CAN TV Program Archive

    Brothers Talking

    February 23, 2024
    Explore the complex world of self-perception among Black and Brown men. This episode tackles the challenging topics of self-hate, its roots, and the societal influences that mold self-image. Join us in a crucial conversation about navigating the journey toward self-love and empowerment, understanding the forces at play, and discovering pathways to positive self-identity.

    In The Arena with Darrious Hilmon

    February 16, 2024
    On a special one-hour edition of ”In the Arena,’ a once-in-a-lifetime conversion with a once-in-a-generation leader: librarian, curator, and one of Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the world, Tracie D. Hall. 

    Change Agents

    February 9, 2024
    Host Sufyan Sohel engages in a vital conversation with Doug Schenkelberg and Carla Johnson from the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless, addressing the escalating challenge of homelessness in Chicago. This episode takes a closer look at the influential Bring Chicago Home campaign, diving into the intricacies of homelessness and the collective efforts to devise long-term solutions. Through this insightful dialogue, listeners will gain a deeper understanding of the complexities surrounding homelessness and learn how collaborative initiatives are actively contributing to positive change within the community.

    In The Money

    February 9, 2024
    Host Kimberly Loftis talks with financial expert Tamara Dervin to navigate the intricacies of budgeting effectively for your unique financial situation and money personality. They unpack a wealth of strategies and advice for anyone aiming to save more, spend wisely, or simply gain better control over their finances. This episode is a treasure trove of actionable insights, offering listeners the tools they need to tailor a budgeting system that not only works but is sustainable over time, helping achieve personal financial goals with clarity and confidence.

    3 Questions With

    February 8, 2024
    Host Hugo Balta sits down with Emma Olivera from Advocate Children’s Medical Group to discuss the pivotal role of pediatric healthcare in today’s society. They delve into the challenges currently facing children’s medical services and the innovative strategies being implemented to guarantee that every child has access to the care they need. This conversation sheds light on the importance of pediatric healthcare, the obstacles it faces, and the forward-thinking approaches that are making a difference in the lives of children and their families.

    Chicago Newsroom 2.0

    February 8, 2024
    Host Andrea Zopp takes a deep dive into the significant trend of companies relocating their headquarters away from Chicago, sparking a vital conversation about the city’s future. Journalists Jamie Nesbitt Golden and Samantha Thomas join the discussion, offering their insights on the implications of these moves for Chicago’s economic landscape and community. The episode also features an engaging one-on-one with ComEd’s Workforce Development Manager, Laticia Holbert, exploring the future of workforce development and the strategies to navigate these changes. This episode provides a comprehensive look at the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead for Chicago.

    Brothers Talking

    February 7, 2024
    This episode tackles the sensitive and impactful topic of colorism’s effect on Black men, delving into how discrimination based on skin tone influences self-perception, societal roles, and experiences within the African American community. Through a critical discussion, we examine the nuanced ways in which colorism affects Black masculinity, shaping identities and life experiences. This insightful exploration addresses an important issue, offering a deeper understanding of the complexities and challenges faced due to colorism.

    Hustle.Play.Love.

    February 7, 2024
    Host Shawn Taylor engages in a captivating conversation with Tory Pryor, a luminary in Chicago’s acting and producing landscape. The discussion broadens as theater aficionados Chris Jones and Jackie Taylor join to offer an insider’s perspective on the dynamic Chicago Theater Scene. This episode is rich with personal narratives, professional wisdom, and an in-depth exploration of the elements that cement Chicago as a nurturing ground for theatrical talent. It’s a must-listen for enthusiasts and aspiring artists alike, providing a comprehensive view of the passion and creativity that drives the city’s theater community.

    In The Arena with Darrious Hilmon

    February 7, 2024
    Host Darrious Hilmon invites Rahmaan Statik, a celebrated muralist, painter, and digital artist, for an in-depth conversation about the dynamic world of street art. Discover Statik’s journey from aspiring artist to influential creator, his innovative creative process, and the profound impact his art has on transforming urban landscapes and enriching communities. This episode offers a unique glimpse into the life and work of one of the most vibrant figures in contemporary street art, highlighting how his creations breathe life into public spaces.

    Soft & Tender

    February 6, 2024
    Host Rich Robbins orchestrates a series of heartfelt conversations between fathers and their sons across generations, from Gen Z to millennials, in a profound exploration of Black fatherhood. These discussions uncover Black families’ unique expressions of love and care, offering a window into the resilience and emotional depth that characterize these relationships. Through candid narratives, the episode sheds light on the complexities and joys of fatherhood, revealing the strength and tenderness at the heart of these bonds.