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Civilian Police Review Board + Lorenzo Dickerson on Maupintown Film Festival

On this session of WTJU’s Soundboard, Charlotte and Elliott discuss the article they published about the Charlottesville Police Civilian Review Board, how it was both prompted by the white supremacist rallies in 2017 and longer tensions and what victory looks like during the board’s first anniversary.

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Cherry Avenue Small Area Plan, natural gas plants, and a UVa throwback

Related Articles: Can the Cherry Avenue Small Area Plan provide both investment and affordability for Fifeville? Charlottesville Civilian Review Board finds its footing Let’s Talk: Reimagining Local News On this session of WTJU’s Soundboard, Emily, Elliott and Giles talk with host Molly Strauchler about what balancing investment and affordability would look like in Charlottesville’s Fifeville […]

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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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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.