About This Show
A Brooklyn-style spin on the classic reporter roundtable. Local journalists, hanging out at Bedford Hall bar, swap stories from the streets and give their take on news coverage or domestic and international events. It's #newsandbooze.
Most Recent Episode
The Future of Black Lives Matter
Sep 28 16
On this episode of Straight Up, we're talking about the Black Lives Matter movement and exploring the continued role of BLM activists in fight against police brutality. Akiba Solomon of Colorlines, Danielle Belton from The Root, NewsOne's Christina Coleman, The Nation's Mychal Denzel Smith and host, Jarrett Murphy discuss where the movement is headed and what impact it's been able to have on the conversation about race and policing.
The Straight Up Podcast is produced by Megan Donis, Sriyanka Ray, and Sachar Mathias; and is recorded on-location at Bedford Hall in Brooklyn, by Steve deSeve. For more information on Straight Up and all BRIC RADIO podcasts, visit www.bricartsmedia.org/radio