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Catalyst Radio: "Not A Genuine Black Man" Sept. 13 to benefit Fair Housing Center

Author and performer Brian Copeland will perform his one-man show “Not A Genuine Black Man” in an fundraising event for efforts to ensure equal housing opportunity.
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About Catalyst Radio

Catalyst Radio is the weekly public affairs radio program of Community Media Center, with producer and host Linda Gellasch. The program is a feature of WYCE and The Rapidian and includes interviews with organizations and people working on social change and community support, examines media and free speech issues, and takes a look at the behind-the-scenes of Rapidian reporting. You can catch it on air at noon every Friday on WYCE 88.1 FM or streaming on the Grand Rapids Community Media Center Website.

Past Catalyst Radio episodes are archived on The Rapidian.

Brian Copeland performs "Not A Genuine Black Man" Sept. 13 in a Fair Housing Center of West Michigan benefit

Brian Copeland performs "Not A Genuine Black Man" Sept. 13 in a Fair Housing Center of West Michigan benefit /Brian Copeland

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INTERVIEW

In this edition of Catalyst Radio we focus on the nonprofit Fair Housing Center of West Michigan, and also learn about an upcoming fundraising event for the organization featuring author and performer Brian Copeland. In studio is Liz Keegan, director of Education and Outreach at the Center, explaining the efforts to ensure legal fair housing rights. She also highlights the Sept. 13 Brian Copeland one-man show called “Not a Genuine Black Man,” and how Copeland’s life experiences explored in his performances and writings touch on inequality, and rights issues. Copeland performs at 7 p.m. at St. Cecilia Music Center.

 

MUSIC

Music featured on Catalyst Radio this week is from the new release from local band Blue Molly, with the song “2000 Miles.”

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