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Another View's Selected Short Stories

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Another View's Selected Short Stories

Another View's Selected Short Stories

WHRO Public Media

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Another View’s Selected Short Stories are an up-close look at the people, performances and programs featured each week on the Another View radio broadcast. Over the years, Another View’s Producer/Reporter, Lisa Godley has brought us interviews with educators and entertainers, mentors and musicians, doctors and dancers, just to name a few of the hundreds of interesting stories featured on Another View and on 89.5 WHRV-FM. Several of Lisa’s stories have netted both national and regional awards for “Outstanding Feature Reporting.” If you have an idea for a feature story, Lisa can be reached at lisa.godley@whro.org or on twitter @godley_lisa.

Latest Episodes

TITUS KAPHAR

Words like powerful, thought-provoking and even disturbing have been used to describe the numerous paintings and sculptures created by Titus Kaphar. His work can be seen in museums all over the country, including a sculpture created for the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown's “Forgotten Soldier” exhibit. That's where our Lisa Godley sat down with the nationally acclaimed artist who shares why he wants to change the way we see traditional art.

--2 w ago
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TITUS KAPHAR

TRIBUTE TO VIRGINIA BEACH CITIZENS

This weekend, the city of Virginia Beach will remember the victims of last year’s mass shooting at the Virginia Beach Municipal Center. It was May 31ST when an engineer shot 16 people, killing twelve and devastating the city, our region and our nation. Our Lisa Godley pays tribute to the 12 victims who are gone but not forgotten.

--MAY 29
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TRIBUTE TO VIRGINIA BEACH CITIZENS

HIP HOP THERAPIST

A Harrisonburg woman is using Hip Hop to change mindsets and improve the health of some of our most vulnerable youth. Dr. P. Thandi Hicks-Harper created “Hip Hop to Prevent” 12 years ago. Find out how this pop-culture curriculum is engaging middle and high school students with stories and lyrics from popular artists, including two from right here in Hampton Roads.

--MAY 21
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HIP HOP THERAPIST

SUSAN TAYLOR

FROM THE MID 70’S UNTIL 2000, YOU COULDN’T FLIP THRU THE PAGES OF ESSENCE MAGAZINE WITHOUT CATCHING A GLIMPSE OF EDITOR AND CHIEF SUSAN TAYLOR. HER VIBRANT SMILE, FLAWLESS SKIN AND BEAUTIFUL BRAIDS WERE AN ESSENCE STAPLE. AND TAYLOR WAS THE DRIVING FORCE. BUT SHE LEFT THE MAGAZINE TO DEVOTE MORE TIME TO HER OTHER PASSION, HER FOUNDATION FOR AT RISK CHILDREN. OUR LISA GODLEY RECENTLY SPOKE TO TAYLOR ABOUT LIFE AFTER ESSENCE AND MESSAGE OF EMPOWERMENT SHE’LL DELIVER WHEN SHE VISITS HAMPTON ROADS FOR A WOMEN’S CONFERENCE ON MARCH 14TH.

--MAR 6
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SUSAN TAYLOR

ATUMPAN

THEY ENTERTAIN AND EDUCATE USING MUSIC, DANCE AND DRUMS TO HELP TELL THE STORY. FOR MORE THAN TWO DECADES, ATUMPAN ENTERTAINMENT HAS PERFORMED AT SCHOOLS, UNIVERSITIES, LIBRARIES AND MUSEUMS…. TRANSFORMING THE LEARNING EXPERIENCE INTO A LOT OF FUN. OUR LISA GODLEY RECENTLY SAT DOWN WITH GROUP MEMBERS COREY AND LAQUITA STATEN AS THEY PREPARE FOR A SPECIAL ONE DAY EVENT TITLED: AFTER ANGELO.

--MAR 2
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ATUMPAN

James Cameron

We hear a lot about what life was like for the enslaved living in the 16, 17 and 18 hundreds. But rarely do we hear what it was like to be a free person of color during that same time frame. Well, if you’ve ever been curious, you’re about to meet one such person. His name is John (Rawl-i-son) and thanks to actor James Cameron, we’re now able to take a closer look at the life of this 18th century free man of color.

