Friday, September 11, 2015
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
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Marlon James, 44, grew up in Kingston, Jamaica, and is among the most galvanizing novelists working today. His most recent work, A Brief History of Seven Killings, is long-listed for the Man Booker Prize this year. It showcases his remarkable gifts for exploring corruption and power, politics and music, in a multi-voiced style partly inspired by William Faulkner’s...
Thursday, April 12, 2018, 6:40 p.m.
Since the Syrian civil war began in 2011, over five million people have been forced to flee their homeland. Of these refugees, just under 21,000 have been accepted into the United States–often after years of being waitlisted. Upon arrival, refugees...
Thursday, April 12, 2018, 12:00 p.m.
Over the last several months, the #MeToo movement has shaken the entertainment industry. Actors and film executives resigned or were dismissed as allegations of sexual harassment and gender discrimination mounted, yet somehow, leaders in the music industry seemed unscathed. But not...
Wednesday, April 11, 2018, 4:15 p.m.
When the Association of Community Organizers for Reform Now (ACORN) was mentioned during the 2008 Presidential debates, it should have been a boon to the group who had spent decades fighting for impoverished communities. As with all social justice groups,...
Tuesday, April 10, 2018, 7:10 p.m.
How much weight does an IQ score actually hold? Considering all the different types of intelligence, can a simplistic number truly tell us what someone is capable of? Director Dan Habib, whose career has centered on films about the disabled,...
Monday, April 09, 2018, 6:10 p.m.
What do freedom and democracy look like in the 21st century, and why are people fighting for it? Exploring these two pressing questions—and examining the moral and physical conflicts that arise as a result—is the aim of this smart documentary....
Monday, April 09, 2018, 12:00 p.m.
A native of Mansfield, Ohio, Senator Brown began his political career upon being elected as Ohio's Secretary of State in 1983. He then served in the U.S. House of Representatives, representing Ohio's 13th District. Elected to the U.S. Senate in 2006,...
Sunday, April 08, 2018, 11:10 a.m.
Executive produced by news icon Dan Rather, FAIL STATE examines the rise of for-profit colleges in America and how politicians and shady businessmen tarnished our higher education system. It also looks at the mountain of student debt that makes it...
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