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Hudson Mohawk Magazine is a local volunteer-produced news hour that provides sanctuary for the discussion of a wide range of topics, scaling from the global to the hyper-local. The show is broadcasted from The Sanctuary for Independent Media on WOOC 105.3 FM. Thanks to listeners like you, the Sanctuary is able to use art and participatory action to promote social and environmental justice and freedom of creative expression.
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On this episode of the Hudson Mohawk Magazine, we first hear from Mark Dunlea whospeaks with Saratoga BLM about their lawsuit against Saratoga City officials and police. Then, Willie Terry talks to Rensselaer city resident Marylyn Raleigh about the Dunn Landfill conflict. Later on, Marshall Hildreth brings us on a stroll through the Collard City Gr…
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Saratoga Blacks Lives Matters have filed another lawsuit against Saratoga City officials and police for alleged “unlawful, wanton, racist” actions “to retaliate against” Black Lives Matter protesters. The lawsuit also alleges the city interfered with Saratoga BLM leader Lexis Figuereo’s family life when former Mayor Meg Kelly triggered a Child Prot…
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On Thursday, July 11, 2024, Hudson Mohawk Magazine Roaming Labor Correspondent Willie Terry spoke to Marylyn Raleigh, a resident of Rensselaer City and Activist calling for the closure of the Dunn Landfill in Rensselaer County. In this labor segment, Willie interviewed her about why the Dunn Landfill should be shut down and moved away from city sch…
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On Thursday, July 11, 2024, Hudson Mohawk Magazine Roaming Labor Correspondent Willie Terry spoke to Marylyn Raleigh, a resident of Rensselaer City and Activist calling for the closure of the Dunn Landfill in Rensselaer County. In this labor segment, Willie interviewed her about why the Dunn Landfill should be shut down and moved away from city sch…
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On this episode of the Hudson Mohawk Magazine, we first hear from Mark Dunlea who talked with Maya Van Rossum, the leader of the national Green Amendment Movement, who speaks about an upcoming rally at the State Capitol.Then, Roaming Labor Correspondent Willie Terry brings us coverage from the Underground Railroad Education Center’s "July 4th Orati…
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Art Omi hosts a few residencies every year. This Saturday, July 13, the artist residency will culminate in its annual open studio, allowing visitors to peek inside the process of 27 international artists. Sina Basila Hickey reached out to learn more. For more information visit: https://artomi.org/event/art-omi-artists-open-studios-2/…
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On Friday July 12 at the State Capitol at noon, environmentalists and climate activists will rally to call upon state officials to more strongly embrace the recent Green amendment to the state constitution to give New York residents the right to clean air and water. Maya van Rossum, the leader of the national Green Amendment Movement, talks to Mark…
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On Wednesday, July 4, 2024, Hudson Mohawk Magazine Roaming Labor Correspondent Willie Terry attended the Underground Railroad Education Center "July 4th Oration: Civil Rights as Spiritual Pilgrimage" event. In this labor segment, Willie interviewed Rev. Donna Elia, Executive Director of Troy Area United Ministries, Ordained Presbyterian Minister, a…
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Azuré Keahi is a Tech Valley Center of Gravity maker in residence and designer/curator of the Eco Art Trail at The Sanctuary for Independent Media in Troy, NY. She spoke with producer Matt Maginley about her experiences with various collectives and collective governance. This is part two of their conversation.…
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First, we hear about proposed changes to the NYS Building Codes to deal with climate change.Then, for our peace bucket, Moses Nagel reports on a children’s Chalk for Freedom event about Gaza.Later on, Armao on the Brink examines how the media covers bad news on a candidate in an election.After that, as the Summer of Heat campaign boils over in NYC …
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The state’s Fire Prevention and Building Code Council recently met to review proposed building code updates to implement climate-related provisions passed in last year’s state budget for all-electric new buildings. Changes would prohibit fossil fuel furnaces, hot water heaters and stoves in most new construction beginning in 2026. Michael Hernandez…
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On Sunday, July 7, Albany Jewish Voices for Peace and the Muslim Advocacy Coalition hosted an event for children in Academy Park in Albany. The aim was to create a place for local kids effected in different ways by the violence in Gaza to express themselves, create art and find fun and relief from the bad news. Moses nagel filed this report from th…
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Today, on the Hudson Mohawk Magazine:First, Mark Dunlea reports on Sheridan Hollow residents coming out during a heat wave to call for NY to shut down its power plant. Then, Schenectady has a new mural celebrating Caribbean culture, and Brea Barthel brings us the scoop. Later on, the Sanctuary’s summer youth employees have questions about Collard C…
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The Sanctuary welcomed two Rensselaer Summer Youth Employees, Elijah Lewis and Jalaya Reid, to our campus. They took right away to Collard City Growers garden, and had some questions for A'livija Mullins-Richard and Sina Basila Hickey about the garden's history and function as a community space.By Hudson Mohawk Magazine
