Straight Talk: OneVirginia 2021

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Jul 092016
 

Terry Cooper

Straight Talk  host André Hakes talks with Terry Cooper from OneVirginia 2021 about gerrymandering issues in our state and what OneVirginia is doing to make our voting districts ours.

André Hakes is a Charlottesville based lawyer with the legal firm of Tucker Griffin Barnes P.C.

Straight Talk is heard on WPVC 94.7 Saturday mornings at 10:00 a.m.The station is looking for volunteers. Apply here if you are interested in working with the station.

Straight Talk: John Zwerling

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Jul 022016
 

John Zwerling

Straight Talk’s  André Hakes’ guest host Bruce Williamson talks with legendary trial attorney John Zwerling. Topics include major cases in his career and the Supreme Court.

André Hakes is a Charlottesville based lawyer with the legal firm of Tucker Griffin Barnes P.C.

Straight Talk is heard on WPVC 94.7 Saturday mornings at 10:00 a.m.The station is looking for volunteers. Apply here if you are interested in working with the station.

Straight Talk: Police Shootings and the Mentally Ill

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Jun 252016
 

Tom vonHemert

Straight Talk host André Hakes talks with Tom vonHemert, Coordinator of the Jefferson Area Crisis Intervention Team. The CIT trains local law enforcement officers in how to recognize and de-escalate mental health crisis events. According to vonHemert, between 25% and 50% of all police shootings involve the mentally ill.

André Hakes is a Charlottesville based lawyer with the legal firm of Tucker Griffin Barnes P.C.

Straight Talk is heard on WPVC 94.7 Saturday mornings at 10:00 a.m.The station is looking for volunteers. Apply here if you are interested in working with the station.

Straight Talk: Courts Co-location Debate

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Jun 182016
 

Bruce Williamson

Straight Talk host André Hakes talks with Bruce Williamson about the Albemarle County and City of Charlottesville courts co-location debate.

André Hakes is a Charlottesville based lawyer with the legal firm of Tucker Griffin Barnes P.C.

Straight Talk is heard on WPVC 94.7 Saturday mornings at 10:00 a.m.The station is looking for volunteers. Apply here if you are interested in working with the station.

May 282016
 

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Straight Talk host André Hakes talks with Green Party U.S. Presidental Candidate Jill Stein about her Power to the People Plan;  equality, justice, health care, poverty, education, environment, Big Corporate Money, Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.

André Hakes is a Charlottesville based lawyer with the legal firm of Tucker Griffin Barnes P.C.

Straight Talk is heard on WPVC 94.7 Saturday mornings at 10:00 a.m.The station is looking for volunteers. Apply here if you are interested in working with the station.

Straight Talk: Kent Williamson

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May 162016
 

Kent Williamson

Straight Talk host André Hakes talks with Kent Williamson, founder of Charlottesville-based Paladin Pictures and Paladin Media Group about his latest picture. Stained Glass Rainbows,  directed by Williamson, explores all facets of the gay/Christian divide which has become so prominent in our culture, and seems to be making an effort to bridge the gap. This film includes gay rights activists, conservative theology, gay christian rockers, Westboro Baptist Church, and even a little taste of home.

André Hakes is a Charlottesville based lawyer with the legal firm of Tucker Griffin Barnes P.C.

Straight Talk is heard on WPVC 94.7 Saturday mornings at 10:00 a.m.The station is looking for volunteers. Apply here if you are interested in working with the station.

Straight Talk: Governor McAuliffe’s Executive Order on Voter Rights

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Apr 302016
 

DeShon Langston (left) and Anne Posey Hemenway

Straight Talk host André Hakes talks with newly minted Charlottesville Voter, DeShon Langston, and President of the City of Charlottesville Board of Elections, Anne Posey Hemenway, about Governor McAuliffe’s April 22, 2016 Executive Order which restored voting rights to over 200,000 Virginians and what it means to the people of Virginia. It’s not just about voting, either.

André Hakes is a Charlottesville based lawyer with the legal firm of Tucker Griffin Barnes P.C.

Straight Talk is heard on WPVC 94.7 Saturday mornings at 10:00 a.m.The station is looking for volunteers. Apply here if you are interested in working with the station.

Straight Talk: The Trans Health Alliance

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Apr 232016
 

Afton Bradley (left) and Dr. Nancy McLaren.

Straight Talk host André Hakes talks with Afton Bradley, Trans Health Services Program Manager at the Fan Free Clinic in Richmond, and Dr. Nancy McLaren, Medical Director of the Teen and Young Adult Health Center at UVA about trans healthcare issues.

André Hakes is a Charlottesville based lawyer with the legal firm of Tucker Griffin Barnes P.C.

Straight Talk is heard on WPVC 94.7 Saturday mornings at 10:00 a.m.The station is looking for volunteers. Apply here if you are interested in working with the station.

Straight Talk: Maggie Cullinan and Jeff Lenert

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Apr 162016
 

André Hakes

Straight Talk host André Hakes talks with Maggie Cullinan, Director of the Charlottesville Victim Witness Program and Jeff Lenert, Senior Probation Officer at District 9 Probation and Parole (and a WPVC co-founder), about their work in the criminal justice system.

André Hakes is a Charlottesville based lawyer with the legal firm of Tucker Griffin Barnes P.C.

Straight Talk is heard on WPVC 94.7 Saturday mornings at 10:00 a.m.The station is looking for volunteers. Apply here if you are interested in working with the station.

Straight Talk: Jackson Landers

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Apr 022016
 

Jackson Landers

Straight Talk host André Hakes talks about Eating Aliens, and other exciting adventures with writer and environmentalist Jackson Landers.

André Hakes is a Charlottesville based lawyer with the legal firm of Tucker Griffin Barnes P.C.

Straight Talk is heard on WPVC 94.7 Saturday mornings at 10:00 a.m.The station is looking for volunteers. Apply here if you are interested in working with the station.

Mar 262016
 

Dahlia Lithwick

Straight Talk host André Hakes talks with Slate Magazine courts and legal writer Dahlia Lithwick about the SCOTUS vacancy left by Justice Scalia’s death, Obama’s nominee Judge Merrick Garland, and the upcoming term.

André Hakes is a Charlottesville based lawyer with the legal firm of Tucker Griffin Barnes P.C.

Straight Talk is heard on WPVC 94.7 Saturday mornings at 10:00 a.m.The station is looking for volunteers. Apply here if you are interested in working with the station.

Editor’s Note: Due to this program’s late start, the last minute or so has been lost. Our apologies for this inconvenience.

Straight Talk: Harriet Kuhr

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Mar 192016
 

Harriet Kuhr

Straight Talk host André Hakes talks with Harriet Kuhr, Executive Director for the International Rescue Committee in Charlottesville, on the group’s mission, the refugee crisis in Syria, and the politicization of this humanitarian issue.

André Hakes is a Charlottesville based lawyer with the legal firm of Tucker Griffin Barnes P.C.

Straight Talk is heard on WPVC 94.7 Saturday mornings at 10:00 a.m.The station is looking for volunteers. Apply here if you are interested in working with the station.