(Pictured from Left to Right: A Town Called Victoria PBS flyer, Center: Members of the Victoria Islamic Center (from left to right) – Abe Ajrami, Dr. Shahid Hashmi and Omar Rachid, Right Image- Community Members of Victoria, TX (From Back left to Right then front) – Lanell Rachid, Abe Ajrami, Heidi Ajrami, Omar Rachid, Dr. Shahid Hashmi and Rakshi Hashmi.)
From Left to Right- Activist Mac Hulslander, Civil Rights Activist Joan Mulholland, Award winning filmmaker Loki Mulholland and his mother Joan Mulholland
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 [Encore]

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. This episode is an encore of the September 17, 2022 original broadcast.

Author of Black People Breathe, Zee Clarke.

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I SEE U, Episode 78: Say It Loud! Woosah! [Encore]

Posted on · Mindfulness author Zee Clarke not only offers a meditative guidebook for Black people who seek healing from racial trauma but also provides insight for allies into the inequities these communities face, so that empathy and affirmation can lead to effective change and transformation. This episode is an encore of the March 11, 2023 original broadcast.

NY Times Best Selling Authors and Activists, Regina Jackson and Saira Rao

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I SEE U, Episode 99: Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner with Karen? with Authors Saira Rao and Regina Jackson

Posted on · New York Times best-selling authors Regina Jackson and Saira Rao have a distinct mission to confront white women across the country about their role in upholding a complicity to white supremacy and to help them realize the part they can play in dismantling systems of oppression.

Acclaimed Jazz Drummer Kendrick Scott with artwork from his DACAMERA show Unearthed
Esteemed professor Dr. Kathleen McElroy. Center photo is Kathleen McElroy working on a story with a Harlem Globetrotter

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I SEE U, Episode 97: A Million Ways To DEI with Esteemed Professor Kathleen McElroy

Posted on · Renowned UT-Austin journalism professor, Kathleen McElroy, calls what happened to her this summer an “eye-opener” as she remains passionate in inspiring journalists for tomorrow’s newsrooms despite fallout from a botched hiring scandal at Texas A&M.

New York Times Business Reporter Jordyn Holman, Beyonce's Renaissance Tour Image, Cultural Historian Harrison Guy
From Left to Right: (Top Left- Blues Artist Gatemouth Brown, Bottom Left - Blues singer Jewel Brown, Center- When Houston Had The Blues Film Poster with Little Richard and Grady Gaines, Top Right - Blues singer Willie Mae Big Mama Thornton, Bottom Left - Blues artist Clifton Chenier and Lightin' Hopkins)

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I SEE U, Episode 95: Houston’s Emancipation Street Blues with Documentarian Drew Barnett-Hamilton

Posted on · For a project originally intended to focus on Third Ward’s Eldorado Ballroom, producer Drew Barnett-Hamilton decided to dive deeper into the cultural history of the blues and capture Houston’s distinct role in defining this revolutionary sound in popular Black music on film.

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 [Encore]

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. This episode is an encore of the January 7, 2023 original broadcast.

Veteran NFL Player R.K. Russell
Mike Jackson Producer and Co-Founder of Get Lifted Film Co.
Rice University President Reginald DesRoches

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I SEE U, Episode 92: Here I Am with Rice University President Reginald DesRoches

Posted on · A year into his historical presidency, Rice University’s Chief Executive Officer, Reginald DesRoches, is remaining steadfast and championing measures of inclusion despite the state of Texas dismantling them at colleges across the region, all while he leads an institution whose founder during slavery profited off individuals who looked like him.

Actress Grace Byers

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I SEE U, Episode 91: What It Means To Be OTHERED with ‘The Blackening’ Actress Grace Byers

Posted on · Growing up in a single-parent home inside the deaf culture, acclaimed actress Grace Byers shares compelling insight on defining one’s identity through multiculturalism and confronting the harmful effects of society’s interest in labeling people when certain parts of a family unit are missing.

Stephen Caple Jr., Center - Anthony Ramos, Tobe Nwigwe and Stephen Caple Jr.

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I SEE U, Episode 90: More Than Meets The Eye with Transformers Director Steven Caple, Jr.

Posted on · Acclaimed filmmaker Steven Caple, Jr., is becoming one of the most sought-after directors in the business, but he’s quick to acknowledge the lack of Black executive decision-makers inside Hollywood front offices when it comes to building diverse representation and fostering creative freedom in storytelling.