Nyamal Tutdeal, Liana Cooper, Erica Franklin and Taneka Sawadogo joined Andrea Lawful-Sanders on The Source to discuss why they chose to leave the United States to move to Ghana and what the transition has been like.
Malik Pickett is a staff attorney for the Juvenile Law Center. He joined Solomon Jones on Wake Up with WURD to talk about HB 1381, a bill that includes significant juvenile justice reforms.
Wayne Preston Harris is an executive board member of the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE). He joined The Source to talk about the potential ban on tobacco and nicotine products and how it can negatively impact Black and Brown communities.
Arati Prabhakar, assistant to the director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy at The White House, joined Tonya Pendleton on Reality Check to discuss President Biden’s executive order to ensure that America leads the way in seizing the promise and managing the risks of artificial intelligence.
Eugene Sonn, senior director of collaborations at Resolve Philly joined James Peterson on Evening WURDs to discuss the Philadelphia Journalism Collaborative, a partnership of 29 local newsrooms focusing on issues that affect the daily lives of Philadelphia residents.
Ernest Stuart, jazz program director at Mid-Atlantic Arts and the founder of the Center City Jazz Festival, joined Tonya Pendleton on Reality Check to discuss the 2023 Living Legacy Jazz Award presented by PECO.
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