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Biking In Color
1 minutes | 2 years ago
Bikes, Water & Soul movie trailer
This past summer the youth of Spoke’n Revolutions experienced true transformation during their Bikes, Water & Soul bike tour of eastern North Carolina. These transformative moments were captured in a wonderful documentary-style short film. We’ll be showing this film for the first time on November 3, 2018, in our offices at YouthWorx on Main. Accept this invitation and be our guest. You’ll be one of the first to view this captivating film and the life-changing moments it captures Reserve your seat here. The tickets are free but we need to know who’s coming. https://spokenrev.org/moviepremiere
2 minutes | 3 years ago
Well, this is not the podcast you were looking for. So, let there be No Rocky Road! We’re smack dab in the middle of something and missed our deadline for releasing the latest episode. But we’re gonna get to it. We promise.
34 minutes | 3 years ago
Burning Daylight with Bob Brogden
Today’s podcast is about our good friend, Bob Brogden. Bob was our original guide for the cross country tours. Bob was also the person who had our trust in getting us from Mobile, AL to Niagara Falls, NY when we toured of the Underground Railroad. You know, after recording this interview, Itza and I realized that we don’t even know Bob. Even though we’ve biked with him three times across the country, we don’t really know him. Itza and I can both remember stories about Bob that will always stick with us but they didn’t add up to us thinking we know him. Learn about Bob as we learn about him, too. You won’t be disappointed. Bob’s wealth of experience as an educator makes him the perfect person to talk about how this intersection of Bikes and Youth of Color actually makes a difference. The very reason that Spoke’n Revolutions exists
5 minutes | 3 years ago
Oh, Before you go, don’t forget your EoYTDD
End of Year Tax Deductible Donation. We just want to take a minute to play for you clips from the Biking in Color podcast that makes this work so special. These clips are perfect illustrations as to why the experiences the youth are having is an important part of their life They’re also perfect illustrations as to why the Spoke’n Revolutions program continues to be worthy of your support when you give at year’s end. If you value and appreciate the development of youth and future leaders like the few in this podcast you’ll love this extra. Think about it, combining your support with the support of others will really help us plan for our next tour of historic spaces along the Raleigh, NC watershed. Go to http://trianglebikeworks.org and click on the Give Now button.
38 minutes | 3 years ago
This month I’m joined by Spoke’n Revolutions Alumn, Itza Salazar-Martinez, as we interview Ife Sangode. Ife and Itza were original members of the 2011 Underground Railroad tour. In our interview, we talk to her about her involvement with SpokenRev, how she got started with it, her current activism and how one act during the tour really changed her assumptions about people. Hear how it’s undeniable that transformation occurs. One revolution at a time.
30 minutes | 3 years ago
Azban the Trickster
A crafty creature, he disrupts the order of things. He uses cunning to get food, steal precious possessions, or simply causes mischief. This cool cat knows how to throw a party, have it catered, cause a fight. We ran into him and his gang this summer and lived to tell about it. (more…)
42 minutes | 4 years ago
Some of the original (male) members of Spoke’n Revolutions Youth Cycling called themselves the Goon Squad. They were a close-knit group of boys that found a bond even closer after our first tour of the Underground Railroad. Here they are acting “normal” and reminding me just how fun it is to have youthful people around you. http://bikingincolor.trianglebikeworks.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Episode-3-Goon-Squad.mp3
23 minutes | 4 years ago
How It All Began
Once Upon A Bike… In 2010, when we didn’t see kids (especially kids of color) on bikes in a bike friendly town we decided to do something about it. What started out as a bike ride turned out to be so much more…
21 minutes | 4 years ago
It Just Changed My Life
It’s Like Family, It Just Changed My Life In my attempt to bring the beauty of biking into the hearts and minds of young brothers and sisters I became involved with the National Interscholastic Cycling Association (NICA). It was during my training in Virginia where I met two phenomenal young men who race in the middle school and high school category. Their stories just blew me away and reinforced my mission to introduce Black and Latino youth to the joys of biking.
6 minutes | 4 years ago
Testimonial in Pictures
A Testimonial in Pictures After 5 years, the original youth of the Spoke’n Revolutions Youth Cycling team come together and talk about what it means to have done what they thought was the impossible and what it means to them.
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