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
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
We spoke with Steven Thomas, restorative justice and community organizer, working to build relationships across racial and cultural divides in Harrisonburg, Charlottesville, and beyond; and Corban Addison best-selling author & humanitarian, who traveled from Greece to Berlin, along the route of refugees, to research his latest book.… 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
We explored this unique political moment with History professor William Hitchcock, and we spoke to Elizabeth Conde Alvarez about her heroic efforts to help the residents of Puerto Rico in the wake of hurricane Maria.… Read More
We spoke with Shilpa Davé, Ph.D. on race and gender in popular culture and the media, and Dr. Michael D. Williams, Director of the University of Virginia Center for Health Policy.… Read More
Our guests were Dr. Cameron Webb whose research focuses at the intersection of health and social justice and Hannah Barnaby, award-winning writer of young adult and children’s books.
Dr. Cameron Webb is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Virginia School of Medicine.… Read More
We discussed the blockbuster “Black Panther” with Valerie Adams-Bass, Ph.D., whose research examines the media influences on Black children and adolescents.
Valerie Adams-Bass is Assistant Professor of Education at the University of Virginia’s Curry School of Education, and a faculty affiliate with Youth-Nex, The Center to Promote Effective Youth Development.… Read More
Our guests were Laura Jones activist photographer and Richard Guy Wilson, the Commonwealth Professor of Architectural History at the University of Virginia and a Guggenheim Fellow. Our conversation covered Edith Wharton’s home, the most important Jeffersonian structure, Wilson’s top things to see in a life, and much more.… Read More
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