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Burlington High School Students Respond to Miss Representation 02/05/2015

The Greater Burlington Women's Forum presented the movie Miss Representation at Burlington High School. After the showing, students share their thoughts on how the movie impacted them and what changes they would like to see made to the portrayl of women in the media.

Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebrations: Burlington Rally and March - "Black Lives Matter" 01/19/2015

This rally is being held in celebration of Martin Luther King Day and in remembrance of where we have been to emphasize where we are today (in the context of history) and what we need to do in this moment and the tomorrow's to come to accomplish that dream. This rally is also being held to show continued support for Michael Brown, Tamir Rice, Darrien Hunt, Eric Garner, etc., to DENOUNCE our racist INjustice system, and to address the static state of racism in this country.Be prepared to hear truth spoken by Vermonters of color. This is a peaceful demonstration.
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Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebrations: MLK Celebration 01/19/2015

The Greater Burlington Multicultural Resource Center hosts poet Donisha Marley Prendergast, granddaughter of Bob and Rita Marley is joined by Jasmine Rand, a University of Vermont graduate and civil rights attorney who represented Trayvon Martin's family.  The Greater Burlington Multicultural Resource Center's Executive Director Patrick Brown, said that Ms. Rand coined the term 'I am Trayvon Martin', used by supporters of the 17-year old who was shot and killed in Florida in 2012.

The Mission of the Greater Burlington Multicultural Resource Center (GBMRC) is to increase awareness and provide opportunities to celebrate, promote and support cultural diversity within our community.

Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebrations: Keynote Speaker Nontombi Naomi Tutu 01/18/2015

The Greater Burlington Multicultural Resource Center hosts keynote speaker Nontombi Naomi Tutu, Daughter of Archbishop Desmond Tutu, and Vivienne Deane Gospel Ensemble, as part of the 2015 Burlington Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Remembrance.

The Mission of the Greater Burlington Multicultural Resource Center (GBMRC) is to increase awareness and provide opportunities to celebrate, promote and support cultural diversity within our community.

Positively Vermont: Purple Hearts Reunited 01/12/2015

Host Dennis McMahon speaks with Zachariah Fike, Founder of Purple Hearts Reunited and current Captain in the Vermont Army National Guard, as well as Hannah Doyle, Development Director for Purple Hearts Reunited on the evolution and mission of the organization.

Purple Hearts Reunited was established in Vermont in 2012, locating lost or stolen Military Medals and returning them to Veterans or their families in order to honor their sacrifice to the nation. To date, Purple Hearts Reunited has conducted more than 100 returns and is currently working on over 200 lost medals that need a home. If a Veteran or family cannot be found, a home of honor is located for the medal, such as a military museum. Purple Hearts Reunited also takes time to enroll these heroes into the Purple Heart Hall of Honor and has successfully enrolled over 1000 recipients.

Feminist Media Review: Beyond the Nylon Curtain - Author Gerard Colby 01/12/2015

Host Peggy Luhrs speaks with author Gerard Colby on his recent book 'Behind the Nylon Curtain' about the DuPont dynasty. 

Nuclear Free Future: Vermont Yankee Post Mortem: Environment, Health and Safety? Economics? Activism? with Arnie Gundersen of Fairewinds Energy Education and Kevin Kamps of Beyond Nuclear 01/09/2015

Host Margaret Harrington speaks with Kevin Kamps of Beyond Nuclear and Arnie Gundersen, Chief Engineer with Fairewinds Energy Education to discuss environmental, health and safety, economic implications with the closing of Vermont Yankee. Fairewinds Energy Education's mission is to educate the public about nuclear power and other energy issues.  Information at www.fairewinds.org    Beyond Nuclear advocates for an energy future that is sustainable, benign and democratic.  info: www.beyondnuclear.org

Judge Ben: Marijuana Industry Math 01/07/2015

Judge Ben Joseph speaks with Bob Doyle, Chair of Colorado SAM (Smart Approaches to Marijuana) Coalition.

In Transition, In Vermont: Fairpoint Workers in Transition 11/26/2014

Host Jim Fouts speaks with Sherry Willey, member of International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Anita Rodrigue and Paul Allard, both Communications Workers of America, all three striking Fairpoint workers, on the strike issues.

Vigil for Michael Brown and Rally Against Police Violence 11/25/2014

Vermonter community members gather after the Grand Jury failed to indict police officer Darren Wilson for trail in the killing of Michael Brown. Speakers share their frustrations and feelings as well as their experiences with racism in Vermont.

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