Posts Tagged: community forum

WTUL’s ‘Deep Dialogue’ series asks: Where are you from?

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Featured speakers Ben Mintz, Derwin Wilright Jr., and Shana griffin.

Where are you from, originally? This simple question was the topic of a discussion at Community Book Center in New Orleans in April, and prompted a sweeping conversation about race, class, displacement, and what it means to be from a rapidly changing city with deep roots.

Using PIN to talk about race gaps and ‘Losing Ground’ in Colorado

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A forum of community activists, political leaders, and journalists on race and economic disparities hosted by Colorado Public Radio and The I-News Network on April 25, 2012 at Rocky Mountain PBS in Denver. 
(Joe Mahoney/The iNews Network)

Colorado Public Radio has been reporting on race gaps in Colorado in partnership with I-News Network, a nonprofit investigative news service. I-News studied census data from 1960 to 2010 and found that blacks and Latinos are falling behind whites in education, income and homeownership. It’s an important story because Colorado was once a national model for minority progress.