We've experienced a lot of turmoil in our communities this year, so Street Soldiers wants to talk to you about how you cope with grief.
We open the lines to hear your memories of Street Soldiers Radio and discuss with you issues that are going on in our community. The shooting of Mario Woods is fresh on the minds of our callers as well as access to guns through tv shopping networks.
We are thankful and grateful for all of the many blessings we have shared this year! We celebrate Te-Reisha Graves accomplishment in passing the California bar exam. as an Alive & Free alumni.
Chef Gator Thompson of Fenix Supper Club makes the room laugh with the story of how he got the name Gator and gives us some healthy alternatives to cooking Southern food.
Technology surrounds our world and the Hidden Genius Project encourages and teaches Black male youth how to create technology using code. The Hidden Genius Project seeks to reveal the true potential of black male youth and transform their communities from the inside out. Through our student-centered, project-based approach, we invest in young Black men, give them access to technology training and plug them into an ecosystem of innovation and empowerment.
Issues of snitching comes up as we chat with the community about the murder of Tyshawn Lee, a 9-year-old Chicago boy who was lured into an alley and shot because of his father's alleged gang connections.
We also chat with the family of A'Tierra Westbrook, a 21-year-old Vallejo resident who was shot and killed at 7am in front of her home before she left for work.
Together, we can work to stay alive and free.
Money management is crucial when trying to stay alive and free. Ms. Jones and Mr. Strand discuss how understanding money, credit cards, and loans can affect your future. They dig deep and explain how your emotional connection to money can affect your management. Callers also share their own stories and tips.
Officer Johnson of San Francisco's Bayview District created Operation Genesis where he takes local youth to Africa to experience another culture, and to show them the world is bigger than the block. The youth share their experiences as they travel from the Bay Area to Africa.
Dr. Marshall & the Street Soldiers team discuss with callers the need for gun ownership and explore the issues behind it.
Some Get It, Some Don't (part 2)
Some Get It, Some Don't (part 1)