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La Voz con Mariel Fiori

Ulster County Climate Initiatives and the Son Jarocho Workshop

Good Thursday friends! Today at La Voz with Mariel Fiori is entertainment and environment day.

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“THE REBELLIOUS LIFE OF MS. ROSA PARKS” SPECIAL SCREENING WITH FILMMAKER Q&A (BLACK HISTORY KINGSTON)

The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks

“The Rosa Parks of American history – the quiet, demure and tired seamstress taking a seat on the bus – is simply a fable. The real Rosa Parks, whom we explore in this film, is a lifelong activist, outspoken strategist and freedom fighter. My hope is that this documentary, alongside Jeanne’s incredible book and the free teacher curriculum that she has created with Zinn Educational Project, helps to redefine Rosa Parks’ legacy and lead to a fuller understanding of her place in history.”

— Soledad O’Brien, executive producer

ABOUT THE FILM: Based on the bestselling biography by Jeanne Theoharis and executive produced by award-winning journalist Soledad O’Brien, takes a deeper dive into Rosa Parks’ often overlooked breadth of accomplishments and the impact of her fight to overcome racial injustice. Detailing her achievements beyond the mere fraction of Parks’ life taught in schools, the film takes a deeper dive into the groundbreaking actions spearheaded by Rosa throughout the course of the civil rights movement.

Directors Yoruba Richen and Johanna Hamilton expertly weave together interviews from academics and activists such as Bryan Stevenson, Patrisse Cullors and Ericka Huggins, along with personal stories from her family, and remarkable footage of Mrs. Parks herself, to illuminate her decades of extensive organizing, strategizing, and activism in the pursuit of Black liberation. Lisa Gay Hamilton lends her talents to the documentary as the voice of Mrs. Rosa Parks.

ABOUT THE DIRECTOR: Director Yoruba Richen is an award-winning documentary filmmaker whose work has been featured on PBS, New York Times Op Doc, Frontline Digital, New York Magazine’s website -The Cut, The Atlantic and Field of Vision. Her film, How it Feels To Be Free, premiered on PBS’s American Masters in January of 2021. Her recent films, The New York Times Presents: The Killing of Breonna Taylor premiered on FX and Hulu and The Sit In: Harry Belafonte Hosts the Tonight Show premiered on MSNBC and is streaming on Peacock. Her previous film, The Green Book: Guide to Freedom was broadcast on the Smithsonian Channel and was nominated for an EMMY. Her films, The New Black and Promised Land won multiple festival awards before airing on PBS’s Independent Lens and P.O.V. Yoruba won the Creative Promise Award at Tribeca All Access and was a Sundance Producers Fellow. She is the 2016 recipient of the Chicken & Egg Breakthrough Filmmaker Award and a Guggenheim Fellow. Yoruba is the founding director of the Documentary Program at the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY.

Go Go Kitty

Tom Verlaine (1949-2023)

We honor and celebrate the music of Television's front man, who passed on January 28.

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Transart Presents Jazz in the Valley

Remembering Grammy Award nominated Vocalist Johnny Hartman

This broadcast features recordings of Johnny Hartman as a leader (1955 - 1959), prior to his collaboration with John Coltrane (1963).

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No One Like You

The NOLY IntervYOU: Aaron Narraph Fernando from For The Many

Aaron Narraph Fernando, the communications strategist at Kingston non-profit For The Many, joins us to talk about the decision by a New York judge to temporarily block a 15% rent reduction ordered by the Kingston Rent Guidelines Board, what this means for tenants and landlords and how For The Many is fighting back on a grassroots level.

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MOCHILERO

I'ts February and what's new at Latino ABC Latino Magazine and the Poughkeepsie Library

You can find the ABC Latino Magazine at; abclatino.com/magazine.
For the Spanish programming at the Poughkeepsie Library, contact Elva Margarita at; (845) 485-3445 x 3321 o ecorbaton@poklib.org

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La Voz con Mariel Fiori

Soccer is passion, Work with TEAM Newburgh Coalition, and a trip to Venezuela

Good Wednesday friends! Today in La Voz with Mariel Fiori is education and family day.

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The Pfeil File

The Pfeil File | Episode 123 | Katy Perry Kid

All hail Katy Perry.

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