Sharonkays411 Show Podcast
White Christian Privilege - 7-26-20 - 8:00 am

White Christian Privilege - 7-26-20 - 8:00 am

July 26, 2020

This episode was recorded from a live broadcast of my show on WFSK in Nashville on Sunday morning 7-26-20 at 8:00 am with my guest Dr. Khyati Y. Joshi author of the book White Christian Privilege: The Illusion of Religious Equality in America.      

 

Dr. Joshi is a scholar and thought leader on the intersecting issues of race, religion and immigration in the United States. Her writings, speeches, and course work focus on promoting cultural and religious pluralism in the United States.

 

Through her workshops and consulting, she engages educators, policy-makers, and community leaders in an examination of the historical and systemic nature of bias, its consequences in everyday life, and the solutions that foster social justice and inclusiveness

 

This was an excellent conversation, one we will have again soon.  

Feels Like Sunday Morning … Chatter, News & Comments  - 07-26-20

Feels Like Sunday Morning … Chatter, News & Comments - 07-26-20

July 26, 2020

This episode was recorded from a live broadcast of What's the 411? on Sunday, July 26, 2020 at 7:00 am (cst).  I cover different type of news stories out of the mainstream and comment on them that have happened that week.   

411’s Pastor’s Round Table for Jul - 7-19-20 - Hour 2 -8:00 am

411’s Pastor’s Round Table for Jul - 7-19-20 - Hour 2 -8:00 am

July 26, 2020

This is the 8'clock hour of the Pastor's Round Table for the month of July.  Guest pastors are:  Rev. Leon Corder of Swift Tabernacle Church and Rev. Jerry L. Maynard, II of Southisde Community Church, both in Nashville.   

 

Among the topics discussed are: gentrification, the twin disasters (the deadly tornado & pandemic back to back) , and the elections.  

 

 

411’s Pastor’s Round Table for July - 7-19-20 - Hour 1 (7:00 am)

411’s Pastor’s Round Table for July - 7-19-20 - Hour 1 (7:00 am)

July 26, 2020

This episode was recorded from a live show on WFSK radio on Sunday, July 19,20 at 7:00 am.  In the first segment there are some news headlines of the day given before the pastor's are introduced for the Sunday.  The next hour is on another episode with same date.  

 

Guest pastors are:  Rev. Leon Corder of Swift Tabernacle Church and Rev. Jerry L. Maynard, II of Southisde Community Church, both in Nashville.   

 

Among the topics discussed are: gentrification, the twin disasters, and the elections.  

 

The Subtle Acts of Exclusion - 6-24-20

The Subtle Acts of Exclusion - 6-24-20

July 26, 2020

This show was recorded from a live broadcast our my show on WFSK radio Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at 5:00pm  (cdt)  The discussions was one I've been having for many years on the show about racism, bias, diversity, etc.  The book discussion was with the co-author of the Subtle Acts of Exclusion: How to Identify, Understand Microaggressions, Tiffany Jana was the guest.  

 

Dr. Tiffany Jana is the CEO of TMI Portfolio, a collection of companies working to advance inclusive workplaces. TMI Consulting, a TMI Portfolio company, is a 2018 Best for the World B Corporation.

 

Empowered Woman speak on various Subjects - 7-15-20 (5pm)

Empowered Woman speak on various Subjects - 7-15-20 (5pm)

July 26, 2020

The episode was recorded from a live broadcast of my show on Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at 5:00 pm (cst).   Community News came from Ellen Pryor, Communications Director the the Frist Art Museum in downtown Nashville.  We chatted about a successful partnership to do a giveaway of 4,000 face masks outside of the facility. 

 

Guest was entrepreneur and motivational coach Ms. Keisha Green of Atlanta.  She's is disabling excuses and bossing with all her ability. After a tragic car accident in 2013, this single mom of three sons was left a bilateral amputee. With much determination, Keisha discovered that her mental strength was stronger than any disability.

 

As a Certified Life Coach, Keisha is making an awe-inspiring impact as she globally empowers women to understand that no matter their disability, they can tap into the greatest force and ability that they possess – their mind.

 

This was a very inspirational conversation.  

New School Curricula Black History 365 - 7–15-20

New School Curricula Black History 365 - 7–15-20

July 26, 2020

This show was recorded from a live broadcast of my show on WFSK radio on Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at 4:00 pm (cst) and began with new from the community followed by the topic Black History 365. 

 

It's a U. S. History textbook documenting the unique stories of Black persons, groups, and cultures in North America, beginning in Ancient Africa continuing to modern events and movements. This interactive history/social science textbook can be used independently or as supplemental text and includes interactive instructor resources that will engage all learners. 

