Best Black Americans podcasts we could find (Updated April 2019)
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Black Opinions Matter from Count The Dings. The show to get your week started. Black culture, hip-hop, movies, TV and sports. Comedy. Got you covered: Amin Elhassan, BIG Wos, BLK Tray, Mariano Bivins, John Jervay and Kev the Barber.
 
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Gettin' Grown
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Keia and Jade are two happy and hard working (Blackity) Black Women who are just trying to learn how to adult, for real. Join us each week for Kitchen TableTalk, Petty Peeves and Lessons in Black Women Self Care, as we try to figure out life as 30-somethings.
 
Dave Dameshek sets his gaze on the NFL landscape to analyze, celebrate and - when necessary - offer improvements to America’s true national pastime from a true fan’s perspective. Dave is frequently joined by players, as well as his NFL Network regulars to talk about the game of football and perhaps more importantly, the game called life. On this podcast, nothing is off-limits... Except some stuff.
 
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The Stoop
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The Stoop is a podcast about stories from across the Black diaspora. A combination of journalism, and storytelling that focuses on the things that aren't talked about enough.
 
News, analysis and commentary on the human condition from a black left perspective.
 
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The Nod
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The Nod tells the stories of Black life that don’t get told anywhere else, from an explanation of how purple drink became associated with Black culture to the story of how an interracial drag troupe traveled the nation in the 1940s. We celebrate the genius, the innovation, and the resilience that is so particular to being Black -- in America, and around the world.
 
The American Rugby Podcast (Red, White, and Black Eye) brought to you by two guys who are much better at talking rugby than playing. http://www.americarugbypod.comContact us at americarugbypod@gmail.com
 
The world’s first online broadcast network dedicated to African American entertainment news.
 
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Equal Opposites
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Jon & Chelle discuss whats going on in the world of pop culture, their lives, relationships, and whatever else comes across their mind
 
Black on Black Cinema is a weekly podcast where 3 guys discuss the ins and outs of Black films. With a touch of humor and a drive for relevant discussion, Black on Black Cinema will entertain, as well as, inform. Hosted by Jay, Micah, and Terrence.
 
Welcome to Everyday Black History! Where we highlight the contributions of Black Men and Women both Past and present. Here we celebrate Afro Appreciation, where Black American, Africans and Afro Latino people and institutions. Become a supporter of this podcast:https://anchor.fm/EverydayBlackHistory/support
 
The BAN Radio Literary Program aims to support the African American community and to show people, through the radio show, that African American writers are more than just a niche. We bring wonderful stories to the minds and imaginations of everyone! We have stories to tell, using our voice and our experiences, that cross all races and cultures. Join us on Monday and Wednesday Nights, 8-10 pm EST. BECOME A GUEST ON THE SHOW. Go here to sign up today: http://www.edc-creations.com/banradiopromo.htm
 
Black Talk Radio Network is the world's largest independent black digital radio and podcasting platform producing content of relevance to African-Americans and the African Diaspora. Visit online @ www.blacktalkradionetwork.com
 
Learn and discover American history, training tips, gun reviews and news from the responsible, family friendly, safety conscious gun owners podcast hosted by Kenn Blanchard (since 2007). Blackmanwithagun.com Get the free app and subscribe.
 
The Black and Gold Standard for Pittsburgh Steelers coverage
 
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Black Girl Nerds
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Black Girl Nerds is an online community devoted to promoting nerdiness among Black women & people of color. Check us out on blackgirlnerds.com and play with us on social media by following us on Twitter @blackgirlnerds!
 
Looking for stories that might inspire you about real-life people who faced challenging odds? Or for information you might want to share with children about their history? This podcast and these stories might be for you! You can also visit our website, BlackandEducation.com, to read the stories related to these podcasts, view our books and read more articles about education.
 
“Few books make history and fewer still become the foundational texts for the movements and struggles of an entire people....” One such great work was The Souls of Black Folk by William EB Du Bois. Published in 1903, it is a powerful and hard-hitting view of sociology, race and American history. It became the cornerstone of the civil rights movement and when Du Bois attended the first National Negro Conference in 1909, he was already well-known as a proponent of full and unconditional equali ...
 