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Thom Francis welcomes poets Frank Robinson & Therese Broderick who have been a part of the local literary community for decades. They have led workshops, featured at regional events, and written many books over the years. Frank S. Robinson is a 1970 graduate of NYU Law School and served at the New York Public Service Commission as staff counsel and…
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On Monday, July 8, as another heat wave gripped Albany, residents and members of the Sheridan Hollow Alliance for Renewable Energy (SHARE) gathered in front of the state-owned Sheridan Ave. Steam Plant to discuss how the climate crisis has impacted their neighborhood, including cancer, flooding and extreme heat. Residents called upon Governor Hochu…
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A new mural in Schenectady celebrating Caribbean culture will be unveiled on Thursday, July 11th, 5-6 pm. The mural is on the side of Tropics restaurant at 201 S. Brandywine St. New York Folklore staff members Anne Rappaport Berliner and Divena Ramessar, plus Davina's mother and community activist Lalita Ramnauth, describe the process involved in p…
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On this episode of Hudson Mohawk Magazine, we start off with Mark Dunlea’s report on how residents in Albany’s Sheridan Hollow are calling on Governor Hochul to shut down the state’s power plant in their area. Then, Carol Roberts from Troy Public Library talks with me about some books that may help kids and teens deal with their emotions in difficu…
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Among the Capital Region residents is a large Caribbean population. On July 27, Caribbean culture, its people, arts, and local businesses will be celebrated in an event by Columbia County Sanctuary Movement. Organizer Dawedo Sanon spoke with Sina Basila Hickey for Hudson Mohawk Magazine. Learn more here: https://www.sanctuarycolumbiacounty.org/Cari…
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On a day where temperature topped 90 degrees in Albany, several residents and members of the Sheridan Hollow Alliance for Renewable Energy (SHARE) told gripping personal stories about how the climate crisis has impacted their neighborhood, including cancer, flooding and extreme heat. Several residents reported that numerous family members and neigh…
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The Tech Valley Center of Gravity Maker in Residence, Azuré Keahi spoke with Matt Maginley about her experience as an artist in the digital world of the makerspace in Troy. Learn more about computer aided design at the Tech Valley Center of Gravity (TVCog) during the Capital Region Hardware Meetup, Thursday, July 11th at 6:30pm. For more informatio…
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People often have difficulty processing, or even talking about, emotions. In this segment, Carol Roberts, head of Young People's Services at Troy Public Library, suggests five books for kids and teens that can help readers explore various feelings. She calls the picture book "Goodbye: A First Conversation About Grief" (Madison & Ralli, 2023) a must…
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On this episode of Hudson Mohawk Magazine, we first hear from Sina Basila Hickey who talks to Annabel, a survivor turned advocate who speaks on her experiences with sex trafficking and domestic violence. Then, Lennox Appudo continues his coverage on the war in Sudan. In this segment he talks to Khalid Sidahmed of MENA Solidarity. Later on, Blaise B…
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Annabel has lived many difficult experiences. After trying to navigate a system of resources and repeatedly being failed by the system, Annabel turned to YouTube to advocate on behalf of sex traffic, rape, and domestic violence survivors. She spoke with Sina Basila Hickey for Hudson Mohawk Magazine. To view Annabel's advocacy videos: https://www.yo…
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The pandemic, flavor mixing, librarians, and artificial intelligence. Christiann Gibeau, head of adult services at Troy Public Library, is back with her monthly recommendations of new nonfiction books to read. First we hear about a scavenger hunt to find images around Troy. And then come the books: "2020: One City, Seven People, and the Year Everyt…
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In place of our regular Hudson Mohawk Magazine programing, today we share this episode of The Aunties Dandelion podcast called "Auntie Kahehtoktha - Keeper of the Seeds."Show notes:EPISODE SUMMARYNARRATOR: On this episode of The Aunties Dandelion – an interview with Kahehtoktha Janice Brant - a Kanyen’kehà:ka Mohawk farmer, Seed Keeper, and co-foun…
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On this episode of Hudson Mohawk Magazine, we first hear about NYS failing to meet its 2030 goal for renewable electricity. Then, we hear about a trial for a protest against selling weapons to Israel. Later on, we listen to part two of our coverage on SNUG’s anti gun violence event on June 27th. After that, we hear about the origins of the war in S…
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Last Thursday, June 27th, SNUG held an event in Powers Park in Troy to honor National Gun Violence Awareness Month. The energy was brought with kick ball, music, vendors, snacks, and more. The Sanctuary for Independent Media showed up, and Sina Basila Hickey spoke with SNUG representatives and vendors. In this segment we hear from Troy City Council…
