The number of African-American men choosing careers in medicine is decreasing. In 1978 there were 542 black men entering medical school. By 2014 that number decreased to 515.Read More
Bryan Rigg received his B.A. with honors from Yale University and his Ph.D. in history from Cambridge University. A former U.S. Marine Corps officer and volunteer in the Israeli Army, he was a professor at the American Military University.
We had technical difficulties with our scheduled call-in guest, but Ali stepped in to deliver a clutch interview. She is the host of BAM! (Body and Mind) and has been with I Am Royalty Radio since its 2015 launch.Read More
My family enjoyed the 4th of July with a patriotic celebration of flags, sparklers, and fireworks. But for me, the seeds of patriotism sprouted in a far corner of South Carolina on my father’s family farm. As a preschooler, I chased chickens that clucked and ran and flapped. I slurped cheeks full of fresh watermelon picked from the field. America. The only thing missing was apple pie.
My ancestors worked that farm as slaves when it was part of a larger plantation. The land was ceded to my great-great-great-grandfather - a gift from his former master. Today my cousins grow soybeans, but for generations escaping the farm was a wartime ritual for the men.Read More
To better reflect the spirit of my radio show, I have changed the name from Unmasked to Race, Violence & Medicine. You can still listen weekly at iamroyaltyradio.com, download the app, or catch the podcast.Read More
Why did a group of teen stage performers join the NRA? And how do they combine activism with the performing arts?
The Cry Havoc Theater Company stopped by Unmasked for a lively discussion about gun violence and creating their next production - Babel. These teens will impress you with wisdom that belies their age.Read More