Torrey Brown expresses his frustration with systemic racism and hypocrisy in his latest poem “Just my thoughts.”
“There is an uproar in the streets for Ahmaud Arbery. Outcry turned into rejoicing as justice is now being sought. His killers admitted to ending his life in February, yet until yesterday they were free of charges, living their best lives.”
Welcome to Screen Tea Podcast, and even more importantly, welcome to MARVEL MOVIE MAY! Join Lisha and Juliet for the first of THREE EPISODES as they break down their thoughts and opinions about the characters and actors within the Marvel Cinematic Universe!
“The other day Nathan came to me and said ‘Mom, I’m autistic.’ So naturally I asked him if he knew what that meant, and he replied, ‘Yes. It means I’m awesome!'”
The Three Rivers Downtown Development Authority Board of Directors recently adopted an addendum to its USDA Revolving Loan […]
“I’m not sure which one of us decided that we should see the Mona Lisa first, but as soon as we were inside the building and holding a map in our hands, we set out to find her.”
Doug and Alek return from an extended hiatus (they couldn’t record last Tuesday because BREAKING NEWS) to discuss the top stories from around St. Joseph County, as well as Nic Cage’s latest role and the ever-growing presence of murder hornets (they’re real and they’re coming, probably). The duo also takes time to praise essential workers and discuss what they’ve learned about themselves in quarantine.
“If you’ve ever questioned the concept of white privilege or have been confused by what exactly it means, situations like the protests in Lansing should provide clarity for you.”
The Three Rivers Area Chamber of Commerce, Three Rivers Downtown Development Authority, and Three Rivers Area Community Foundation have announced the forthcoming launch of a $20 for $20 Gift Card Promotion for locally owned small businesses in Three Rivers. The promotion is expected to launch Friday, May 8 and end on May 31.
“We as people do this often, alter our behavior in response to invisible triggers. Things like over-apologizing, or self-sabotaging by repeatedly not showing up for ourselves as a means of survival. These types of behaviors are rooted in trauma, and if you are continually functioning in this way, sorry to tell you but… ‘you missed a spot.'”
This week Shan & Hogey talk about Star Wars to celebrate Star Wars Day. May the 4th be with you!
“Disrupting a pattern, as abruptly as this virus has disrupted our society’s patterns, shocks the system. Shockwaves are reverberating through all sectors.”
“One of the things I’ve always loved about living downtown is the combination of urban amenities and access to nature. Each of the three rivers that converge a block from my apartment has a different character.”
Demario Lee-Sharrad Shelton, 32, of Three Rivers was sentenced Friday in St. Joseph County Circuit Court for his role in robbing Century Bank & Trust in Three Rivers on Nov. 18, 2019.
In a special meeting Friday, the St. Joseph County Board of Commissioners voted to reduce the hours of 67 county employees “partially or in whole” starting Monday, May 4.
“Overall I think myself, and young people in general, have been able to remain fairly calm and collected through an admittedly scary situation. If I could offer any piece of advice to someone worried about the pandemic, it would be this: only worry about what you can control.”
“I miss my children’s teachers. I miss the joy of dropping my children off at school knowing they were in the best possible hands for the day. I miss packing my son’s lunch. I miss the stress of attempting to wake my 12-year-old up in the morning so she has enough time to look presentable before school. I miss the arguments and rushing out the door trying not to be late. I miss it all.”
Percy Bland Jr., Youth Pastor at Eastern Star Baptist Church, and his teen youth group join Malachi Carter and the middle schoolers and high schoolers from Carter’s church to talk about racism as they see it in their classrooms.