Sonya Green

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  • Username: SonyaVOD
  • Executive Director
  • Role: National Program Staff

Recent Pieces from Sonya Green

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Black Women In History (29:00)
From: Making Contact

While Black women have played a critical role in the development of the nation, their stories have been mostly overlooked. In the new book, A Black Women’s History of the ...
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Life During COVID (29:00)
From: Making Contact

The COVID 19 pandemic has transformed all of our lives in some way. But some are feeling the impacts more than others. Take healthcare workers, for example: As the United ...
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The Response: The Fight for Justice after the Grenfell Tower Fire (29:00)
From: Making Contact

On June 14, 2017, a fire started in a 24-story public housing apartment in West London called Grenfell Tower. The fire raged all night and reduced the building to a shell. ...
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The World's Biggest Methanol Refinery (Updated Encore) (29:59)
From: Making Contact

Barbara Bernstein’s story of communities in the Pacific Northwest of the United States who are fighting mammoth fracked gas projects that would turn this green region into a ...
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George Floyd Anniversary & Reimagining Public Safety: Special YES!/PNS Report (29:59)
From: Making Contact

Minneapolis, MN - May 25 marks the one-year anniversary of the murder of George Floyd, by former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin. Floyd's death - captured on video ...
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Grace Lee Boggs: Sister Revolutionary (29:00)
From: Making Contact

On today's program we honor the life and legacy of civil rights activist Grace Lee Boggs through the lens of the documentary film, American Revolutionary: The Evolution of ...
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Angelic Troublemaker: Bayard Rustin (29:00)
From: Making Contact

On today's program we honor Bayard Rustin, one of the most central figures in the African American struggle for Civil Rights and Freedom. Rustin was a pacifist, homosexual ...
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Lessons From Defund the Police (29:00)
From: Making Contact

It's been a year since the call to "Defund the Police" rang out through the George Floyd Protests. The idea isn't new - redistributing police funds into community projects ...
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Aftershocks of Disaster: Puerto Rico Before and After the Storm (Encore) (29:59)
From: Making Contact

Three years after Hurricane Maria hit, Puerto Ricans are still reeling from its effects and aftereffects. We bring you a Haymarket Books talk by Marisol LeBrón, Yarimar ...
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MOVE Demands Justice for Children and The Return of Stolen Remains (29:00)
From: Making Contact

On Making Contact - Members of MOVE, a Black radical liberation group, demand that the University of Pennsylvania and Princeton University return the remains of two children ...