We Welcome A New Team With New Visions

The Alliance For Media Arts + Culture *

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The  Black Lens Tickets $8
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*The National Alliance for Media Arts + Culture has moved to Spokane.

Mission

* Strengthen the influence of media arts organizations, making them an integral part of their communities;
* Facilitate the support of independent media artists from all cultural communities and geographic regions;
* Integrate media into all levels of education and advocate for media literacy as an educational goal;
* Promote socially responsible uses of and individual access to current and future media technologies;
* Encourage media arts that are rooted in local communities, as well as those that are global in outlook.

How I Saw It by Bob Lloyd: Cathy McMorris Rodgers Town Hall

75% of the constituents waved red cards in disapproval of her answers. Others protested and carried signs outside.

Enjoying the photographs won’t bring change. If you are interested in change click the link:

http://4comculture.com/empowerment/local-action-in-spokane-how-do-i-get-involved

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Cathy McMorris Rodgers Town Hall Video:

https://www.facebook.com/ksps/videos/vb.60581587193/10154911576702194/?type=2&theater

Maria Cantwell Town Hall Video:

https://www.facebook.com/senatorcantwell/videos/1987392528204307/

Who Showed Up at Maria Cantwell’s Town Hall?

http://4comculture.com/archives/11220

As you view photographs of activities here in Spokane on 4comculture.com you may notice that there are very few people of color or affected classes.

WHY?         Let us know in the Contacts / Comments form below.

When you are told what to believe ask . . . .

THEN WHAT WILL YOU DO ABOUT IT?

Groups meet the first Thursday of each month from 10 – 12 to discuss the issues of the day and to build the community we want to live in. Locations:

Rocket Market 726 E 43rd Ave

Forza Coffee  2929 E 29th Ave

Community Catalysts – meets at homes – email Susan Hales susanhales2015@gmail.com

Hidden Figures: A Must See for Mothers and Daughters

5,000+ women marched in Spokane. How many will bring their children to see this story?

Scroll down to see other posts from 4comculture.com

 

Life After Trump Starts January 1,

THURSDAY December 1st bring ideas for the life after DONALD. Drop in ANY coffee house and start A  DISCUSSION don’t wait on me! I am with Jay, Ron, Idris and Jim will be having are usual Thursday discussions at 10am the same place on the Spokane South Hill. We can make changes one cup at a time. Report back after you meeting. (Message me Robert Lloyd on Facebook for my coffee spot)

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Spokane Again Interviews Police Chief Finalists

Black Lens News Editor Sandy Williams has one-on-one interviews with finalists Robert Lehner and Dominic Rizzi.

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Joan Butler, Chair of Police Advisory Committee presents community member questions that were emailed in advance. Participants in the audience felt that their questions had been cherry picked.

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Audience listens to candidates respond to questions.

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Now that we have questioned the candidates how do we give input to the mayor on the decision? These are the ladies who will have the final decision.

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Racism and the Media Discussion

20160325_006372 BWBen Cabildo of Community Minded Enterprises hosted a panel and discussion on racism and the media at the Community Building March 25 moderated by Raymond Reyes, Vice President, Gonzaga University.

For more information on this topic visit the Northwest Alliance for Responsible Media. The Alliance is “committed to monitoring the influence of news and entertainment media on our society, educating the community about this influence, and working with media professionals to influence the industry to act responsibly in helping create a thriving cultural environment for all”.

 For more information about this event see the May 2016 issue of the Black Lens News.

 

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Click this link for more photographs and images by Robert J. Lloyd