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“Nosotros” film, Uber/Lyft strike, and the Charlottesville refugee community

Related Articles: Students’ videos highlight immigration issues West Main statue to be discussed as streetscape moves forward Mayor calls for removal of Lewis and Clark statue On WTJU’s Soundboard this week, Billy, Giles, and Elliott talk with host Lewis Reining about a student film about the experience of immigration and about discussions about whether to move or […]

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New supervisor of equity and inclusion for Cville schools, plus a piece from “Broken Ground”

Related Articles: City of Promise leader chosen as first supervisor of equity and inclusion for Charlottesville schools In Charlottesville, Greensboro leaders discuss healing after racist violence On WTJU’s Soundboard this week, Billy, Giles, and Emily talk with host Eliza Wilson about the ongoing effects of the national spotlight on Charlottesville, including the city school division’s new hire […]

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Let’s Talk: Positive Feedback

There was an incredible moment at the Virginia Festival of the Book’s “History Embodied: Public Monuments & Power” event at the Jefferson School. About 20 minutes into his interview with former New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu and Charlottesville City Councillor Wes Bellamy, moderator Gregg Kimball, the state’s historian and a co-chair of Richmond’s Monument Avenue Commission, asked […]

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School threat and student protests

On WTJU’s Soundboard this week, Charlotte, Elliott, and Giles talk with host Eliza Wilson about the online threat that closed Charlottesville City Schools, how educators supported students while schools were closed, and the demand from Charlottesville High School’s Black Students Union that the school system address racism comprehensively. Listen to the show here.