WTUL News and Views
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KTHL talks about NOLA to Angola before their epic bike ride that helps keep people connected with their families.

WTUL News & Views - Forest Wright on the Public Service Commission
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Forest Wright talks to us about the Louisiana Public Service Commission, how it affects the utility bills we all pay, and why he’s running for a seat on November 4th.

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Leandra Shipps and Msani speak with Gahiji Barrow about Masaniart Gallery at 823 Royal Street and their open mic nights on the third Thursdays of every month 6-9pm.

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Dianne Jones talks about her experiences in New Orleans’ Orleans Parish Prison.

Senator J.P. Morrell joins Janet Hays, Jonlyn Miller, and Matt Toups on WTUL News & Views to discuss sexual assault on college campuses.

Lionel “Lon” Burns, the only candidate challenging New Orleans District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro in the Nov. 4 election and DA Cannizzaro take 3 minutes to layout the case for why they should get to be the city’s lead prosecutor. Gahiji and Kezia provide some analysis around their spiels.

WTUL News and Views speaks to Kirk Bush, David Williams and Maile Zox of the upcoming show Freedom Summer at Dillard University.

Mike Stagg - The Numbers and Nature of Oil and Gas Power over Louisiana

The Numbers and Nature of Oil and Gas Power over Louisiana

Mike Stagg dissects the faulty logic and phony numbers behind the myth that Oil and Gas is a benign and benevolent force in Louisiana. 

On the table are The myth of the moratorium, phony numbers from Joe Brown and David Dismukes, and the history of the severance tax exemption for horizontal drilling in the state of Louisiana.

 

Peter McCoy and Willoughby Arevalo speak about the power and mystery around mycology, how they can be used to eat, treat disease, clean-up pollution, and more. Learn more by visiting their website here: http://radicalmycology.com/
And join us tonight for a full workshop, 5pm - 9pm at the Beatnik 1638 Clio ST.

WTUL News and Views presents a recording of a recent community meeting with the Independent Police Monitor Susan Hutson. Updates on the shooting of Armand Bennett and other open police shooting cases as well as information about how community members can participate and support the efforts of the police monitor are included.
Monotor Pete talks about food trucks, pushcarts and trailers… obstacles, ordinances and the commerce clause.

WE ALWAYS RESIST: Trust Black Women 

Screening TONIGHT - Wednesday, August 13th

3300 S. Broad Street 

WTUL News and Views speaks with Desiree Evans, Mwende Katwiwa, and Laura McTighe of Women With A Vision about the ignored and suppressed history of the Reproductive Justice struggle, how the voices and issues of women of color have been oppressed and criminalized, and what criminalization and justice look like in the age of Renisha McBride, Marissa Alexander, and countless others. 

Hillary Donnell interviews numerous community members attending a solidarity event in New Orleans for those suffering from violence in Gaza.

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wtulnews - we won't be railroaded event Th 17 Aug

WTUL News And Views talks to We Won’t Be Railroaded
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Karen and Graham from We Won’t Be Railroaded (wewontberailroaded.com) about the impacts to new orleanians by Jefferson Parish’s efforts to relieve rail traffic from Old Metairie.
Citizens are assembling to educate themselves this thursday 14 august 7pm at the Esperanza Charter School.
On the Table:  What is the Middle Belt?  why was it chosen over the river route, the traffic consequences —interruption of I-10, the public health consequences, the impacts to property and historic buildings, and the implications of environmental racism. 

Executive Director of Safe Streets Strong Communities speaks her mind about New Orleans politics, education and more.