Maya Rockeymoore interviews David Johns, Senior Education Advisor for Senate HELP Committee, about U.S. education policy, education reforms, and how to reach America’s Youth.
Dr. Derek Musgrove of the University of District of Columbia discusses the history of federal government harassment of black elected officials, including Rep. Charlie Rangel.
Maya Rockeymore interviews Brian Smedley and discusses healthcare reform and issues of healthcare disparities among racial and ethnic minority populations. Reducing health disparities is essential to create health equity and strengthen the nation’s economic health overall.
Rich Hamburg, Director of Government Relations at Trust for America’s Health, discusses the difference between primary prevention and clinical prevention, cutting healthcare costs by preventing disease before it occurs and healthcare reform and policy surrounding these issues.
Maya Rockeymore interviews former congresswoman Barbara Kennelly about the prevalence of misinformation about the future of the Social Security program. Topics include why Social Insurance strengthens the economy and who is disseminating the current propaganda about Social Security reform.
Maya Rockeymore and Dr. Heidi Hartman discuss how Obama’s Social Security reform policy may affect women and children receiving Social Security benefits and why now is not a good time to change public policy in regards to women of color and those struggling in poverty.
Maya Rockeymoore interviews Janis Bowdler, of the National Council of La Raza, about wealth building and economic development in Latino communities. Topics include sub-prime mortgages and people of color, economic disparities and unfair economic policies in the financial services sector
Maya Rockeymoore interviews Dedrick Muhammad of the Institute for Policy Studies about the racial wealth gap and the economic policies needed to bring about racial and economic equity among people of color.