Listen in to hear about the good, bad and ugly of how black women and girls are treated in the media and the world at large. With occasional guests and exploring other groups this show is for fans of black chicks and diversity in general.
 
Author and Baylor University professor Robert Darden tells stories - and plays recordings - from the Baylor University Libraries' Black Gospel Music Restoration Project in an on-going weekly series of two-minute segments. Shout! Black Gospel Music Moments explores the distinctly African-American sound of the "Golden Age of Gospel" (1945-1975). The series celebrates this fertile musical period in American history, presenting cultural snapshots that reveal the depth of a people, their communit ...
 
Emmy Award—winning producer, actor, and comedian Larry Wilmore is back on the air, hosting a podcast where he weighs in on the issues of the week and interviews guests in the worlds of politics, entertainment, culture, sports, and beyond.
 
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The THRST
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The THRST is the raunchy, but real entertainment podcast destination for no sugar- or cream-added, best-friend, kitchen-island conversations on dating and relationships, celebrities and pop culture, the craziness we call life, other people’s problems, and social issues. Stop by and pull up a chair or simply eavesdrop; you're invited to be the hip fly on the proverbial wall. But watch out, we sling humor, attitude, shade, and opinionated-truth! Bring snacks; the tea is here. Connect and share ...
 
African in American is the raw in depth look into everyday life from the eyes of the single black female living in the present day African diaspora. In this podcast you will receive "real talk" on the behind the scenes of what goes on in the mind of the woman who is culturally aware of herself, and how to make that fit into the day to day. African in American is bringing to light to money, love, family, nothing is off limits. This is about what affects US. This is about what is relevant to U ...
 
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Black Is
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Dedicated to the Black Experience
 
The Angry Black Rant Podcast is dedicated to covering religion, social issues and current events as seen through the eyes of an angry, Black, atheist.
 
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Smarty Pants
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Tune in every week to catch interviews with the liveliest voices from literature, the arts, sciences, history, and public affairs; reports on cutting-edge works in progress; long-form narratives; and compelling excerpts from new books. A podcast from The American Scholar magazine. Hosted by Stephanie Bastek.
 
Black Talk Radio News reports and discusses current political and social news of the day featuring commentary from veteran political/social analyst Scotty Reid and guests from various fields.
 
Join The Gist of Freedom weekly live online discussion is a celebration of the African American experience—honoring all the people, past and present, black and white—who have determined to preserve history in literature, craftsmanship and artifact.
 
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Naming It
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Naming It features Bay Area Psychologists, Dr. Bedford Palmer & Dr. LaMisha Hill, who explore the intersections of Social Justice, Psychology, & Blackness. They introduce aspects of counseling psychology that are not commonly thought of, and engage listeners in a conversation about pop-culture and current events in a way that delves deeper, and focuses on how it all impacts on our lives. The Mission of Naming It is to call out the elephant in the room, and to call in the voices of social jus ...
 
This collection recognizes Black History Month, February 2007. Two excellent resources for public domain African American writing are African American Writers (Bookshelf) and The Book of American Negro Poetry, edited by James Weldon Johnson. Johnson’s collection inspired the Harlem Renaissance generation to establish a firm African-American literary tradition in the United States.
 
NIGHTLIGHT is a horror fiction podcast featuring creepy and strange tales. All stories written by Black authors.
 
Black Market Reads is a menu for Black literary consumption and all of its spin-offs. Featuring Black artists who love to read and write and engage in arts and culture. PRODUCER: The Givens Foundation for African American Literature PRODUCTION SERVICES: iDream.tv SEASON TWO & THREE: HOSTED BY Lissa Jones, INTRO/CLOSE Derek Emery SEASON ONE: BMR was originated by Tana Hargest on behalf of The Givens Foundation, HOSTED BY Erin Sharkey and Junauda Petrus of Free Black Dirt, and other guest host ...
 
A range of podcasts made for African-Americans, the African Diaspora and English speaking African nations. Podcasters discuss topics from society and culture, news and politics, spirituality and countering racism.
 
