Beyond the Digital Divide

Beyond the Digital Divide When Larry Irving coined the term “digital divide” in the early 1990s, he was fighting for those being left behind. He stood on the shoulders of mentors who came before him, advocating for what he knew was right. No matter the cost. The pushback was real — from the U.S. Department…

Let’s F*#!ing Talk to Each Other

Let’s F*#!ing Talk to Each Other Leave it to Gen Z to cut to the chase. “Let’s f*cking talk to each other!” The perfect name for a campaign to get Americans, and especially our politicians, out of their silos for the greater good — namely solving the problems that face our democracy and our very…

The Intersection of Activism and Joy

The Intersection of Activism and Joy My guest this week takes us on a journey that leads to the intersection of activism and joy. And what a wonderful ride it is! The journey unfolds in the pages of Karen Walrond’s new book, “The Lightmaker’s Manifesto: How to Work for Change Without Losing Your Joy”. Our…

Olympic Gold Medalist Rises Above With Joy

If anyone can show Olympic figure skater, Kamila Valieva, how to rise above with joy, it’s Olympic gold medalist, Scott Hamilton. The 2022 winter games that just wrapped up were devastating for the 15 year-old Russian phenom. She went into the games as a gold medal favorite and finished 4th in the midst of a…

Side Hustle

Side Hustle Jacque Reid is a walking, talking example of the power of a good side hustle. Yes, she’s an Emmy award-winning TV and radio journalist with national network experience.  CNN. BET. NBC (Oscars Red Carpet team).  Tom Joyner Morning Show.   But she is also her own powerhouse brand, creating content to feed what…