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Greetings from teacher Dee. I am welcoming everyone on board. I am teacher Dee and I am an ESL teacher, corporate trainer and I am based in Shanghai, China. I have been teaching English since 1998 and I have helped hundreds of students and adults learning English for different purposes. I have taught English as a second language to French speaking learners, Japanese speaking learners, Korean speaking learners, Chinese speaking learners and Russian speaking learners. It is my pleasure to help ...
 
“Saturday Mornings with Joy Keys” is an interactive, live Internet talk-radio show that focuses on providing people with tools to enrich and advance their lives mentally, physically, and emotionally. Callers are encouraged to call (516) 387-1745 to listen or ask questions.The show is LIVE on Saturdays at 11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m. Eastern. Joy is a licensed social worker, mother, trainer, speaker, mentor, actress, writer, producer and director. Ms. Keys holds a Masters in Social Work. She is a Lee ...
 
Every Day A Monday is a podcast where we talk about everyday people, doing everyday things, in everyday churches. Whether you’re a pastor, a plumber or that dude that still has a hotmail account, this podcast is for you. This is where we find value in the trenches of Christian life. Welcome to the Every Day A Monday Podcast.
 
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Uwem Akpan'd short stories and autobiographical pieces have appeared in the special editions of The New Yorker, the Oprah magazine,Hekima Review, the Nigerian Guardian, America, etc. His first book, Say You're One of Them, was published in 2008 by Little, Brown. It made the "Best of the Year" list at People magazine, Wall Street Journal, and other …
 
Actress/director/playwright & Golden Globe winner Regina Taylor is best known to television audiences for her role as Lily Harper in "I'll Fly Away.” She received a Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a TV Series, 3 NAACP Image Awards and two Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for her role. He…
 
Ayana Gray is a New York Times and Indie bestselling author of speculative fiction and a lover of all things monsters, mythos, and #MelaninMagic. Originally from Atlanta, she now lives in Little Rock, Arkansas where she reads avidly, follows Formula One racing, and worries over the varying moods of her adopted baby black rhino, Apollo, and her mini…
 
Emerging actress LaToya Tonodeo stars in Power Book II: Ghost, the spin-off series to the STARZ original drama Power. LaToya portrays the intelligent and beautiful Diana Tejada, the daughter of Mary J. Blige’s character. Produced by series creator and showrunner Courtney A Kemp and Curtis ‘50 Cent’ Jackson, Power Book II: Ghost was renewed for a se…
 
CHIBUNDU ONUZO was born in Lagos, Nigeria and lives in London. A Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and regular contributor to The Guardian, she is the winner of a Betty Trask Award, has been shortlisted for the Dylan Thomas Prize, the Commonwealth Book Prize, and the RSL Encore Award, and has been longlisted for the Desmond Elliott Prize an…
 
Nadine Ellis is an in-demand actress who currently stars in the FOX series, Our Kind of People. In the soapy and thrilling drama, Nadine plays Leah Franklin-Dupont, a strong, confident, elegant businesswoman who sits at the top of the food chain of the wealthy, long-standing Black elite in Martha’s Vineyard. The show follows a single mom, Angela Va…
 
Rémy Ngamije is a Rwandan-born Namibian writer and photographer. He is the founder, chairperson, and artministrator of Doek, an independent arts organization in Namibia supporting the literary arts. He is also the cofounder and editor in chief of Doek! Literary Magazine, Namibia’s first and only literary magazine. His work has appeared in AFREADA, …
 
Sherrill Mosee from Philadelphia, PA was crowned the winning entrepreneur after selling out of her product, the MinkeeBlue Mariah Backpack, and earning the highest dollar sales during the show’s buying window. Sherrill received deal offers from Macy’s and QVC & HSN, and then struck a life-changing purchase order deal with Macy’s representative Dura…
 
Music has always been a passion for Washington, D.C. native, Kevin Ross. He attended a performing arts high school and went on to earn a degree from Berklee College of Music. His career began as a songwriter, getting his first placement with Jamie Foxx, which was followed by Ross writing and producing songs for such artists as Trey Songz, Toni Brax…
 
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month Special Guest: Natasha Coleman, MPH is the Senior Director of Cancer Control Strategic Partnerships for the American Cancer Society, Inc. Northeast Region. Natasha provides strategic direction to a team of cancer control managers who oversee a portfolio of integrated health systems, primary care networks and…
 
