RadioACTive: February 11, 2019

  • February 11, 2019
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Freedom Rider Joan Trumpauer Mulholland on The Uncomfortable Truth, Utah Dine Bikeyah on what it calls a segregation bill, and legislative updates from grassroots groups

Tonight’s lineup:

Day 15 of the Utah Legislature, featuring legislative updates from:

Davina Smith and Alastair Bitsoi of Utah Diné Bikéyah, which opposes H.B. 93 -- County Formation Amendments. UDB calls it “a segregation bill that would split San Juan County.”

Utah leads the nation in transracial adoptions. Can it lead the way in fixing our racial divide? Black, White & Us is the new documentary from The Joan Trumpauer Mulholland Foundation. RadioACTive spoke with Joan and her son, Loki, who are visiting 5th, 8th and 11th grade classrooms in Granite School District  this week to distribute the magazine Standing for Freedom: The American Civil Rights Movement.

  • Feb. 13: The Uncomfortable Truth film screening (12:00-1:30 p.m.) and discussion (5:00-6:30 p.m.) at Beverley Taylor Sorenson Art & Education Complex, Rm 3151, University of Utah. Meet civil rights activist Joan Trumpauer Mulholland and Loki Mulholland and discuss white privilege and institutional racism in the United States.
  • Mar. 2: LDS Film Festival screening of Black, White & Us, 2:30-4:00 p.m. at SCERA, 745 S. State St., Orem. Click here for tickets.

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RadioACTive is a production of Listeners' Community Radio of Utah. Tonight's team included:

  • Exec. Producer/Host: Lara Jones
  • Assoc. Producer:  Billy Palmer
  • Community Co-Host:  Dr. Tamara Stevenson
  • Volunteer: Tommy Sutter