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2015 marks the 50th Anniversary of "Bloody Sunday" and the Civil Rights  March from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama. 50 years later...  the US Department of Justice finds Ferguson police consistantly violate the civil rights of its Black citizens...Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown and Eric Garner are all killed, with no consequence to their killers...an African American youth is killed at the hands of police in Wisconsin ...and a fraternity is thrown off campus at the University of Oklahoma for posting a racist video on social media.  So how far have we come?  Candid conversation from our Another View Round Table - Roger Chesley, Columnist with the Virginian-Pilot; NSU Professor of Political Science, Carol Pretlow; Community Activist Bill Thomas; and guest pundit,  Author and Poet Tim Seibles all share their thoughts on the next Another View, Friday, March 13 at noon on 89.5 WHRV-FM, or stream us live on this blog!

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Have you ever felt like you were being observed while shopping or had a sales associate follow you as you walked from one display to the next? On the next Another View Round Table we'll discuss "Shopping While Black," with pundits: Roger Chesley, Wil LaVeist, Carol Pretlow and Bill Thomas. The Round Table will also delve into the recent attack of a Norfolk State University student by a Norfolk police dog,  and we'll discuss the influx of TV shows featuring black actors on network television. How do today's programs compare to those of yesteryear? Plus Lisa Godley speaks with Health and Human Services Secretary, Sylvia Burwell about the approaching Affordable Care Act deadline. So make an appointment to join us for the next Another View, Friday, February 13th at noon on 89.5 WHRV-FM, or stream us live on this blog!

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Happy New Year!  On this first Another View Round Table of 2015 our pundits discuss the relevance of Historically Black Colleges and Universities in today's educational environment.  Faced with decreasing enrollments and financial and accreditation issues, many say these institutions are no longer needed, while others say the model of serving primarily African American students must change if these schools are to survive.  Virginian-Pilot columnist Roger Chesley, NSU political science professor Carol Pretlow, community activist Bill Thomas, and journalist, author and talk show host Wil LaVeist share their unique perspectives on the next Another View, Friday, January 9, 2015 at noon on 89.5 WHRV-FM or stream us live on this blog!

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Michael Brown, Eric Garner, Tamir Rice, Bill Cosby...all African American and all in the spotlight because of violence.  The recent killings of Brown, Garner and Rice have forced this nation into dialogues about the intersection between race and the police.  And opinions run the gamut about "America's Favorite Dad", and if in fact Bill Cosby is guilty of rape as accused.  But what happens once the marches stop and Cosby is no longer in the spotlight?  Will things change in America for African American men?  We'll talk about it with the Another View Round Table:  Roger Chesley, columnist for the Virginian-Pilot; NSU political science professor Carol Pretlow; community activist Bill Thomas; and author, journalist and talk show host Wil LaVeistJoin us for the next Another View, Friday, December 12 at noon on 89.5 WHRV-FM, or stream us live on this blog!

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On the next Another View, our Round Table pundits ponder the question - "What does having a Republican led House and Senate mean for our country in general, and specifically for the African American community?  Join Virginian-Pilot columnist Roger Chesley; political science professor Carol Pretlow; community activist Bill Thomas; author and talk show host, Wil LaVeist; and special guest political scientist Dr. Eric Claville for interesting, lively and creative banter about today's political issues on the next Another View, Friday, November 14 at noon on 89.5 WHRV-FM, or stream us live on this blog!

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