Orphaned by age 4, a school dropout by the 9th grade, and a cotton-picker in rural Louisiana, Ruby Duncan moved to Las Vegas for a better life. Instead, she found her aunt living with other poor African Americans in a cardboard shack in the desert.
When other humane organizations insisted that Michael Vick's dogs could
never be rehabilitated after their brutal treatment at Bad Newz Kennels,
Best Friends Animal Shelter in Kanab, Utah disagreed. They took on the task
of retraining a pack of mistreated and abused pit bulls, confident that
their trainers would have the methods and the patience to give them a second
chance to be adopted as pets.
Author and activist Antonia Juhasz is director of the newly established
Chevron Program at Global Exchange, a San Francisco-based human rights
non-profit organization. She is a policy-analyst, author and activist and
she will be speaking at the College of Southern Nevada.
Historian and writer Vincent Harding joins us to talk about his years with
Martin Luther King and his writings about the slavery. He's Professor
Emeritus of Religion and Social Change at Iliff School of Theology in
The Culinary Union has long prided itself on having one of the best health insurance schemes in the valley. But will the casinos continue to pay the costs? Will it continue to keep wages flat for hotel workers? How will it
look if the Congress enacts health care reform.
Summerlin doctor Richard Chudacoff has sparked a minor rebellion in the medical profession. He hopes to have a million physicians marching on the
Washington Mall October 1 to wrest health care back from the insurance
companies and lawyers.
Michael Ginsburg, Community Organizer, PLAN
Jennifer Bolton, VP Board, Gay and Lesbian Ctr of Southern NV
Janine Hansen, Citizen Lobbyist, NV Families
Richard Ziser, Chair, NV Concerned Citizens
Gary Peck, Exec Dir, NV ACLU
Sue Markham, Dir of Homeless Services, Salvation Army Tony Sipich, Co-Founder, Homeless Helpers Beverly Mason, Dir of School Community Partnership Program, CCSD Monsingor Patrick Leary, Catholic Charities of Southern NV ..