Apropos Of Something: Righting History’s Racial Injustices & Creating Innovative Sound Bytes

Apropos Of Something hosts Ellen Daniels and Nancy Laurence talk with Andrea Douglas PhD, Exec. Director, Jefferson School African American Heritage Center & Jalane Schmidt PhD, Prof. of Religious Studies and BLM activist, on collaborating with the Equal Justice Initiative to memorialize our slave past’s uncomfortable truths; and Matthew Burtner DMA, Prof. of Composition & Computer Technologies, Chair, McIntire Dept. of Music, award-winning composer, on turning sounds from nature into multimedia music and social commentary.

Apropos Of Something seeks out guests who are passionate about the arts, politics and society at-large. Co-hosts Ellen Daniels in Charlottesville and Nancy Laurence in New York City chat with experts, activists, and the most interesting people they can find. We guarantee every show will be Apropos Of Something.

Join Ellen and Nancy on 94.7 WPVC the Progressive Voice of Charlottesville, every Saturday from 10-11 a.m.

Home Grown: Shipwrecked! and The African American Heritage Center

Home Grown hosts Leslie M. Scott Jones and David Vaughn Straughn talk to UVA Drama’s Marianne Kubik and Matt Marshall, director and music designer respectively of Shipwrecked! An Entertainment – The Amazing Adventures of Louis de Rougemont (As Told by Himself) about UVA’s upcoming production, and, Andrea Douglas, director of the Jefferson School African American Heritage Center returns to the show to talk about their new exhibit by Jeanine Michna-Bales, Through Darkness to Light: Photographs Along the Underground Railroad.

Home Grown is heard on WPVC 94.7 Sunday mornings at 10:00 a.m. The station is currently looking for volunteers.