Feb 16, 2018
Ricardo Pitts-Wiley, Artistic Director for Mixed Magic Theatre, discusses how the Arts can help audiences explore difficult topics. Special emphasis is placed on a performance of Martin Luther King’s Letter From Birmingham City Jail and how it speaks to the issue of race relations today.
Oct 22, 2017
Thomas Kerr-Vanderslice, Rhode Island Executive Director for Generation Citizen, provides insight into his organization’s mission of promoting Civic Education to local youth. Special emphasis is placed on empowering and educating young people to become active and informed citizens.
Oct 13, 2017
Robert Siminski’s journey, as an educator, has taken him to classrooms, prisons and the Office of Superintendent. All along the way he has been a creative advocate for learners young and old. Special emphasis has been placed on the importance of creating meaningful educational experiences as well as the value of...
Sep 6, 2017
Laila Mirza and Everett Smith, two students from Wheeler School, discuss their club, Interbelief, offering an overview of how the organization brings diverse peoples together. Special emphasis is placed on Interbelief members exploring such issues as religion, politics and social justice.
Feb 8, 2017
Ehsun Mirza, a Critical Care Doctor at Kent Hospital, returns to Mulling It Over and discuses how he, a Muslim, revels in America’s ability to accept diverse populations. Special emphasis is placed on how the recent immigration ban impacts his family and friends.