Dr. Seema Yasmin is an Emmy-award winning journalist, author, medical doctor and professor. In this episode she discusses her book, "The Impatient Dr. Lange: One Man's Fight to End the Global HIV Epidemic."
Michael W. Waters is founding pastor of Joy Tabernacle African Methodist Episcopal (A.M.E.) Church in Dallas, Texas. As pastor, professor, award-winning author, activist, and social commentator, Waters’ words of hope and empowerment inspire national and international audiences.
We visit with George Mason, senior pastor for the Wilshire Baptist Church in Dallas, TX. He shares his thoughts on the intersection of gun violence and religion, and how to have constructive dialogue with someone who believes in their "god-given right" to own a gun.
Bruce Bond is co-founder of the Common Ground Committee. It is a citizen-led initiative free of a political agenda and financial influences that is committed to “Bringing Light Not Heat To Public Discourse”.
David Henderson is a trial lawyer and world champion public speaker. Before his current role as a civil rights attorney, Dave served in the Special Crimes Division of the district attorney’s office. He has tried over 70 jury cases to a verdict, ranging from civil cases to human trafficking to capital murder.
Rome Madison epitomizes the entrepreneurial spirit. He has scaled the mountain of adversity to become a genomic industry expert, author, public speaker, and more. Listen as he shares his story of tenacity, and breaks down the role precision medicine has in the future of cancer therapy.
Beth A. Griech-Polelle is the Kurt Mayer Chair of Holocaust Studies and Associate Professor of History at Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, WA. In her book "Anti-Semitism and the Holocaust" the destructive power of discriminatory language in the persecution of Jews, and how easy it was to recruit healthcare professionals to participate in the Holocaust.
Just a minute - or two - for you to preview upcoming episodes. Our next episode features Hawk Newsome, the President of Black Lives Matter New York. I invite you to listen at RaceViolenceMedicine.com or subscribe anywhere you get your podcasts.
The daughter of Pakistani immigrants, Afia Yunus has vivid tales of the racism she endured as a Muslim girl coming of age in the Florida Panhandle. The experience strengthened her resolve to serve humanity.
Do you need a break from the rancor surrounding the 2018 mid-term elections? Then check out the October selection for the Race, Violence & Medicine Book Club - Nine Secrets For Getting Elected by Kit Bobko.
On Sep. 6, 2018 Botham Jean was fatally shot by an off-duty Dallas Police officer - while in his own apartment. Details surrounding the shooting have refueled the debate about police use of force against black men and the role of civilian oversight of law enforcement.
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.