chief of staff to the President’s special envy for Sudan. He’ll be speaking This Sunday at 2PM in Sarasota at the 6th annual Take A Stand Against Genocide Conference at Incarnation Catholic Church in Sarasota. The event is sponsored by Humanit...

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The Plight and Promise of Africa

12/27/10 Produced by Dawn Morgan Elliott
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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The Plight and Promise of Africa was an educational and global awareness initiative of Eckerd College in 2010.

Throughout the year WMNF reported on various lectures and community events that were a part of the college’s initiative.

Alizza Punzalan-Hall is the director of Community and media relations and co-chair of The Plight and Promise of Africa.

"Throughout the year we will be talking about Darfur in Sudan, the crisis and genocide, child soldiers in Uganda, sexual violence...

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Tampa Pension board to divest from Iran, Sudan listen

09/21/10 Kate Bradshaw
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday
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Following the lead of numerous city and state governments, Tampa’s General Employee Pension Board decided today to do away with indirect investments in Iran and Sudan. Lawyer and city council candidate Seth Nelson says he applauds the board.

The state passed the Protecting Florida’s Investment Act in 2007. The Tampa Police and Fire Pension Board voted to follow state guidelines last month. Nelson says the sectors affected are petroleum, military, and energy production. The Obama Admin...

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At Eckerd, Lost Boy chronicles his escape from war in Sudan listen

09/16/10 By Dawn Morgan Elliott
WMNF Drive-Time News Thursday
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In the 1980’s and 90’s, violence in Southern Sudan made orphans of over 20,000 children, mostly male, who walked hundreds of miles in search of safety. These children came to be called the Lost Boys.

Many of these Lost Boys, now grown men, found refuge in American education, and at least two have returned to their native country to build schools for the next generation.

Lost Boy Gabriel Bol Deng and American author Dave Eggers recently visited Eckerd College as part of its series...

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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 ho...

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