North Carolina Central University is pleased to announce that award-winning journalist Amy Goodman, host of the daily, grassroots, global, radio/TV news hour Democracy Now!, is on a national speaking tour to mark DN!’s 13th anniversary and launch her third book with journalist David Goodman, Standing Up to the Madness: Ordinary Heroes in Extraordinary Times.While on tour, Goodman is scheduled to appear at the Eno River Unitarian Universalist Fellowship at 4907 Garrett Road in Durham, NC on Wednesday, April 8, 2009. WNCU 90.7 is a media sponsor of this event. Proceeds from the reception and lecture ticket sales go directly toward continued operation of WNCU. This event is open to the public. For ticket information, please contact WNCU at (919) 530-7445 Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The reception will begin at 6 p.m. Goodman is scheduled to speak at 7 p.m.
Goodman describes her book Standing Up to the Madness as “a timely, inspiring, and even revolutionary look at who wields the greatest power in America–everyday people who take a chance and stand up for what they believe in–but also offers advice on what you can do to help”.
The award-winning sister-brother team of Amy Goodman, host of Democracy Now!, and investigative journalist David Goodman traveled the country to detail the ways in which grassroots activists have taken politics out of the hands of politicians. Standing Up to the Madness tells the stories of everyday citizens who have challenged the government and prevailed.
Democracy Now!, the one-hour daily news program can be heard on WNCU 90.7 FM Monday through Friday at 6 p.m.
Other sponsors include The Peoples Channel, WCOM and Balance and Accuracy in Journalism.
Directions to Eno River Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
Get directions via Google Maps, by clicking here.
via I-40: Exit 270 (15/501) and go north toward Durham. At Garrett Road, turn right continuing 7/10 mile to ERUUF entrance on the left.
via I-85/70: After Route 70 merges with I-85, exit from the right lane onto 15/501 toward Chapel Hill. At Garrett Road, turn left and go 7/10 mile to ERUUF entrance on the left.
via I-85/70: Exit Rt. 147 onto 15/501 toward Chapel Hill. At Garrett Road, turn left and go 7/10 mile to ERUUF entrance on the left.