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Straight Outta the Mouths of Babes
April 25, 2010 05:31 PM PDT
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People, Places & Things is bringing it Straight Outta the Mouths of Babes, Sunday, 11 a.m. to 12 noonish. Think this new generation is corrupt beyond repair? Despite all the negative press, there R plenty of young folks, who counteract what we see on the news. Hear from some of them this morning, on PP&T, www.gtownradio.com as we feature audio from the Germantown Poetry Festival & the Youth Empowerment Group's Pursuit of Happyness Townhall Meeting. School will definitely be in session.

Bringing Balance Between Left & Right Brain
April 18, 2010 06:42 AM PDT
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Listen as Charing Ball, host of People, Places & Things, describes how she achieves balance in her life. Also, learn how organizations in Philadelphia are merging the left with the right to bring balance to Philadelphia's art and culture scene. Featuring audio and interviews from Jonah Naylor, executive director of the Mt. Airy Learning Tree; The Media Mobolizing Project's Fundraiser and Philly Cam, the city's first public access television station.

Sweet Sweetback Badassss Show
March 14, 2010 05:21 PM PDT
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On this episode of People, Places & Things, Charing Ball ponders if she has what it takes to be a badasss filmmaker - featuring audio of Melvin Van Peebles, iconic black actor/director of such films as the Watermelon Man and Sweet Sweetback Badassss Song.

Why I May Never Be A Vegetarian - No matter how hard I try
March 07, 2010 07:01 AM PST
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Listen as Charing Ball explains why she might never be a vegetarian, today (Sundays), 11 a.m. - 12 noon on G-Town Radio. Featuring audio of Jonathan Safran Foer , author of Eating Animals. Plus, an interview with Sara Zia Ebrahimi, founder of the The Flickering Light Film Screening Series . This morning on People, Places & Things . www.gtownradio.com.

Black Imagery in Films (Past, Present and Future)
February 14, 2010 06:51 AM PST
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Listen to Charing Ball as she presents Black Imagery in Films (Past, Present and Future) featuring audio from the 100 Years in Black Film panel discussion, which was held recently through the Oscar Micheaux Film Festival in Philadelphia, wwwomfilmfestival.com

Haiti: The Republic of NGOs?
January 31, 2010 07:03 AM PST
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Did U know that there were thousands NGOs (Non-Government Agencies) stationed in Haiti before the earthquake? Make sure u check out People, Places & Things, this coming Sunday, 11 a.m., to find out the latest of how some of these NGOs plan to rebuild the devasted country, also how u can help; featuring first-hand accounts of relief and development, U.S. Policy, and the heroic story of Jean Marc Phanor, who is one of the first of five Americans to be rescued alive out of Hotel Montana.
also, the painting u see above is the work of artist Samira Idroos, who is donating a portrait painting. Basically she will paint a portrait of your choice & donate the money to yele.org, Wyclef’s relief organization. The bids start at $500. Take a look at Samira’s beautiful work at her site http://samiraidroos.com and reach her via Twitter @samiraidroos.

Reflections on African Americans and Imagery
January 24, 2010 07:41 AM PST
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People, Places & Things: Sunday's theme: "Reflections on African American and Imagery" featuring audio of Angela Murphy, author of Crossover to Healing; Lee Daniels, director of Precious, and Deborah Willis, author of various books on of African American photography. How do we tell our story without it be exploitative?

Should Illegal Drugs like Marijuana be Decriminalized?
January 10, 2010 06:39 AM PST
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People, Places & Things features audio from a presentation by Ethan Nadelmann, founder and director of the Drug Policy Alliance. Miss it live? check out www.peopleplacesthingsradio.com

Understanding the Coup d'etat in Honduras
November 13, 2009 04:57 AM PST
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People, Places & Things is taking a break from SEPTA Strike Talk to take a look into other resistence movements around the world - particularly the Coup de tat in Honduras and Immigration Reform here in the States; Hear excerpts from actual delegates from the National Resistance Front of Honduras, who discuss the recen...t upheavals in the country. Not to be missed

Understanding the Need for Digital Inclusion
October 25, 2009 07:15 PM PDT

People, Places & Things explores the growing gap between those with internet and those without it is fastly becoming a human rights issue. And how groups throughout the country are working for digital inclusion.

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