Sharonkays411 Show Podcast
Covid Up and at 4:30pm Book Discussion on Criminal Justice Reform

Covid Up and at 4:30pm Book Discussion on Criminal Justice Reform

March 28, 2022

This episode was recorded from a live broadcast of my show What's the 411? with Sharon Kay broadcast live on WFSK FM,  Wednesday, March 16, 2022 at 4:00pm.

Covid related issues were covered by Dr. Gill Wright, head of Metro Nashville Public Health Dept was joined by Rachel Franklin, she the head of Nursing there.  

At 4:30pm the book up for discussion is: Bending the Arc: My Journey From Prison to Politics by Keeda Haynes.  She's a Criminal Justice Reform advocate and former Public Defender and was incarceriated for agreeing to receive multiple packages for her then-boyfriend.

He told her that the deliveries were for a cell phone and pager business. As it turned out, the packages actually contained marijuana, unbeknownst to Haynes

Book Discussion: Gorillas Can Dance with Shameen Prashantham - 3-16-22

Book Discussion: Gorillas Can Dance with Shameen Prashantham - 3-16-22

March 28, 2022

This episode was recorded from a live broadcast of my show What's the 411? with Sharon Kay broadcast live WFSK FM on Wednesday, March 16, 2022 at 5:00pm.

Dr. Shameen Prashantham is author of Gorillas Can Dance: Lessons from Microsoft and Other Corporations on Partnering with Startup. 

He's Professor of International Business and Strategy and Associate Dean (MBA) at China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) in Shanghai, China.

This was an interesting conversation.  

 

 

TN. Minority House Leader Karen Camper -3-16-22

TN. Minority House Leader Karen Camper -3-16-22

March 28, 2022

This episode was recorded from a live broadcast of my show What's the 411? with Sharon Kay broadcast live on Wednesday, March 16, 2022 at 4:00pm.

The guest for the hour was State Rep. Karen Camper of Memphis, District 87.  This was a great discussion.   

Equity Education: What Is Opportunity Nashville?  3-9-22

Equity Education: What Is Opportunity Nashville? 3-9-22

March 28, 2022

This episode was recorded from a live broadcast of my show on What's the 411? with Sharon Kay on Wednesday, March 9, 2022 at 5:00pm.

There's a recently founded non-profit education organization and this interview with Executive Director Tanaka Vercher explains the goals of it, who's involved and what the plans are for making sure education in the region has fair and equitable representation.  She's also a Metro Nashville councilmember.  

Empowerment & Encouragement Time with Adonis Lenzy - 3-9-22

Empowerment & Encouragement Time with Adonis Lenzy - 3-9-22

March 28, 2022

This episode was recorded from a live broadcast of my show on What's the 411? with Sharon Kay on Wednesday, March 9, 2022 at 4:00pm 

News from the Community Segment comes the Frist Art Museum's Trinita Kennedy on the Alma W. Thomas exhibition on view through May 2022.  Thomas become the first Black woman to have a solo show at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York when she was eighty in 1972.  

At 4:30pm, I'm joined by motivational speaker, minister and author Adonis Lenzy.  He makes an appearance Quarterly on the Show as part of Sharon's 411 Show Leadership Team members.   

 

WFSK Artist of the Week Archives Althea Rene from 2019

WFSK Artist of the Week Archives Althea Rene from 2019

March 9, 2022

This episode of WFSK's Artist of the Week feature from 12p to 1:00pm Thursday is from the Artist of the Week Archives.  It was recorded from a live broadcast on July 25, 2022.   

In the spotlight was  Soul-Jazz Flutist Althea René her 2019 releases was entitled “Flawsome”.  She always gives an interesting interview.  

WFSK Artist of the Week Kenny G - 11-18-21

WFSK Artist of the Week Kenny G - 11-18-21

March 9, 2022

This episode is from a live weekly feature from 12:00p to 1:00pm on Thursday's.  The Artist Of the Week puts the spotlight on new releases.  Grammy-Award winning saxophonists Kenny G was preparing to release his first album in six years, New Standards.   He was featured November 18, 2021.

It features 11 original compositions inspired by the Jazz Ballads of the ’50s and ’60s including a duet with ‘The Sound’ of Stan Getz.

What’s the Latest from the Statehouse with Rep. Vincent Dixie - 3-2-22

What’s the Latest from the Statehouse with Rep. Vincent Dixie - 3-2-22

March 9, 2022

The episode is from a live broadcast on WFSK Wednesday, March 2, 2022 at 4:oopm (cst)  The News From the Community Segment gives tips the United Way's VITA program for getting free tax filing help  I talked with the United Way of Greater Nashville's Samantha Williams about the program.

The guest for the rest of the hour was TN. Representative Vincent Dixie of Nashville, he's Democratic Chair at the Tennessee General Assembly.  His district 54 in Davidson County was recently redistricted. 

Among the subject matter covered was that topic's impact to Nashville and the representation change coming, the Governor's proposal for shifting funds to Charter Schools and away from Public Schools.     

Forty Days to Forgiveness by Dr. Ron Ramsey - 3-6-22

Forty Days to Forgiveness by Dr. Ron Ramsey - 3-6-22

March 9, 2022

The episode was recorded from a live broadcast on WFSK in Nashville on Sunday, March 6, 2022 at 8:00am. (cst)  The guest was Dr. Ronald D. Ramsey, author of Forty Days to Forgiveness: A Christian's Field Guide to the Forgiveness Journey.   

The book is composed of short readings that draw upon Dr. Ramsey's work as a counselor and chaplain.  This was an interesting conversation, one that I enjoyed.    

Weekend Headlines & What’s Ahead in the Week - 3-6-22

Weekend Headlines & What’s Ahead in the Week - 3-6-22

March 9, 2022

This episode is from a live broadcast on Sunday, March 6, 2021 at 7:00am.  News headlines and issues of the day and chit chatter on a variety of subject.  This is generally includes the banter of my show's producer  Xuam Lawson.     

2 Authors - 2 Books  (Authors are Sheryll Cashin and Rob Kenner - 11–3-21

2 Authors - 2 Books (Authors are Sheryll Cashin and Rob Kenner - 11–3-21

March 9, 2022

  This episode is from a live broadcast on WFSK Wednesday, November 3, 2021 with 2-books, 2-authors.  Back to discuss her latest book is Sheryll Cashin,   White Space, Black HoodOpportunity Hoarding and Segregation in the Age Of inequality.  

Cashin is Professor of Law at Georgetown University where she teaches Constitutional Law, and Race and American Law among other subjects.

Next author is Rob Kenner the author of The Marathon Don't Stop: The Life and Times of Nipsey Hussle. Kenner places Hussle in historical context and unpacks his complex legacy. Combining on-the-ground reporting and candid interviews.  

Rob is the founding editor of Vibe and is a Best Selling Author.  

The TN. Democratic Party Chair Hendrell Remus - 11-3-21

The TN. Democratic Party Chair Hendrell Remus - 11-3-21

March 9, 2022

This episode is from the live broadcast on November 3, 2021 on WFSK radio in Nashville.  The guest Hendrell Remus is introduced after about 20 minutes into the broadcast.  

Remus is the first African American to hold the position in the Democratic Party's history.  He discussed some issues of concern for the party.  

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