The holidays are approaching and with them comes the opportunity to "chow down" on some really good cooking - collards, fried chicken, sweet potatoes, ribs, cornbread - food that nourishes the soul but depending on how it's cooked - could damage the body.  On this pledge edition of Another View on Health, we'll share healthy soul food recipes with Chef Wilbert Jones, cookbook author, food product developer, and host of the PBS culinary series, "Healthy Heritage Kitchen".  He'll share techniques for cooking soul food that tastes good and is good for you.  Plus Friday is your chance to show your love for Another View by becoming a member during our show.  A generous anonymous donor will match your donation dollar for dollar up to $2,000! We know with your help we will reach that goal and more!  Join us for Another View, Friday, October 24 at noon on 89.5 WHRV-FM or stream us on this blog! 

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There is no question - tensions abound between many young people, particularly African American males - and the police. Nationwide we see the results - Missouri, Florida, California, even here in Hampton Roads there have been highly publicized confrontations - and some of them come to a deadly end.  African American parents have had "the talk" with their sons and daughters about how to act and react when stopped by police, and there have been several public events lately teaching young people how not to be confrontational. But what about the police side of the story?  Are they overreacting because of misplaced fear? Are there racial overtones to every police stop? What are police doing to make sure their ranks represent the community?  Law enforcement leadership joins us with some perspective on the next Another View - Chief Michael Goldsmith, Norfolk Police Department; Chief Kelvin Wright, Chesapeake Police Department; Chief Cedric Alexander, President, National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE) and Lieutenant Daniel Edwards, Durham, NC Police Department..  Join us for healing conversation about race and law enforcement on the next Another View, Friday, October 17 at noon on 89.5 WHRV-FM, or stream us live on this blog! 

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Ebola outbreak, White House break-in, law enforcement steps up and steps out...there's lots to talk about during the October edition of the Another View Round Table.  Join Roger Chesley, columnist for the Virginian-Pilot; NSU political science professor Carol Pretlow; journalist, author and talk show host Wil LaVeist...plus guest panelist, poet, author and ODU English professor Tim Seibles; and guest host Lisa Godley for insightful conversation on these and other topics.  It's all on Another View, Friday, October 10 at noon on 89.5 WHRV-FM, or stream us live on this blog!

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Say the name "Ray Rice" and more than likely the image of violence between he and his then-fiancée Janay comes to mind.  There has been a lot of talk about the NFL's response to the issue of domestic violence, but we all know domestic violence is not new - nor is it limited to sports figures.  According to the Black Women's Roundtable's recent report, "Black Women in the United States, 2014", domestic violence is the leading cause of death for African American women ages 15-35. Black women comprise 8 percent of the population, yet they are 29% of domestic abuse victims and  22% of domestic violence homicide victims. African American women are two and a half times more likely to be murdered by domestic violence than white women.  Domestic violence is not a racial issue, it can affect women of all economic levels, races, ethnicities and religions.  However, it is impossible to ignore the impacts of racism, class, economic security and cultural differences when it comes to violence against women.   On the next Another View our experts will share their experience and knowledge of domestic violence with the hope of helping women to help themselves.  Our guests include Ruth Jones, Executive Director, YWCA-SHR; Larissa Sutherland, Education and Outreach Coordinator, Samaritan House; and Natalie Purdie, a domestic violence survivor.  Please join us for a conversation that could literally save someone's life,  Friday, October 3 at noon on 89.5 WHRV-FM, or stream us live from this blog!

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More than 18% of all African Americans aged 20 or older have diabetes.  Blacks are almost twice as likely as whites to have diabetes, almost three times as likely to have a lower-limb amputated as a result of the disease and almost 50% as likely to go blind!  There are effective medications to control diabetes, but diet and exercise are key to prevention.  On the next Another View on Health we'll get the latest on diabetes treatment and prevention from primary care specialist James Newby, MD; nurse-practitioner and certified diabetes educator Olivia Newby; and Waynette Speight, RN, a certified diabetes educator who will tell us about a unique program in Elizabeth City, North Carolina that brings the whole community together in the fight against diabetes.  Join Barbara Hamm Lee and co-host Dr. Keith Newby for Another View on Health, Friday, September 26 at noon on 89.5 WHRV-FM or stream us on this blog! 

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