Motown's Influence On America, Other Genres Of Music Honored Through The Motown MuseumPaul Barker, Director of Development and Community Activation for Motown Museum, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about the history of Motown, its impact on music today, and the museum's role in carrying on the legacy.
We Found Hip Hop, Helping Women Take Command Of Their Own Careers In The World Of MusicPiper Carter, founder of We Found Hip Hop, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about the importance of women in hip hop, as well as the movement to empower women to take a stand against the sexism and harassment women have experienced in the industry.
Learning A Thing Or Two About Jazz With Lecturer Vincent ChandlerVincent Chandler joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about the importance of passing on the history of jazz to the next generation and how jazz music has influenced the Black community since the genre's conception.
Detroit Techno Pioneer Carl Craig, Electronic Music's Ties To The Black CommunityCarl Craig joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about the origins of Detroit Techno and his connection to it while growing up.
Creating A Safe Space For Young LGBTQ People Living In Poverty At the Ruth Ellis CenterJerry Peterson, Executive Director of the Ruth Ellis Center, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to discuss the origins of the Ruth Ellis Center, its hopes for expanding its reach in the near future, and the need to find help for young members of the LGBTQ community.
Celebrating Pride Month With Motor City PrideDave Wait, Chairman of Motor City Pride, joins Jackie Paige on this week's Community Connect to talk about this years events surrounding Pride month, the Motor City Pride Parade, and his own thoughts on the advancements of the LGBTQ Movement.
Celebrating the Life, Legacy of the Tuskegee Airman For Memorial DayIn honor of the Tuskegee Airman, Dr. Brian Smith, President of the Tuskegee Airman National Museum, joins Jackie Paige on this weeks Community Connect to talk about how the museum is upholding the legacy and honoring the lives of the brave men who served as Tuskegee Airmen.
Fly Away To The Past At Selfridge Military Air MuseumSteve Mrozek, Director of Selfridge Military Air Museum, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to discuss the museums history and its importance to Michigan, the military, and the airmen who were stationed there.
Michigan War Dog Memorial Honors The Fallen Dogs Who Served Alongside U.S. SoldiersPhil Wettlauf, President of Michigan War Dog Memorial, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about the history of war dogs the U.S. Military and the reason the memorial was created.
Honor Flight Network Honors Veterans Through Flights To The Nation's War MemorialsDave Smith, President of Honor Flight Network, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about all of the work Honor Flight does to honor veterans by planning flights to the war memorials in Washington, D.C., and his own reasons for wanting to support these veterans.
Diving Into "Bitcoin & Black America" With Author Isaiah JacksonIsaiah Jackson, Author of Bitcoin and Black America, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about how the growing value and popularity of Bitcoin is good for Black America.
The Importance Of Personal Finance, Starting Early or Later In LifeNicole Narkus, Financial Advisor for Edward Jones, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to break down the different areas of personal finance, where people struggle, and how they can get better at balancing their financial future.
Dearborn Public Schools Tests Michigan's First Financial Literacy CurriculumMajed Fadlallah, Director of the Early Middle Colleges, Dual Enrollment and College Partnerships of Dearborn Public Schools, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about the financial literacy pilot program and why the training is critical to the success of students.
Web Extra: Apolo Ohno Discusses Life After Sports, Athletes' Mental Challenges Ahead of the "2020" Olympic GamesTwo-time Olympic Gold Medal Speed Skater and the most decorated Winter Olympian of all-time, Apolo Ohno, joins Jackie Paige for an exclusive web interview.
Director of NAMI Michigan Uses His Son's Life Story To Advocate For Breaking The Stigma Behind Mental IllnessKevin Fischer, Executive Director of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to tell Dominique's story and how it has changed his life.