THE RACE BEAT

Thursday Night Talk: Year-in-Review

Dec 26, 2017

2017...oh, that was the year that was! On Thursday Night Talk, Brenda Starr hosts the hosts of Thursday Night Talk to discuss their shows, topics, and guests from 2017 and sneak peek our public affairs program for the new year. 


KQED's John Sepulvado joined Lorna Bryant for a discussion about recent reporting from the streets of Humboldt County.

KQED's California Report spent time in KHSU's studios and reported on the North Coast scene. Were we offended? Who gets to air 'our' dirty laundry?

Here are clips of the KQED stories:


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: The Race Beat presents a special program in honor of  Humboldt State University's 24th Annual Indigenous Peoples' Week. The Indigenous Voices Forum offered a discussion about Christopher Columbus, the Doctrine of Discovery and Indigenous Peoples Rights. HSU professor, Cutcha Risling Baldy and KHSU's Lorna Bryant hosted the forum held in HSU's Kate Buchanan Room Wednesday, October 11, 2017.

Panelists included professors Marlon Sherman and Kayla Begay of Humboldt State's Native American Studies Department; Tia Oros Peters and Chris Peters of Seventh Generation Fund of Indigenous Peoples, Inc.; and Cynthia Boshell, former HSU lecturer. 

Click here for more information about Indigenous Peoples Week events.

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).


KHSU's Lorna Bryant attended the McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee for The Race Beat. Item 7 of the agenda states: "McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee to decide on future agenda item concerning allegations of racism in McKinleyville. The McMAC may or may not choose to place the item on a future agenda."  

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. 


https://outfront.org/strategicplan, adaptation from original work of Craig Froehle

Is Humboldt County ready to embrace its changing demographic? Is Humboldt County a place of cultural and racial equity? 

Join host Lorna Bryant as she and her guests Dwayne Marsh (Center for Social Inclusion’s Government Alliance on Race and Equity); Darren Arquero (UC Berkeley and Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society); and Humboldt State University student Malcolm Chanaiwa discuss 'creating a place where we all belong'."

In addition to a wide-ranging discussion about diversity on the north coast, Chanaiwa discussed the local reaction to the 'Sit With Kaepernick' protest, which he helped organize. 

Three Black men navigating the world here in Humboldt:

  • A police officer.
  • A cultural anthropologist and journalist.
  • A millennial from South L.A.

 Arcata resident Mikey Mathews, HSU professor Kirby Moss and Sgt. John Packer of the University Police Department joined Lorna Bryant to discuss being Black men in Humboldt.

Thursday Night Talk  held a town hall-style program last night. The focus was on local reactions to the recent shootings of People of Color and Law Enforcement and why it matters here.  All surrounding issues were on the table. 

    

 Joining host Lorna Bryant were: