Students and Allies Join Forces to Support Affirmative Action PoliciesIn 2022, the U.S. Supreme Court heard two cases seeking to overturn longstanding precedents that have allowed colleges to consider race in admissions decisions.
Damon Hewitt, President and Executive Director of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, joins host Tetiana Anderson to share how the rulings can impact the future of affirmative action.
Representation and Justice: Black Women Serving in the JudiciaryA 2022 analysis found that 70 of the nearly 4,000 people who have ever served as federal judges in the United States have been Black women.
Sabriya I. Williams and Kim Tignor, co-founders of She Will Rise, join host Tetiana Anderson to discuss advocacy efforts to advance representation of Black and Brown communities in the federal judicial system.
Closing the Digital Divide for Black Americans in the Rural SouthApproximately 38 percent of Black Americans living in rural areas of the southern U.S. lack home internet access.
Spencer Overton, President of the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, joins host Tetiana Anderson to discuss how expanding broadband access can help improve employment, income, and healthcare for this population.
Elevating a New Wave of FilmmakersIn recent years, Hollywood has seen increasing representation in front of and behind the camera.
Sharese Bullock-Bailey, Chief Strategy and Partnership Officer of the Ghetto Film School, and Montea Robinson, Executive Director of the Ghetto Film School – Los Angeles, joins host Tetiana Anderson to discuss efforts to ensure filmmakers from underrepresented communities get to tell their own stories, through their own lens.
How Can Design and Tech Increase Economic Mobility?Research shows that 50% of job opportunities cite creativity as a critical skill. Brittany Bellinger, Program Director of the Youth Design Center, joins host Tetiana Anderson to discuss efforts to provide young people the technical and leadership tools they need to compete in the innovation economy and be leaders in the community.
Tech Life: Revealing America’s Hidden GeniusesAccording to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Black men have the highest unemployment rate of any race or gender group and are underrepresented in the tech industry — where there are many unfilled jobs.
Brandon Nicholson, Executive Director of The Hidden Genius Project, joins host Tetiana Anderson to share how “hidden geniuses” are learning critical skills to pursue advanced education and land jobs in the growing tech sector.
Black Churches Uniting for Digital EquityDuring the COVID-19 pandemic, pipelines to the internet became lifelines for people managing remote work and learning — and gaps to connectivity remain.
Robert E. Branson Esq., President and CEO of the Multicultural Media, Telecom & Internet Council, joins host Tetiana Anderson to discuss a new campaign launched by Black churches that aims to bridge the digital divide.
Black Mayors: Shaping American Public LifeFrom mitigating climate change and to furthering racial justice, mayors play a critical role in influencing American public life.
Phyllis Dickerson, Chief Executive Officer of the African American Mayors Association, joins host Tetiana Anderson to discuss the role Black mayors play — and how their leadership advances action on key issues impacting communities.
Advancing the Legacy of Madam C.J. WalkerMadam C.J. Walker, one of the first Black self-made millionaires in America, built an empire that celebrated and empowered Black women by providing them with educational opportunities and jobs.
Ayris T. Scales, CEO and Managing Director of the Walker’s Legacy Foundation, joins host Tetiana Anderson to discuss how the legacy of Madam C.J. Walker continues to inspire and uplift the economic and entrepreneurial prosperity of multicultural women.
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The State of Equality for Black Americans Remains Unchanged Since 2005
Marc Morial, President and CEO of the National Urban League, joins host Tetiana Anderson to discuss how Black Americans are faring today, and how access to voting and civic engagement can advance economic and social mobility.
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Racial equity activist Adjoa B. Asamoah joins host Tetiana Anderson to discuss the CROWN Act – legislation that prohibits race-based hair discrimination in the workplace, schools, and public accommodations.
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