race relations http://publicradiotulsa.org en The Keynote Speaker at the Franklin Center's 2014 Symposium on Reconciliation: Dr. Freeman Hrabowski http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/keynote-speaker-franklin-centers-2014-symposium-reconciliation-dr-freeman-hrabowski <p>Tulsa's John Hope Franklin Center for Reconciliation will present its 2014 National Symposium on Reconciliation in America on May 29th and 30th here in our city; the theme for this 5th annual symposium is "Education for Reconciliation." (You can learn more about this upcoming event <a href="http://www.jhfcenter.org/the-centers-work/2014-symposium/">here</a>.) On today's installment of ST, we speak with the keynote speaker for that symposium, Dr. Freeman A. Hrabowski, III, who has been president of UMBC (The University of Maryland, Baltimore County) since 1992. Dr. Tue, 13 May 2014 22:41:39 +0000 Person: Rich Fisher 59530 at http://publicradiotulsa.org The Keynote Speaker at the Franklin Center's 2014 Symposium on Reconciliation: Dr. Freeman Hrabowski "The True American: Murder and Mercy in Texas" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/true-american-murder-and-mercy-texas <p>Today on our program, an interesting chat with Anand Giridharadas, a columnist for The New York Times who's also the author of "India Calling: An Intimate Portrait of a Nation's Remaking" (which the Financial Times called "a finely observed portrait of the modern nation"). Giridharadas joins us to talk about his new book, which is just out. Mon, 12 May 2014 21:09:28 +0000 Rich Fisher 59460 at http://publicradiotulsa.org "The True American: Murder and Mercy in Texas" "After Freedom: The Rise of the Post-Apartheid Generation in Democratic South Africa" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/after-freedom-rise-post-apartheid-generation-democratic-south-africa <p>We are pleased to welcome Katherine S. Newman back to our show. She's the Dean of Arts and Sciences as well as a professor of sociology at the Johns Hopkins University, and she's also the author of several books on poverty, the working poor, and the consequences of inequality, including "The Accordion Family" and "The Missing Class." Newman speaks with us about her newest book, which she co-authored. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 21:34:55 +0000 Rich Fisher 58230 at http://publicradiotulsa.org "After Freedom: The Rise of the Post-Apartheid Generation in Democratic South Africa" Meet Dr. Susan Reverby, Author of "Examining Tuskegee: The Infamous Syphilis Study and Its Legacy" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/meet-dr-susan-reverby-author-examining-tuskegee-infamous-syphilis-study-and-its-legacy <p>On Thursday and Friday of this week, the TU Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa will mark its 25th anniversary with a symposium here on campus regarding the moral and ethical issues involved in human medical research. The event is entitled "Protecting Human Subjects from Harm: Traversing the Moral &amp; Legal Boundaries of Biomedical Research" and is described in detail at <a href="http://www.utulsa.edu/about-TU/news-events-publications/UniversityEvents/2014/April/pbk-2014-symposium.aspx">this link</a>. Our guest on ST is the scholar who'll give the keynote address at this event: Dr. Tue, 08 Apr 2014 20:45:57 +0000 Rich Fisher 57476 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Meet Dr. Susan Reverby, Author of "Examining Tuskegee: The Infamous Syphilis Study and Its Legacy" "How Juan Marichal and John Roseboro Turned Baseball's Ugliest Brawl into a Story of Forgiveness..." http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/how-juan-marichal-and-john-roseboro-turned-baseballs-ugliest-brawl-story-forgiveness <p>"Play ball!" Weather allowing, 26 of the 30 teams that comprise Major League Baseball will be taking the field today. There may have been two games last week in Australia between the Dodgers and Diamondbacks, and a game last night between the Dodgers and Padres, but MLB's Opening Day for 2014 is actually today --- Monday the 31st --- and to mark the beginning of the new season, we at ST are pleased to present (as is our custom) a baseball-driven interview. Mon, 31 Mar 2014 19:37:21 +0000 Rich Fisher 56983 at http://publicradiotulsa.org "How