Perspectives On Social Justice

Perspectives On Social Justice

Perspectives is a forum where individuals can come to express their viewpoint, their stance, and their angle, on issues relative to topics of concern to the community, globally. Our host and featured guest presents a PERSPECTIVE ON various topics through a unique lens. Perspectives On gives the world a frame of reference, an ear and a voice on politics, the church, public policy, advocacy, finance, economics, and health. Perspectives On is a round table, hot topics, dialogue on issues in the news....it is a way of looking at controversial subjects, approaches and outlooks.....come check us out....give us your PERSPECTIVE

Episodes

June 3, 2019 21 min

This podcast focuses on the notion of Food Justice for listeners who may not be aware of the impact the food industry has on American culture and how that impact truly affects the American farmer and young African American farmers in particular.
Jillian Hishaw is Founder & CEO of Family. Agriculture. Resource. Management Services better known nationally as F.A.R.M.S. With 15 years of experience as an Agriculture Lawyer she is we...

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This podcast features two dynamic and unique experts in the realm of Geography and culture both of whom have REDEFINING PERSPECTIVES ON food and culture!  The focus here is on understanding the intersection between impacts on everyday talk and culture.  Both introduced the term positionality as a factor that impacts, culture and the systems that regulate them through an approach called kitchen table reflexivity – an exploration of ...

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This installment of our month long series on Food Justice and the American farmer. John Wesley Boyd, Jr. gives us an on location, candid interview.  The recording documents briefly his encounter of racial discrimination with the USDA and how he emerged as one of the real heroes of the justice movement for African American Farmers.  Tune in and listen Listen to the voice of this hero’s testimony of what set him on the path of leader...

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August 18, 2019 49 min

This episode features the Rev. Dr. Gerald Durley, respected theologian and environmentalist, Rev. Dele mentor to Earthkeepers around the world is a former Permaculture professor at the College of William and Mary, serving the North Carolina Creation Justice Network; UCC Council for Climate Justice; National Congress of Black American Indians. She is ordained in the UCC with Baptist affiliations and also Rev. Alan Jenkins of Oakdale...

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This episode focuses on the crisis of health access and awareness among the Latin population in the United States.  Our guest Gabriella Betancourt has been Deputy Director of Research and Evaluation for the Latino Commission on AIDS since 2015.  She is currently a Doctoral candidate in the area Public Health with more than 10 years of experience in the area of research and epidemiology.  

She comes to give us her PERSPECTIVE on the ...

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This segment of Perspectives On focuses on female entrepreneurship and is hosted by Lairalaine White and co-hosted by Paula Granston!  The three women highlighted have each proven themselves as innovators, each have successfully created, organized and manage an enterprise.

All three from within the state of Georgia....which is important because, according to Bond Street, Georgia ranks No. 1 in urban cities within the U.S. for fastes...

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This segment focuses on Affordable Housing featuring two leaders in fair housing and home building.  Our guest, though their expertise and experience present gripping testimony on the impact poverty and politics have on housing of the underserved in our country.  It is hosted by The Sister’s Perspective Founder and Executive Producer Lairalaine White and Co-host Special Correspondent Paula Ann Granston.  Leading our special guest i...

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December 6, 2019 41 min

This segment of Perspectives On is a re-broadcast of our segment on human trafficking that occurred just after the initial broadcast of the Surviving R. Kelly documentary.  It was our very first podcast featuring two pioneers in the field of human trafficking advocacy, both are Atlanta’s Dr. Sharnell Myles licensed Clinical Psychologist and founder of The Social Justice Cafe for Girls and Dorsey Jones human trafficking survivor and...

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In observance of Earth Day 2020 Please join Reverends Michael Malcolm, Alan Jenkins and Dele' for an insightful dialogue on the relationship between climate change and faith.

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With 24 states reporting a second surge in COVID-19 cases/hospitalizations congregations around the country are in a state of re-organizing the way they engage worship.  Pastors Susan Buckson, Michael Henderson, Skip Mason and Paul Fortson will focus on the challenges and struggles church leaders are experiencing as a result COVID-19 fallouts as well as recent issues regarding race.
To see the video of this segment, check out our Yo...

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As the world responds to of events spotlighting the long history of violence and abuse between black men and society,  The Women's Laboratory of PERSPECTIVES ON endeavors to dedicate one hour affirming the place black men hold as Kings of our community.  Tune in tonight as a group of women assemble to uplift and reassure black men they are our kings.  Joining this episode is Rev. Dr. Donna Roper-Roach, Rev. Dr. Susan Buckson-Gr...

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n the farming world, the pandemic has proved a worthy and powerful catalyst changing how we navigate the nations food supply.  The USDA reports that food insecurity has doubled and in some instances tripled from 11% in 2018 to between 22-33% as of May of this year.  The COVID-19 pandemic could double the number of low and middle income people impacted by food insecurity by the end of 2020.  This week’s segment Celeste Lomax of Atla...

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In this segment, we will discuss the latest PEW study on how Americans feel about Climate Change and Justice.  We will take a look at the recommendations for the Democratic National Convention on policies on the climate crisis.  Rev. Michael Malcom, Rev. Alan Jenkins with special guest Shakeila James of Moms Clean Air Force & Chandra Farley, Just Energy Director/Partnership for Southern Equity will join in the dialogue.

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This segment explores the safety aspects of in-person learning vs. virtual learning.  We will discuss the long term impacts this new frontier of public and private education will have on the nations youth as a matter of social justice.  Guest include, Drs. Andrea Lewis, Stacy Brundage, Crystal Conigland and Cameron Carter

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As many school districts have yet to finalize reopening plans, It is the opinion of Perspectives On that far too much time has been spent on the debate of reopening and not enough time on the preparation and training teachers and parents on what is inevitable in educating our young. Houston's Crystal Conigland, EdD, Spelman College Education Chair - Andrea Lewis, PhD, Duval County Schools - Lisa Dorsey, Augusta Tech Distance Le...

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This segment features a diverse forum of women sharing their PERSPECTIVES ON everything from Kanye walking on water to Mr. Trump's military relations to conflicts on the education landscape!  Tune in to our Youtube channel and see the impacts of COVID-19 on each of these subjects from these perspectives!  

In addition to the host, Rev. Dr. Lairalaine White, guest include Reverends Esther Powers, Kim Shelton, Aly Roland, Hope Sut...

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This segment is all about the status of women in the US, including reactions from the Vice Presidential debate featuring Kamala Harris as well as the status of women in the workplace.

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This segment is about planning a garden for beginners and for those with limited space (outdoor or indoor gardens), common mistakes made when starting off, the importance of tilling, the use of pesticides and more. 

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This dynamic panel of African American clergy/social activists will be in dialogue on the African American church's response to the 2020 Election!  Rev. Dr. Skip Mason, Rev. Dr. Paul Forston, Rev. Dorothea Haigler and Rev. Michael Malcom join host Dr. Lairalaine White.

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This segment features a panel of women of various ages and contexts giving their point of view on the legislative process of confirming the latest candidate and what this will mean to the future of women's rights and other justice issues.  Join Dr. White and Rev. Renee Minter, Dr. Myrna Thurmond and Rev. Aly Holness-Roland for this exciting dialogue.

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