We dished with Priya Mahadevan about her unique brand of southern Indian cooking, her activism as local group leader of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense, and her children’s books. We also spoke with Leigh Ann Carver from the Maxine Platzer Lynn Women’s Center on that nexus of social justice, mentoring, and education for students and the community.… Read More
We were honored to host a conversation of truth-telling with Andrea Douglas and Jalane Schmidt as they prepare for a pilgrimage to Montgomery, Alabama to memorialize the 1898 lynching of John Henry James.… Read More
We spoke with Susan Fraiman author of Extreme Domesticity: A View from the Margins, in which she challenges main stream views of domesticity and explores homemaking for under-represented groups, and Tim Cunningham has traveled to 13 countries delivering laughter to communities in crisis across the globe with Clowns Without Borders.… Read More
Dr. Michael D. Williams on how the UVA School of Medicine is tackling implicit bias, recent studies on racial inequity, and more and Brendan Wolfe, author of Mr. Jefferson’s Telescope: A History of the University of Virginia in 100 Objects, about rare, funny, controversial, and peculiar objects.… Read More
“How do you choose what to wear when meeting the Dalai Lama?!” We’ve got mindfulness expert Tish Jennings who recently presented her research to the Dalai Lama and Francesca Calamita who studies women’s relationship with food in literature.… Read More
We’ve got class. We spoke with Andrea Press, internationally known for her scholarship on the cultural impact of the U.S. media. Charlottesville High School principal Eric Irizarry talked with us about gun violence, school safety, and the creative ways his school is making students feel welcome.… Read More
A dive into the world behind the bar, of flavor, technique, and history with mixologist and author Micah LeMon; and the inimitable living legend, Leni Sorensen, on her passion for making, growing, and living a life all about good food. … Read More
Here’s a little summary of our show.
Apropos Of Something interviews experts on social justice, political activism, and the arts with co-hosts Ellen Daniels in Charlottesville and Nancy Laurence in New York City.… Read More
Meredith Clark, Ph.D. on Black Digital Culture including Black Twitter. Lisa Woolfork Ph.D. on race now in Charlottesville and the nation.
Meredith Clark is a journalist and assistant professor in the University of Virginia’s Department of Media studies.… Read More
We spoke with authors, historians, and culinary aficionados, Kelley Fanto Deetz and Adrian Miller about enslaved chefs, soul food, and the African American cooks who served every president since George Washington.… Read More