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
“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
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. … Read More