Street Soldiers tackles the complex issues of domestic violence.
Our guests include Pamela Tate, Taylor Stommel,
Geoffrea Morris of the Black Women Revolt Against Domestic Violence and LaShara Johnson of the West Contra Costa County Justice Center.
Street Soldiers Radio salutes women who are impacting families and community.
Featured Guests: Rita Forte, Tracy McCray, Michelle Phillips and Maya Cameron-Gordon
Stopping the Violence: Why is there so much violence and what have you seen work to stop it?
Callers share their thoughts about the issue as we speak with violence prevention leaders across the country and world.
“I’ve been thinking about this, especially with our team and our organization-the Safe Project- when we address Issues of violence- we look at systems, cultures and situations. What we always discuss is choice and mindset. A lot of what we talk about is a lot of what you teach- we have conversations about respect what do you get out of violence. And so for me when I think about why there is so much violence, whether it's gun violence or domestic violence, I think there is a challenge with communication and how to express yourself.
Emotional intelligence is so important to teach and our communities and society, because not every situation has to drive you to the point of committing violence.
I think understanding your own emotional intelligence and the trauma that you’ve faced and the potential to harm other people, what the consequences of it can be. I think it's easy to choose violence. It's harder to think through and use your emotional intelligence to assert the impact that not just to the individual you’re harming, but to yourself, to your family and to your community,” shares Tamisha Torres Walker, Antioch’s Mayor ProTem and executive director of Safe Return Project- a non-profit that works to dismantle the mass incarceration system and utilize those funds towards resourcing, rehabilitation, and prevention in the community.
On the panel: Devitta Briscoe, Khalid Elahi, Tamiko Ferguson, Stefan Wilson, Garey Thompson, Jermaine King, Doug Fort, Llowellyn Syce and Tamisha Walker.
Join Street Soldiers Radio as we celebrate Alive & Free/ Omega Boys Club's 36th Anniversary in keeping young people Alive & Free...and Educated! Our students from every generation share their memories and the impact of the teachers and the Club.
An interview with Elycia Thomas-Knight parade manager & Amber Lester Co-Founder of the Black Joy Parade.
Plus a ticket giveaway for the Best of the Bay Youth Step Show Competition.
We talk with real couples about
their love story, their challenges and
growth as we celebrate Black Love!
Best of the Bay is Back for 2023!
Founder Kino Carson joins Street Soldiers Radio to share his vision, purpose and mission with his annual Urban Heat Academy Youth Step Show Competition. We discuss the significance of youth participating in stepping and taking pride in their techniques with the coaches and collaboraters of the program.
We also get an update from Richmond High School student, Markeith Anderson and BSU Advisor Kiraa Easter on the progress of their movement We Stop! You Stop!
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You stop, we stop! Street Soldiers Radio talks about the use of the n-word in the aftermath of the student/teacher incident at Richmond High School.
Markeith Anderson, a sophomore and Black Student Union member, organized a protest in protest of the use of the N-word on campus after a student allegedly used the racial slur when talking with a Black substitute teacher. The substitute was seen on video grabbing the student, throwing him to the floor, and forcibly removing the teen from the classroom.
He joins us along with Kiraa Easter, an advisor for Richmond's BSU.
We also speak with local Bay Area teachers about the incident.
The Blerd Academy (Black Nerds) joins Street Soldiers Radio to share how they help African-American students earn scholarships to HBCU's and graduate debt free!
Meet Douglass Fort, founder of the Blerd Academy, who works with college-bound students, who may be enrolled in advanced placement (AP) classes with above average grades.
Fort says that since these kids are expected to go to college, school administers rarely put resources toward celebrating and guiding these students.
“In the black community, we highlight three different people,” Fort says. “We highlight the athlete, the musician or the misbehaved. We never highlight the nerd.”
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Dr. Clarence B. Jones-lawyer, strategic advisor, and speechwriter to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. joins Street Soldiers Radio as we celebrate Dr. King's birthday and continue to fight for justice for all.
Author, entrepreneur and family man-Enitan Bereola is 'Flouryshing' in the
New Year with gratitude, style and grace.