August 13, 2020

HMM 8 – 13 – 2020

Hello Capital Region! This is the Hudson Mohawk Magazine on WOOC-LP 105.3 FM Troy, WOOS-LP 98.9 FM Schenectady, WOOA-LP 106.9 FM Albany, and WCAA-LP 107.3 FM Albany., broadcasting from the Sanctuary for Independent Media in Troy, NY.

First, Alexis speaks with Dave Ellis, Chairman of the Rensselaer Environmental Coalition about a proposed new BioHiTech solid waste facility.

Then we hear from TripleE’s host, H. Bosh Jr. speaking with Flerida Santana Johnas about working in the real estate industry as a woman and her current projects in the Capital District.

Next up, Hudson Mohawk Magazine Network Roaming Labor Correspondent, Willie Terry, speaks with Luz Marqua Benbow of the Troy Black Lives Matter about the origin and significance of “Black August.”

Afterwards, HMM correspondent Corinne Carey speaks with noted Black feminist author and activist Barbara Smith who will be leading a workshop for the grassroots group Extinction Rebellion on Sunday, August 16 on Zoom.

Finally, WOOC producer Elizabeth Press speaks with Troy City Council member Anasha Cummings about community engagement, police reform, defunding the police and the BLM working group.

But first, some headlines.

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