When They See Us is an emotionally painful but necessary viewing experience. This film gives a snapshot of the grim reality of racism and poverty and how they are impacted by a flawed justice system. Take a listen to the Get Happy With J podcast review. Be sure to send us a comment on the
In this podcast episode we explore the phenomenon of the cancel culture. We analyze the concept and what it means specifically to African-Americans. In the world of social media it is all too easy to become divided and angry. As we all navigate the landscape of the internet, it is good to do self-checks and
Colorism in the black community is a sensitive topic to discuss. In this podcast episode, Karen and I open up about our personal experiences with colorism. We have to very different points of view on the issue in ways which may be surprising. We only touch the surface with an issue that runs deep. There
This week’s podcast episode is a mash-up of several hot topics. Take a listen and share your thoughts. We discuss the tragic mass shooting in New Zealand and the rise of white nationalism. We also delve into the Leaving Neverland documentary, the Jussie Smollett scandal and more. Thanks for listening!
In this podcast episode we begin a conversation about race relations. I am joined by Alex Larson, Michael Hurt and Ruben Ramirez for this panel discussion. You may be surprised by some of what we have to say. We each brought our own unique experiences about race to the table. Although we had some differences
Ruben Ramirez has a story to tell and if you take the time to listen you will be just as encouraged as I am. He comes from a family that immigrated to the U.S. from Mexico while his mother was pregnant with him to be able to give him a better life. Forget the horrible
This podcast episode was recorded months ago, in late 2017. I decided to hold onto this episode because it didn’t fit the themes I was addressing for the kick-off of the podcast. It is usually the goal to encourage and inform, while keeping it light. Happiness is the over-arching theme of the podcast, hence the
Several incidents of questionable policing and run-ins where citizens have been asked to leave business establishments beg the following question: Is it dangerous to be black right now in America? It’s hard to believe that such a question can be raised in 2018, but here we are. In this podcast episode J talks to local