Que Tal? Program Episode Highlights for Feb 25-Mar 2, 2024
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Special Programing for Black History Month
Que Tal Radio will present a special broadcast of Echoes of a Coup on Tuesday, February 27th at 9am. In November 1898, an armed White supremacist mob in Wilmington, North Carolina murdered Black residents and drove the city’s elected Fusionist government from power, installing Democrats in their place.
The coup violently snuffed out some of the last flickers of multiracial democracy in post-Civil War America. Politicians and establishment journalist had called for the overthrow of what they called “negro rule.”
Wilmington’s Black community would never be the same. Many of the most prominent and successful Black leaders and businesspeople fled the city, never to return. In 1898, Black people made up 50% of Wilmington’s population; today, the city is 17% Black, below the state average.
Produced by Michael A. Betts II and award-winning journalist, John Biewen, Echoes of a Coup puts these events in historical context, at a time when the United States is once again facing threats of political violence amid orchestrated attacks on democracy—from within.
New on KTAL-LP: Open to Debate
KTAL-LP is proud to add Open to Debate to its Wednesday lineup. Open to Debate is the nation’s only nonpartisan, debate-driven media organization dedicated to bringing multiple viewpoints together for a constructive, balanced and respectful exchange of ideas. It offers a platform for intellectually curious and open-minded people to engage with others holding opposing views on complex issues.
The Open to Debate organization believes that to solve our greatest problems, we must operate in a contempt-free zone and be able to sit in the same room and exchange ideas with people with whom we disagree, that debating is a gesture of respect for the good faith arguments of those with whom we disagree, that the future of American Democracy depends on the strength of communities to work together and overcome their differences, and that “Us vs. Them” thinking is destructive to our social fabric and we need a national model to guide debates to a healthy and free exchange of ideas.
The Open to Debate mission is to restore critical thinking, facts, reason and civility to America’s public square. Tune in weekly on Wednesdays at 5:00pm to Open to Debate and check out Que Tal’s Weekly Highlights section above for the weekly topic debated this week.
Special Programming for Black History Month
Throughout the month of February, Que Tal will be featuring the following during the day:
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