HMM 9 – 29 – 2020
Hello Capital Region! This is the Hudson Mohawk Magazine, broadcasting on WOOC-LP 105.3 FM Troy and WOOS-LP 98.9 FM Schenectady, from the Sanctuary for Independent Media in Troy, NY.
Today we highlight an Urban Institute report that shows that Albany is one of the worst cities in America for racial and economic inclusion with Dr. Alice Green, Executive Director of the Center for Law and Justice.
Then Hudson Mohawk Magazine producer, Elizabeth Press, caught up with Edson Thevenin’s mom to discuss her continued fight for justice and the verdict in the Joel Abelove case.
And later on, Roaming Labor Correspondent Willie Terry interviewed Professor, and Author Mark Abendroth about his new historical book, “Song, Struggle, and Solidarity: The New York City Labor Chorus in its Twenty-Fifth Year.” This is part four of a four-part segment.
After that, HMM correspondent Erika Dulcinia Diggs spoke with Pat Jordan, chairman for civic engagement at the NAACP. on voters suppression and how important it is for Gen z to vote. This is part two of a two part segment.
Finally, we hear “As the World Turns” segment with retired meteorologist Hugh Johnson. Hugh speaks about early Fall, weather out west, hurricane season and more!.
And now some headlines…