Host Jhmira Alexander is joined by guests Kahari Blackburn and Dorian Sylvain as they delve into the arts as powerful tools for storytelling and media making, and explore strategies for sustaining these creative practices.
In the second of a crucial two-part series, Jhmira Alexander engages with Josh McGhee of MindSite News to tackle the pressing issue of mental health in the Black community. They’ll explore the challenges, solutions, and the profound impact mental health has on public well-being.
In a crucial two-part series, Jhmira Alexander engages with Camesha Jones of Sista Afya and Andrew Wade from NAMI Illinois to tackle the pressing issue of mental health in the Black community. They’ll explore the challenges, solutions, and the profound impact mental health has on public well-being.
Explore the topic of Wellness and the Black Family with special guests Jurema Gorham from Burst into Books and Joseph Williams from Mr. Dad’s Father’s Club who will share their insights and experiences.
Explore “National Make a Difference Day” with guests Michelle Duster, author, speaker, and public historian, and Briana Parker from Justice40 Accelerator at Elevate. Dive into the significance of taking action and making an impact in our communities.
Explore the ramifications of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on Affirmative Action. Learn how college aspirants and their families can navigate higher education amidst these changes. Special guests include Jeffrey Beckham, Jr., Chief Executive Officer at Chicago Scholars and Kiarra Pearson, a proud Chicago Scholars alumna and recent graduate of George Washington University. join host Jhmira Alexander for this enlightening discussion.
Explore the crucial world of media literacy education and discover resources to shield consumers. Special guests Michael Spikes from Northwestern University and Yonty Friesmen from Columbia College Chicago join host Jhmira Alexander for this enlightening discussion.
Jhmira Alexander delves into the impact of investments in black and brown communities. With special guests David Peterson of A. Phillip Randolph Pullman Porter Museum & Melvin Thompson from Resolute Consulting Group, we explore how these investments shape health, housing, employment, and more.
Jhmira Alexander is joined by this week’s guests Arkey Adams, former artistic producer and cultural strategist, and Tacuma Roeback, Managing Editor of the Chicago Defender, join the show to discuss what it means to re-write history amid book bans and misinformation.