The State of Things - Live from the UpStage Cabaret in Greensboro.
Triad Update: The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners recently voted to tentatively allow permit holders to carry concealed handguns in Tanglewood Park. Some citizens are concerned about the changes because Tanglewood is the county’s only park that allows consumption of alcohol. Also, voters head to their local polls for Election Day. Host Frank Stasio is joined by WUNC’s Greensboro Bureau Chief Jeff Tiberii to discuss handgun permits, elections in the Triad and other new developments in the area.
Greater Than Equal: African-American Struggles For School Integration: The struggle for education equality in North Carolina was hard-fought for more than four decades. It was not only a struggle for facilities that were equal to white schools, but a fight for integration and civic inclusion. Host Frank Stasio talks with Sarah Caroline Thuesen, author of “Greater Than Equal: African American Struggles for Schools and Citizenship in North Carolina, 1919-1965,” and a professor of history at Guilford College.
Spartan Jazz Collective Performs Music By Jazz Legend Max Roach: The Spartan Jazz Collective from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro is made up of students and faculty. The group will perform a retrospective of work by percussionist composer and native North Carolinian Max Roach. The Spartan Jazz Collective is Chad Eby, Melvin Holland, Evan Ringel, Jonathan Wiseman, Thomas Linger, Aaron Gross, Kassem Williams, and Dr. Neeraj Mehta.