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Urban Outlook - January 2009

Show #1
Motivating Young Men & Women
Airs January 8, 10, 11, 22, 24, 25

What are the biggest challenges facing young men and women today, and how can we help them stay on the right path? On Urban Outlook, Ron Jones from 100 Black Men of Middle Tennessee talks about his organization and how they are reaching out to young men. Plus, Kimberly "Brownie" Vaughn and Sharese "Reecy" Jackson talk about the issues young women are facing and how they are working to encourage and motivate them through their organization called "ShePowerRocks."

For more information on 100 Black Men of Middle Tennessee, visit their website at www.the100.org or call (615) 248-2721.

For more information on ShePowerRocks, visit their website at www.ShePowerRocks.com


Show #2
Missing Persons in the Urban Community
Airs January 15, 17, 18, 29, 31, February 1  

Why do names like Elizabeth Smart, Caylee Anthony, and Janet March ring a bell, but we don't always know names like Laresha Walker? On this edition of Urban Outlook, we talk about the plight of victims and missing persons in the urban community. Earl Jordan from Partners in the Struggle and Kenny Smoov from 92Q talk about what needs to happen to keep other missing person cases in the limelight. They also discuss the problems with e-mail pranks and hoaxes and how we can use tools at our disposal to make sure we keep victims and missing persons in the spotlight until their cases are solved.

For more information about Partners in the Struggle, e-mail Earl Jordan at NoStruggle1970@yahoo.com.

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