SEASON 07 PREVIEW

There are over 100 episodes of The Show that have featured hundreds of actors, artists, authors, and more. The following list of episodes is a small sample of the episodes that have been recorded during SEASON 7 that began August 2012 and runs until July 2013. Click on the picture above each description to grab a quick glimpse into content from this semester.

WARNING: There is strong language and ideas in these videos. These videos contain exquisite lyrics and intellectual tidbits that may not be suitable for young viewers.

TITLE: Alternatives To Incarceration
TIME:
33 min 09 sec

Alternatives To Incarceration

DESCRIPTION: What happens when the Champaign County Board proposes to build a new prison by putting the county in a $20 million hole? Scholars Jerehme Bamberger, James Kilgore and Martel Miller step on to the stage to discuss the response from the community to the notion of building a new jail without taxpayer involvement. Find out how the DOJ trained officers and officials to push the prison system into effect in Champaign Urbana and how citizens are fighting back with education and advocacy.

TITLE: Fantastic Blackness
TIME: 43 min 53 sec

Fantastic Blackness

DESCRIPTION: Graphic Novelist and Black Comix contributor John Jennings steps onto the set for a revealing interview on his life, work and perspective. We touch on topics from the notion of copyright to Blackness in comics to the exploitation of Jewish artists during the creation of iconic superheroes.

TITLE: Alternatives To Incarceration
TIME: 33 min 09 sec

AFFIRMATIVE ACTION

DESCRIPTION: Listen to a Brown perspective on Fisher v University of Texas Supreme Court Case. What does a simple Latino think about Affirmative Action and Abigail Fisher's case against it?

TITLE: Abahlali baseMjondolo
TIME:
24 min 00 sec

Alternatives To Incarceration

DESCRIPTION: Filmmaker Dara Kell and Members of the South African shackdwellers movement stop by The Show on their 8 city tour for Dear Mandela to explain the history behind their struggle for equality in post-apartheid South Africa. Prof. Ken Salo and Prof Kathy Oberdeck host these scholars on a special broadcast of The Show.

To find out move about this movement, visit: http://http://www.abahlali.org/

TITLE: S.P.E.A.K. CAFE PART I
TIME: 43 min 53 sec

S.P.E.A.K. CAFE PART I

DESCRIPTION: What!?! You've never been to S.P.E.A.K. Cafe at Krannert Art Museum? Then you are missing out on Central Illinois' best open mic event hands down!! Check out the first part of this 2 hour episode where over 12 artists of varying flavors step to microphone and pour their hearts out for your consumption.

The event is organized and hosted by the indomitable Aaron Ammons aka Brother A-Dub. Every S.P.E.A.K. Cafe features an educational component focus and this episode features a celebrating of Bob Marley.

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TITLE: S.P.E.A.K. CAFE PART II
TIME: 56 min 04 sec

S.P.E.A.K. CAFE PART II

DESCRIPTION: What!?! You've never been to S.P.E.A.K. Cafe at Krannert Art Museum? Then you are missing out on Central Illinois' best open mic event hands down!! Check out the first part of this 2 hour episode where over 12 artists of varying flavors step to microphone and pour their hearts out for your consumption.

The event is organized and hosted by the indomitable Aaron Ammons aka Brother A-Dub. Every S.P.E.A.K. Cafe features an educational component focus and this episode features a celebrating of Bob Marley.

TITLE: The Game Show Part II
TIME:
32 min 58 sec

Alternatives To Incarceration

DESCRIPTION: What happens when 3 Student Senators battle it out to decide who gets to throw a pie in the face of the host, Raymond Morales? Student Trustee David Pileski, Vice President Internal Shao-Hai Guo and Student Senator Keenan Kassar compete for this one in a lifetime opportunity.

The Rip Chords perform live during a broadcast where Student Senators battle out for the right to throw a pie in the face of the host Raymond Morales. The Game Show is a special opportunity to share facts and history about the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign with a focus on issues of diversity and access.

TITLE: MISS INDIAN WORLD
TIME: 25 min 55 sec

Miss Indian World

DESCRIPTION: First Runner Up Joanne Nani Morales represents the Taino people and explains her path to the Miss Indian World contest along with several important and controversial topics such as the name of the contest and the use of Native peoples as mascots.

TITLE: DRONES IN CHAMPAIGN URBANA
TIME: 28 min 08 sec

AFFIRMATIVE ACTION

DESCRIPTION: Activist and Community Journalist Brian Dolinar explains how Sheriff Dan Walsh has challenged the civil liberties of Champaign County residents using a drone that he purchased without supervision. We also discuss his new book "The Black Cultural Front: Black Writers and Artists of the Depression Generation". Sit back and enjoy a heavy dose of Politics & Bullspit.

For more on Brian Dolinar, visit www.UCIMC.org

TITLE: GERALD CHARLESTON (COMING SOON)
TIME:
24 min 00 sec

COMING SOON

DESCRIPTION: Tears of sorrow. Another scholar fighting against the Institution trying to attain justice. Listen to this heartbreaking story and be motivated to advocate on his behalf.

TITLE: A CAPPELLOOZA
TIME: 53 min 25 sec

ACAPELLOOZA

DESCRIPTION: Chai-Town A Capella, No Strings Attached & Girls Next Door perform a full set live on The Show. Be amazed by the styles and sounds of these rising scholars. You never know just quite what you might get when you tune into The Show!!

TITLE: CAREY HAWKINS ASH
TIME: 19 min 35 sec

CAREY HAWKINS ASH

DESCRIPTION: Listen to a Brown perspective on Fisher v University of Texas Supreme Court Case. What does a simple Latino think about Affirmative Action and Abigail Fisher's case against it?

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