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Radio Regent News & VIews - September 27, 2019

The Leaders We Rely Upon, September 27, 2019

This week on Radio Regent News & Views, we will be exploring the following stories:

1. A photo of Justin Trudeau from 2001 was recently released to the public which showed him dressed as Aladdin, wearing a painted-on brown face and a turban. It also came to light that Trudeau did an impression making fun of American singer, songwriter, and activist, Harry Belafonte. It was expected that Trudeau's votes would decrease after these revelations, but his votes actually increased. News and Views host, David Wall and co-host, Theo Nazary, discuss why.

2. David Wall and Theo Nazary go on to consider the possibility of an impeachment and the negative impacts that it could have, after a whistleblower reported on a conversation that took place over-the-hone between President Trump and the President of Ukraine involving an alleged request from Trump to have Ukraine investigate the son of his potential election candidate, Joe Biden, in exchange…

Powerful by Nature - Sickle Cell Awareness

Date:  September 23th, 2019 Hosts:  Chantal & Kai
Guests: Ulysse Guerrier, Community Health Worker at Taibu Community Health Centre
Topic: Sickle Cell Awareness



September is National Sickle Cell Awareness Month so this show, we talked all about Sickle Cell Disease, treatment, stigma and more. We interview Ulysse Guerrier, a Community Health Worker at Taibu Community Health Centre who runs a Sickle Cell Support Group and Kai talks about her personal experiences as someone living with Sickle Cell Disease.

Listen here: https://www.regentparkfocus.com/radio/media/jessies/2019-09-23.mp3
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TAIBU Community Health Centre is a multidisciplinary, non-for-profit, community led organization established to serve the Black Community across the GTA as its priority populati…

Powerful By Nature - Take Back the Night & Reporting Sexual Assault

Date:  September 9th, 2019 Hosts:  Chantal & Rhiannon Guests: Deb, Counselor at Toronto Rape Crisis Centre/Multicultural Women Against Rape
Topic: Take Back the Night & Reporting Sexual Assault*
*Trigger Warning for Discussions of Sexual Assault & Suicidal Thoughts
In the latest episode of Powerful by Nature, your hosts talk about the fight to end sexual violence and violence against women, with a focus on the Take Back the Night movement, and talk about what surviving sexual violence can look like.

We talk about where you can get support in Toronto if you have experienced sexual violence and take you step by step through the reporting process. We talk to a survivor about her personal experience surviving and anonymously reporting a sexual assault and then interview Deb, a Counsellor at Toronto Rape Crisis Centre about their crucial services and why Take Back the Night remains a critical feminist movement. 
We want every survivor who listens to this show to know that we believe y…

2019 Summer Program Finishes

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Our summer program has ended last week and we are already missing our outstanding team. They have been very active and super talented and working on their own documentary project and also Catch Da Flava radio programs every Wednesdays under our supervision has thought them so much on the process. It was very successful. We wish them all the best in their future in media as they aspire to be and always happy to welcome them back.