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Catalyst: Politics and Culture

Sep 11, 2020 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Talk/Public Affairs

With The Community

Local writer Lydia Howell explores local culture, art, and activism with interviews and special features. She won the PREMACK AWARD FOR PUBLIC INTEREST JOURNALISM for her investigative reporting on homelessness in (the now defunct) PULSE Newspaper.

Lydia is a long time denizen of KFAI who also writes for various communicty newspapers and online publications.

Sept.11, 2020: Launching collaboration with "The Uptake"a racial-justice centered journalism inMinneapolis-St. Paul, Plus: Northern Clay Ctr. new exhibit "Vote!"

Catalyst: Politics and Culture
1:00 PM
Interview: Cieren Saadah, director of The Uptake

Journalism from the perspective of people of color. Plus"an Uptake report on Surley beer workers trying to organize union representqation.

1:30 PM
Interview: Tippy Maurant, co-director of Northern Clay Ctr.

The wonders & history of clay as an art form. upcoming exhibits "Scale" and "Vote!"(Sept.11-Oct.9) By appointment, w.mask in-=person. VITUAL Exhibit starts Sept. 21. More info: northernclaycenter (dot) org

1:50 PM
Special Segments: African-American poet LUCILLE CLIFTON reading 2 segments of her Sept. 11th poem "September Song: a poem in Seven Days" (she reads Tuesday Sept. 11 and Sunday Sept. 16
1:55 PM
David Rovis - The Dying Firefighter (Sept.11,2001)
David Rovis The Dying Firefighter (Sept.11,2001)
Living In These Times www.davidrovics.com