RadioACTive: September 8, 2020

  • September 8, 2020
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RoundtableTuesdays explores the role of social movements and government in our communities with Josianne Petit of Mama and Papa Panthers and SL County D.A. Sim Gill. Plus, a new poem from Alex "The Wordshaker" Caldiero.

Tonight's lineup:

Josianne Petit of Mama & Papa Panthers, a group for parents raising black children. There are white parents, black parents, and every parent in between. It is to support transracial adoptive parents in their efforts to raise healthy, well-adjusted, black children.

  • September 10: Darrien Hunt vigil honoring the anniversary of his death, 6:30 p.m. at Pioneer Park, 500 W. Center St., Provo. Hosted by Mama and Papa Panthers: "We will be meeting at Pioneer Park in Provo (Center St and 500 W) at the flag pole. As always, wear your mask and bring lots of water. Encouraged: Dress up! Darrien loved cosplay and as this is in honor of his life we would like as many people as possible to dress up in his honor."

Utah poet Alex Caldiero, aka "The Wordshaker," with a new poem, "Ruminating in a Room."

Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill. To find out about Gill's open office hours, click here. Use the media player below to hear more from Sim Gill that we weren't able to share during the show.

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:

  • Community Co-Host: Risshan Leak, Tamrika Khvtisiashvili
  • Executive Producer: Lara Jones
  • Associate Producer: Billy Palmer