Race Beat

Intermittently

Lorna Bryant hosts in-depth discussions about race, equity and other issues facing people of color both in Humboldt County and nationally. Usually airs as a feature of Thursday Night Talk. 

As the U.S. prepares for Thanksgiving next week, many of us think of the image of happy 'Pilgrims and Indians' coming together for a big feast. But what about the rest of the story -- the historical facts versus the Mayflower myths?

This is a condensed version of a Thursday Night Talk program from November 16, 2017. 

As the U.S. prepares for Thanksgiving next week, many of us think of the image of happy 'Pilgrims and Indians' coming together for a big feast. But what about the rest of the story -- the historical facts versus the Mayflower myths?


Thursday Night Talk: HSU's Cultural Centers

Sep 21, 2017

On Thursday Night Talk: The Race Beat, Lorna Bryant introduces us to HSU's Cultural Centers: Humboldt State University MultiCultural Center (Carlos Sanchez, coordinator), African-American Center for Academic Excellence (Kenya U. James Nunley, coordinator - not present), Latinx Center for Academic Excellence (Fernando Paz, coordinator and Victoria Navario, Student Community Liaison), Native American Center for Academic Excellence/ITEPP (Adrienne Colegrove Raymond, coordinator), and Asian Desi Pacific Island Collective (Roger Wang, adviser).


Jessica Eden

Dr. Cheryl Johnson - the newly appointed executive director of The Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (ODEI) at Humboldt State University, spoke with KHSU about her new job and the road ahead. 

On this episode of Thursday Night Talk: The Race Beat host Lorna Bryant discussed cultural appropriation vs. cultural appreciation. The discussion centered around how it's defined and, once identified, how to move to cultural sensitivity and humility - by all people. 


  

The local NAACP is calling for stricter moderation rules on local media comment sections. Is this call to action an act against our 1st amendment rights? 


Lorna Bryant hosted a special Race Beat Radio town hall.

Local officials, Humboldt State representatives and spokesmen from the HSU organization, Brothers United, provided official statements related to the David Josiah Lawson murder case to quell fears, rumors and misinformation. 


 Have you seen the psychological/social thriller, "Get Out"?

Would you like to share your thoughts or movie experience on KHSU?

With guests Jill Larrabee, Patty Yancey and Malcolm Chanaiwa, Lorna Bryant hosted Thursday Night Talk: The Race Beat on April 20.


Did you know the second fastest-growing racial group in the U.S. are those who claim two or more races – when it was just 40 years ago laws prohibited interracial marriage. The Loving v. Virginia case is a landmark civil rights decision of the United States Supreme Court that overturned those laws. 


KHSU

 KHSU’s Thursday Night Talk hosted an emotional town hall-style event on the eve of the presidential inauguration at Humboldt State University’s Kate Buchanan Room.  

  KHSU's Thursday Night Talk hosted a live, town hall-style event on the eve of the presidential inauguration. 


Race Beat: PEOTUS Trump

Nov 29, 2016

Host Lorna Bryant is joined by HSU undergrad Karla Sanchez, graduate student Carlos Sanchez, and Dr. Marisol Ruiz, assistant professor at HSU’s School of Education to talk about the personal and political implications of a Trump presidency.