C.J. FARLEY was born in Kingston, Jamaica, and grew up in Brockport, NY, with stops in Middle-earth, Xanth, Earthsea, and Narnia. Farley’s biography Aaliyah: More Than a Woman was a national best seller. A former editor of the Harvard Lampoon and a former music critic for Time, Farley is a blogger, columnist and senior editor at the Wall Street Jou…
 
Actress Michole Briana White can currently be seen as part of the four main leads ensemble on the highly anticipated series, “Black Mafia Family.” From executive producer Curtis ‘50 Cent’ Jackson (“Power”/ “Power Book II: Ghost, For Life”) and writer/executive producer and Detroit native Randy Huggins (“Star”/ “Rebel”/ “Power”). “Black Mafia Family…
 
Serial entrepreneur Shirish Nadkarni came to the U.S. as a teenager with $25 in his pocket. After graduating from Harvard Business School, he worked at Microsoft where he engineered the $400 million acquisition of Hotmail and launched MSN.com, the world’s leading web portal. Striking out on his own in 1999 at the height of the dot-com boom, he foun…
 
Marita Golden attended public schools in Washington, D.C. and graduated from American University and the Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University. She has been a faculty member in the MFA Creative Writing Programs at George Mason University, Virginia Commonwealth University, and the MA Program in Creative Writing at Johns Hopkins Univer…
 
Gregory S. Cooke is a career educator, documentary filmmaker, and World War II historian, dedicated to helping "relocate African Americans from the margins to the main pages of American and global history.” He is the Founder and President of the Basil and Becky Educational Foundation, a recipient of the Congressional Black Caucus, Veterans Braintru…
 
Andrea Freeman is a Professor of Law at the University of Hawaii William S. Richardson School of Law. She is the recipient of the 2020-21 Fulbright King's College London Research Scholar Award. She writes and researches at the intersection of critical race theory and food policy, health, and consumer credit. She is the author of Skimmed: Breastfeed…
 
Rhashidah Perry-Jones, MPA, is an award-winning writer, communications strategist and parent education and coach. She is vice president and chief communications officer at SELF, Inc., a human services organization providing emergency and permanent supportive services and housing to individuals and families experiencing homelessness in Philadelphia.…
 
T. L. Huchu (he/him) has published previously (as Tendai Huchu) The Hairdresser of Harare and The Maestro, The Magistrate and the Mathematician, which have been translated into multiple languages and his short fiction has won awards. His newest book The Library of the Dead is just out in the UK and the US, and will be followed by a sequel, Our Lady…
 
Shugri Said Salh was born in the Somali desert. In 1992, she immigrated to North America after civil war broke out in her home country. She attended nursing school at Pacific Union College and graduated with honors. Although The Last Nomad is her first book , Salh has been storytelling since she could talk. From her grandmother and the nomadic comm…
 
Myeloma survivor, and single father of three, Oya of Philadelphia, PA won’t let anything stand in his way as he prepares his kids for another challenging school year. “Myeloma is the most prevalent blood cancer among people of African descent and it is also one of the hematologic malignancies with the greatest racial disparities,” said Oya. “This p…
 
Yejide Kilanko was born in Ibadan, Nigeria. Her debut novel, Daughters Who Walk This Path, a Canadian national bestseller, was longlisted for the 2016 Nigeria Literature Prize. A writer of poetry and short fiction, Kilanko is also the author of a novella, Chasing Butterflies, two children’s picture books, There Is An Elephant In My Wardrobe, and Ju…
 
Special guests: Lizbeth Rodriguez serves as the Community Engagement Coordinator for the Philadelphia Women’s Center, Delaware County Women’s Center and PA State Infrastructure Project. Lizbeth Develops and maintains positive relationships with state and community members in efforts to achieve Abortion Liberation. Lizbeth also has direct patient ca…
 
Special guests: Black Surfer Association East Coast-Louis Harris.Harris, was born in Queens and grew up in Dix Hills, Long Island. He moved to the Rockaways in 2006, where he began teaching himself to surf to help come to terms with hanging up his skateboard in his late 30s. Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/black_surfing_rockaway Website: https…
 
September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month ***Ingrid J. Hall, PhD, MPH, is an epidemiologist in the Division of Cancer Prevention and Control’s Epidemiology and Applied Research Branch. Dr. Hall’s current research focus is in the area of minority health, particularly finding culturally relevant ways to publicize the need for participation in canc…
 
Nigerian-American and based in Sweden, author LOLÁ ÁKÍNMÁDÉ ÅKERSTRÖM is an award-winning author, speaker, and photographer. Her work has appeared in National Geographic Traveler, BBC, CNN, The Guardian, Sunday Times Travel, The Telegraph, New York Times, and others. In addition to contributing to several books, she is the author of the following b…
 