 

My guests were the co-authors of the textbook are former school superintendent Dr. Walter Milton, Jr. and former NBA Washington Bullets/Wizards chaplain, Joel A. Freeman, PhD. 

 

They said the curriculum includes music produced by Dr. Kevin "Khao" Cates, Grammy-award, multi-platinum producer and artist who has worked with Jay-Z, T.I. and Pharrell. 

 

This was very interesting and much needed.  Dr, Freeman has been a gust on my show several times before from past books he's written on Black History.  

 

Artist of the Week.- Chris “Big Dog” Davis - 7-23-20

Artist of the Week.- Chris “Big Dog” Davis - 7-23-20

July 26, 2020

This episode is from a WFSK weekly feature called "Artist of the Week.  It aired on WFSK JAZZY 88 Thursday, July 23, 2020 at 12:30 pm (cst) with the spotlight on Chris Big Dog Davis his debut release (after all these years) is entitled Focus. 

This interview was a total gas because it was Chris's birthday!    

Chris Davis known as “Big Dog” is a two-time Grammy nominated writer and producer and has 10 Billboard top #1 smooth jazz records since 2008. Chris received a Grammy nomination in 2014 for his work with singer/songwriter “Maysa” on her Blue Velvet Soul CD. Chris and co-producer Gerald Albright received a Grammy nomination in 2015 for their CD “Slam Dunk” In the category of “Best Contemporary Instrumental Album.”

 

Chris has worked with artists such as Grammy nominated Maysa, multi-Grammy nominated Gerald Albright, Will Downing, Phil Perry, Najee, Brian McKnight, Chante’ Moore, the late Vesta Williams, gospel giant Kim Burrell, Floacist, Glenn Jones, Miki Howard, Melba Moore, Marion Meadows, George Clinton, Selena Johnson, Avant, Kim Waters, Rick Braun, Alex Bugnon and many more.

Bezonomics and How Amazon Is Changing Our Lives - 7-22-20 (4pm)

Bezonomics and How Amazon Is Changing Our Lives - 7-22-20 (4pm)

July 26, 2020

News from the community segment got us started this hour then hear from Brian Dumaine on his new book.  He's an award-winning journalist and a contributing editor at Fortune magazine. Based on unprecedented behind-the-scenes reporting from 150 sources inside and outside of Amazon.  

 

The book Bezonomics: How Amazon Is Changing Our Lives and What the World's Best Companies Are Learning from It Hardcover. 

Book Discussion with Tiffany D. Cross - 7-22-20

Book Discussion with Tiffany D. Cross - 7-22-20

July 26, 2020

This episode was recorded from my live show on WFSK Radio in Nashville on Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at 5:00 pm (cst) News from the Community came first.  Book discussion was with Tiffany D. Cross author of Say It Louder: Black Voters, White Narratives and Saving Our Democracy.  

 

Tiffany's an on-air political analyst, she is a longtime cable news veteran having previously served as the D.C. Bureau Chief for BET Networks, an Associate Producer for CNN, and a freelance Field Producer. She appears frequently on MSNBC, CNN, and SiriusXM. She attended Clark Atlanta University and lives in Washington, D.C. 

Artist of the Week Interviews - Euge Groove - 07-16-20

Artist of the Week Interviews - Euge Groove - 07-16-20

July 26, 2020

This weekly spotlight is one of the features on WFSK.  Created by yours truly in 2005, the feature drills down on new smooth & contemporary jazz releases with the recording artists, or group/band.  

 

Back in the spotlight again is Euge Groove with his latest release Sing My Song.  For over 15 years saxophonist Euge Groove has been a consistent bestseller on the Contemporary Jazz charts, scoring hit after hit at Smooth Jazz radio, including more than 10 #1 hits, and hitting #1 on the Billboard Contemporary Jazz chart repeatedly.

 

Sing My Song may be Euge Groove's most accomplished and wide-ranging album to date. Highlights include the first Smooth Jazz single, "Dirty Dozen," "Until Tomorrow," a great duet with star Smooth Jazz guitarist Peter White, a scintillating cover of Herb Alpert's classic "Rise" and the title track ballad featuring a gorgeous vocal by Maysa.

Sunday Edition of What’s the 411? with Dr. Mark Williams - 6-28-20

Sunday Edition of What’s the 411? with Dr. Mark Williams - 6-28-20

July 26, 2020

This episode was recorded from a live broadcast of What's the 411? on Sunday, June 28, 2020 at 8:00 am (cst).  Sunday's book for a faith based audience is from Dr. Mark Williams entitled When A Man Worships. He's a physician, lecturer, worship leader, songwriter, husband and father who has intricately merged his music, his medical practice, and his ministry leadership into a fulfilling lifestyle that touches a countless number of people across the nation.

 

This conversation was pure joy for me, I've had him on my show several times before and know him well.   

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