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Black Girl Squee!
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Inda Lauryn (@indascorner) and Didi (@dustdaughter) celebrate Black Fem Genius (TM Inda Lauryn) with a SQUEE!
 
BLACK EMPOWERMENT, ADVANCEMENT , AND LIBERATION THROUGH SOCIAL, CULTURAL, ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL MEANS
 
Interviews with Scholars of African America about their New Books
 
The black mental health podcast is dedicated to understanding and unraveling the mental issues in the African American community. It showcases real life stories to bridge the gap between people who feel alone in their struggles. With the stigma of therapy being a "white people thing' coupled with the cost of therapy, black people are left to deal with mental health issues on their own The black mental health podcast is here not as a replacement to therapy but as an alternative. therapy is ne ...
 
Sword of Truth Bible History Classes teaching those people of Negroe and Native American descent, that they are the Biblical and Historical Israelites of the Bible and the only People that Jesus Christ is coming to save.
 
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Black FreeThinkers
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We are here to challenge you to think and live for yourself, not convert you.Copyright © 2011-2019 All rights reserved. Written permission for use or reproduction is required.
 
All free!! All educational. All entertaining. All professionally recorded. Choose from many different topics from the most talented Conservatives around the world. Join us for author interviews, new conservative books, audio book excerpts, debating Leftists, lectures, humor, documentaries and much more. If you like our podcast please submit a high rating and comments on Itunes. Don't let the Lefties drag down our rating.
 
Writers Jay Connor and Alex Hardy delve into humorous explorations of current events, pop culture, and relevant issues with some of your favorite media personalities. Previous guests include Luvvie Ajayi, Damon Young and Panama Jackson of Very Smart Brothas, digital activist April Reign, Jamie Broadnax of Black Girl Nerds, blogger Demetria Lucas O'Doyley, author Kiese Laymon, Eunique Jones Gibson of Because of Them We Can, YouTube sensation Evelyn From The Internets, celebrity chefs Trap Kit ...
 
A weekly podcast delving into the mind of a Black, former Burlesque performer, sci-fi fan with bipolar disorder. blacksexygeekyandmental.libsyn.com
 
We amplify the voices of Black Business Owners and Entrepreneurs to Ignite the Global Black Economy. Through this platform our socially conscious listening community connects with black business owners and their companies to learn actionable tips for building successful businesses. Each week we publish a new, compelling interview with a black entrepreneur who shares their story, teaches us some useful business information, and gives their number one piece of advice for the Buy Black Communit ...
 
Everything That Is Movies!
 
Notes From an American Savage is where Sunday brunch meets politics. A weekly podcast hosted by a group of girlfriends that was birthed immediately following the election of Donald Trumpleton to channel their anger and do their part in Making America Decent Again. These nasty women are from different walks of life, living in different regions of America. Of course, Notes From an American Savage have special guests and friends stop by occasionally to give input. Join for weekly discussions on ...
 
The Steelers Outpost Podcast will give you updates, background, opinions and lively conversation about the Black & Gold. We're life-long fans living outside of Pittsburgh building a community of fans who want to follow, debate and support our favorite team. Talk to us! @Steelersoutpost (Twitter and Instagram) www.steelersoutpost.com Steelersoutpost@gmail.com
 
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We Leave You This
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Young, black, scientists… Tammy & Mike’s last will and testament (don’t worry they aren’t dying) on life, values, culture, and each other. Did we mention they’re married? Join them for their biweekly uncensored, sometimes nerdy, always hilarious conversations and advice.
 
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Trends Like These
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Two internet friends talking about internet trends! Travis McElroy (MBMBaM, Adventure Zone, Bunker Buddies) and Brent Black (Brentalfloss, With Lyrics Video Series) bring you all the latest trends from Facebook, Twitter and all over the Internet!
 
