Freedom Rider: Zilong Wang

Hampshire College student Zilong Wang is one of 40 students nationwide chosen for the 2011 Freedom Ride 50th Anniversary bus trip that will be travelling through the  South from May 6 – 16. Wang talks about his excitement for being part of this journey that changed...

Freedom Riders

In conjunction with upcoming May PBS/WGBY broadcast of American Experience’s  “Freedom Riders” documentary, James Breeden, Judy Frieze Wright, Jean Thompson, and Albert Gordon; four Freedom Riders from our region; will join Jim Madigan on Wednesday, March 9th to...

Henry Twiggs: Racial Relations Today

Springfield City Councilor and veteran activist, Henry Twiggs will be joining us on Thursday, March 3rd to look at the state of racial relations in our country today and his own history within the civil rights movement. Additional Info: Henry Twiggs Profile Watch this...

Civil Rights : 40 years later

In 2008, after the election of President Barack Obama, the Macedonia and First Church of God in Christ – with a largely African American Congregation – was destroyed by racially motivated arsonists. Bishop Bryant Robinson Jr., will be our guest to discuss...