Culture Rich Conversations with the
Black Awareness Association, Juneau
They say the shortest distance between two people is a story – and every Thursday afternoon, the Black Awareness Association of Juneau bridges the gaps in our understanding about the biggest race and social justice issues of our times with thoughtful conversations from the Black community in this special series.
Led by Sherry Patterson, the Black Awareness Association of Juneau launched the series in the aftermath of George Floyd’s death, which triggered the need for deeper discussions about racism and Black culture. KTOO is thrilled to partner with the Black Awareness Association of Juneau to bring you perspectives that were birthed from life experiences.
Christina Michelle and self-made millionaire Joseph Robinson will discuss the ins and outs of what it takes to be successful in this economy by investing in crypto currency.
On this week’s episode of Culture Rich Conversations from Juneau’s Black Awareness Association, host Christina Michelle and her guests discuss how we can find the joy this holiday season.
This week’s episode of Culture Rich Conversations from Juneau’s Black Awareness Association highlights two Alaskan business owners going into detail about what it takes to get started.
This month’s spirited conversation includes an in-depth discussion of the Kanye West controversy, targeted poisoning of Black women, and other topics on the minds of the Black community.
Host Christina Michelle is joined by Dr. Debra Warner and Myrlande Johnson to discuss the definition of domestic violence, different types of abuse, and how to recognize abuse.
On this week’s Culture Rich Conversations, we’ll explore the issues that has Black voters most inspired to get out and vote, voter suppression, and efforts to increase the number of Black Alaskans who cast their ballot.
Representing perspectives of Black Alaskans, this week’s guests share their takes on gospel music, Ketanji Brown Jackson, John Boyega’s dating preferences, police body cams and more.
Although President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation in 1863, it wasn’t until two years later on June 19, 1865, that the news reached slaves in Texas. They were the last to be freed and celebrated with songs and prayer — a day that later became known as Juneteenth. While the holiday is celebrated…
When James Brown sang, “Say it loud. I’m Black and I’m proud,” those were radical words in the turbulent 1960’s. But to Kenneth Monts, they were words he needed to hear and stayed with him for a lifetime. In this interview with his niece, Kelli Patterson, Monts talks about how Brown and other Black…