03.04.2013

Programming in Response to Discriminatory Attacks

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[Expired] DJS— PLAY THIS PSA AT LEAST TWICE AN HOUR: PSA In Response to Discriminatory Attacks

AUDIO FROM Solidarity March (please note: speeches start @ 7’15): Solidarity March (2:00-3:00 pm)

AUDIO FROM All Campus Convocation in Finney Chapel (note: speaking starts @ 6’30): Convocation, March 4th 2013

ON-AIR INTERVIEW with long-time WOBC station member and activist, Meeko Israel, on today’s events: Meeko Israel Interview

AUDIO FROM LORD/SAUNDERS AFRICANA STUDIES TEACH-IN Africana Studies Teach-In
(This will be aired live on WOBC at 5pm— tune in!)

STATEMENTS FROM One Town Campaign, Sexual Information Center (SIC), and Multicultural Resource Center (MRC): Statements from One Town, SIC, MRC

EXCERPTS FROM 8AM-NOON BROADCAST in response to discriminatory attacks:
WOBC PROGRAMMING IN RESPONSE TO DISCRIMINATORY ATTACKS
(due to technical difficulties some audio was sadly lost)
In light of recent hate crimes and bias attacks on campus, there will be several important events and convocations held today.

ALL DAY: COVERAGE ON WOBC 91.5 FM (We encourage people to listen on radio – our webstream is max’ing out).

10:00 am: Action Planning and Banner Making with the MRC in Wilder 208
12:00 pm: Teach-In/Sit-In in Lord Lounge hosted by the Africana Studies Department
2:00 pm: Campus Rally starting in Wilder Bowl
3:30 pm: All Campus Convocation in Finney Chapel

In addition, stay tuned to WOBC throughout the day for news and updates on today’s events and actions. On a day like today, community radio stations reveal their importance as essential outlets for communication and news within the communities that they serve.

UPDATE: WOBC is looking for volunteers to help us maintain a full day of on-air coverage in response to the racist, queerphobic, anti-semitic, and overall discriminatory events of last night and the weeks prior. If anyone is willing to come into WOBC today to discuss individual and community experiences, or to update the airwaves on today’s progress, we welcome you to visit us at the station on the third floor of Wilder Hall 319. Please do spread the word — Anyone with interest in joining the conversation can and should. If convenience is an issue, feel free to call into the station at 440 775 8139; we can put you on the air over the phone. Our goal is to have our community discuss these issues (as casually or formally as feels natural) for every hour of today’s broadcast. We encourage you to forward this message to any list serves you have access to, or individuals that may have interest in participating.



From Oberlin Musician, De’Sean Jones: “In support of Our Solidarity Movement, I am offering a song that I arranged, as I feel that song embodies the message of our hearts as a collective…”

[PLEASE NOTE: due to heavy server traffic you may experience difficulty with the web stream-- if you are in Lorain County and have access to a radio receiver please tune in at 91.5 FM rather than online]

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