September 23, 2020

Janelle and Chris talk with Tiffany Agard and Eric Keeton about "Digital Blackface," "Black Fishing," and "Transracial identity." Realizing these terms can sometimes overlap, they identify the definitions as follows:

"Digital Blackface" refers to white/non-Black...

September 9, 2020

In this episode of "on air with...", Janelle talks with Devon Miller and Allison Bret of Dallas Summer Musicals about their program Black Art Matters. Both Miller and Bret expose some of the racist roots of Dallas, Texas, and how they, along with their organization, ar...

September 1, 2020

How does the conversation of racial discrimination begin between parents and children? In our home it began when I heard my oldest daughter say the phase “Team Dark Skin.”

I have 4 beautiful daughters — all of which are smart, loving, caring and different shades of brow...

August 26, 2020

In this episode, Janelle talks with Nathan Dorris, Marsha Jackson, Misti Oquinn, and Britani Peterson about environmental racism, justice, and injustice. The discussion reveals that environmental justice is not only about saving and protecting the earth but also how th...

August 12, 2020

In this episode of "on air with...", Janelle talks with Monica Kay and Billy Myles of Kizomba Harmony about sexual harassment in the dance community. Monica and Billy are world-renowned dance instructors who have taught partner dances all over the U.S. and in over 15 c...

August 1, 2020

Editor's Note: This blog is in response to the 2020 Echoes on air! Live Event, "How To Be A Good Ally" 

First, I want to thank the three panelists who shared their expertise and wisdom during Echos Media’s Live Event on “How to be a Good Ally”. As a white woman who wish...

July 25, 2020

The 2nd Annual Echoes Media Live Event was a huge success! Thank you to our panelists, donors, and attendees who made this event informative and inspiring. 

In this episode, Echoes Media recognizes that it is possible to be a bad ally — that even with the bes...

July 1, 2020

Why do Black women marry white men? 

This question was asked to me back in 2011 by my, now ex-girlfriend’s landlord. At the time, I remember thinking, “Did that question feel right coming out of your mouth?” Also, “Do I look like the representative for the whole populat...

June 24, 2020

The be_voiced Squad takes over Echoes on air! Squad members Lauren Harrison and Emily Truelove talk with Caleb de la Torre and Fatima Flores about effective and ineffective methods of protest and ways Gen Z is getting involved in protest movements.

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June 5, 2020

In this early release of "on air with...", Janelle responds to the murders of Ahmaud Arbery, George Floyd, and Breonna Taylor, and the Black Lives Matter protests. She talks with DR Mann Hanson and Darnell Lamont Walker about protesting, what to expect and safety when...

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