Savala Nolan is a writer, speaker, and lawyer. She is executive director of the Thelton E. Henderson Center for Social Justice at the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law. She and her writing have been featured in Vogue, Time, Harper’s Magazine, The New York Times Book Review, and more. She served as an advisor on the Peabody–winning p…
 
Dr. Joseph B. Richardson, Jr., is the Joel and Kim Feller Professor of African-American Studies and Medical Anthropology at the University of Maryland. He holds aJoint Appointment in the Department of African-American Studies and the Department of Anthropology. Dr. Richardson has a Secondary Appointment as Professor in the Department of Epidemiolog…
 
Though best known as a Pulitzer and National Book Award-winning historian (for The Hemingses of Monticello), Annette Gordon-Reed is also a proud Texas native and descendant of Texas slaves, for whom the story of Juneteenth has special resonance. In ON JUNETEENTH, Gordon-Reed combines her own scholarship with a personal and intimate reflection of an…
 
Special guest:Russell Margolis, M.D. is the clinical director of the Johns Hopkins Schizophrenia Center and a professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Margolis specializes inschizophrenia, affective disorders, and neuropsychiatry, among other conditions, and his research revolves around…
 
Anita Kopacz is an award-winning writer and spiritual advisor. She is the former Editor-in-Chief of Heart & Soul Magazine and Managing Editor of BeautyCents Magazine. When she is not writing, you can find her on the dance floor or traveling the world with her children. Anita lives in New York City with her family. Anita's book Shallow Waters imagin…
 
POOL: A Social History of Segregation. The POOL project aims to encourage a meaningful dialogue on social justice and the history of segregated swimming in America. HERE: The Fairmount Water Works, 640 Waterworks Drive,Philadelphia, PA 19130 WHEN: September 3, 2021 - August 30, 2022 HOURS: Thursdays–Sundays, 12:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m. ADMISSION: Admissi…
 
Brittany K. Barnett is an award-winning attorney and entrepreneur focused on social impact investing. She is dedicated to transforming the criminal justice system and has won freedom for numerous clients serving life sentences for federal drug offenses—seven of whom received executive clemency from President Barack Obama. Brittany has founded sever…
 
Marita Golden attended public schools in Washington, D.C. and graduated from American University and the Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University. She has been a faculty member in the MFA Creative Writing Programs at George Mason University, Virginia Commonwealth University, and the MA Program in Creative Writing at Johns Hopkins Univer…
 
Clint Smith is a staff writer at The Atlantic. He is the author of the narrative nonfiction book, How the Word Is Passed: A Reckoning With the History of Slavery Across America, which was a #1 New York Times bestseller, and the poetry collection Counting Descent, which won the 2017 Literary Award for Best Poetry Book from the Black Caucus of the Am…
 
Deesha Philyaw’s debut short story collection, The Secret Lives of Church Ladies, won the 2021 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction, the 2020/2021 Story Prize, and the 2020 LA Times Book Prize: The Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction and was a finalist for the 2020 National Book Award for Fiction. The Secret Lives of Church Ladies focuses on Black wom…
 
Special guest: Gugulethu Mhlungu. Gugulethu Mhlungu is a writer, broadcaster and editor and has held positions as deputy editor of Bona, hosted NightTalk on Radio702 and Breaking Dawn on Newzroom Afrika. Mhlungu's personal accolades include a National Arts Festival/Business Art SA silver award for feature writing and Media24 legends Columnist of th…
 
Special Guest: Singer Lynne Fiddmont Lynne’s list of credits include an astounding array of legendary artists such as; Quincy Jones, Stevie Wonder, Whitney Houston, Phil Collins, Michael Jackson, Aretha Franklin, Natalie Cole, Bill Withers, Nancy Wilson, Madonna, Burt Bacharach, Elton John, B.B. King, Kenny (Babyface) Edmonds, The Crusaders, Patti …
 
Andrea Lee is an American-born author of novels, memoirs and short fiction that explore themes of identity and concepts of foreignness. Her writing takes on the borderlands, creating an ongoing dialogue around the places where cultures, races and imaginations intersect. Her subject matter often draws on her childhood in a middle-class Black family …
 
Alexis Henderson is a speculative fiction writer with a penchant for dark fantasy, witchcraft, and cosmic horror. She grew up in one of America’s most haunted cities, Savannah, Georgia, which instilled in her a life-long love of ghost stories. Currently, Alexis resides in Columbus, Ohio, where she's learning to cope with the cold. ABOUT THE YEAR OF…
 
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