Race http://wkms.org en Commentary: The Sounds of Silence http://wkms.org/post/commentary-sounds-silence <p>Commentator Celia Brewer wonders why we as a society tolerate one form on injustice but loudly protest another. <em>Please note, the thoughts expressed in this commentary are those of the commentator and do not necessarily reflect the views of WKMS or its staff.</em></p><p>Carousel, the 1956 movie made from the hit Broadway musical, recently aired on Turner Classic Movies. Told in flashback, the movie opens with a carnival barker named Billy Bigelow in heaven. He had died in a bungled robbery, desperate for money to support his wife, Julie Jordan, and their baby on the way. Billy is granted a day to return to earth to console his troubled teenaged daughter Louise.</p><p> Mon, 15 Jul 2013 20:53:34 +0000 Matt Markgraf & Celia Brewer 33092 at http://wkms.org Commentary: The Sounds of Silence Author of "Black & White in a Multi-Colored America" Holds Book Signing at MSU http://wkms.org/post/author-black-white-multi-colored-america-holds-book-signing-msu <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Monday, April 22, nurse Galileo Simmons is at a book-signing at Murray State University's Bookstore from 11 to 2. When she was 14, Galileo's mom, </span>Freeda<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> J. Simmons-McMillan said that Galileo would publish books, but would not necessarily have written them. When </span>Freeda<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> sustained fatal injuries in a freak car accident, Galileo resolved to publish the collection of her mother's journals about what she'd learned about people through her own nursing career. And so she has: </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Black &amp; White in a Multi-Colored America Volume 1</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is available now from West Bow Press. She spoke with Kate </span>Lochte<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> over the phone today on </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Sounds Good</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p> Fri, 19 Apr 2013 21:00:45 +0000 Kate Lochte 30801 at http://wkms.org Author of "Black & White in a Multi-Colored America" Holds Book Signing at MSU The Morning Cram [the race card edition] http://wkms.org/post/morning-cram-race-card-edition <p></p><p><strong>From NPR: </strong>Two different families talk about the identity struggles of being a <a href="http://www.npr.org/2013/04/02/175292625/when-youre-mixed-race-just-one-box-is-not-enough">mixed race</a>. For one man, the ability to check both Asian and white on his last census form brought some unexpected tears. Tue, 02 Apr 2013 12:16:47 +0000 Whitney Jones 30043 at http://wkms.org The Morning Cram [the race card edition] Running Great Jeff Galloway Hosts Training Camp http://wkms.org/post/running-great-jeff-galloway-hosts-training-camp <p>Murray hosts its second annual half marathon and 5K this weekend. Organizers again asked world class runner and former Olympian Jeff Galloway to host a free running clinic prior to the race. Galloway is regular contributor to Runners World and an author of more than 15 books on the subject. WKMS&rsquo; Drew Adams spoke to Jeff about the art of running, his teaching methods, and an injury which has slowed the marathoner&rsquo;s pace, if only for a time.</p> Thu, 19 Apr 2012 21:15:02 +0000 Drew Adams 17699 at http://wkms.org Running Great Jeff Galloway Hosts Training Camp