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Marilyn Livingston said her Friday was pretty booked. She had lots of obligations to meet. But that quickly changed. “I saw the group,” Livingston said. “And I knew I needed to get some steps in for the day. And I saw all these people coming out of the church and I thought, ‘Good Friday. Remembering our lord and savior who died for our sins so ...…
 
McGrath will be back in town to perform at the Lovin’ Cup in Henrietta. McGrath says he was told by a doctor last December he’d have only months to live. McGrath, who now lives in Nashville, has decided not to undergo treatment for cancer. And he says he really does just take things as they come, so when the owners of the Lovin’ Cup said they w ...…
 
Almost two years ago, Democratic state Sen. Daniel Squadron from New York City resigned -- suddenly, after nine years in office. He said then that state governments were “petri dishes of corruption,” and announced a new effort that would focus on state laws and state elections. A year and a half later, his group, Future Now, has spent about $5 ...…
 
Weekend Connections is a collection of some of the most noteworthy moments from the week on Connections with Evan Dawson. This episode includes conversations about: Health insurance, with Jonanthan Gruber, a key architect of the Affordable Care Act; Gun violence, and an effort to transform guns into garden tools; The story behind the Black Men ...…
 
A group of graduate students at the University of Rochester is leading an initiative that encourages more people of color to pursue STEM-related majors and professions. According to the National Science Foundation, 70 percent of scientists and engineers employed full time are white, and underrepresented minorities in those professions earn less ...…
 
New York State has joined a list of more than 40 other states in banning what experts call revenge porn. It refers to the venue for distribution of nude or sensitive images, usually after the end of a relationship. We talk about what the law says, and what psychologist hope we can learn about our behavior with digital technology and social medi ...…
 
The Pittsburgh Steelers 2019 schedule has been released and it has issues! Joe and Brian tackle the good, bad, and ugly of the schedule including travel, west coast trips and a plethora of primetime games, as well as give their outlook on the lone bright spots which could prove beneficial to the Steelers success this […] Scrutinizing the Steele ...…
 
Learning how to support transgender, non-binary, and gender-expansive employees in the workplace is the focus of a new queer-owned consulting firm in Rochester. A workshop Friday by Just Roots Consulting explored the day-to-day needs of transgender employees and looked at how employers and employees can collaborate to make workplaces safe. Milo ...…
 
No, it's not an extra episode of Gettin Grown, but it is a new podcast from the New York Times best-selling author Zane! PURPLE PANTIES! On the outside Maddox, Loren and Stephanie go against the grain when it comes to sex. But as relationships shift and physical needs change, can they keep up with the facade? Follow them on their journey as the ...…
 
*TIMECODES* INTRO 0:25 Douglas in Chile Hi, Vapor and Pure Energy Listeners Can’t Leave Out Those Ghosts Bevs Like These BEYOND THE HEADLINES 4:17 New Star Wars Title and Teaser Playstation 5 is Coming! Notre Dame Fire WGA/ATA Dispute Bad Diets Kill More Than Smoking? POLITICS ROUNDUP 36:15 Bernie Releases His Tax Returns Mueller Report [Mostly ...…
 
Colin Flaherty- Black students gang rape white students in Maryland..No big deal plus 4 more selections. Colin Flaherty: Black students gang rape white students in Maryland..No big deal Traumatized" Teachers Talk About Violence in their Classrooms. Why are Black People 10 times more likely to arrested than white people? Why White Teachers are t ...…
 
Few people have read the Hebrew Bible all the way through—maybe you memorized a portion for your bar or bat mitzvah, or read parts of it in Sunday school or a college course. But the whole thing? Hardly. Fewer people still have read it as a work of literature, treating every sentence as an expression of literary style. Even fewer have read the ...…
 
Ashton Grooms joins Danny Royce in the studio as a guest on today’s episode of Inside The Black Actors Studio. They discuss experiences of being a Black Transgender Actor, the New Black Hollywood, Fox’s Star, and so much more! Join us on Inside The Black Actor’s Studio to discuss the craft, artistry, and pathways of some of the most prestigious ...…
 
R&B star Sammie joins Courtney Stewart and Tanisha Laverne Grant to discuss Black Churches in Louisiana, Wendy Williams show, Beyonce Homecoming and his new music. Tha Trend features the hottest trending news of the week in social media that the culture is talking about. The show mixes informative conversations, humor, with a little bit of shad ...…
 
