Sharonkays411 Show Podcast
Is Racial Healing Possible with a Holistic Approach? - Dr. Gail Christopher - (3-1-20)

Is Racial Healing Possible with a Holistic Approach? - Dr. Gail Christopher - (3-1-20)

March 1, 2020

This is from my live show on Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 5:00 pm (cst) broadcast on WFSK radio in Nashville, TN.  THe hour started with the Community News segment from author and journalist, SékouWrites.  He was on the Fisk campus this week to present Brown Boy Mad in the Little Theater he says are a collection of poems and monologues that describe a few of the author’s experiences with racial microaggressions. Followed by Memphis filmmaker George Tillman who wrote the Lucky Eleven documentary on HBCU athletes.  

The guest for the hour is Gail C. Christopher is an award winning change agent widely recognized for designing holistic strategies for social change. She is the former Senior Advisor and Vice President of the W K Kellogg Foundation and past Executive Director of The Institute for Government Innovation at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.

Artist of the Week Interviews - Adam Hawley  02-27-20

Artist of the Week Interviews - Adam Hawley 02-27-20

March 1, 2020

 Back in the WFSK spotlight is guitarist Adam Hawley as the Artist of the Week on Thursday, February 27, 2020 at 12:3 0pm (cst) .  He has been featured 3 times in the station spotlight since his debut four years ago. The Award-winning R&B-jazz guitarist has a new 2020 release entitled "Escape".  Six of his seven singles have gone to No. 1 nationally.  Hawly is also an educator and great husband and dad.  

For Such A Time As This book discussion with Rev. Sharon Risher - (3-1-20)

For Such A Time As This book discussion with Rev. Sharon Risher - (3-1-20)

March 1, 2020

This episode was is from my live show broadcast on Sunday, March 1, 2020 at 8:00 am (cst) on WFSK Radio in Nashville.  The conversation wrapped around the book For Such a Time as This: Hope and Forgiveness after the Charleston Massacre.  

On June 17th, 2015, a horrific tragedy happened: Sharon's dear mother, Mrs. Ethel Lee Lance, was killed in Charleston at the Mother Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, along with two cousins, a childhood friend, and the others murdered in that massacre. Since that time, Sharon has been an advocate for revising gun laws, and is a spokesperson for the grassroots advocacy groups Everytown Survivor Network and Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America. 

Feels Like Sunday Morning … Chatter, News & Comments  - 03-01-20

Feels Like Sunday Morning … Chatter, News & Comments - 03-01-20

March 1, 2020

This episode is from a live broadcast on Sunday, March 1, 2020 at 7:00 am on WFSK radio in Nashville.  News headlines and issues of the day.  

Separated By the Border book discussion with Gena Thomas  - 2-23-20

Separated By the Border book discussion with Gena Thomas - 2-23-20

February 26, 2020

This episode aired live on WFSK radio on Sunday 2-23-20 at 8:00 am. The guest is missionary, author and foster mom Gena Thomas.   

Feels Like Sunday Morning … Chatter, News & Comments  - 02-23-20

Feels Like Sunday Morning … Chatter, News & Comments - 02-23-20

February 26, 2020

This is an hour of misc. news stories, topics, etc.  It was broadcast on Sunday morning 2-23-20 at 7:00 am.  News from the Community came from Nola Williams, CEO of NEWorks Productions, Washington, D.C. His production of "Stirring The Waters Across America!" begins its national tour in Nashville on 2-29-20.  

Black History Month Book - Anxious to Talk About It with Carolyn Helsel  2-2-20

Black History Month Book - Anxious to Talk About It with Carolyn Helsel 2-2-20

February 21, 2020

This episode is from a live show broadcast on Sunday, February 02, 2020 at 8:00 am (cst).  My first Black History Boob fir the month was directed at dismantling racism within the community of faith.  Anxious to Talk About It: Helping White Christians Talk Faithfully about Racism by Carolyn B. Helsel, PhD, a professor of preaching at Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary, where she has taught since 2015. 

She draws on her successful experiences with white congregations to offer us tools to embrace and explore these anxious feelings.  This was an interesting conversation.  

Black History Month Book: Finding the Joseph Within with Shawn Joseph - 2-5-20

Black History Month Book: Finding the Joseph Within with Shawn Joseph - 2-5-20

February 21, 2020

This episode is from a live show broadcast on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at 4:00 pm (cst) on WFSK.  The 411 Show's Community News segment is first followed by book discussion with which starts the show.  Book discussion was with Dr. Shawn Joseph on is first book released late last year Finding the Joseph Within: Lessons Learned Through a Life of Struggle.    

He has been an English teacher, school administrator, central office administrator, and superintendent in Maryland, Delaware, and Tennessee. Joseph says God's promises can be achieved in your life if one maintains their faith and develop an ability to persevere.

Artist of the Week Interview - Peter White - 2-20-20

Artist of the Week Interview - Peter White - 2-20-20

February 21, 2020

This episode is from a WFSK JAZZy 88 weekly feature called "Artist of the Week.  It aired on WFSK JAZZY 88 Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 12:30 pm (cst) with the spotlight guitarist Peter White.   His latest endeavor titled “Music for STARLUX Airlines” is a collection of songs written for a new luxury airline based in Taiwan called STARLUX Airlines. Peter was commissioned by the airline  to record music for their onboard entertainment system.

It was so good to catch up with Peter again.  This is his 4th time in the Spotlight over the last 14-years.  

 

Black History Month Book Color N’ America by Roy S. Wyatt - 2-5-20

Black History Month Book Color N’ America by Roy S. Wyatt - 2-5-20

February 21, 2020

 This episode aired live on WFSK radio on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 from :00 pm to :00 pm (cst) This hour started with my News from the Community Segment on job skills and recruiting for veterans. Chris Stephens RecruitMilitary’s Event Director, who is also a US Air Force Veteran.  He gave details on a Nashville Veterans Job Fair helping Nashville veterans, transitioning military and military spouses find meaningful career opportunities.

Guest for the show is Roy S. Wyatt author of 8 books, we discussed his latest Color N' America: An Illustrated Guide to African-Americans Pursuit of Freedom and History in the United States of America. 

He says "as African-Americans, it is imperative to understand our heritage and history. While America traditionally revels in either Civil War battles or founding fathers, many great contributions of African-Americans have widely gone unrecognized. But we cannot forget. In an effort to honor African-Americans expansive and growing history, we must pay tribute to the struggles and achievements of the people and events that have shaped our nation."

 

Feels Like Sunday Morning … Chatter, News & Comments  - 02-09-20

Feels Like Sunday Morning … Chatter, News & Comments - 02-09-20

February 16, 2020

 This is an hour of misc. news stories, topics, etc.  It was broadcast on Sunday morning 2-9-20 at 7:00 am.  

Healing Racial Trauma with Sheila Wise Rowe Feb. 09, 2020

Healing Racial Trauma with Sheila Wise Rowe Feb. 09, 2020

February 16, 2020

This episode was from a live broadcast on Sunday, 2-9-20 at 8:00 am (cst)  The guest Sheila Wise Rowe discussed her new book Healing Racial Trauma: The Road to Resilience.  She says we experience ongoing racial trauma as this lie is perpetuated by the action or inaction of the government, media, viral videos, churches, and within families of origin. In contrast, Scripture declares that we are all fearfully and wonderfully made. 

For over twenty-five years she has counseled abuse and trauma survivors in the United States. Sheila ministered to homeless and abused women and children in Johannesburg, South Africa, where she also taught counseling and trauma-related courses for a decade.