Juan Marichal and John Roseboro Turned Baseball's Ugliest Brawl into a Story of Forgiveness..." "Hiding in Plain Sight: Mixed Blood Families and Race in the 19th-Century United States West" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/hiding-plain-sight-mixed-blood-families-and-race-19th-century-united-states-west <p>Our guest on ST is Anne Hyde, the William R. Hochman Professor of History at Colorado College. She'll be giving the 2014 H.G. Barnard Distinguished Lecture, which is presented annually by the TU Department of History, tonight (Tuesday the 25th) at the Gilcrease Museum Auditorium here in Tulsa. The lecture begins at the 7pm and is free to the public. Prof. Hyde, who mainly teaches courses on the history of Native America as well as that of North America, received her A.B. degree in American Studies from Mount Holyoke College and her M.A. Tue, 25 Mar 2014 19:52:41 +0000 Rich Fisher 56649 at http://publicradiotulsa.org "Hiding in Plain Sight: Mixed Blood Families and Race in the 19th-Century United States West" Noted Tulsa-Based Author Clifton Taulbert Offers "The Invitation" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/noted-tulsa-based-author-clifton-taulbert-offers-invitation <p>Today on StudioTulsa, we chat with the esteemed Tulsa-based author and longtime public-speaker and businessman Clifton Taulbert, whose many books include "Once Upon A Time When We Were Colored," "The Last Train North," and "Eight Habits of the Heart." Taulbert joins us to discuss his newest book, a memoir called "The Invitation," which is just out from New South Books. Thu, 13 Mar 2014 01:20:23 +0000 Rich Fisher 55926 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Noted Tulsa-Based Author Clifton Taulbert Offers "The Invitation" Theatre Tulsa's New Stage Presents the Racially Charged and Dramatically Compelling "Clybourne Park" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/theatre-tulsas-new-stage-presents-racially-charged-and-dramatically-compelling-clybourne-park <p>Theatre Tulsa's New Stage initiative will soon offer its first-ever production with a widely hailed play from 2010 that has never before graced an Oklahoma stage: "Clybourne Park," by Bruce Norris, is a Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning comedy/drama that was written in response to Lorraine Hansberry's landmark play, "A Raisin in the Sun" (1959). "Clybourne Park" will be staged in the Liddy Doenges Theatre at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center from tomorrow night (Friday the 21st) through March 2nd. Thu, 20 Feb 2014 20:22:15 +0000 Rich Fisher 54805 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Theatre Tulsa's New Stage Presents the Racially Charged and Dramatically Compelling "Clybourne Park" Georgetown Law Prof. Peter Edelman Soon to Address the 2013 JHF Center for Reconciliation Symposium http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/georgetown-law-prof-peter-edelman-soon-address-2013-jhf-center-reconciliation-symposium <p>On this edition of ST, an engaging discussion about race- and economic-based differences in America today --- and about how we as a nation ought to address these differences. Our guest is Peter Edelman, an attorney, policy maker, author, and Georgetown University law professor. Tue, 28 May 2013 21:05:14 +0000 Rich Fisher 39879 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Georgetown Law Prof. Peter Edelman Soon to Address the 2013 JHF Center for Reconciliation Symposium "Apartheid in Indian Country? Seeing Red Over Black Disenfranchisement" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/apartheid-indian-country-seeing-red-over-black-disenfranchisement <p>Over the past four decades, the efforts of the Cherokee Freedman to gain full tribal rights within the Cherokee Nation have, by turns, burned or simmered, so to speak; today, this issue is now being pushed back and forth in our federal court system. On this installment of ST, a review of such matters as we welcome back to our program Hannibal B. Johnson, a Tulsa-based author, attorney, and human-rights activist. Johnson tells us about his new book, "Apartheid in Indian Country? Wed, 13 Mar 2013 19:55:40 +0000 Rich Fisher 35631 at http://publicradiotulsa.org "Apartheid in Indian Country? Seeing Red Over Black Disenfranchisement"