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  • Pages Matam: Hip Hop

    Pages Matam: Hip Hop

    Pages Matam: Teacher, Spoken Word Artist, full time dad. The coolest African you will ever meet. A light way ahead of its shine. Artist. Teacher. Creator. https://twitter.com/pagesofle

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  • Pledging Greek: Aki & Lee

    Pledging Greek: Aki & Lee

    Lee and Aki agree to disagree about pledging Greek.

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  • Ron McClain: Fatherhood

    Ron McClain: Fatherhood

    Ronald P. McClain is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), who received a law degree (JD) from Loyola University Law School in 2004. Mr. McClain is employed as President and Chief Executive Officer of Family Service of Greater New Orleans. He previously served for approximately nine years as Chief Executive Officer of Children’s Bureau of New Orleans. Mr. McClain, who is the immediate past chair of the Long Term Recovery Organization for Orleans parish (CARE), and vice chair of the […]

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  • Dr. Bruce Block: A Conversation on Health

    Dr. Bruce Block: A Conversation on Health

    Dr. Block is the Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative’s chief medical informatics officer, supporting the implementation of EHRs and quality improvement methods in medical practice. At PRHI, he is responsible for the PA REACH West initiative to bring physician practices online with electronic health records and to help them achieve meaningful use. Covering a territory stretching from Erie to Greene County, PRHI’s REACH initiative is serving over 725 providers in over 300 practice sites. Dr. Block began practice as a family […]

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  • Dr. Peter Scharf: Crime in New Orleans

    Dr. Peter Scharf: Crime in New Orleans

    Peter Scharf Research Professor Department of Global Health Systems and Development Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine 1440 Canal Street, Suite 2200 New Orleans, LA 70112 Phone: 504.988.3655 Fax: 504.988.3653 pscharf@tulane.edu Research Interests: Criminal justice, law enforcement and forensics, technology and education Educational Background: AB, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York EdD, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts Professional Achievements: 2008 Foundations of Excellence award winner, Texas State University 2008 Nobel Public Service Presentation “Crime and the Knowledge Economy” […]

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  • Yah Lioness: The Boundaries of Friendship

    Yah Lioness: The Boundaries of Friendship

    Chastity “Yah Lioness” Cheatham is the founder of Big Juicy Records. She’s a Songwriter, Emcee, Educator and Creative Consultant. She talks about sex and friendship boundaries. Follow her on twitter: @SolSis9BigJuicy

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  • City Steps Perspectives: Warner Macklin III on the “Most Livable City”

    City Steps Perspectives: Warner Macklin III on the “Most Livable City”

    Warner Macklin III was born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA and is active in politics and business. We sat down to talk to Warner on the Martha Street Steps in Stanton Heights as a part of our series of interviews and art on the Pittsburgh City Steps. http://www.castlestrategicgroup.com/team.html —- By Albrecht Powell, About.com Guide (http://pittsburgh.about) While located at the point of three intersecting rivers, the city of Pittsburgh is also uniquely surrounded by hills – and lots of them. The […]

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  • Kenneth Ferdinand: Self-Determination

    Kenneth Ferdinand: Self-Determination

    We sat down with Cafe Rose Nicaud Co-Owner Kenneth Ferdinand to talk about all things New Orleans. Here he delivers a perspective on self determination. ——– In the early 1800’s Rose Nicaud became the first known coffee vendor in New Orleans. Rose, a slave, saw the opportunity to provide a service to French Market vendors, workers and shoppers by providing them with fresh, hot coffee. Rose created a portable cart which she pushed through the market on Sundays, selling “cafe noir […]

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  • Kwasi Johnson: Triumph over Molestation

    Kwasi Johnson: Triumph over Molestation

    Kwasi Johnson, a survivor of molestation, came and shared his personal story of struggle and triumph when we were filming in Pittsburgh, PA.

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  • Andre Perry, Ph.D.: Being a part of The New Orleans Community

    Andre Perry, Ph.D.: Being a part of The New Orleans Community

    Andre Perry is the Associate Director for Educational Initiatives for Loyola Institute for Quality and Equity in Education. The Institute assesses the success of post-Katrina education reforms and also creates enrichment opportunities for students in the metro area. Prior to, he served as the CEO of the Capital One-University of New Orleans Charter Network, which was comprised of four charter schools in New Orleans. A native of Pittsburgh, Pa., Perry earned his Ph.D. in education policy and leadership, with an […]

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