In the last episode of Echoes on air! in 2018, Janelle is joined by DR Hanson, Chris Silverberg, and Justin Willis, as they discuss some of the topics and updates on stories discussed in 2018. The following links are upcoming events by some of the artists that have been guests on the show! Check them out and support them as they endeavor to tell full and diverse stories and give voices to people that are often unheard. Cheryl Allison: Hiding in Daylight - Film Shatter the Sil
In this episode of Echoes on air!, Janelle is joined by Tia Goolsby, Jeremy Johnson, and Darnell Lamont Walker, as they discuss being black and living abroad. They discuss some of the differences in cultures and why they chose to, as Darnell calls it, seek asylum outside of the U.S. in the times of racial unrest. *Jeremy's intro was super quiet so: Jeremy is from Dallas, Texas and has lived in Abu Dhabi for 6 years where he teaches English. Check out the following links as me
In this episode of Echoes on air!, Janelle is joined by Liz Nichols, Chris Silverberg, and Christian Watkins as they discuss the local tragic killing of Botham Shem Jean. They try to drill down on to the root of their anger, their concerns with the police force and how investigations are conducted, and if the officer should be charged with murder or manslaughter. *Please note that this 2-part episode was recorded on Sunday, September 9 — just three days after the tragedy. Sin
In episode four of Echoes on air!, Janelle is joined by Olivia de Guzman, Denise Lee, Christie Vela and Wendy Welch as they discuss diversity in the arts and the ways to seek and achieve it.
Check out the following links as mentioned in this episode: Change the Perception's Community Conversation: http://changetheperception.today
Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again. : http://secondthoughttheatre.com/season/revolt-she-said-revolt-again/ Room with a clue: http://www.aroomwith
It's not often I do an encore of an article. As a matter of fact, this is my first time. But I have been having some conversations about how to seek and achieve diversity and it reminded me of this article. Click here to read Lauren's article from 2017. Here she opens up by telling you her background and then genuinely ask what she, as a young white woman, can do to fight against injustice. Read what facts she found and experiences she had that lead her to ask this question.