RadioACTive: January 23, 2020

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March For Our Lives Utah back to grade Utah lawmakers on gun control. Plus, Witness at Tornillo, Black Business in America, and more. 

Co-Hosted by March For Our Lives Utah's Andoni Telonidis and Abbie Smith

Tonight's lineup:

Lisa Lucero of Medicine Drum Circle. This former KRCL DJ wants to draw attention to the immigration crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border.

  • Friday, Jan. 24: Free Screening of Witness at Tornillo, 4:00 p.m. at Marmalade Branch, Salt Lake City Public Library, 280 W. 500 N., SLC. Free, open to the public. The documentary follows one man from Brooklyn as he camps alone in a West Texas desert, compelled to witness the horrors of family separation and child detention on the US southern border. His goal is to shut down this concentration camp and free these kids.

Anthony Brogdon while he's in Utah for the Sundance Film Festival with a special screening of his documentary Business in Black about the rise of Black business in the U.S. and to promote his new companion book on the subject, Black business Book: Over 200 Facts. 

Kathrine Forth, March for Our Lives Lead Ambassador at Woods Cross High School, shared her account of school lock-down and her motivation for organizing with MFOL. 

Gun Violence Prevention Centers of Utah, Chair Person, Terri Gilfillan, shared the organizations mission and legislative bills they are tracking they say are steps in the right direction in preventing gun violence. Gilfillan also shared upcoming events they are sponsoring:

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Views, thoughts or opinions shared by guests are their own and do not necessarily reflect those of the board, staff or members of Listeners' Community Radio of Utah, 90.9fm KRCL. Tonight's RadioACTive team included:

  • Exec. Producer: Lara Jones
  • Assoc. Producer/Host: Billy Palmer
  • Commuunity Co-Host: Andoni Telonidis
  • Commuunity Co-Host: Abbie, Smith 
  • Volunteer Producer: Sarah Thacker 

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