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Apropos Of Something interviews experts on social justice, political activism, and the arts. Co-hosts Ellen Daniels in Charlottesville and Nancy Laurence in New York City. Saturdays from 10-11am, on WPVC 94.7.… Read More
Priscilla Mendenhall, longtime Charlottesville equity activist and anti-racist educator who works to help immigrants locally through the group she convened, the Charlottesville Area Immigrant Resource and Advocacy Coalition (CIRAC).… Read More
We spoke with Jalane Schmidt, Associate Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Virginia. She helped lead the effort to remove Charlottesville’s Confederate monuments and to organize residents against the ALT-right.… Read More
Louis Nelson, Professor of Architectural History and the Associate Dean in the School of Architecture. His current research looks at enslavement in West Africa and in the Americas. He is also studying the University of Virginia as a landscape of slavery.… Read More
Christine Mahoney, co-founder of the Alight Fund, which is empowering refugee entrepreneurs to grow small businesses in displacement-effected zones. Her new book is “Failure and Hope: Fighting for the Rights of the Forcibly Displaced.” She is Professor of Public Policy and Politics at the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy and Director of the Social Entrepreneurship at the University of Virginia.… Read More
A.D. Carson, UVA Professor of Hip-Hop and the Global South and Matthew Reeves, Director of Archaeology, at James Madison’s Montpelier.
A.D. Carson is a prolific writer, scholar and award-winning artist.… Read More
Deirdre Enright, director of the Innocence Project Clinic at the University of Virginia School of Law. The clinic investigates wrongful convictions of inmates throughout Virginia. You also may know Deirdre from her appearances on the viral podcast, Serial.… Read More
We spoke with Nicole Snyder, Executive Director of The Fountain Fund, on giving micro-loans to the formerly imprisoned who encounter financial hurdles due to their incarceration; and Elizabeth Parker, Head Program Director of Madison House’s Big Siblings, on why being mentoring children positively impacts both lives.… Read More
We spoke to Kate Seidel, who did her Columbia University dissertation on the fan mail sent to Russian Cosmonauts in the 60’s; University of Virginia Professor Paromita Sen on “Gendered Violence and Mobilized Populations: Citizens Taking to Gendered Streets”; and we heard about all things bees — from hive to honey— from beekeeper Kent Rademacher, President of the Central Virginia Beekeepers Association.… Read More