Social Issues

Lilly Ledbetter

Lilly Ledbetter

Lilly Ledbetter had a story to tell. In fact you have already heard it. They’ve been telling it in Congress, in the Supreme Court, in corporate boardrooms, in newspapers and on televisions across the nation. It has been said, at least one book or movie is being considered to retell her story. In 1979, Ledbetter took a job at the... Continue »
Leslie Sanchez

Leslie Sanchez

Republican strategist and former adviser to President George W. Bush, Leslie Sanchez is a CNN political contributor. An author and frequent columnist, Sanchez is founder and CEO of Impacto Group LLC, a communications and market research firm, which specializes in defining social and economic trends affecting women and the emerging U.S. Hispanic community. For her work, Hispanic Business magazine named... Continue »
Judge Mathis

Judge Mathis

Judge Mathis is a national figure known for his advocacy campaigns for equal justice.  His inspirational life story of a street youth who rose from jail to Judge has provided hope to millions who watch him on the award-winning television court show Judge Mathis each day. In addition, his weekly newspaper column brings social and political insight to readers... Continue »
Jamal Simmons

Jamal Simmons

Jamal Simmons is a well known political analyst and frequent television commentator. He was seen regularly supporting Barack Obama for the Democratic nomination on CNN and MSNBC during the 2008 presidential primaries and caucuses. The night Obama won the Democratic nomination, CNN — with Simmons as part of the team — won the highest ratings among every cable and... Continue »
Garrard McClendon

Garrard McClendon

Garrard McClendon is the host of Garrard McClendon Live! Garrard is also a professor, writer and diversity trainer. He is the author of “Ax or Ask?: The African American Guide to Better English” to help Blacks with school achievement. Garrard co-hosted the McClendon Report on The Talk of Garrard McClendon on Black English Dr. Ian Smith on Garrard McClendon... Continue »
Eric Morris

Eric Morris

Eric Morris is a firm believer in the saying that there is always a diamond in the rough. His own story is a strong testament to that belief. He grew up in a church as the son if a pastor and minister, however living in the inner city of Chicago offered many challenges throughout his life. Eric began to... Continue »
Dr. Jeff Gardere

Dr. Jeff Gardere

Dr. Jeff Gardere, better known as America’s Psychologist, is one of the most widely sought-after experts in the field of mental health. In addition to having a private practice in Manhattan, he has garnered a reputation as being a top motivational and keynote speaker, empowerment and media coach. Dr. Jeff Gardere in VH1′s Dad Camp Dad Camp: Man Enough... Continue »
Cathy Liggins Hughes

Cathy Liggins Hughes

“Cathy Hughes,” has been Chairperson of the board of directors and Secretary of Radio One since 1980, and was Chief Executive Officer of Radio One from 1980 to 1997. She was one of the founders of Radio One’s predecessor company in 1980. Since 1980 Ms. Hughes has worked in various capacities for Radio One. Radio One is the largest... Continue »
Bryan Monroe

Bryan Monroe

Bryan Monroe, the CEO of The Monroe Media Group, is the former vice president and editorial director of Ebony and Jet Magazines at Johnson Publishing Co and has contributed to ongoing coverage for CNN. Formerly the assistant vice president/news of Knight Ridder and the president of the National Association of Black Journalists, Bryan, who shared part of the 2006 Pulitzer Prize in... Continue »
Albert L. Butler

Albert L. Butler

Until now the image of a talk radio host is that of a white middle-aged man, but change is coming thanks to an emerging hot new talent.  Albert Butler– a popular talk radio personality whose show, originating in Philadelphia and with a national following– believes he is here to “change the FACE of talk radio.”   Born to the son... Continue »
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