Crossroads Podcast

Crossroads Podcast

The Crossroads podcast focuses on environmental justice in the US and countries of the diaspora, changing the image of an environmentalist one episode at a time.

Episodes

April 7, 2022 34 mins

Dr. Velma Deleveaux joins me to talk about her origin story and career in STEM. We breakdown what STEM is and how parents can get their kids engaged in related activities and programs. Resources are below!

Learn more about AA Contributions in Science and Technology throughout history. One great place to start is by reading Dr. James Turner from his talk in 2008.
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Taking a stab at President Biden's Infrastructure Bill and the data (or lack thereof) that shows the real cost of getting our roads, bridges and other systems in shape. Resources are below!

https://www.forbes.com/sites/niallmccarthy/2019/04/03/report-the-u-s-has-over-47000-structurally-deficient-bridges-infographic/?sh=2de523bf4bdc 

https://infrastructurereportcard.org...

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March 10, 2022 89 mins

I'm joined by Dr. Victor Ayala to talk about the beauty of Puerto Rico and the sad history of sterilization. 

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March 10, 2022 17 mins
I'm back! After an extended hiatus, I'm returning to the show anew. 
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October 9, 2021 43 mins

In this solo episode, I take a deeper dive into what the Clean Economy is and different ways we can participate in this economy as more and more industries transition into more sustainable practices. 

https://www.edf.org/climate/100-percent-clean  

https://insideclimatenews.org/news...

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October 1, 2021 12 mins

In this episode I discuss how small actions can make big change. I also discuss the affect global warming has had on the Mississippi Delta and how that contributes to flooding

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September 24, 2021 17 mins

The first Notes from the Field episode of 2021! I attended Power in the Park put on by local grassroots organizations held in the Long Branch area of Maryland. This event was designed to inform the community about ways to save on their utility bills with the use of community solar and other state-sponsored initiatives. I spoke with representatives from Audubon ...

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September 17, 2021 47 mins

Raymond Nevo talk about the upcoming county council race in Prince George's County, Maryland and how he is the best candidate for an At Large seat. We talk about the housing crisis in Maryland and across the US and why it's so important for citizens to get involved in local politics.  

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September 10, 2021 48 mins
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September 3, 2021 32 mins

Shauri Naidoo, CEO of Moraka Menstrual Cups joins me to talk about period positivity and her goal of bringing sustainable menstrual health products to all women in New Zealand and soon the world. 

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August 26, 2021 43 mins

Thought leader and activist Mr. Mustafa Santiago Ali joins me to talk about his experience working to effect change at the federal level and his future endeavors to ensure people of color can create wealth in the growing clean economy. https://www.mustafasantiagoali.com  

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August 19, 2021 71 mins

I admit it. I love sugar. Kathy Williams the "Sugar Free Girl" is here to set us (me) straight. We talk about Kathy's journey through a health scare that led her to change her life for the better.  

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August 12, 2021 25 mins

Dr. Christina Hylton from Iron Lion Farms joins me to talk about her experience as a farmer and the importance of land management. We gave flowers to 

August 8, 2021 49 mins

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August 8, 2021 53 mins

Lavonya and I discuss the importance of acquiring financial knowledge. We delve into Venture Capital, what it is and Lavonya shares what led her to create Read more

July 30, 2021 37 mins

I'm joined by author and marketing maven Juleen Moreno to talk about mobility justice and her experience using public transportation. We chat about her origin story and her campaign to seek justice for herself and other victims of drunk driving.  

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May 19, 2021 28 mins

I'm joined by Professor Chole Ahmann to talk about the youth-led movements in Baltimore and the city's environmental history. We chat about the Fairfield Renewable Energy Project and the youth activists responsible for preventing this incinerator from being built.  Links are below!

HOME | Main Website (chloeahmann.com)

South Baltimore Community Land Trust

Energy Justice Network

Baltimore Compost Collective

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April 21, 2021 26 mins

In observance of Earth Day, I talk about supporting black farmers and uplifting black, brown, and Indigenous voices and practices. I give tips for reducing our individual carbon footprint and discuss the HEAL alliance's food plan.  Resources are below!

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April 7, 2021 27 mins

We're talking about climate change, what it is and why it's an issue.   I'm taking a look at President Biden's infrastructure plan and discussing some essays from Naomi Klein and Lorena Russell. This is only the tip of the iceberg. Resources below as always!

FACT SHEET: The American Jobs Plan | The White House

All We Can Save

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March 31, 2021 33 mins

This episode explores the lead crisis in the US and a few examples of well documented cases. I give a recap of some of the bills going on in the Maryland General Assembly and share some inspirational gems. This episode is sponsored by DNH Hair Care

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