Community News comes from Denise McBride of the Nashville Foundtion for Women of Color. Dr. Joseph is a returning guest on my show. We address a variety of areas in education and listeners ask questions.
News from the community is from Lisa Spells with Cremona Strings, African American Strinf Ensemble. My guest for this hour is organziation expert Karen Jaw-Madson as part of The 411 Shows Leadership Series.
The focus is on culture, organziational change and people strategies.
Mary Magdalene: Insights from Ancient Magdala - Jennifer Ristine the books author aired on 9-2-18 at 8am
My guest Jennifer Ristine, the identity of Mary Magdalene. She lived in Magdala, the ancient first-century hometown of Mary Magdalene, for more than four years. She is originally from Chicago, and is currently running the Magdalena Institute at Magdala, Israel. This book and interview makes you think a little differently about who Mary Magdalene.
This is the 7am hour of my show just in case you all sleep in....
Hip-Hop Theology and the intersection of Christianity and the Church’s Mission - Book on “Homeland Insecurity”
Guest was Daniel WHite-Hodge. This is the 2nd book of his that I have had on the show. The first one was in 2010 with the title "Hip-Hop Theology". With 24 years of multi-ethnic & intercultural youth work experience, Daniel White Hodge, PhD, is a recognized urban youth culture expert & cultural literacy scholar. Dr. Hodge is the Associate Professor of Intercultural Communications at North Park University in Chicago where he chairs the department of Communication Arts & is research lead for the Catalyst_ _ 606 program. His research interests are the intersections of faith, Hip Hop culture, race/ethnicity, & young adult ethnic-minority emerging generations.Dr. Hodge has worked in the Hip Hop context for over 20 years and continues to focus on justice & disparity issues as it concerns ethnic-minority populations.
This was a very interesting discusssion.
The 411 Show’s Leadership Series Continues with the Focus on Women at the Top (aired on 9-5-18 at 5pm)
My guest to discuss the topic is Sheila Hudson of Hudson & Associates. As Principal-in-Charge and CEO, Ms. Hudson oversees daily operations and fiscal management for Hudson and Associates nationally. Possessing more than 20 years of program and project management experience in the transportation and infrastructure arenas.
This 411 Show features the Chief and the Department's spokeperson Don Aaron. Both answer some of the questions and discussion points which have come from the 8-hours of on-air community conversations about policing in Nashville and the cities 2nd Police-involved shooting of a Black man.
Please listen to the other hours of the shows braodcast during the month of August 2018.
Steve Phillips is the Founder of Democracy in Color, a political organization dedicated to race, politics and the multicultural progressive New American Majority, and author of the New York Times and Washington Post bestselling Brown Is the New White: How the Demographic Revolution Has Created a New American Majority.
This is a brief interview with Dr. Cone who squeezed me in because he was in between speaking engagements. He is Rev. Dr. James Hal Cone, renowned founder of Black Liberation Theology, award-winning author and Bill & Judith Moyers Distinguished Professor of Systematic Theology at Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York. He passed away on April 28, 2018.
This interview on his book was reecorded and aired in February 2013.
Ilyasah Shabazz, daughter of Malcolm X and author of “Malcolm Little, The Boy Who Grew Up to Become Malcolm X.”
Rev. Aaron Marble, pastor of Jefferson Street Misionary Baptist Church discusses issues of the day and his church's continuing role in civil rights and injustice. He has been a the helm now for a year. He succeeds legendary pastor and Nashville civil rights advocate Rev. james "Tex" Thomas, who retired several yers ago.
Awarding-winning journalist Jeremy Finley of WSMV-TV Nashville pens his first novel full of twists and turns. The plot thickens.....
Hear about Life Insurance Policy Locator Service to help beneficiaries or legal representatives of a deceased person locate insurance policies receive unpaid benefits. 2nd guest is social scientits and NYU professor Dolly Chugh on her new book "The Person I Mean To Be: How Good People Fight Bias".
Larry Tye has been an award-winning journalist at The Boston Globe and a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University. This interview aired the day before Thanksgiving 2016.
This my 10th interview of Najee over the years.