Thursday, April 18th 8:00PM Eastern/ 5:00PM Pacific The Context of White Supremacy hosts our 7th study session on James Loewen's classic, Sundown Towns: A Hidden Dimension of American Racism. Loewen, a Suspected Racist, has written numerous bestselling and critically acclaimed history books that use the word "Racism." In addition to Sundown Tow ...…
 
Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials without a judicial warrant may no longer enter New York courthouses in order to observe or arrest immigrants, according to new rules from the Chief Administrative Judge of the New York Unified Court System. Immigration advocates have pushed for the change for two years, after ICE began aggressively ...…
 
ADOS stands for American Descendants of Slaves, a group founded by Yvette Carnell and Antonio Moore, supposedly advocates of reparations for the descendants of Africans enslaved in the US. Moore is a former LA County prosecutor, Carnell a former US Senate staffer, and both have been blogging, Tweeting, YouTubing and fishing in the waters of cor ...…
 
A new effort aimed at reducing minors' use of flavored tobacco products downstate could also be expanding to the Rochester area and across New York. The Flavors Hook Kids campaign is part of an effort to inform young people that flavored tobacco products are addictive and can hurt their health. The effort to ban those products in New York City ...…
 
The town of Brighton is New York’s latest “Climate Smart Community.” The certification was presented Thursday at Brighton Town Hall by the state Department of Environmental Conservation. Town Supervisor Bill Moehle said the town has taken steps to cut energy consumption by 33 percent at town facilities over the last three years. He said it make ...…
 
Invoking the idea of beating swords into plowshares, two men have written a book calling for us to beat guns into garden tools. The book, simply called "Beating Guns," is a layered approach to understanding gun violence. From the history of American gun enthusiasm, to the intertwining of gun culture with Christianity, the authors explore how we ...…
 
As the world watches France attempt to rebuild Notre Dame, experts tell us that there are historical parallels. Katherine Clark Walter, from the College at Brockport, says, “The major Gothic cathedrals of Europe were often born of renovations necessitated by devastating fires just such as this one and their renovation often foregrounded the rel ...…
 
Cathy Hughes is an entrepreneur, business executive and owner of a publicly traded company making her the first African American woman to do so. She has accomplished much in her life. Check out this episode to find out more. Become a supporter of this podcast:https://anchor.fm/EverydayBlackHistory/support…
 
Ecclesiastes 1:4 [4]One generation passeth away, and another generation cometh: but the earth abideth for ever.
 
The Thando Radio Show covers news and current events and how those events might impact our community and explore options to effectively respond to be in a position of advantage.
 
The Thando Radio Show covers news and current events and how those events might impact our community and explore options to effectively respond to be in…
 
This week on Black on Black Cinema, the guys return to announce the film for the next episode, "Native Son." This is the modern remake of the Richard Wright classic novel of the same title. The film follows a young man who is caught up in a world he doesn't quite understand in the high-class area of Chicago. The preview topic this week is all a ...…
 
Checkout Reginald’s new book Suffering into Success: www.reginaldahoward.com On today’s episode we have Rachel Poles MS @i_amh0pe and some of the things we discussed were: - Mental Health vs Mental Illness - Dealing with a nervous breakdown - The role relationships play in your mental health - What makes you think you’re ready for therapy - Way ...…
 
The Savages talk the devastating blaze at Notre Dame, Trump inciting death threats toward Rep. Ilhan Omar, and the deportation of slain military spouses. Also after almost a year plus - Game of Thrones is back!
 
Warren and Preston are back to review the men's performance at Hong Kong 7s and Singapore 7s, look ahead to the women's Kitakyushu 7s, and review Major League Rugby scores and news.
 
