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Sci-fi Journal - Jun'18

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Sci-Fi Journal for June 2018 with hosts James Hinsey, Ian Kingston, Maddy Morisseau, Marc Morisseau, and Calvin Watts III. The Sci-Fi Journal crew went on the road for Free Comic Book Day in May and interviewed several local comic book shop proprietors. Calvin interviews Cassie of Green Dragon Comics in Glocester, RI. Ian does Popcorn Previews with trailers for ''Skyscraper'', and ''Mission Impossible: Fallout''. Ian interviews Randy of Wild Time Comics in Attleboro, MA. James interviews Regan of Rah-CoCo's Collectibles in Providence, RI.

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"2018 High School Scholarship Essay Contest" (1 hour, 31 minutes)

On May 6, Sacramento area high school students read and defended their essays in response to a quotation from Iranian women’s rights advocate, Mahnaz Afkhami: “The connection between women’s human rights, gender equality, socioeconomic development, and peace is increasingly apparent."

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"Saving the Heart and Soul of Our Democracy: Why America needs a Poor People’s Campaign and a National Moral Revival" (1 hour, 56 minutes)

This entire episode of Media Edge will include our recording of a spellbinding presentation by Rev. Dr. William J. Barber in Sacramento on November 3 at the St. Mark's United Methodist Church.

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“The Laura Flanders Show” (26.5 minutes)

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant proclaimed April as Confederate Heritage Month. Mississippi has the last state banner featuring confederate iconography, and the movement to change it is an important part of the greater movement to take down Confederate symbols in America.

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“Our Fight for Disability Rights -- And Why We're Not Done Yet” (17.5 minutes)

Four decades ago, Judith Heumann helped to lead a groundbreaking protest, in which disabled-rights activists occupied a federal building for almost a month, demanding greater accessibility for all. In this talk, Heumann tells the stories behind the protest — and reminds us that, 40 years on, there's still work left to do.