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Gloria Minott Presents...Maurice Weeks (Co-Executive Director of ACRE)_Episode 229
August 27, 2018 07:21 AM PDT
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Maurice Weeks the Co-Executive Director of ACRE(Action Center on Race & the Economy) talks about his new report on Amazon.

More info on Maurice Weeks and ACRE are available on Twitter at @mo87mo87 and https://www.acrecampaigns.org/.

** Podcast theme music produced by Dadrian (https://soundcloud.com/dadrian-collins-457411779)

Gloria Minott Presents...Loida Lewis (Widow of TLC Beatrice founder and CEO Reginald Lewis)_Episode 228
August 08, 2018 08:45 AM PDT
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Loida Lewis talks about some of the great business achievements of her late husband TLC Beatrice founder & CEO Reginald F. Lewis.

More information on Reginald Lewis is available at https://reginaldflewis.com/

Also information on the documentary "Reginald F. Lewis and the Making of a Billion Dollar Empire" can be found at https://reginaldflewis.com/documentary/

** Podcast theme music produced by Dadrian (https://soundcloud.com/dadrian-collins-457411779)

Gloria Minott Presents...Roland Phillips (Author)_Episode 227
July 10, 2018 04:50 PM PDT
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Roland Phillips (referred to as Ronald Phillips in podcast) talks about his latest book "A Spy Named Orphan: The Enigma of Donald MaClean" - The first full biography of one of the twentieth century’s most notorious spies.

** Podcast Opening/Closing music produced by Dadrian (https://soundcloud.com/dadrian-collins-457411779)

Gloria Minott Presents...Dr. Deborah Plant (Editor of Barracoon: The Story of the Last Black Cargo)_Episode 226
July 02, 2018 07:50 AM PDT
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Deborah G. Plant is an African American literature & Africana Studies scholar and literary critic whose special interest is the life and works of Zora Neale Hurston. She talks about the 2018 New York Times bestseller "Barracoon: The Story of the Last Black Cargo", a book recently published and written by Zora Neale Hurston more than 87 years ago.

Gloria Minott Presents...Attorney General Karl A. Racine (DC)_Episode 225
June 27, 2018 06:52 AM PDT
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Karl A. Racine, Washington DC's first independently elected Attorney General, discusses some of his accomplishments and goals for the future.

More information about Attorney General Karl A. Racine is available at:
Twitter: @AGKarlRacine
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/dcoag/)

** Podcast Opening/Closing music produced by Dadrian (https://soundcloud.com/dadrian-collins-457411779)

Gloria Minott Presents...Henrietta Lacks (Attorney Christina Bostic & Ron Lacks)_Episode 224
June 20, 2018 07:40 AM PDT
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Brought to light in the Rebecca Skloot book "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" and the Oprah Winfrey produced HBO movie based on the book, Henrietta Lacks is known as the "mother of modern medicine."

The Lacks Family Attorney Christina Bostic and Ron Lacks talk about the sad story of Henrietta Lacks and the current litigation between the family and John Hopkins on overdue and proper compensation for the use of her body.

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** Podcast Opening/Closing music produced by Dadrian (https://soundcloud.com/dadrian-collins-457411779)

Gloria Minott Presents...Alex Blake (Musician)_Episode 223
May 09, 2018 07:35 AM PDT
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Throughout his long career, Alex Blake has played with the greats Dizzy Gillespie, Sonny Rollins, Sun Ra, Art Blakey, Freddie Hubbard, McCoy Tyner, Lenny White, Stan Getz, Harry Belafonte, and the Manhattan Transfer --just to name a few. He talks about his journey from Panama City on this edition.

More information about Alex Blake can be found at https://www.alexblakebass.com/his-story.

** Podcast Opening/Closing music produced by Dadrian (https://soundcloud.com/dadrian-collins-457411779)

Gloria Minott Presents...Sage Marie Spaeth (Imaginormous Challenge)_Episode 222
April 27, 2018 08:32 AM PDT
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Sage Marie Spaeth, 3rd grader and former winner of the Roald Dahl's "Imaginormous Challenge", talks about this exciting challenge in which children from ages of 5-12 can enter their own imaginative story ideas up to 100 words. More info is available at www.imaginormouschallenge.com.

** Podcast Opening/Closing music produced by Dadrian (https://soundcloud.com/dadrian-collins-457411779)

Gloria Minott Presents...Ben Cohen & Jerry Greenfield (Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream)/Danny Glover (Actor/Director/Activist)_Episode 221
April 10, 2018 12:51 PM PDT
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Recorded from WPFW 89.3 FM's (www.wpfwfm.org) live broadcast from the National Council of Churches' Act 2 End Racism March and Rally hosted by Gloria Minott, Reverend Grayland Hagler, and Dr. E. Faye Williams marking the 50 year mark of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.' assassination. Ben & Jerry Ice Cream's founders Ben Cohen & Jerry Greenfield and actor/activist Danny Glover drop by to join in the discussion.

** Podcast Opening/Closing music produced by Dadrian (https://soundcloud.com/dadrian-collins-457411779)

Gloria Minott Presents...John A. Lawrence (Author of "Class of '74") _Episode 220
April 03, 2018 07:37 PM PDT
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Historian and former chief of staff to Democratic Leader/Speaker Nancy Pelosoi, John A. Lawrence, talks about the roots of polarization in American politics. His new book "Class of 74: Congress after Watergate and the Roots of Partisanship" is available now.

More information on John A. Lawrence's book is available at https://jhupbooks.press.jhu.edu/content/class-74

** Podcast Opening/Closing music produced by Dadrian (https://soundcloud.com/dadrian-collins-457411779)

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