Author Dr. Lindsay Gary

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I SEE U, Episode 73: The (Black) Woman in Red

Posted on · Author and genealogist, Dr. Lindsay Gary, takes us on a remarkable quest through the perspective of place, with a preview of her new guidebook that highlights 50 cultural institutions and historical sites of Houston that were created and sustained by Black Americans.

Former Executive Editor of the New York times, Former Editor in Chief of the Marshall Project and author of What's Prison For? , Bill Keller.

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I SEE U, Episode 72: Prisons: A Colossal Waste of Human Potential

Posted on · Former New York Times executive editor Bill Keller stresses rehabilitation over punishment for U.S. prisons and argues that doing nothing to reform the current system feeds a continued cycle of crime, community dysfunction, poverty and hopelessness.

Houston Matters

Working past retirement age (Jan. 26, 2023)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: We discuss why some older Houstonians keep working long past the traditional retirement age. And new revelations about the siege on the Branch Davidian compound near Waco 30 years ago come to light in a new book.

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I SEE U, Episode 71: The Lion King of The Chicago Projects

Posted on · Author of ‘Raising Simba,’ Falisa Ray, offers up a story of resilience as she recounts how her quest of faith emboldened her to inspire her son’s dreams of becoming one of the world’s most beloved characters on Broadway.

NY Times Best Selling Children's Author, Tami Charles.

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I SEE U, Episode 70: Seeing (Me) Is Believing

Posted on · New York Times best-selling author, Tami Charles, acknowledges some improvement, but says there still exists a large diversity gap in children’s book publishing-adding that this disparity directly impacts both the over- and under-represented groups in our society

Top Left - Barber, Derrick Williams Bottom Left - I SEEU Editor Johnmitchell Goode, barbershop customers Dr. Wade and another barbershop client Middle Photo - Ken's Kutting Shoppe Owner, Ken Hicks. Top Right- Ken Hicks and Derrick Williams Bottom Right - Ken Hicks and Texas Coach Lovie Smith

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I SEE U, Episode 69: Black Men On The Cutting Edge

Posted on · Houston entrepreneur, Ken Hicks, reveals his challenges and triumphs as he, along with his clients and customers candidly discuss the power of support, connectivity and mental healing when experiencing the culture of Black barbershops.

Megan Thee Stallion and The Southern Black Girls & Women Consortium

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I SEE U, Episode 59: Real Hot Girl Inspiration [Encore]

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. This episode is an encore of the September 24, 2022 broadcast.

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.