Community Conversation

Community Conversation, a production of WSKG Public Radio, is a live "town hall" forum exploring topics of interest and importance in our local communities. It airs bi-weekly on Tuesday evenings at 7 p.m. Call or email with your questions: 1-888-359-9754 or communityconversation@wskg.org.

New York's redistricting process often inspires bitter partisan battles, and critics say the process is in dire need of reform. Some lawmakers have introduced a plan to take the redistricting process away from the state legislature and put it into the hands of an independent commission, a plan...
In 1961, seven blacks and six whites left Washington, D.C. on two buses headed for the Deep South, intending to challenge segregation in interstate bus stations. The first Freedom Ride left Washington, D.C. on May 4th, 1961. The initial rides were sponsored by the Congress of Racial Equality, and...
Many people tend to link mental illness and violence, especially in the wake of a tragedy like Columbine or the shootings in Arizona earlier this year. However, research has shown that the vast majority of those are violent do not suffer from a mental illness, and having a mental illness doesn'...