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.

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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.

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