--JAN 30
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James Cameron

IRENE MORGAN

SHE STOOD HER GROUND…BY SITTING DOWN…. ELEVEN YEARS BEFORE ROSA PARKS AND THE MONTGOMERY BUS BOYCOTT. NOW, FOLKS IN GLOUCESTER COUNTY, WHERE IRENE MORGAN SPENT HER LAST DAYS ARE MAKING SURE SHE ISN’T FORGOTTEN. OUR LISA GODLEY HAS MORE ON THE WOMAN BEHIND THE FIRST CASE TO CHALLENGE JIM CROW!

--JAN 27
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IRENE MORGAN

James Cockerham

The Black National Anthem, also known as “Lift Every Voice and Sing” as been arranged numerous times by dozens of composers. But when James Cockerham took it on, this multi-faceted musician decided he wanted to take listeners on a journey from the Old world to the new. He recently shared his thoughts with our Lisa Godley as well as his excitement that the Virginia Symphony Orchestra will be playing his version in the upcoming “Songs for a Dreamer” celebration.

--JAN 24
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James Cockerham

Ain't Your Momma's Heatwave

There’s been a lot of talk about climate change, but I’ll bet you probably haven’t heard is expressed quite like you’re about to hear. A group of talented performers and community activists recently came together in Norfolk to address the issue of climate change and as our Lisa Godley found out, the event was part of a movie production that uses comedy and culture to shed light on the climate crisis.

--2019 DEC 9
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Ain't Your Momma's Heatwave

KEYSHAWN DAVIS

WHEN WE FIRST MEET KEYSHAWN DAVIS HE WAS 17 YEARS OLD AND A JUNIOR OLYMPICS BOXING CHAMPION. NOW THE NATIVE FROM NORFOLK HAS HIS SIGHTS SET ON TOKYO. HE RECENTLY SAT DOWN WITH OUR LISA GODLEY AND DETAILED THE PATH THAT HAS TAKEN HIM AROUND THE WORLD AND HOPEFULLY TO OLYMPIC GOLD! FUN FACT: KEYSHAWN AND KELVIN DAVIS ARE THE FIRST SIBLINGS TO QUALIFY FOR THE OLYMPIC BOXING TRIALS SINCE 1976.

--2019 OCT 28
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KEYSHAWN DAVIS

Latest Episodes

TITUS KAPHAR

Words like powerful, thought-provoking and even disturbing have been used to describe the numerous paintings and sculptures created by Titus Kaphar. His work can be seen in museums all over the country, including a sculpture created for the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown's “Forgotten Soldier” exhibit. That's where our Lisa Godley sat down with the nationally acclaimed artist who shares why he wants to change the way we see traditional art.

--2 w ago
Comments
TITUS KAPHAR

TRIBUTE TO VIRGINIA BEACH CITIZENS

This weekend, the city of Virginia Beach will remember the victims of last year’s mass shooting at the Virginia Beach Municipal Center. It was May 31ST when an engineer shot 16 people, killing twelve and devastating the city, our region and our nation. Our Lisa Godley pays tribute to the 12 victims who are gone but not forgotten.

--MAY 29
Comments
TRIBUTE TO VIRGINIA BEACH CITIZENS

HIP HOP THERAPIST

A Harrisonburg woman is using Hip Hop to change mindsets and improve the health of some of our most vulnerable youth. Dr. P. Thandi Hicks-Harper created “Hip Hop to Prevent” 12 years ago. Find out how this pop-culture curriculum is engaging middle and high school students with stories and lyrics from popular artists, including two from right here in Hampton Roads.

