Oct 14, 2016

Power, Privilege, and Sex Crimes

In continued recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Erica and Spence talk about power, privilege, and the culture of rape and sexual violence.  Join the conversation as we talk about Donald Trump, his “locker room talk,” and mens’ role in challenging toxic masculinity.

Oct 5, 2016

Intimate Violations and the Birth of SASHA

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  Join us and Special Guest, Professor, Author,Speaker, and Founder of the SASHA Center, Kalimah Johnson as we discuss the inspiration behind SASHA (Sexual Assault Services for Holistic Healing and Awareness, her work as a professional sports educator and consultant for the NBA and NFL – raising awareness and addressing the sports culture that often breeds sexual violence, and what everybody can do to eliminate domestic and sexual violence.  

Oct 5, 2016

The Latina/o Experience

In recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month,we welcome Special Guest - Educator, Co-Founder and CEO at Escuela Avancemos!Academy in Detroit, MI, and native of El Salvador, Ana Ulloa.  Join us as we explore topics such as immigration, politics, education, and identity through a Latina’s lens.  Listen, learn, and contribute!

Sep 19, 2016

The National Anthem: Patriotism and Protests

The recent protests staged by Colin Kaepernick and others have stirred much debate about patriotism, freedom, as well as the right and duty to express dissent. Join us and Dr. Ollie Johnson, Professor and Chair of the Department African-American Studies at Wayne State University in Detroit MI, as we discuss the roots of our National Anthem and the conflicted meaning it can have for millions of Americans. 

Sep 6, 2016

A Place At the Table

When faced with biases, assumptions, and fears, how do we build a bigger table for humanity, rather than a higher wall.  Join us and Special Guest, Naomi Khalil, Diversity Consultant and Director of Instructional Equity for Farmington Public Schools in Farmington MI, as we talk about the act of inclusion beyond labels. 

Aug 28, 2016

What Is Your Lens?

It’s been said that, “If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.”  How we view conflict and tension will often determine how we approach it.  Join us and Conflict Transformation Specialists, Dr. Nathaniel Dunlap, Jr., Chairman and President of PRF Teaching Ministry, and Writer, Poet, and Social Justice Advocate, Camille Turner, as we talk about how our view of the world, each other, and conflict, can determine our willingness to engage or avoid the things that make us uncomfortable.

Aug 18, 2016

A Sacred Security

During these times, amidst everything and everyone surrounding us, it’s vital that we find a sacred place within to find security and meaning in the tension. Join us and dear friend, sister, and Pastor, Rev. Shaheerah Stephens of Transforming Love Community in Detroit, MI, as we talk about how to stay anchored and centered in times of uncertainty.  

Aug 3, 2016

The Political Climate: How Did We Get Here and Where Do We Go?

Can you recall a time in recent history when we've seen the political climate stir so much emotion and cause people to draw battle lines? Is this a new phenomenon or is it simply revealing what has always lingered beneath the surface? We’re honored to have as our Special Guest - Spiritual Teacher, Leader, and Author of The Gospel of Inclusion, Bishop Carlton Pearson. Join us as we discuss the roots of the discord, put our current climate in spiritual perspective, and discover the opportunities available to our country, our world, and ourselves. Tune-in!

Jul 28, 2016

Giving A Voice to Mental (Brain) Health - Part 2

We continue with our recognition of National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month.  Join us and Special Guest, Mr.Kevin Fischer, Executive Director of the National Alliance on Mental Illness in Michigan; and Diahann JohnBaptiste, Clinical Therapist, Emory Psychiatry,Atlanta, GA, as we uncover the myths, discover the truths, and removing the stigma of mental health illness and suicide. Tune-in for this informative and transforming show!!!    

Jul 25, 2016

Giving Mental Health a Voice

July is National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month.  Join us and Special Guest, Mr. Kevin Fischer,Executive Director of the National Alliance on Mental Illness in Michigan, as we uncover the myths, discover the truths, and demystify the stigma of mental health illness. How do mental health illnesses affect the minority community specifically? Tune-in for those answers and more!    

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