Rediscovered Radio http://wyso.org en Honoring the Ancestors: Bing’s Birthday Card http://wyso.org/post/honoring-ancestors-bing-s-birthday-card <p><em>We see the work of Dayton artist Willis “Bing” Davis hanging in banks, boardrooms, libraries, and concert halls throughout the Miami Valley. His art is full of color and movement, and is based on themes he’s been exploring for decades.</em></p><p><em>Archives Fellow Jocelyn Robinson found a 1981 interview with Bing Davis in the archives here at WYSO. And to celebrate the artist’s 76th birthday she some of the original recording and brings us up to date with the artist’s signature series.</em></p><p></p> Sun, 29 Jun 2014 14:31:00 +0000 Jocelyn Robinson 51907 at http://wyso.org Honoring the Ancestors: Bing’s Birthday Card Remembering Maya Angelou http://wyso.org/post/remembering-maya-angelou <p><em>Last Saturday, family and friends gathered in Winston-Salem, North Carolina to say good-bye to Maya Angelou, who died last month at the age of 86. Rediscovered Radio's Jocelyn Robinson adds our remembrance today with an interview from the WYSO archives, recorded at our studio in 1975.</em></p> Thu, 12 Jun 2014 10:31:19 +0000 Jocelyn Robinson 51150 at http://wyso.org Remembering Maya Angelou Remembering What Happened At Jackson State College In 1970 http://wyso.org/post/remembering-what-happened-jackson-state-college-1970 <p><em>In the spring of 1970, college campuses across the nation erupted in protests, mainly against the escalation of the war in Vietnam. We remember May 4th, the day Ohio National Guardsmen opened fire on demonstrators at Kent State University, killing four students and wounding nine. Only ten days later, another campus shooting left two dead and a dozen injured at a historically black college in Mississippi, but that event is not part of our collective consciousness.</em></p> Thu, 15 May 2014 10:15:00 +0000 Jocelyn Robinson 49902 at http://wyso.org Remembering What Happened At Jackson State College In 1970 United Farm Workers Week, 40 Years Later http://wyso.org/post/united-farm-workers-week-40-years-later <p><em>In the summer of 1973, César Chávez came to Dayton from the strike lines in Coachella, California to talk about the plight of farm workers. There was a week of activities and WYSO News was right in the middle of it.&nbsp; Rediscovered Radio’s Jocelyn Robinson takes a look at the struggles facing the migrant worker community, then and now.</em></p><p></p><p>When United Farm Workers union organizer César Chávez spoke at the University of Dayton over forty years ago, the hardships he described sounded real, but seemed far away.</p> Fri, 02 May 2014 10:36:07 +0000 Jocelyn Robinson 49164 at http://wyso.org United Farm Workers Week, 40 Years Later Why Wilberforce? The History Of The National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center http://wyso.org/post/why-wilberforce-history-national-afro-american-museum-and-cultural-center <p><em>The National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center in Wilberforce opened its doors 26 years ago this April. Rediscovered Radio’s Jocelyn Robinson found historic audio in the WYSO Archives, and offers a look at how the museum has fared over the years.</em></p><p>Back in the fall of 1980, WYSO News aired a story on the National Afro-American Museum project. Even then, according to reporter Brian McCormick, the museum had been in the works for a long time:</p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 11:38:28 +0000 Jocelyn Robinson 48263 at http://wyso.org Why Wilberforce? The History Of The National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center