--MAY 21
Comments
HIP HOP THERAPIST

SUSAN TAYLOR

FROM THE MID 70’S UNTIL 2000, YOU COULDN’T FLIP THRU THE PAGES OF ESSENCE MAGAZINE WITHOUT CATCHING A GLIMPSE OF EDITOR AND CHIEF SUSAN TAYLOR. HER VIBRANT SMILE, FLAWLESS SKIN AND BEAUTIFUL BRAIDS WERE AN ESSENCE STAPLE. AND TAYLOR WAS THE DRIVING FORCE. BUT SHE LEFT THE MAGAZINE TO DEVOTE MORE TIME TO HER OTHER PASSION, HER FOUNDATION FOR AT RISK CHILDREN. OUR LISA GODLEY RECENTLY SPOKE TO TAYLOR ABOUT LIFE AFTER ESSENCE AND MESSAGE OF EMPOWERMENT SHE’LL DELIVER WHEN SHE VISITS HAMPTON ROADS FOR A WOMEN’S CONFERENCE ON MARCH 14TH.

--MAR 6
Comments
SUSAN TAYLOR

ATUMPAN

THEY ENTERTAIN AND EDUCATE USING MUSIC, DANCE AND DRUMS TO HELP TELL THE STORY. FOR MORE THAN TWO DECADES, ATUMPAN ENTERTAINMENT HAS PERFORMED AT SCHOOLS, UNIVERSITIES, LIBRARIES AND MUSEUMS…. TRANSFORMING THE LEARNING EXPERIENCE INTO A LOT OF FUN. OUR LISA GODLEY RECENTLY SAT DOWN WITH GROUP MEMBERS COREY AND LAQUITA STATEN AS THEY PREPARE FOR A SPECIAL ONE DAY EVENT TITLED: AFTER ANGELO.

--MAR 2
Comments
ATUMPAN

James Cameron

We hear a lot about what life was like for the enslaved living in the 16, 17 and 18 hundreds. But rarely do we hear what it was like to be a free person of color during that same time frame. Well, if you’ve ever been curious, you’re about to meet one such person. His name is John (Rawl-i-son) and thanks to actor James Cameron, we’re now able to take a closer look at the life of this 18th century free man of color.

--JAN 30
Comments
James Cameron

IRENE MORGAN

SHE STOOD HER GROUND…BY SITTING DOWN…. ELEVEN YEARS BEFORE ROSA PARKS AND THE MONTGOMERY BUS BOYCOTT. NOW, FOLKS IN GLOUCESTER COUNTY, WHERE IRENE MORGAN SPENT HER LAST DAYS ARE MAKING SURE SHE ISN’T FORGOTTEN. OUR LISA GODLEY HAS MORE ON THE WOMAN BEHIND THE FIRST CASE TO CHALLENGE JIM CROW!

--JAN 27
Comments
IRENE MORGAN

James Cockerham

The Black National Anthem, also known as “Lift Every Voice and Sing” as been arranged numerous times by dozens of composers. But when James Cockerham took it on, this multi-faceted musician decided he wanted to take listeners on a journey from the Old world to the new. He recently shared his thoughts with our Lisa Godley as well as his excitement that the Virginia Symphony Orchestra will be playing his version in the upcoming “Songs for a Dreamer” celebration.

--JAN 24
Comments
James Cockerham

Ain't Your Momma's Heatwave

There’s been a lot of talk about climate change, but I’ll bet you probably haven’t heard is expressed quite like you’re about to hear. A group of talented performers and community activists recently came together in Norfolk to address the issue of climate change and as our Lisa Godley found out, the event was part of a movie production that uses comedy and culture to shed light on the climate crisis.

--2019 DEC 9
Comments
Ain't Your Momma's Heatwave

KEYSHAWN DAVIS

WHEN WE FIRST MEET KEYSHAWN DAVIS HE WAS 17 YEARS OLD AND A JUNIOR OLYMPICS BOXING CHAMPION. NOW THE NATIVE FROM NORFOLK HAS HIS SIGHTS SET ON TOKYO. HE RECENTLY SAT DOWN WITH OUR LISA GODLEY AND DETAILED THE PATH THAT HAS TAKEN HIM AROUND THE WORLD AND HOPEFULLY TO OLYMPIC GOLD! FUN FACT: KEYSHAWN AND KELVIN DAVIS ARE THE FIRST SIBLINGS TO QUALIFY FOR THE OLYMPIC BOXING TRIALS SINCE 1976.

--2019 OCT 28
Comments
KEYSHAWN DAVIS
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