Our Truth Today

Our Truth Today

Our Truth, Today with Faren D'Abell is a weekly radio newsmagazine podcast featuring Real People. Real Stories.... Show More

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August 12, 2019 30 min
The tiny town of Greendale, Wisconsin is among the whitest towns in Milwaukee County. Their kids have been the perpetrators of racist videos and rants several times in the last year. And this has been going on for years. Most recently, a Junior at Greendale High School was called a N** three times (the second such occasion from the same whit girl) and the Black girl was suspended and threatened with arrest for disturbing the peace ...
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Another touchy topic - Bad cops. Faren D'Abell talks with Sonia Lewis, co-lead of Black Lives Matter Sacramento and Sacramento For Black Lives, about bad cops. Lewis argues all cops are bad and tells us why. Hear stories of corruption and just plain poor judgment. Get show details, guest bios and transcripts on our website at http://ourtruth.today/s1e5-fix-the-police Contains explicit lyrics. Search for the "clean" ver...
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July 20, 2019 30 min
Faren talks with Dr. Stephanie McCullough about the psychology of women voters - Republicans and Democrats alike.
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A special episode of Our Truth, Today. Author Ian Bailey, a transracial adoptee, speaks out after a Red Table Talk episode with Jada Pinkett Smith and actress Kristin Davis glorify white parents adopting Black babies.
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This week’s show is all about successful women. Joining us as on-air talent are Capri Fernandez-Wilde with news and interviews and Maegen Rose with BookTalk. Tyra DeAhl hosts. Faren interviews Vicki Quade, the creator of the international comedy hit Late Nite Catechism about her religious comedy franchise as well as her writing and acting career. Faren also interviews Anjali Bidani, an Indian-American Broadway in Chicago theater s...
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July 1, 2019 30 min
S1E1: Transracial Adoptions Faren talks with adoption attorney Michelle M. Hughes of Bridge Communications about the myths and realities of transracial adoptions and what prospective parents need to be ready for before adopting. Also Transracial adoptees Mark Hagland and Eric Lemme talk about their experience growing up in transracial homes. Medical marijuana news from Tyra DeAhl and a sneak peak at next week’s show on women who bu...
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June 29, 2019 2 min
Up-and-coming Chicago Rapper, BossDre, is interviewed by Faren D'Abell about his music, fatherhood and his upcoming concert June 30, 2019. Features his song Ballin Like Westbrook.
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June 29, 2019 1 min
OTT Reporter Tyra DeAhl with pallative care expert Kathy Brandt on the need for integrating medical marijuana into care plans. Appears in our June 30, 2019 full episode http://listen.ourtruth.today
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Indian-American Anjali Bidani talks about her time as a stage manager for productions like Wicked and her transition into finance. In both positions she found unwelcoming male supervisors who didn't always appreciate strong women. Now Anjali is giving it all up to return to her passion of psychology. http://www.ourtruth.today
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June 24, 2019 73 min
Lesbian activist Toni Armstrong Jr. discusses growing up as a lesbian, the Michigan Womyn's Music Festival, New land for womyn and girls, being gay and education; Tracy Baim, Publisher of the Chicago Reader, gives an in depth history of Stonewall and the origins of today's pride parades, plus a behind the scenes look at the fight for marriage equality and discusses division in the LGBTQ community; Actress Honey West gives u...
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South Korean adoptee talks about when you should talk to your child about racism. Interview with Mark Hagland streams on your favorite podcast app June 30 and at conversationswith.net. Full episode on Transracial adoptions, entertainment and news.
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June 22, 2019 2 min
Tracy Baim, publisher of the Chicago Reader and co-founder of the Windy City Times, explains the significance of the Stonewall riots 50 years ago. Tracy's full interview, as well as interviews with entertainer Honey West, Toni Armstrong, Jr. Eddie S Pierce Jr., and health news from KHN are in this special extended Pride edition of Our Truth, Today streaming June 28 on your favorite podcast app and on www.Conversationswith.net
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Faren talks with LGBTQ activist Toni Armstrong, Jr. about the history of the community, her life in education, media, music and activism, and where we go from here. Mentioned: We Want the Land Coalition, GLSEN, BLAST (Bi, Lesbian and Straight Together) Women of the Palm Beaches, HOTWIRE Magazine Full Episode with additional interviews celebrating Pride 2019 premieres June 28, 2019. Our debut episode of the standard podcast premi...
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