NEXT with Marcus Atkinson

NEXT with Marcus Atkinson Next with Marcus Atkinson airs the fourth Sunday of every month from 4pm to 5pm on 91.3 FM WQLN Erie, PA.

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08/22/2021
Ep 33 - Mental Health, Let's Talk About It

Join NEXT with Marcus Atkinson and his guests, mental health clinicians; Maurice Clarke, Chelsea Curlett, Thierno Barry, and Dr. Adrienne Dixon as they discuss mental health in the African American community.

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07/25/2021
Ep 32 - Hard Truths We Must Face

Join NEXT with Marcus Atkinson and his guests; Pastor and community advocate Daryl Craig, community advocate Maurice Troop, and community advocate Tammie Johnson as they discuss hard truths about the black community that we must face to move forward.

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07/08/2021

Doing a show on this soon. I like the way the post below frames it so I’m reposting and asking for the same response. How would you answer?

Critical Race Theory (CRT), the 'Great Controversy.'

Quite lately, there's been a lot going on in the country pertaining to Critical Race Theory (CRT), and so we wanted to get your take on the issue:

Hence, 'what is, or isn't Critical Race Theory (CRT)?'

Lastly, please understand that in this case and in our capacity as moderators, we take no sides. We simply desire to hear from a diverse national audience their take on this divisive issue. Thank you for participating.

#CRT
#CriticalRaceTheory
#Race
#RaceRelations
#Society

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06/27/2021
Fatherhood and also Juneteenth

Join NEXT with Marcus Atkinson and guests Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist for the Miami Herald; Author Leonard Pitts, executive director of OpenedEyes; Brandon Wiley, and the CEO of Cook/Media and executive director of Life Through Music; Corey Cook as they discuss fatherhood and the federal holiday passing of Juneteenth.

Learn more about these guests:
http://www.leonardpittsjr.com
https://www.opened-eyes.com
https://www.cook-media.com

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06/25/2021

The latest episode of NEXT will be posted this Sunday, June 27th, at 4PM

04/15/2021
Ep 29 - 2021 City of Erie Council Candidates

Join NEXT with Marcus Atkinson and his guests as they talk about their platform for the 2021 Erie City Council election for the upcoming election cycle.

Today we are joined by Chuck Nelson, Elspeth Koehle, Liz Allen, Jasmine Flores, Marcus Yuille, and Greg Brown, all running for the 2021 council race for the City of Erie.

Note: all the candidates for the 2021 City of Erie Council race were contacted and only the ones included in this episode returned the request to be on the show.

Chuck Nelson for Erie City Council
Jasmine Flores for Erie City Council
Marcus Yuille for Erie City Council
City of Erie Government

Just wow!
02/14/2021

Just wow!

Timeline Photos
01/26/2021

Timeline Photos

NPR examined thousands of pages of public records to investigate the details of fatal police shootings of unarmed Black people — and the backgrounds of the officers who shot them.

Read our full investigation here: https://trib.al/RnW4BP0

Symbols of hate, and their racial implications, at the Capitol Hill riot
01/17/2021
Symbols of hate, and their racial implications, at the Capitol Hill riot

Symbols of hate, and their racial implications, at the Capitol Hill riot

Last week's riot on Capitol Hill was filled with hate symbols: nooses, confederate flags, violent graffiti symbols. Ivette Feliciano spoke with civil rights lawyer and founder of the Equal Justice Initiative, Bryan Stevenson, about the racial implications of the riot, how moments like this reverbera...

Race Religion and Trumpism (An overdue conversation)
01/14/2021
Race Religion and Trumpism (An overdue conversation)

Race Religion and Trumpism (An overdue conversation)

Outside of the political system itself, very few institutions felt the divide of the Trump years more than the faith community. Marcus Atkinson goes one-on-o...

Timeline Photos
01/13/2021

Timeline Photos

BREAKING: Vice President Pence has sent a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, saying he will not invoke the 25th Amendment against President Trump. https://trib.al/vlGvJjx

The Lies We Tell Ourselves About Race
01/10/2021
The Lies We Tell Ourselves About Race

The Lies We Tell Ourselves About Race

The insurrection at the Capitol was just the latest chapter in America's ongoing battle over race, writes NPR host Sam Sanders. "Once you see it as such," he says, "it all makes a lot more sense."

House Democrats Weigh Impeachment As They Urge Trump's Removal
01/10/2021
House Democrats Weigh Impeachment As They Urge Trump's Removal

House Democrats Weigh Impeachment As They Urge Trump's Removal

More than half of House Democrats back articles of impeachment and are pressing leaders to reconvene next week to vote on them. Leaders warn if the president isn't removed they will proceed.

What We Know About The Capitol Police Officer Who Died
01/08/2021
What We Know About The Capitol Police Officer Who Died

What We Know About The Capitol Police Officer Who Died

Brian Sicknick was a 42-year-old military veteran who had served in the Capitol Police for 12 years, according to a lawmaker, who said he "gave his life in the line of duty to keep us safe."

Can a 50-50 Senate work in a fractured political environment?
01/07/2021
Can a 50-50 Senate work in a fractured political environment?

Can a 50-50 Senate work in a fractured political environment?

Even for veterans of Capitol Hill Wednesday was a day like no other. As an angry mob broke into the Capitol Democrats in Georgia captured both runoff elections, creating a 50-50 split in the Senate. Mississippi Republican Trent Lott and South Dakota Democrat Tom Daschle shared power for their respec...

01/07/2021
NowThis

NowThis

'This is for walking on us today' — Trump supporters and members of the Proud Boys turned against police officers in Salem, OR after they were told to disperse at an anti-lockdown rally

via NowThis Politics

NPR
01/06/2021

NPR

Election Results: 50% of results are in for the Georgia Senate runoffs. Here's where the 2 races stand.

More here: https://trib.al/M9l6doV

What’s at stake in the Georgia Senate runoffs
01/04/2021
What’s at stake in the Georgia Senate runoffs

What’s at stake in the Georgia Senate runoffs

Amna Nawaz talks to Emory University political science professor Andra Gillespie about why the state found itself with not one, but two runoff elections Jan. 5 – and what we can learn from the state’s changing political landscape.

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Mr. Atkinson: I heard a portion of your programme Sunday 25th Marzo. Are you in touch with Bettye Walker? Thanks ! ERW-M 28 Marzo ' 18 C.E.