Special Programs: Upcoming Community and Cultural Programs

Red River Radio offers a wide variety of programming, from classical, jazz and blues to news, public affairs, entertainment and information programming. We will also present specials for various holidays, cultural events, and documentaries on important issues of the day. Bookmark this page for information about these various specials. This page will be updated weekly. If an item you heard was removed and you'd like more information contact Bill Beckett at wbeckett@lsus.edu


  Here is what is coming up on Red River Radio.

  The following is a list of past specials you may have heard.

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Airs Thursday, February 15, 2018, at 6 p.m. Early detection affects cancer treatment outcomes. Tune in Thursday at 6 p.m. for Health Matters. Our host, Dr. Patrick Lavo will be joined by Dr. Shawn Milligan, Dr. Jerry McLarty, and Jenny Green from Feist-Weiller Cancer Center to talk about the importance of early detection and the Feist-Weiller Family Health Day. Your questions will be taken during the show at 1-800-52-8502

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NAACP FORUM-   Some schools in Caddo Parish have received low performance ratings and it appears that schools graded “D” or “F” by the Department of Education are in neighborhoods  serving predominantly children of color.  The Shreveport NAACP is holding a public forum this evening at Booker T. Washington  High School.  On the line is Lloyd Thompson,  president of the NAACP’s Shreveport Branch  who explains why this event is taking place. "I decided some year's ago when  I started looking at  'F' and 'D' schools in Caddo parish, 

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Airs Thursday, February 16, 2017, at 7:45 a.m. This week Commentator Dr. Cheryl White takes us to ancient Egypt and the secrets of the Valley of the Kings.

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BOSSIER PARISH CRIME DOWN- Bossier Parish Sheriff  Julian Whittington held a press conference yesterday to release the 2017 crime statistics for Bossier Parish,  Whittington explained, there was a decrease of nearly six percentage points in major crimes from 2016 to 2017. "We'll go through the numbers first; 6 percent overall decrease in major crime for last year. Our homicide rate we're very proud of, for two years running we've had zero homicides. That's "ZERO" any way you count it, it's