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NYSERDA, the state's energy agency, recently admitted that the state is moving too slowly to reach its goal of having 70% of its electricity to come from renewable energy by 2030. This highlights the need for the state (NYPA) to start building renewable energy. Lisa Marshall of New Yorkers for Clean Power discusses the overall problems with the Hoc…
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Given the hot weather -- and the depressing politics -- you may be looking for an easy "beach read" for the beach, or maybe just the break room or bedroom. Laurie Dreyer, manager of Troy Public Library's Lansingburgh branch, has five suggestions, in various settings. The first four she heard of from the website blackgirlnerds.com: "Summer on the Bl…
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Today, on the Hudson Mohawk Magazine:First, Matt Maginley reports on the decision by parents to volunteer as crossing guards for the safety of their school children. Then, Sina Basila Hickey takes us to last week’s Gun Violence Awareness event by SNUG. Later on, Willie Terry interviews Troy4BlackLives member Anastasia Robertson at a recent Juneteen…
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Bri Morrison wants the crowd to be engaged with the material at a comedy show. Therefore she has devised various ideas to do just that, such as hosting a game show where the audience gets pitched conspiracy theories and has to guess what's the best theory. She spoke about this and more with Brad Monkell for Hudson Mohawk Magazine.…
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Last Thursday, June 27th, SNUG held an event in Powers Park in Troy to honor National Gun Violence Awareness Month. The energy was brought with kick ball, music, vendors, snacks, and more. The Sanctuary for Independent Media showed up, and Sina Basila Hickey spoke with SNUG representatives from Troy and Albany as well as Urban Grief for this segmen…
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Thom Francis welcomes poets Sally Rhoades & David Gonsalves who shared their work at the 2024 Word Fest Open Mic at the Sand Lake Center for the Arts on April 27, 2024.Over the past couple of weeks, I have introduced you to poets who took part in the Word Fest Open Mic at the Sand Lake Center for the Arts. This was our first Word Fest post-pandemic…
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On June 26th, 89-year-old Jack Gilroy, a member of Veterans for Peace and Pax Christi Upstate NY, faced a trespass charge in Endicott Village Court for participating in Civil Resistance, protesting local BAE Systems weapons used in Israel’s genocide of Palestinians in Gaza. Israel uses BAE Howitzers that fire 155-millimeter shells. Jack was arreste…
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Ernie Dillion loves to stay busy, especially in the outdoors. His love of animals led him to the horse stable where he learned to respect and ride horses, and he eventually began competing in the Special Olympics. Ernie spoke about his love of horses and his his independent living residency at Wildwood with Sina Basila Hickey for Hudson Mohawk Maga…
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Today, on the Hudson Mohawk Magazine,First, Mark Dunlea brings us coverage from the Poor People march in DC. on June 29th, an event that was organized to mobilize poor people ahead of the November 2024 elections.Then, Brea Barthel speaks with Carol Roberts, head of Young People’s Services, from the Troy Public Library about the activities for young…
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Thousands of poor and low-wage workers rallied in D.C. on Saturday June 29, pledging to "break the silence about poverty" and mobilize 15 million poor and low-income voters ahead of the November 2024 election. They want politicians to embrace a 17-point agenda that prioritizes the well-being of the poor and working class over funding for war and mi…
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"Catarina and the Beauty of Killing Fascists" and "Hamlet," with a unique take, are two of the intriguing programs coming to PS21 this season. This contemporary performing arts center often engages creatively with critical global and social issues, and this season is no different! Sina Basila Hickey spoke with PS21 Executive Director Elena Siyanko …
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It's been 14 months since the war between the Sudanese Armed forces and the Rapid Support Forces broke out across Sudan. In this 1st of 3 pieces we speak with Khalid Sidahmed,a member of the editorial board for the Middle East and North Africa Solidarity Network MENA Solidarity, on how past coups and revolutions have shaped today's war.Website: htt…
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It's been 14 months since the war between the Sudanese Armed forces and the Rapid Support Forces broke out across Sudan. In this 2nd of 3 pieces we speak with Khalid Sidahmed,a member for the editorial board of the Middle East and North Africa Solidarity Network MENA Solidarity, on how foreign influence is contributing to the continuation of the wa…
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It's been 14 months since the war between the Sudanese Armed forces and the Rapid Support Forces broke out across Sudan. In this 3rd of 3 pieces we speak with Khalid Sidahmed,a member of the editorial board for the Middle East and North Africa Solidarity Network MENA Solidarity, on how the Sudanese war is impacting the country's women and children.…
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Today, on the Hudson Mohawk Magazine:First, Mark Dunlea continues his conversation with Brendan Dunn about his experience in the West Bank of Palestine. Then, Lovonia Mallory takes us to Salem Art Works to talk to Rebecca A. Flis for a Reclaiming History about welding. After that, Brea Barthel gets a Troy Library update for July which includes an i…
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