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57 minutes | Dec 30, 2021
Sports Broadcasting & Athletes' Activism
In this last episode of season 3, we welcome St. Louis broadcaster Mike Claiborne to the show. Mike joins us in discussing a broad range of issues from Black athletes and their political activism in the areas of social justice, work pay and conditions, and mental health. We also compare how the professional leagues are handling the task of diversifying their front offices and their coaching staffs. Mike also shares some of the challenges Black broadcasters face when trying to establish themselves professionally. It's a very interesting discussion to cap off another great season!
39 minutes | Dec 10, 2021
Conclusion: Black Vets & Military Culture
This is the conclusion of our two part conversation with Colonel Dr. Alicia Christy and Cmdr (CDR) David Steigman. They discuss whether race impacts officer selection and training as well as the involvement of so many retired and active military in the January 6th insurrection at the Capitol building.
30 minutes | Nov 26, 2021
Black Veterand and Military Culture
This is part 1 of a conversation with Dr. Alicia Christy of the Veterans Administration and Cmdr. Steigman of the Navy Reserves. It's our first opportunity to talk with veterans about some of the issues the armed services are wrestling with now: violence against women, participation in the Jan. 6th insurrection, racism and extremism, and just the regular concerns of enlisted men and women.
42 minutes | Nov 9, 2021
Crisis for Pretrial Detainees
The horrific conditions of detention at New York City's Rikers Island correctional complex have percolated back into the news. The city continues to fail to ensure a safe environment for the detainees of the staff. Recently, a record number of suicides have taken place there. Join us as we invite our Nubian Tigers, Katrina Peters and Deborah Jordan to discuss some of their experiences working with evaluating and treating pretrial detainees both in NYC and in California.
21 minutes | Oct 22, 2021
Conclusion of Thriving And Surviving
This episode is the conclusion of our conversation with Mark Robinson and Ray Smaltz about their book: Young, Black and Privileged in an Unexpected Place of Privilege, which recounts their experiences as young Black students at one of New York's city's elite, predominately white high schools. At the end Ray and Mark share what their experiences can teach today's students of color in NYC's schools regardless of whether the school is private or public.
34 minutes | Sep 24, 2021
Young Black and Entrepreneurial
We feature two Black Owned businesses started and run by young Black people, Nicholas Antoine and Alicia Scott.. Although the two businesses are vastly different, the two owners share some common experiences, but the episode also highlights how different the experience can be for a founder who has access to resources and information versus one that starts out without those resources.
47 minutes | Sep 10, 2021
Black Theater's New Renaissance
On this first episode of our third season, we talk with two accomplished Black Playwrights: Sharon Washington and Roger Q. Mason. They discuss the intersection of the challenges brought to the theater by COVID-19, combining with the movement for social justice during the summer of 2020. We get their views on whether these two monumental stressors have changed how American theater will confront racism.
38 minutes | Jul 16, 2021
Center for Policing Equity: Empowering Communities to Improve Policing
In this episode Dominique Johnson from the Center for Policing Equity joins us to discuss how police reform is aided by having robust data analysis, which can be used to highlight where police agencies are engaged in race based practices. information gained from the studies can also help empower communities to have their voices heard and to have significant impact on improving policing in their communities.
24 minutes | Jul 3, 2021
Conclusion: Black Women Struggle for Justice
Join us for part 2, the concluding segment of our conversation with Professor Michelle Jacobs about the myriad ways Black women are sometimes left out of the social justice framework, despite the fact they are often the movers and shakers of progressive movements. Their struggle to broaden solutions to make sure they are not just male centered continues today.
29 minutes | Jun 25, 2021
Black Women Struggle For Justice
This is part one of a two part series exploring the issues that confront Black women as they struggle to have their issues included in the broader fight for a more just racial environment. We explore some of the ways societal views of Black women impact their ability to be treated as full human beings in American society as a whole, but also within our own Black communities.
39 minutes | May 20, 2021
Justice Ahead for Black Farmers?
In this episode we speak with Tracy McCurty of Black Belt Justice Center. She explains the racist treatment our nation's Black farmers have been experiencing at the hands of the United States Department of Agriculture. The farmers have been in a decades long battle with USDA and have achieved little relief despite winning two settlements against the government. Thanks to Senator Warnock, Booker and Warren, Biden's American Recovery Plan Act included relief for the farmers. Will they now begin to see some justice ahead?
35 minutes | Apr 24, 2021
Connecting Children To Growing Food
In this episode Hans Hageman, the Executive Director of Land to Learn nonprofit talks to us about the importance of connecting children to the idea of where our food comes from, and the connection between growing healthy food and wellness. If the pandemic taught us anything at all, it's that we cannot take food or health for granted. Hans is full of ideas and our conversation with him was very inspiring. www.landtolearn.org
27 minutes | Apr 9, 2021
Part II: Health Study Shows Disparities in Outcomes
This is Part II of our discussion with Dr. Herman Taylor and Dr. Ross Zafonte, where we continue to discuss some of their findings on health outcomes for retired NFL players.
23 minutes | Mar 27, 2021
Health Studies Show Outcome Disparities for Retired Players
This episode is part 1 of a conversation with Dr. Herman Taylor and Dr. Ross LaFonte, two of the doctors on an interdisciplinary team working with retired NFL players to assess their health outcome in retirement.
44 minutes | Mar 14, 2021
Connecting Heirs Property and Black Land Loss
Heirs Property is a term few of us have heard of. It is family held land that is passed down without a will or if a Will is available, without specifically naming a beneficiary who will inherit the land. Commercial speculators can then take advantage of the family by convincing an heir to sell his or small interest in the land. Dr. Sandra Thompson walks us through this process and highlights steps being taken to help prevent Black families being forced to sell their family held land.
44 minutes | Mar 7, 2021
Breaking Down the Covid Stimulus Relief Bill
In this episode we talk with Linda Darryl Chatman about the COVID stimulus bill. At the time the podcast was recorded only the House had passed the Bill. Now, the Senate voted to adopt the bill as well. Chatman explains the major points of the bill and takes care to highlight how those excluded from relief in prior stimulus cycles can be helped under the current bill.
20 minutes | Feb 27, 2021
Part II Environmental Racism Impacts Black Health Care Outcomes
This is part 2 of Dr. Cheryl Holder's discussion of how environmental racism negatively impacts the health of Black and Brown communities.
28 minutes | Feb 25, 2021
Environmental Racism Impacts Black Health Outcomes Part I
This episode kicks off Season 2 of Wake Up with Nubian Tigers Talk podcast. Our guest is Dr. Cheryl Holder who takes us through the ways in which toxic substances in the environment negatively impact the health outcomes for Black and Brown communities.
48 minutes | Dec 23, 2020
Election 2020: The People Have Spoken
This is the last episode of season 1 of the podcast. Our political commentators get back together to discuss what they saw on Election day and to analyze what's been going on since with Trump's maneuvers to avoid the election results.
31 minutes | Dec 6, 2020
Part III: The Tigresses Wrap Up Their Election Talk
In this final part the Nubian Tigresses share their ideas on why the nation's vote was so divided and each offers a one take-away from the election that our listeners should heed.
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