Nicole speaks with director Kelly Richmond Pope, discussing this critically acclaimed film All The Queen's Horses and the impacts of fraud and corruption in the small Illinois town of Dixon.
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Nicole thinks about school violence through the lens of Childish Gambino's blockbuster music video "This Is America," and offers key questions that might help us reduce youth-involved violence across Champaign-Urbana this summer.
The Ancient Cahokia Future Visions Conference begins Friday, and Nicole speaks with Marisa Cummings (Miakonda) to discuss the legacy and future of Native American communities in Illinois.
Nicole talks with Kate Davis, one of the directors of Traffic Stop, nominated for a 2018 Oscar Award for Documentary Short Subject.
Nicole surveyed UIUC alums and leaders in the Champaign-Urbana community to learn how Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s death and legacy informs their personal and professional lives today.
Nicole examines the 2018 UIUC Black and Latino Male Summit to reflect on the 50th Anniversary of MLK's death and the value of intergenerational dialogue.
Nicole speaks with Dr. Jonathan Metzl, a gun violence expert, professor, and psychiatrist about the March For Our Lives Movement, the intersections of race, protests, and gun violence, and previews his upcoming visit to UIUC.
Nicole drops by the 15th screening of Racial Taboo at First Mennonite Church in Urbana to reflect on the the film's continued relevance for Champaign County.
Nicole speaks with Dr. Candice Jenkins, Associate Professor of English & African American Studies at UIUC, about the Black Panther juggernaut, African American literary trends, and this very fertile moment in African American storytelling via literature, cinema, and television.
Nicole Anderson Cobb considers voting policies and procedures in Champaign County, and seeks clarification on confusing and misleading information from Champaign County Clerk Gordy Hulten.