Guests include: Beverly Brad Johnson, editor in chief of Gumbo For The Soul; John Cummings of the Friends of Faith organization; and hip-hop artist Keldamuzik. Also: remembering Bay Area news anchor Faith Fancher.
Rev. Andriette Earl talks about the importance of faith; C. Diane Howell discusses the upcoming Black Expo and how it helps black businesses. Also: a look at this year's shows at the AfroSolo Theatre Company.
Actress Stephanie St. James talks about having endometriosis; entrepreneur Kathy Adams discusses the upcoming Madame C.J. Walker Awards Luncheon; and Oakland filmmaker Dr. Shakti Butler discusses her documentary "The Way Home."
Oakland Tribune columnist Byron Williams explains his view on the presidential race and the Iraq war; and Caille Millner of the San Francisco Chronicle discusses black identity. Also: Brian Gadsden and Herve Ernest, cofounders of SF Noir, discuss their upcoming celebration for Black History Month.
Bay Area author Gwen Mazer discusses her book “Wise Talk, Wild Women”; Patricia Doyle, CEO of the Bayview Hunters Point Family Resource Center, shares ideas for strengthening families; and Victor Sila talks about how his music group Afrofunk raises money for those in Kenya and Darfur.
Included: Author Darieck Scott discusses his novel “Hex”; and Thomas Simpson, founder of the AfroSolo Theatre Company, gives a preview of their new production. Also: Bubble Media and the upcoming Black Expo.
Dr. Malcolm John from the UCSF AIDS Institute and Perry Lang from the Black Coalition on AIDS discuss the latest news on AIDS; Dr. C. Diane Howell explains how the Black Expo helps Bay Area business owners. Also: Walter Shine, founder of the Fatherhood Project, gives helpful parenting advice.
Dr. C. Dianne Howell, producer of Black Expo, discusses how she hopes to promote black business; Barbara Taylor, chair of the Juneteenth Berkeley Board, explains the meaning behind Juneteenth. Also: Walter Shine, director of the Fatherhood Project, talks about the work being done to bring fathers and their children together.
Delores Moorehead of the Women's Cancer Research Center discusses the fight against breast cancer and a conference for black women. Also: vintners Steve and Eric Sterling discuss the health benefits of wine; Grammy-winner Tony Lindsay offers tips on show biz.
Spike Lee discusses how he helped change the face of American movies. Also: hip-hop journalists Adisa Banjoko and Steven Chang discuss their efforts to get young people politically involved; Kathy Adams of 100 Black Women offers advice to aspiring businesswomen.
Affirmative action is discussed with Robert Grey, president of the American Bar Association. Also: Kim McMillon, founder of the Oakland Literature Project, and comedian Richard Stockton, discuss the 2004 Oakland Arts Festival.
Options for former female convicts are discussed with Lateefah Simon, director of the Center for Young Women's Development. Also: Tom Simpson of AfroSolo; “Lion King” actors share thoughts on performing in the award-winning musical.