The Crisis in Flint, MI has become a situation that continues to grow. Residents are now challenged with illness as a result of exposure to contaminated water that was allowed to be used as a water source. Today’s guest is Minkailu Jalloh from Islamic Relief USA an organization that has been providing relief services for […]
Part One of a series of conversations with citizens and their encounters with law enforcement. I speak with Reggie Pace, a celebrated musician and founder of the No BS! Brass Band. Reggie shares his personal account of being detained by the police and how today’s headlines became a real moment for him.
This episode discusses some economic investment activity happening in Haiti as well as updates on the citizenship crisis in the Dominican Republic with the expulsion of Dominicans of Haitian descent and updates about the Cholera outbreak UN Peacekeepers re-introduced to the country. Patrick Brutus, President of the Haitian American Professional Network provides updates and information […]
Continuing to explore the question: Are we living in a Post-Racial America? Discussion with Robin DiAngelo PhD about her book “What Does It Mean To Be White: Developing White Racial Literacy”. Dr. DiAngelo has an extensive background in multi-cultural education and the study of whiteness and she discusses how her workshops are designed to help […]
Interview with author Danielle Small about her book “Confessions of a Token Black Girl “. We discuss with Danielle not only events in her book, but we also get her millennial perspective on race as we explore whether or not we are living in a Post-racial society here in America.
The Green Party has a presence across the country that’s growing as a third option for the American Electorate. Guest: Remington Alessi provides insight about the Green Party’s organizational structure, candidate nomination process and ways anyone can become involved with the party at any level.
Rape Culture in America. Discussing the breakdown between law enforcement, healthcare services and public policy designed to help survivors of sexual assault. Gaps with chain of custody of evidence, survivors facing potential bill collector as a result of inefficient payment buy state funds as well as the lack of responsibility for public safety and care […]
Organization spotlight on the Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti and their work. Guest Steven Forester provides updates on the Cholera Epidemic and the United Nations role as a result of the disease being present in Haiti. Updates on the citizenship and human rights crisis in the Dominican Republic where the government has stripped […]
Social activism with social media has given way to the Hashtag moniker driving how we protest, organize and even critique the media and politicians. Today’s guests Songbird and Maria Cabrera are from D9forRealChange sharing the group’s origin and social media strategy and information on how anyone can join in on the group’s efforts.