What a Second American Civil War Looks Like. This ACU Show consists of 5 cautionary segments to those who are anxious to plunge us into a Second Civil War. American Civil War 2 Means Mass Starvation American Civil War 2 - Unconventional Warfare Civil War Coming to America? Jonathan Roth Navy SEAL: What Civil War Would Do to This Country | Joe R ...…
 
Scholars and pundits have been busy trying to assess the legacy of President Barack Obama. Few have done so with the nuance and comparative approach of Andra Gillespie. In her new book Race and the Obama Administration: Substance, Symbols, and Hope (Manchester University Press, 2019), she examines the promotion of the substantive and symbolic i ...…
 
Dave Dameshek is joined by two big guests this episode! First up, we hear from NFL Draft expert Lance Zierlein who tells us who each team in the NFL would take if they had the number one overall pick (3:19). Then, Los Angeles Rams cornerback Aqib Talib sits down in Studio 66 with Shek to kibitz about SB LIII, Sean McVay as a head coach and the ...…
 
Big Wos and Michael Brooks are back for another episode of Woke Bros to discuss the comments made by Nancy Pelosi against fellow Democrats and Beyonce’s ‘homecoming’ release. Produced by: Rob Lopez Buy Tickets for Count The Dings LIVE HERE Buy Tickets for TMBS LIVE https://bit.ly/2XXnNnm Subscribe to The Michael Brooks Show www.patreon.com/TMBS ...…
 
Jack Webb giving his greatest performance of all time in the episode "The Big Interrogation" starring a very young Kent McCord of Adam-12 fame. Warren v. District of Columbia- Warren v. District of Columbia[1] (444 A.2d. 1, D.C. Ct. of Ap. 1981) is an oft-quoted[2] District of Columbia Court of Appeals case that held that the police do not owe ...…
 
With an average of 20 veterans dying by suicide each day in the U.S., Congressman Joe Morelle said Wednesday that he’s introducing legislation to make sure the Veterans Administration helps prevent more deaths. Morelle said the VA received $6.2 million in the 2018 fiscal year to promote its suicide prevention services for veterans. It spent les ...…
 
Conductor Dr. Rachel Waddell describes music as a “performing tool to bring people together.” She views her work with the orchestras at the University of Rochester’s River Campus as a chance to have people challenge themselves, and society. She is now in her second year at the University of Rochester as director of orchestra activities. The mus ...…
 
4/17/2019 8 PM EST - It's Open Forum on New Abolitionists Radio as the panel kicks around a few news stories and topics related to prison slavery and the like. If you have something to add by all means give us a call and let us hear from you.
 
4/17/2019 8 PM EST - It's Open Forum on New Abolitionists Radio as the panel kicks around a few news stories and topics related to prison slavery and the like. If you have something to add by all means give us a call and let us hear from you.
 
The south shore of Lake Ontario might become a national marine sanctuary. Ellen Brody is the Great Lakes regional coordinator for NOAA’s Office of National Marine Sanctuaries. "In many ways," she said via phone, "sanctuaries are like national parks in that our mission is to protect a resource." She said this effort was spearheaded by the counti ...…
 
How would cities look different if there were more diverse voices involved in their design? Ashleigh Walton is an architect and a project manager at Urban Design Associates in Pittsburgh. She’ll be in Rochester next week to give a presentation about social equity and design as part of the Community Design Center’s Reshaping Rochester Series. Wa ...…
 
We sit down with Jonathan Gruber, an economics professor at MIT who says Rochester is set to become one of America's growth engines. He’s in Rochester to discuss his book, “Jump-Starting America: How Breakthrough Science Can Revive Economic Growth and the American Dream.” We talk to him about the promise he sees in Rochester. Gruber is also one ...…
 
The Highland Park Conservancy is planning to resurrect a beloved structure in the park in the next few years. From 1890 through 1963, the highest point of Highland Park held a three-story structure that offered panoramic views, the vision of famed park designer Frederick Law Olmsted. The structure became known as the Children’s Pavilion, a plac ...…
 
Former WXXI reporter and longtime local radio personality Bill Flynn died Tuesday at age 60, after a battle with cancer. Bill was a producer of WXXI’s midday talk show, "1370 Connection with Bob Smith," and occasionally co-hosted the sports talk show "1370 Sports Connection" with Times-Union reporter Rick Woodson. He started his radio career wh ...…
 
The Thando Radio Show covers news and current events and how those events might impact our community and explore options to effectively respond to be in a position of advantage.
 
The Thando Radio Show covers news and current events and how those events might impact our community and explore options to effectively respond to be in…
 
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