• Mobile Devices and Documenting Events

    January 29, 2016
    National

    “The first thing is to really make people aware that this is a tool that they carry around with them that’s very, very powerful, because the first thought isn’t, ‘Oh, let’s reach in and get my cell phone.’ But the difference that them pulling out their own cellphone and recording can make is just so evident.”

    Read more
  • Voting Rights with Hilary Shelton of the NAACP

    January 29, 2016
    National

    “When we think about the Voter discrimination that’s happened against African Americans in our country, we’re looking at old film footage from the 1960’s, from those that were trying to register and being knocked down, by even officials of the law-enforcement community, by those actually being prohibited from casting that vote on election day.”

    Read more
  • Mentoring Young People Toward Success

    January 29, 2016
    National

    “For many young people today … you can talk about “become an engineer, become an architect, go into television,” but if they’ve never seen that world and if they don’t know anyone who is an engineer, who is an architect … how are you supposed to really say, ‘That’s what I want to be’?”

    Read more
  • Preventing Childhood Injuries

    January 29, 2016
    National

    “In the case of … African American children, they’re susceptible to the suffocations, to the drownings, to burns … and then pedestrian accident. … Young black children often live in neighborhoods where the housing is not safe. They may not have fire alarms in them…”

    Read more
  • College Graduates and Employment

    January 29, 2016
    National

    “Over the last 50 years, for the most part, the black unemployment rate has always exceeded 10 percent.  Which is the high point of the Great Recession, but that’s the low point for African Americans.”

    Read more
  • Dr. Freeman Hrabowski, III on Inclusiveness in STEM

    October 19, 2015
    National

    A conversation with Dr. Freeman Hrabowski, III

    Read more
  • KimKeenan_still
  • HilaryShelton_still
  • Pam Iorio of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America
  • DrEFayeWilliams
  • DrBrianBridges_still
  • 1795463451001_4566672702001_4566642897001-vs.jpg