April 24, 2014

Philosophical Atheism and Communities of Faith

April 24, 2014 - Segment 2 - We turn to a fascinating discussion of Philosophical Atheism and Communities of Faith, in conjunction with a conference of the same name that will be held at Morgan State University this weekend.
January 16, 2014

Cultural Crossroads: Where’s The Color At The Golden Globes?

January 15, 2014 - Segment 4 - We continue our Cultural Crossroads conversation with Center for Emerging Media Cultural Editor and chanteuse extraordinaire Lea Gilmore! Why were there no African American artists with Billboard Number One hit singles in 2013? Were African American actors and directors snubbed at the Golden Globes? We talk about all that and more.
August 22, 2013

Black Paper From The Institute Of The Black World

August 22, 2013 - Segment 4 Longtime journalist and activist Don Rojas joins us to talk about the Institute of the Black World's "Black Paper" reflecting upon the state of Black America 50 years after the March on Washington.
June 6, 2013

The View From Black America

June 6, 2013 - Segment 1 - We begin our show with a recent survey of more than 1,000 African Americans - an overwhelming majority of whom indicated that they were satisfied with their lives. The survey, conducted by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and Harvard School of Public Health, serves as the basis for the new NPR series, "The View from Black America."
June 4, 2013

Sound Bites: Does Report On Arsenic & Chicken Matter?; Monsanto Watch; And Langston Hughes’ “Freedom’s Plow”

June 4, 2013 - Segment 4 - We kick-off another live episode of Sound Bites with a debate over the Johns Hopkins University study on arsenicals in chicken, and we look at Monsanto in the news with Tom Laskawy and Tom Philpott. Then, Blain Snipstal reads a Langston Hughes poem that highlights the importance of African Americans in agriculture and farming.