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The Conversation: Tuesday, July 3rd, 201

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Black Lives Matter; Beach Erosion; Pain Management; Kids’ Film Festival

Black Lives Matter Co-Founder

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Patrice Cullors, co-founder of Black Lives Matter, was born long after the civil rights movement and the passage of federal equal rights legislation, and has seen the ways in which Dr. King’s dream has fallen short. We spoke about the reasons the country needed Black Lives Matter.

Intro Music: Zvichapera by Chiwoniso

Outro Music: Cohesion by Minutemen

Patrisse Cullors

Hawaii’s Beach Erosion/Climate Change

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This morning we talked with Dolan Eversole, a coastal geologist with the University of Hawaii’s Sea Grant College, about managing our coastal resources as we face rising warming waters.

Intro Music: Obvs by Jamie Xx

Outro Music: Spooky Couch by Albert Hammond, Jr.


Dolan Eversole

Civil Beat Reality Check

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As we get closer to Election Day, we check in with Nathan Eagle from Civil Beat about last night’s debate with candidates for the next Lieutenant Governor.

Outro Music: For Emma by Bon Iver

Reality Check

You are Bigger Than the Pain

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Daniel Lev is a clinical psychologist who says pain management is a skill that each of us has the power to develop.  His book is called “You Are Bigger Than the Pain.’

Outro Music: Salt by Dweeb

Daniel Lev

UH Kids First Film Festival

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Each year’s UH KIDS FIRST! Film Festival reminds us of a whole world of movies we wouldn’t be likely to see any other way. Ann Brandman is the director of UH Kids First! Film Festival, which runs July 8 & 15 in the UH M?noa Art Auditorium. Shows start at 3:00 pm., and screenings and parking are free.

Intro Music: Tezeta (Nostalgia) by Mulatu Astatke

Outro Music: Tin Flower by RJD2

Ann Brandman

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Catherine Cruz is the host of The Conversation. Originally from Guam, she spent more than 30 years at KITV, covering beats from government to education. Contact her at ccruz@hawaiipublicradio.org.
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