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The Vocalo Morning Amp is a call-in talk show hosted by Brian Babylon and Molly Adams. Want some funny, smart, and engaging talk? Tune in Monday through Friday in Chi-town & NWI. Listen on 89.5 FM (NWI/CHI), 90.7 FM (CHI) or WLUW 88.7 (CHI). Across the globe at Vocalo.org

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The Chicago South Asian Film Festival kicks off Thursday, September 18 and the AMp invited Deepti D’Cunha, the international film curator and Shalini Trivedi, a festival director, to get the scoop on the best films to catch. Luis Antonio Perez filled in for Brian Babylon today and Molly Adams was glad because Luis is not afraid to indulge a little fawning over a hot dude like Sendhil Ramamurthy.

(Photo is of Roshan Seth and Sendhil Ramamurthy in a still from Brahmin Bulls, screening 6:30 on Saturday, the 20th.)

Comedians Bridget Everett and Dave Hill joined The Morning AMp’s Molly Adams and Luis Antonio Perez and discussed their careers as well as their upcoming shows on September 5th and 6th at the Up Comedy Club in Chicago’s historic Old Town neighborhood.

The Morning AMp’s Molly Adams and Luis Antonio Perez, with the help of “The Reel Critic,” Reggie Ponder tackle some issues of race including: interracial relationships and the recent study by the Public Religion Research Institute that broke down the percentage of people that have friends of other races.

Britt Julious of “This Recording” and “Hello Giggles” joined The Morning AMp’s Brian Babylon and Molly Adams for the Council of Feminist Thought. Today on Feminist Wednesday, the Council tackled the social significance of interracial couples in today’s society, as well as a new Lifetime reality show entitled “Girlfriend Intervention” that aims to prove the theory that “trapped inside every white girl is a strong black woman ready to bust out.” Take a listen to what Britt and our hosts had to say!

The Council of Feminist Thought with special guests Cassandra Gaddo, Audra Wilson, and Ricardo Gamboa joined The Morning AMp’s Brian Babylon and Molly Adams and discussed The Emmy Awards and how diversity in television has grown immensly in the last several years due to creators like Shonda Rhimes who have cemented the idea of creating hit shows with diverse casts.

New Council of Feminist Thought guests Elizabeth Gomez and Emily Keck joined Molly Adams and Brian Babylon on the council today, and the topic turned to Little League World Series phenom Mo’ne Davis and challenges women face playing male dominated sports. Davis, a 13 year old who throws 70 miles per hour, is the first girl to throw a shutout in the Little League World Series. Take a listen!

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The Council of Feminist Thought with new guests Elizabeth Gomez and Emily Keck joined The Morning AMp hosts Brian Babylon and Molly Adams to discuss recent updates in Ferguson, MO including: Attorney General Eric Holder’s upcoming visit to Ferguson, the arrest of Hedy Epstein (90-year-old Holocaust survivor) for refusal to disperse at the governer’s office in St. Louis, as well as the media’s depicition of Ferguson’s socio-economic status.

Morning AMp hosts Molly Adams and Brian Babylon had a roundtable discussion with intern Tony Buitrago and his sister Katie Buitrago about the growing student debt crisis in America, which has quadrupled in the last ten years to over 1.2 trillion dollars. Katie happens to be the Sr. Policy and Communications Associate at the Woodstock Institute, a nonprofit organization that advocates action against unethical practices of for-profit colleges when it comes to student loans. Tony dove into the issue to find out how student debt affects students, how it affects the economy and what’s being done to solve the issue. Take a listen.

We Charge Genocide’s and Black Youth Project’s Jasson Perez joined Morning Amp hosts Molly Adams and Brian Babylon to talk about police brutality and how to properly document and report instances of police misconduct. We Charge Genocide is hosting a training session and recording and reporting police misconduct on August 21st at Illinois Caucus for Adolescent Health and police brutality can be reported at https://reportencounter.wechargegenocide.org/

Jamie Golden, member of The Morning AMp’s Council of Feminist Thought, joins Brian Babylon and Molly Adams to share some first-hand stories of her time spent in Ferguson, Missouri this past weekend.