activism http://wrvo.org en State Capitol celebrates Earth Day, activists call for environmental change http://wrvo.org/post/state-capitol-celebrates-earth-day-activists-call-environmental-change <p></p> Tue, 06 May 2014 11:01:02 +0000 Karen DeWitt 55345 at http://wrvo.org State Capitol celebrates Earth Day, activists call for environmental change Jeanne Theoharis on the Campbell Conversations http://wrvo.org/post/jeanne-theoharis-campbell-conversations <p>Jeanne&nbsp;Theoharis has recently published the definitive biography of Rosa Parks.&nbsp; In this edition of the Campbell Conversations, the Brooklyn College Professor counters the many myths held by the public about&nbsp;Parks's life--describing for example the long history of activism and organizing prior to <span class="il">her</span> famous act of civil disobedience, and <span class="il">her</span> affinity for the black power movement and Malcolm X.</p><p> Wed, 10 Apr 2013 18:04:36 +0000 Grant Reeher 36029 at http://wrvo.org Gina Belafonte on the Campbell Conversations http://wrvo.org/post/gina-belafonte-campbell-conversations <p>The daughter of Harry Belafonte and Julie Robinson, Gina Belafonte grew up in a household filled with the leading civil rights activists and entertainers of the day, and she went on to become an actor, producer, and civil rights activist in <span class="il">her</span> own right.</p><p> Mon, 25 Feb 2013 14:45:28 +0000 Grant Reeher 33839 at http://wrvo.org Occupy Syracuse on The Campbell Conversations http://wrvo.org/post/occupy-syracuse-campbell-conversations <p>What drives those who have invested their time in the Occupy Wall Street movement, and what message is at the movement&#39;s core? In this edition of the Campbell Conversations, three Syracuse activists who had been camping at the <a href="http://occupysyracuse.org/">Occupy Syracuse</a> site prior to being evicted by the city tell their stories and make their case.</p> Fri, 20 Jan 2012 21:52:13 +0000 Grant Reeher 13156 at http://wrvo.org