Black Information Network Interviews

Black Information Network Interviews

The Black Information Network is the first and only 24/7 national and local all news audio service dedicated to providing an objective, accurate and trusted source of continual news coverage with a Black voice and perspective. These interviews further BIN’s mission of serving the Black community and providing an information window for those outside the community to help foster communication, accountability and a deeper understanding.

Episodes

November 23, 2022 59 min
In this episode of The Black Perspective, we talk to The Surgeon General about holiday safety, Vanessa Tyler discusses a recent police shooting in New Jersey, and we talk to the head coach of the Howard University Bison Men's basketball team.

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November 14, 2022 59 min
In today’s episode, we discuss the results of the Midterm elections with Roland Martin, have a conversation with Angela Rye about the Black Census Project, and talk to Attorney Jeffrey Robinson about his documentary “Who We Are."

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November 7, 2022 59 min
We're talking midterms! With it being the last episode before the midterm elections, we chatted with Senator Cory Booker and others about the importance of showing up at the polls.

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November 7, 2022 59 min
With the midterm elections one week away, we have a conversation with three Democratic candidates for the U.S. Senate, including Senator Raphael Warnock.

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In an exclusive interview with iHeartMedia's Black Information Network, Second Gentleman Doug Emhoff and newly appointed Director of National Drug Control Policy Dr. Rahul Gupta spoke to BIN Reporter Morgyn Wood about the importance of Recovery Month and the steps the Biden-Harris administration is taking to address America's addiction & overdose crisis.
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The Black Information Network proudly presents a special interview with one of the most influential Black leaders in America. Nicole Austin-Hillery, President, and CEO of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, shares the focus of the 2022 CBCF Annual Legislative Caucus as it returns after a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic.

Learn of the issues most impacting Black America!

Register for the CBCF Annual Legislative Conference a...
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September 14, 2022 59 min
In this week's episode, Andrea Coleman talks to Major Mitchell of the Atlanta Police Department about leading a police department as a Black man and how we should be talking to our children about interacting with the police; Esther Dillard chats with an official from a new program trying to help those suffering from long COVID; Vanessa Tyler speaks with the owners of the only Black-owned comedy club in New York; Big Med intervi...
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September 14, 2022 59 min
In this week's episode, Morgyn Wood talks to actor and comedian Rodney Red Grant about facing off with incumbent Washington DC Mayor Muriel Bowser, Esther Dillard interviews an 11-year-old author about her new book, which addresses racism and bias, Mike Stevens speaks to a White House Representative about the current state of Haiti, and Big Med speaks to Keisha Lance Bottoms about the White House's new Safer America Plan, w...
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August 30, 2022 59 min
In this week's episode, Vanessa Tyler talks to The Honorable Dupré L. Kelly about how he became the first platinum-selling Hip Hop artist in the United States of America to win an elected office. Esther Dillard talks to a scientist working to develop a way to address food insecurity worldwide with a unique way to grow a meat alternative. And continuing our coverage of Haiti, Doug Davis speaks on all things Haiti — following up...
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BIN Tribute: Rest in Peace, Tanita
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Many young African Americans around the country are looking for ways to lead a productive life, but unfortunately, many end up going down the wrong road in the process. Well, a Black man in Philadelphia who ended up in the criminal justice system has emerged ready to help others avoid his mistakes while giving them direction in life that he did not receive. His program is so successful that other cities are now talking about expa...
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Essence is back! The powerful gathering of Black women met in New Orleans during the 4th of July holiday weekend. Black Information Network's Vanessa Tyler captured all of the weekend's most memorable moments.
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The Black Information Network’s Vanessa Tyler speaks with Vice President Kamala Harris to discuss President Biden’s historic nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to become the first Black woman to sit on the highest court in the land, the war in Ukraine and why getting out the vote in the upcoming midterm elections is a top priority.
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For the second year of Living Black — the biggest and boldest celebration of beautiful Blackness — Black Information Network Anchor Andrea Coleman had the opportunity to sit down Angela Yee from the Breakfast Club as she continues the conversation on women entrepreneurship.

Get more insight from Angela Yee, along with chart-topping artists and today’s cultural power players, featured in Living Black on BOTH iHeart’s YouTube Channel...
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Living Black — It's Black excellence at its finest and most honest! Black Information Network Anchor Andrea Coleman sat down with Charlamagne The God, from The Breakfast Club, as he continues the conversation on Mental Health.

Get more insight from Charlamagne the God, along with chart-topping artists and today’s cultural power players, featured in Living Black on BOTH iHeart’s YouTube Channel and iHeart’s Facebook page Wednesd...
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February 15, 2022 21 min
As a kid they killed, but after sitting behind bars for decades, many say they are truly changed. Should juvenile lifers get a second chance? One law enforcer in Maryland says yes! they should. Hear the story of Alonzo Turney Bey, who was 17 when he went in. He spent 31 years in prison. Also, hear the mission of PG County State’s attorney Aisha Braveboy. She believes Alonzo and those like him deserve a second chance.
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On today's edition of the Black Perspective, we kick off our Women In Media series. BIN News Anchor Esther Dillard speaks with Erica Loewe, Director of African American Media for the White House.
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The Black Perspective's "Women In Media" series continues this week as BIN Anchor Vanessa Tyler talks with Karine Jean-Pierre, White House Principal Deputy Press Secretary for the Biden-Harris Administration.
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December 23, 2021 2 min
Ahead of the release of the Denzel Washington-directed film, BIN anchor Shelley Wade spoke with Washington, Micheal B. Jordan, who stars in the movie, and Dana Canedy, who wrote the memoir, 'A Journal for Jordan: A Story of Love and Honor,' which the film is based upon.
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