civil rights http://wvxu.org en YWCA Fighting Racial Injustice http://wvxu.org/post/ywca-fighting-racial-injustice <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 11:30:05 +0000 Mark Heyne 23474 at http://wvxu.org YWCA Fighting Racial Injustice Hate Crimes in the Hearltand Premiers http://wvxu.org/post/hate-crimes-hearltand-premiers <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><em><a href="http://www.facebook.com/hcheartland" target="_blank">Hate Crimes in the Heartland</a></em>, a new documentary that explores the 250,000 hate crimes committed in the United States each year through the lens of two hate crimes in Tulsa, Oklahoma, premiers Monday night at the<a href="http://freedomcenter.org/content/hate-crimes-heartland-0" target="_blank"> Freedom Center</a>. Emmy Award-winning Film Maker Rachel Lyon discusses her latest documentary. Fri, 21 Feb 2014 11:30:05 +0000 Mark Perzel 23238 at http://wvxu.org Hate Crimes in the Hearltand Premiers Negro Leagues Baseball Exhibit http://wvxu.org/post/negro-leagues-baseball-exhibit <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>In the first half of the 1900s racism and Jim Crow laws kept African-American baseball players from being on the same teams as white players. So in 1920 the Negro National League was formed, soon followed&nbsp; by other rival Negro Leagues. Wed, 19 Feb 2014 11:30:00 +0000 Mark Heyne 23185 at http://wvxu.org Negro Leagues Baseball Exhibit The 50th Anniversary Of The March On Washington http://wvxu.org/post/50th-anniversary-march-washington <p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">August 28, 2013 at 2pm</strong></p><p>In honor of the&nbsp;50th Anniversary Of The March On Washington, we present live, anchored coverage of the event in Washington D.C. by NPR.</p><p><iframe frameborder="0" height="200" scrolling="no" src="http://www.cinradio.org/wvxu_content/newscasts.html" width="275"></iframe></p> Tue, 27 Aug 2013 18:23:58 +0000 91.7 WVXU 16642 at http://wvxu.org The 50th Anniversary Of The March On Washington