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, are working to correct the effects of this racist past through art and theater.
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 countries. As such, they have learned of the worldwide problem of sexual harassment and assault in the dance community. In this episode, they talk about their exp...
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 on the front lines, and other ways to participate in the revolution.
In this episode of on air with..., Janelle and Chris talk with Grace Talusan, author of The Body Papers, about her experiences traveling back to the Philippines and the journey to and importance of telling her story. Take a listen to find out why you should get your own copy.
In this episode of on air with..., Janelle and Chris talk with Liz Nichols, professor of U.S. History, about how history repeats itself, historiography, and how people came to be counted as they are on the census.
In this episode of on air with..., Janelle and Chris talk with Chris Ramirez, local Dallas actor, about Latinx representation on stage. They discuss the importance of diverse stories for both the sharers and the audience.
Andi, a transgender teen, is entering his first day of school identifying as a male, but what you soon discover is this: Andi is like any freshman boy. He just wants to find his tribe — his framily — that will get him through the next four years.
While the show explores themes such as gender identity, tolerance, empathy, kindness, and growth, this interview discusses the commission of the show, its impact on its key players, an...