Sharonkays411 Show Podcast
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.   

Feels Like Sunday Morning … Chatter, News & Comments  - 06-28-20

Feels Like Sunday Morning … Chatter, News & Comments - 06-28-20

July 26, 2020

This episode was recorded from a live radio broadcast of What's the 411? on Sunday, June 28, 2020 at 7:00 am (cst).  I cover different type of news stories out of the mainstream and comment on them which have happened that week or are coming up. 

Legislative Update 6-24-20

Legislative Update 6-24-20

July 26, 2020

 This episode was recorded from a live radio broadcast of the 411 show on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 on WFSK in Nashville.  Community News came from Brian Todd, communications director of the Metro Nashville Public Health Dept. on COVID-19.

 

Guest for the rest of the hour was on U.S. Congressman Jim Cooper of Tennessee.  Sharon has the Congressman on her show several times a year to get an overview of what's going on on Capitol Hill.  

Artist of the Week Interviews - Leslie Drayton -6-25-20

Artist of the Week Interviews - Leslie Drayton -6-25-20

July 26, 2020

WFSK's weekly spotlight on new smooth & contemporary album releases and was started by Ms. Kay in 2006.  Artist of the Week for June 25, 2020 was trumpeter Leslie Drayton, his latest release is Chasing Landscapes.   

 

A founding member of Earth, Wind & FireDrayton went on to be involved with a variety of projects during the 1970s. In addition to playing in the orchestra pit of the Hollywood production of the counterculture musical Hair, he arranged and conducted sessions for Nancy Wilson and New Birth and served as music director/conductor for Marvin Gaye and Sylvester. He played big-band jazz with the Cab CallowayGerald Wilson, and Louis Bellson orchestras.

Pastor’s Round Table for June  2020.- 6-21-20 - 8:00 am (cst)

Pastor’s Round Table for June 2020.- 6-21-20 - 8:00 am (cst)

June 21, 2020

This episode of my show was recorded live on WFSK Radio on Sunday, June 21, 2020 at 8:00 am.  It's Father's Day - yeah!!  

Much was discussed with Rev. Dr. Jason Curry Dean of the Fisk Memorial Chapel and Robert Taylor, Church Administrator at Word Of Life Christina Center International. Much of the discussion wrapped around Black life, the pandemic, upheaval, peaceful protests and what kind of change will this global vibration bring?    

Pastor’s Roundtable for June  2020.- 6-21-20 - 7:00 am (cst)

Pastor’s Roundtable for June 2020.- 6-21-20 - 7:00 am (cst)

June 21, 2020

This episode of my show was recorded live on WFSK Radio on Sunday, June 21, 2020 at 7:00 am.  It's Father's Day - yeah!! 

Guest pastors Rev. Dr. Jason Curry, Dean of the Fisk Memorial Chapel and representing Word Of Life Christian Center International is Church Administrator Robert Taylor. We covered mostly Black Lives Matter, issues for dad's raising Black children keeping them safe.       

The 411 Show’s Empowerment & Encouragement Hour with Dr. Gloria Morrow - 6-24-20

The 411 Show’s Empowerment & Encouragement Hour with Dr. Gloria Morrow - 6-24-20

June 21, 2020

This episode was recorded from my live show on WFSK Radio in Nashville on Wednesday, June 17, 2020 at 5:00 pm (cst)  "Can America Begin the Healing Process?"  It's time for a return visit from Dr. Gloria Morrow, she's one of the nation's leading clinical psychologists, master trainer and author of several self-help books.  

Dr. Gloria specialize in working with individuals, couples, and families who are in desperate need of letting go of past hurts, trauma, and failures that are preventing them from living the best life they can live.

E. Delores Johnson on Her Family Memoir “Say I’m Dead” - 6-17-20

E. Delores Johnson on Her Family Memoir “Say I’m Dead” - 6-17-20

June 21, 2020

This episode was recorded from my live show on WFSK Radio in Nashville on Wednesday, June 17, 2020 at 4:00 pm (cst) News from the community came from Michael Milliner from Omega Psi Phi Fraternity gave details on a Father's Day Prayer Service. The guest was E. Delores Johnson author of Say I'm Dead: A Family Memoir of Race, Secrets, and Love. 

 

Her book is the true story of family secrets, separation, courage, and trans-formation through five generations of interracial relationships. Fearful of prison time—or lynching—for violating Indiana’s anti miscegenation laws in the 1940s, Ms. Johnson’s black father and white mother fled Indianapolis to secretly marry in Buffalo, New York. 

 

When Johnson was born, social norms and her government-issued birth certificate said she was Negro, nullifying her mother’s white blood in her identity. Later, as a Harvard-educated business executive feeling too far from her black roots, she searched her father’s black genealogy. But in the process, Johnson suddenly realized that her mother’s whole white family was—and always had been—missing. W

 

Black Wall Street Memorial - Dr. Tiffany Crutcher - 5-27-20

Black Wall Street Memorial - Dr. Tiffany Crutcher - 5-27-20

June 17, 2020

This show was recorded from a live broadcast of my show on WFSK radio on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at 4:00 pm (cst)  It was wonderful to talk with Dr. Tiffany Crutcher, founder of the Black Wall Street Memorial and the Tulsa Community Remembrance Coalition are launching the “10,000 Brick Campaign” throughout May to build a memorial to Black Wall Street in honor of those lynched during the 1921 Race Massacre.  

This interview with Dr. Crutcher was prior to the announcement by the president that he was bringing his campaign rally to Tulsa on Juneteenth.  She also lost her twin brother to police violence and shares her story on it.  Dr. Crutcher is also Founder & Executive Director Terence Crutcher Foundation.

 

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