civil rights http://wrkf.org en TUESDAY: Former State Sen. Jim Brown; Civil Rights Photographer Matt Herron http://wrkf.org/post/tuesday-former-state-sen-jim-brown-civil-rights-photographer-matt-herron <p>Former Louisiana State Senator, Commissioner of Insurance and LSU Track Athlete Jim Brown stops by the studio to discuss politics with Jim for the better part of today's show. They discuss Rep. Bill Cassidy's chances of becoming U.S. Senator, as well as Rob Maness's campaign. They also discuss the Republican primary taking place this afternoon in Mississippi pitting Sen. Thad Cochran against Tea-Party backed candidate Chris McDaniel.&nbsp;</p><p>Civil Rights Photographer Matt Herron joins Jim for the last segment of today's show. He and Jim discuss the photos he took during the summer's of 1964 and 1965 in Mississippi and the stories behind them.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 15:06:50 +0000 Jim Engster 28451 at http://wrkf.org How Do You Wring Sound From Sculpture? It Takes A 'Quiet Pride' http://wrkf.org/post/how-do-you-wring-sound-sculpture-it-takes-quiet-pride Bassist and composer Rufus Reid has been playing jazz for half a century. He's worked with just about everyone, from saxophonists <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/15404324/dexter-gordon" target="_blank">Dexter Gordon</a> and <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/15401862/stan-getz" target="_blank">Stan Getz</a> to singer <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/15396973/nancy-wilson" target="_blank">Nancy Wilson</a> and trumpeter <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/15368367/dizzy-gillespie" target="_blank">Dizzy Gillespie</a>. Mon, 19 May 2014 14:00:02 +0000 Allison Keyes 26778 at http://wrkf.org How Do You Wring Sound From Sculpture? It Takes A 'Quiet Pride' WEDNESDAY: Civil Rights Activist Dorothy Cotton, Legalizing Marijuana http://wrkf.org/post/wednesday-civil-rights-activist-dorothy-cotton-legalizing-marijuana <p>Dr. Beau Kilmer, with the RAND Drug Policy Research Center, with what everyone needs to know about legalizing marijuana.</p><p>Jim talks with civil rights activist Dr.&nbsp;Dorothy Cotton, who was a contemporary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.</p><p> Tue, 16 Apr 2013 17:52:50 +0000 Jim Engster 9013 at http://wrkf.org