November 6, 8, 9, 20, 22, 23
Issues affecting African-Americans in larger numbers than other populations
On this edition of Urban Outlook, Raquel Hatter from Family & Children's Service talks about the disproportionate number of African-American children in the child welfare and juvenile justice system. Dr. Hatter explains the causes of this phenomenon and how FCS is working to change the patterns. Plus, you can learn more about the work of Frontiers International as they fight to educate the community on diseases that affect African-Americans in higher numbers than other groups. Cora Alston and Kenneth McClellan talk about their work to fight sickle cell, vitiligo, cancer, and heart disease.
For more information on the work and programs provided by Family and Children's Service, visit their website at www.fcsnashville.org or call (615) 320-0591.
November 13, 15, 16, 27, 29, 30
The election of Barack Obama
For the first time in history, the United States of America elected an African-American to the highest office in the land. Fisk University Professor Reavis Mitchell and talks about what this historic election means for our nation and for the African-American community. He also talks about the unique heritage of Barack Obama and what he brings to the table.