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Black Information Network Daily

Discussions and interviews on topics and news stories important to the Black community. Hosted by Ramses Ja. Delivered every morning by 5am.

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May 20, 2022 29 min

BIN News Anchors Andrea Coleman and Bri Wood join host Ramses Ja to talk about the reflections on the Buffalo mass shooting, ex Minneapolis police officer Thomas Lane's plea deal in the George Floyd state murder case, and analysis and takeaways from key primary elections held this week. . 

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BIN Sports Reporter Ahmed "Big Med" Gordon joins Podcast Host Rames Ja to discuss the latest news surrounding WNBA star Brittney Griner's imprisonment in Russia for allegedly possessing vape cartridges containing oils derived from cannabis.

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Dr. Otis Moss III is the Senior Pastor of Trinity United Church of Chicago. As a social activist and community leader, Dr. Moss has a unique perspective on issues critical to the Black Community. Today he speaks with Ramses Ja on the topic of voting rights and the church's role in protecting the rights of Black people. 

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BIN News Anchor Esther Dillard joins host Ramses Ja to discuss this weekend's horrific shooting in Buffalo New York .

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Inflation, Baby formula shortages, and protests over Roe V Wade top this week's headlines along with news of manslaughter charges for the two policers involved in the fatal shooting of Quadry Sanders. BIN News Anchors Rahman Johnson and Nia Clark join Podcast Host Ramses Ja to recap and discuss these stories and more.

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May is mental health month, and today Host Ramses Ja continues his discussion with activist, counselor, and community organizer Yolo Akili Robinson on the subject of mental health and emotional wellness in the Black community. Yolo Akili Robinson is the founder and Executive Director of BEAM (Black Emotional and Mental Health Collective)

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Part 1 of a 2 Part episode.

In recognition of mental health month, Host Ramses Ja talks in depth with activist, counselor, and community organizer Yolo Akili Robinson about a variety of issues related to mental health in the Black community. Yolo also serves as the founder and Executive Director of BEAM (Black Emotional and Mental Health Collective) and shares some highlights on BEAM's upcoming Black Healing Summit featuring ke...

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In the 2nd half of this 2 part episode, Host Ramses Ja continues his conversation with Portia Archer, the first COO of the NBA's G League. In this segment, Portia shares insights on some of the G league's new programs and her career advice for women interested in joining the NBA on the corporate level. 

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The fight over Federal abortion rights is the biggest topic in the country. On today's podcast, Lauren Frazier, Director of Marketing and Communications for Planned Parenthood Southeast Advocates talks with Ramses Ja about the possible overturn of Roe V. Wade and how this impacts women of color and the Black Community as a whole . 

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Dr. Caree Jackson Cotwright, Associate Professor at the University of Georgia's Department of Nutritional Sciences talks with Host Ramses Ja about America's Black maternal health care crisis. Dr. Cotwright also shares her unique insight on the "Maternal Action Project" created in memory of Dr. Shalon Irving who passed away from complications related to childbirth. 

 

 

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The debate over the leaked Supreme Court abortion memo along with the latest on WNBA star Brittney Griner and KFC's Mother's Day chicken bouquet are some of the top news headlines this week. BIN News Anchors Alexandria Ikomoni and Rey Harris join host Ramses Ja to offer their perspectives on these stories and more. 

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Top NBA Prospect turned HBCU student Makur Maker joins host Ramses Ja to talk about the release of his new docuseries film "The Long Game: Bigger Thank Basketball ", and why he chose to skip the NBA draft and play for Howard University; a decision that made him the highest-ranked high school player in the modern recruiting era to commit to a HBCU.

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Activist and author Sabrina Greenlee shares her inspirational story on overcoming domestic violence and how her S.M.O.O.T.H foundation advocates for survivors of  abuse through programs such as "Pretty Scars Into Stars" and "100 Shades of Purple". Sabrina's courageous life story is also being developed into a soon to be released feature film.  

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In Part 2 of our exclusive interview with Texas Congressman Al Green, Host Ramses Ja discusses the MORE Act with Representative Green, and how this bill will favorably impact people in Black communities if it becomes law in the United States.

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Host Ramses Ja recaps the biggest news stories of the week covered on the Black Information with BIN News Anchors Mike Eiland and Mike Moore.

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Dr.Thema Bryant, President elect of the American Psychological Association, talks with Host Ramses Ja about combating racism and bias behavior in our daily lives and how her co-author work entitled "The Anti- Racism Handbook “ offers strategies to address these issues. 

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Host Ramses Ja talks with writer/author/reporter Ernie Suggs from the Atlanta Journal Constitution about his recent article covering the launch of the social media platform Fanbase, and the impact of Black social media content creators on TikTok, Instagram, Twitter, and other social media sites.

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Today, Host Ramses Ja discusses the recent rash of racial discrimination cases that have become categorized as "Banking While Black" with former Banking Executive  and former Diversity and Inclusion officer Maggie Williams. 

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In the first of a 2 part episode, Host Ramses Ja talks with iconic Texas Congressman Al Green about the subject of critical race theory and also about two landmark pieces of legislation he is currently working within Congress to pass .

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BIN News Anchors Nichole Deal and Morgyn Wood join host Ramses Ja to discuss this week's top headlines including news on President Biden's re-election plans, the latest on mask mandates, and insights on the death of Patrick Lyoya. 

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