April Josephine

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‘Mean Girls’: Lessons from the show and how to stop bullying in school

Posted on · Bullying and cyberbullying are very prominent in our culture. Today, we talk to a cast member of 'Mean Girls' the musical about the show, and how she is helping provide a safe space for youth to open up and share. Plus, a school psychologist shares lessons can we learn from musical, and how students can combat bullying in school.

Latino USA host Maria Hinojosa

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‘Latino USA’ host Maria Hinojosa on her life, career and finding her voice

Posted on · Latino USA’s Maria Hinojosa talks with us about her work as a journalist sharing stories of immigration in America, the importance of representation for the Latino community, and her new book adaptation, “Once I Was You: Finding My Voice and Passing the Mic”.

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LIVE from historical Ashton Villa in Galveston, Texas – the birthplace of Juneteenth

Posted on · Today, we're on location where African Americans were officially declared free from slavery on June 19, 1865. Our conversation reflects on a time of celebration, while learning the history and the deeper meaning of the Juneteenth holiday itself.

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Houston Symphony captures love, pain, and triumph in tribute to Aretha Franklin

Posted on · Capathia Jenkins, Broadway singer and actress, talks about her upcoming powerful performance of Aretha Franklin's songs with the Houston Symphony April 22 - 24. Plus, award-winning writer and biographer David Ritz shares memories of compassion and other things he learned while working with the Queen of Soul.

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National Jazz Appreciation Month – the historical perspective

Posted on · Grammy award-winning saxophonist and Texas Southern University alumnus Kirk Whalum joins jazz experts, musicians in a conversation to about the heritage of jazz , its diverse styles, and its impact on culture.