Center image, Director Elegance Bratton (All outer images are from the movie The Inspection) Top Left- Actress Gabrielle Union and Actor Jeremy Pope, Top Right - Actor Jeremy Pope, Left Center - Actor Jeremy Pope and Raul Castillo, Right Center - Actress Gabrielle Union, Bottom Left - Actor Jeremy Pope and Aubrey Joseph, Bottom right - Actor Bokeem Woodbine and Raul Castillo

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I SEE U, Episode 68: Storytelling Elegance in God, Fear & Sex

Posted on · Acclaimed writer/director, Elegance Bratton, shares deeply, personal insight into the tumultuous relationship with his mother as I SEE U takes a provocative look at THE INSPECTION – a compelling, autobiographical film about a young Black, gay man seeking acceptance by joining the military.

, Eliza Boquin and Eboni Harris, co-founders of Melanin and Mental Health; and Manuel Zamarripa and Jessica Tlazoltiani Zamarripa, founders of XICANX PSYCHOLOGY – Institute of Chicana/o Psychology

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I SEE U, Episode 32: The Color Of Therapy [Encore]

Posted on · The faces of therapy are changing as communities of color seek out more trustworthy, relatable support services for mental health wellness and spiritual mind treatment. This episode is an encore of the January 21, 2022 broadcast.

Jazz Saxophonist, Branford Marsalis

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I SEE U, Episode 67: Jazz Icon Says Don’t Follow Trends

Posted on · Jazz extraordinaire, Branford Marsalis, shares his unguarded perspective about the future of the genre and how he continues to cross stylistic, musical boundaries while maintaining his creative integrity and traditional soundscapes

Author and scholar-activist, Dr. Peniel Joseph
Tony Award-Winning Broadway producer and actor, Ron Simons

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I SEE U, Episode 65: The Show Must Go Black

Posted on · The most Tony Award-winning Black producer in history, Ron Simons, is leading an historic effort on Broadway to hire more people of color in creative and leadership positions, as well as develop more onstage narratives and storytelling about underrepresented minority communities.

Film Producer, Jeffery Robinson

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I SEE U, Episode 64: Pursuing A More Perfect Union

Posted on · Racial justice activist and legal expert, Jeffery Robinson, admits that he’s not about bashing America or making someone feel guilty about what happened hundreds of years ago—he simply holds a passionate advocacy for providing new perspectives on the truth of our American history.

Actress and author Karyn Parsons

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I SEE U, Episode 63: The Fresh Prince in Black & White

Posted on · Author and actress Karyn Parsons Rockwell shares her unguarded story of raising biracial children as well as the struggles that parents, even mixed-race teenagers, experience while struggling with issues centered around race and cultural identity.

Comedian Bernie Mac, Wife Rhonda Mc Collough and Comedian Reggie Reg

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I SEE U, Episode 61: I Ain’t Scared of U

Posted on · In what would’ve been his 65th birthday this week, wife Rhonda McCullough shares intimate details about her late husband, iconic comedian Bernie Mac, and reveals the sense of fearlessness in his character; his unwavering determination to succeed; and how he became one of the most beloved Black comedic actors in Hollywood.

Archival Images from Making Black America Through the Grapevine PBC Documentary

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I SEE U, Episode 60: Finding Black American Joy

Posted on · I SEE U showcases the 4-part series, MAKING BLACK AMERICA: THROUGH THE GRAPEVINE and takes part in a recent panel discussion about the film in a virtual webinar for Texas PBS

Megan Thee Stallion and The Southern Black Girls & Women Consortium

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I SEE U, Episode 59: Real Hot Girl Inspiration

Posted on · Beyoncé, Oprah Winfrey, Robin Roberts, Tina Turner, Megan Thee Stallion—there’s something about Black women of the South… and Southern Black Girls and Women’s Consortium leaders, LaTosha Brown and Melikah Berry Rogers, offer up case studies fresh from cities across the South in an effort to prove why more corporations, not just non-profits, should start investing in Black girl dreams

Dr. Betty Kilby Fisher Baldwin (Center-Left) and Phoebe Kilby (Center-Right). Authors of the book "Cousins"

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I SEE U, Episode 58: Slavery Ties That Bind Freedom

Posted on · Two women, one Black and the other White, connected through slavery, share intimate moments about how they were able to forge a remarkable friendship despite their family’s painful history

Author Jill Nagle

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I SEE U, Episode 57: How to Add Color to White Supremacy

Posted on · Consultant Jill Nagle is leading efforts to end white supremacy through engaging workshops specifically designed for white people to help them reexamine notions of white privilege in a way that encourages openness, curiosity and a willingness to dismantle harmful attitudes and mindsets

Photo of Hurricane Harvey aftermath, Houston Food Bank President Brian Greene & volunteers

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I SEE U, Episode 55: Feeding Souls During Harvey

Posted on · Houston Food Bank CEO Brian Greene reminisces about the challenges faced during Hurricane Harvey while distributing food and supplies to those in need as well as his decision to move to Houston after leading food recovery efforts in New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina