Young African American men dying at the hands of white police officers.  White police officers gunned down by African American men.  Protests in the streets - the rallying cry, "Black Lives Matter"! Opinion polls stating the racial divide in America is growing.  With this social unrest as the backdrop, Another View, along with our partners, the Virginia Wesleyan College Center for Religious Studies, and the Fort Monroe Foundation, will launch a new community initiative called "Race: Let's Talk About It". On the next Another View, we will talk about the initiative and our goal to provide a safe space to hold honest and open conversation about race that moves from emotion to true understanding.  Our guests this week include Michele Woods-Jones, Hampton Unity Commission; Jonathan Zur, Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities; Kelly Jackson, Virginia Wesleyan College Center for the Study of Religious Freedom,  Glenn Oder, Fort Monroe Authority and Eric Claville, Hampton University. Join us for the next Another View, Friday, September 4 at noon on 89.5 WHRV-FM, or stream us live on this blog!

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This week marks the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, the devastating storm that killed close to 2-thousand people, destroyed property, and left thousands homeless for years.  On this edition of Another View we'll talk with Jeremy Dillon and Michelle Peters, both Katrina survivors who relocated to Hampton Roads, along with Rev. William Tyree, III, Pastor of First Baptist Church, Berkley, whose outreach efforts are one example of how our community came together to help those in need.  It's all on Another View, Friday, August 28 at noon on 89.5 WHRV-FM or stream us live on this blog!

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According to one national study, 40 percent of Americans use some form of Natural or Alternative medicine when trying

to cure what ails them. On the next Another View, we'll look at this growing alternative to western medicine with special

guests: Naturopathic Doctor, Erica Steele and Hampton Roads Gazeti Publisher, Loretta Kahn.  We'll also take a sneak

peek of what we can expect to see at Africana 2015 with Festival Organizer, Bruce Williams and very special guest:

Frederick Douglass - portrayed by Poet Nathan Richardson. Plus, a look at the life and contributions of Civil Rights

Activist Julian Bond. It's Another View, Friday, August  21st at noon on 89.5 WHRV-FM, or stream us live on this blog!

  

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New school year, new school board, new test results - what's in store for Norfolk Public Schools?  How about what's happening with Portsmouth politics?  What about "the Donald" and what he means for the Republican party? It's been a year since Ferguson, so what have we learned?  So much to talk about - wonder which direction the Another View Round Table will take?  Find out this Friday when pundits Roger Chesley, Carol Pretlow, Bill Thomas and Wil LaVeist share wit and wisdom!  It's the Another View Round Table, Friday, August 14 at noon on 89.5 WHRV-FM, or stream us live on this blog!

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Another View has been nominated for a "Salute to Excellence" award by the National Association of Black Journalists for our show "African American Women Going Natural".  This program, which originally aired on September 6, 2014, focused on the social, political, emotional and physical issues African American women face when they make the decision to go "natural".  Our guests who discussed the natural hair movement included Rosalynne Whitaker-Heck, founder of MANE Event, which stands for My Authentically Natural Evolution; Jennifer Heck Cole who shared her personal story of going natural; NSU poltical science professor Carol Pretlow; journalist, author and talk show host, Wil LaVeist; and award-winning photographer Jason Johnson.  We thought it would be fun to bring you this program while we are in Minneapolis at the award ceremony and hopefully we will come home the first place winner.  Wish us luck...and tune in for an encore presentation of Another View this Friday, August 7 at noon on 89.5 WHRV-FM.

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