Black Awareness Association, Juneau

Martin Luther King’s Legacy: Yesterday, today and tomorrow

As we prepare to celebrate Martin Luther King Day this month, some might ask: What would the civil rights leader have said about the social justice issues that dominate our headlines today? On Juneau Afternoon, hear two ministers reflect on the movement King started and where it’s headed now.   Sherry Patterson with the Juneau…

2021: New Year’s Resolution vs. New Year’s Intention.

Research shows that only a small percentage of people actually stick to their New Year’s resolutions. So, would you be better off just stating your intentions to a reach a goal? The Juneau Black Awareness Association will explore this question. But hey, don’t stress out. Instead, enjoy a laid-back, playful conversation on Juneau Afternoon. Christina…

Celebrating Kwanzaa

On today’s edition of Juneau Afternoon, a conversation about Kwanzaa: The story behind a celebration with ancient African roots but a modern meaning.  Kelli Patterson of the Juneau Black Awareness Association leads the discussion about the events of the year and how they will be reflected in this year’s celebration. That’s Thursday, live at 3:00…

Black Awareness Association on Juneau Afternoon

On today’s show, we’ll hear a discussion about current events and responses from the Black community, curated by the Black Awareness Association of Juneau and moderated by Kelli Patterson. Introductions: Part 1: Part 2: Part 3: That’s Thursday, live at 3:00 p.m. on KTOO Juneau 104.3, online at KTOO.org, and repeated at 4:00 p.m. on…

Black Awareness Association on Juneau Afternoon

On Thursday’s show we’ll hear a conversation curated by the Black Awareness Association of Juneau. On today’s show, Christina Michelle and Kelli Patterson talk with locals about how COVID-19 has impacted individual lives and how we’ll handle the holiday’s during the pandemic. Part 1: Part 2: Part 3: That’s Thursday, live at 3:00 p.m. on…

Being Black in the Military, Part 2

In honor of Veteran’s Day, Sherry Patterson and Christina Michelle Patterson of the Black Awareness Association are continuing their conversation with Black Veterans about their experiences serving in the military. Part one of this conversation aired Thursday, November 12. Introduction: Part 2, Segment 1: Part 2, Segment 2: That’s Thursday, live at 3:00 p.m. on…

Being Black in the military: Part 1

In observance of Veteran’s Day, Sherry Patterson and Christina Michelle Patterson of the Black Awareness Association are talking with Black Veterans about their experiences serving in the military. The Juneau Black Awareness Association was honored to hear the stories of these Veterans who had also all been stationed in Alaska. Part one of this conversation…

Maintaining interracial friendships in times of social conflict

Best friends Kelli Patterson and Heather Pedersen curate today’s conversation for Juneau Afternoon, brought to you by the Black Awareness Association of Juneau. Part 1: Part 2: Part 3: That’s Thursday, live at 3:00 p.m. on KTOO Juneau 104.3, online at KTOO.org, and repeated at 4:00 p.m. on KRNN 102.7.

Music Reigns Supreme

Christina Michelle hosts Juneau Afternoon Thursday, October 22, 2020. On today’s show, we’ll meet Scherrie Payne & Susaye Greene, formerly of The Supremes. With hits like “Stop! In The Name Of Love” and “You Can’t Hurry Love,” these artists made Motown history. Hear their stories of fame, friendship, and more, along with some great music,…

Breast cancer awareness and the Black community

Christina Michelle hosts Juneau Afternoon Thursday, October 22, 2020. On Thursday’s show, the Black Awareness Association of Juneau curates a conversation about breast cancer awareness in the Black community. Guests include the Lead Mammographer at Bartlett Regional Hospital and breast cancer survivors. Part 1: Part 2: Part 3: That’s Thursday, live at 3:00 p.m. on…

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