Domestic Violence affects a wide range of communities and cultures, Street Soldiers tackles this tough issue so we can help bring awareness and stop the violence. Cherri Allison, Executive Director of Alameda County Family Justice Center, shares some facts with us as we dive deeper into this issue with our community and callers.
We tackle bullying in all its forms tonight on Street Soldiers Radio. Have you ever been bullied?
We celebrate Easter with sharing stories from our Street Soldiers team and callers about their enlightenment and turning points in life.
We uplift the women who have inspired us this Women's History Month. We chat with our callers as well as our Street Soldiers team as they share special moments and characteristics of the women they cherish in their lives.
Street Soldiers Radio gives a progress report on the changes for policing in San Francisco. On-air, we chat with our guests Police Chief Greg Suhr and Police Commission President Suzy Loftus about the current changes that are in effect to help create a safer community for San Francisco.
Dr. Marshall starts off the show with an interview with Blye Pagon-Faust, who is one of the producers of the Oscar winning film, Spotlight, a true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the scandal of child molestation and cover-up in the Catholic Archdiocese.
Officer Jason Johnson of the San Francisco Police Department is preparing his 12 students for their first trip to Ghana, Africa. They share their excitement as they talk about the classes they have taken as they learn about the Motherland through their program, Operation Genesis.
We share the studio with some lively and impressive guests this week!
On the phone we chat with a young gentleman who impresses Dr. Marshall with his demeanor and values at the age of 13.
We talk to Andre Ward, our local professional boxer who won gold in the Olympics is currently undefeated in the ring. He also has a role in the 2015 boxing movie, Creed.
We talk to Diaunte Thompson & Art Walls who wrote, directed, and produced "A Hundred Blocks", a film which tells realistic stories of Oakland, CA.
We continue our celebration of Black History Month with our Alive & Free students sharing their knowledge of ancient history. We have Urban Heat in the studio with step team coaches sharing their joys of teaching young people the art of stepping and focusing on their education.
Alive and Free Street Soldiers Radio continues to teach you about Black History Month as we talk with our community. Douglass Fort joins us on air he discusses his honest and powerful family history which dealt with the damaging effects of crack cocaine in East Palo Alto, CA.
"My grandmother came to California in 1954 to escape the racism of the South not knowing that the “Crack Epidemic” would be more damaging to her and her offspring than the overt racism she fled. My grandmother is now 87 years and can look upon five generations of children. As I write, I have to try not to cry as I look at the damage on what the drugging of my community has done to my family and to myself."
We call this the BC (Before Crack) and AC (After Crack) epidemic. Get ready to think and discuss and share with us your thoughts on social media.
We honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. this year with a chat Clarence B. Jones, MLK's own speech writer and lawyer. He shares fond memories and of a man who inspired so many with powerful words and non-violent demonstrations. Our guests are local spoken word celebrities who encourage our communities to think and to move forward together.
Brandon Santiago of Youth Speaks
Donte' Clark & Nya of Romeo is Bleeding (documentary of Richmond, Ca) & RYSE Center
Ace Johnson of iVision Movement