[Imc-bigmuddy] Upcoming Events, DVDs and Pepper Holder getting kicked off (maybe) DBX
jacana_2 at yahoo.com
Fri Aug 5 21:09:40 PDT 2005
My strong feelings: Keep Pepper Holder! (I will
formulate a more detailed explanation upon request;
however, I agree with rd.)
--- Running Dog <bethemedia at alliedaccess.net> wrote:
> hola amigos/amigas,
> Here's a list of upcoming events. I could use some
> help. Film Friday's could
> also use help. Tell all yer friends (heck, just
> kidnap them - or
> "extraordinary rendition" - as it's called in the
> k-nap biz these days).
> Aug. 27 - Art show with Isaac Raabe and possibly
> another artist
> Sept. 9-10, Art show with Melissa Wilkerson (this
> will be very super awz)
> Sept. 14-17, Ilegal art show!!!!
> Also, Lisa Barr had donated some Media Education
> Foundation DVDs to the IMC.
> But now, as I understand it, however limited that
> understanding may be, she
> wants them back. If anyone would like to work with
> Prof. Barr in showing
> these Media Education Foundation films around the
> area, please let me know
> and I'll gladly put y'all in touch.
> Plus, please try and show up at Hairbrains at noon
> this Tuesday to support
> the Sierra Club with its mercury testing event.
> And , Pepper Holder may be getting kicked off of
> WDBX for good! Does anybody
> have any opinions about this? It's a complicated
> scenario, but basically
> Pepper played some FCC unfriendly material and
> really, really pissed off a
> lot of people and potentially jeapordized the
> existence of WDBX community
> radio. However, Pepper Holder is one of the few
> black DJs at the station and
> the only, as far as I know of, voice our there to
> consistantly bring up race
> issues in the community. Pepper has also brought a
> host of luminaries (of
> various degrees) to DBX unmatched by anyone else.
> Examples include "radical"
> historian Howard Zinn (several times), the late Paul
> Simon (former US
> senator - not the musician, heh-heh), LaRome Bennet
> from Ebony magazine,
> Walter Wendler (regularly), David Horowitz (of all
> people) and more.
> I'm torn about the whole issue. But my gut instinct
> is that Pepper needs to
> stay on (conditionally) the air. If you think about
> it, Pepper is the
> quintessential community radio personality, and
> WDBX, for a variety of
> reasons, would suffer greatly with his loss.
> Anyways, if anyone has any strong feelings about
> this one way 'r the other,
> please let me know. I'd love to hear your feedback.
> Please hurry though
> because the WDBX board members will decide Pepper's
> fate at an Aug. 18
> meeting. From what very little I've heard, it
> doesn't sound very positive.
> Love'm or hate'm, Pepper's butt is on the line.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Running Dog" <bethemedia at alliedaccess.net>
> To: "Big Muddy IMC - Discussion"
> <imc-bigmuddy at lists.indymedia.org>
> Sent: Friday, August 05, 2005 12:18 AM
> Subject: [Imc-bigmuddy] Sunday's Meeting - Change of
> Venue with Food
> > Hey all,
> > Still working on that newspaper thing. We've
> got several potential
> > stories and Suggestions are most welcome!
> Submissions are even better.
> > Remember . . . don't hate the media. Be the
> > Our next meeting is at 6 p.m. this Sunday.
> However, Food Not Bombs has
> > invited the BMIMC to join them at the Interfaith
> Center for the meeting.
> > I'm suggesting a change of venue if y'all are down
> with that. Plus, they
> > have really good food to share with us!!!! - - -
> so no more horking
> > Treesong's cashews or plums during meetings . . .
> . . . .
> > So what do y'all think about having the next
> meeting at the
> > Center with Food Not Bombs?
> > best,
> > rd
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