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Urban Outlook - June 2008

Show #1
Museum of African-American Music, Art, & Culture
Airs: June 5, 7, 8, 19, 21, 22
Get an update on Nashville's planned Museum of African-American Music, Art, and Culture on Urban Outlook. Connie Kinnard and Lucius T. Outlaw, Jr. talk about the beginnings of the project and what is needed to bring it to fruition. They also share drawings of the museum and tell you when you can expect it to open to the public.

For more information on the Museum of African-American Music, Arts, & Culture, visit www.maamac.org

Show #2
Magdalene and Thistle Farms in Rwanda
Airs June 12, 13, 14, 26, 28, 29

On Urban Outlook, find out how Magdalene House helps women escape life on the street in Nashville, and hear how they took their message to women on the continent of Africa. Magdalene Founder Rev. Becca Stevens and outreach coordinator Regina Mullins share their experiences in Rwanda, and they illustrate the universal nature of women around the world. They also talk about the surprising lessons they learned while teaching the women to make soap and candles to sell in order to support their new lives.

For more information on Magdalene House, you can call (615) 320-5325 or e-mail magdaleneinfo@thistlefarms.org

The women of Magdalene house make well-loved body products (lotions, soaps, etc.) under the brand name "Thistle Farms." For more information on those products, visit thistlefarms.org or call (615) 298-1140. You can also find a link to the Sisters of Rwanda website (Sisters of Rwanda) on the Thistle Farms page.

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