WestSide Dance singers, MMIWR Awareness Day, Amos Guiora on anti-Semitism, poet Franque Bains, support your local writers
Billy Palmer with Rallies & Resources. To see a list of upcoming rallies and grassroots resources curated by KRCL’s RadioACTive team, click here.
Jennifer Boyce, chair of PANDOS’ MMIWR committee, and committee member Liz DeBetta on a new day of recognition and awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, LGBTQ+ and 2Spirit.
May 2: Predator on the Reservation, film screening and panel honoring missing and murdered indigenous relatives, 7:00 p.m. at The Urban Indian Center of Salt Lake, 120 W. 1300 S. Free and open to the public, FRONTLINE and The Wall Street Journal investigate the decades-long failure to stop a government doctor accused of sexually abusing Native American boys for years and examine how he moved from reservation to reservation despite warnings.
May 5: Healing the Heart: Candlelight Vigil in Honor of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Relatives, 7:00 p.m. at Salt Lake City Public Safety Building, 475 S. 300 E., SLC. The Utah Legislature passed HCR 6 “Designating May 5th as Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women, Girls, and LGBT+ Awareness Day.” Restoring Ancestral Winds has partnered with other Native American organizations, including PANDOS, and Native community leaders to plan a series of events to both honor and raise awareness around the crisis of MMIWG2 in Utah. Please wear red on May 5 in recognition. This event will be open the general public. This event co-sponsored by Restoring Ancestral Winds, Inc. and PANDOS MMIR Committee.
Prof. Amos Guiora, author of “The Crime of Complicity: The Bystander in the Holocaust,” is back from celebrating Passover in Israel with his family. He shared his thoughts on yet another attack on a synagogue. For a longer conversation, including his take on politics in Israel, use the media player below.
Released earlier today, the Anti-Defamation League’s annual Audit of Anti-Semitic Incidents recorded a total of 1,879 attacks against Jews and Jewish institutions across the country in 2018, the third-highest year on record since ADL started tracking such data in the 1970s.
Guiora is working on a second edition of “The Crime of Complicity,” and he is also wrapping up work on his next, “The Rise of the Right: The End of Liberalism?,” set for publication later this year.
It’s National Poetry Month. Tonight’s featured poet: Franque Bains. Bonus poem: Use the media player below to hear Franque read another of her poems.
Support your local writers, a panel discussion featuring:
Kirsten Allen, Torrey House Press, an independent, nonprofit publisher run and staffed by five women dedicated to publishing cutting-edge literature in support of our natural world.
Zak Podmore, author of "Confluence: Navigating the Personal and the Political on Rivers of the New West" (Oct. 2019/THP)
Ayja Bounous, author of "Shaped by Snow: Defending the Future of Winter" (Nov. 2019/THP)
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