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Hour One

Healthcare in Cardiac Arrest

The movement to reform healthcare has come to a screeching halt with its future in serious doubt. Congressman/medical doctor Tom Price (R-GA) and Congresswoman/nurse Eddie Bernice Johnson (D- TX) share their diagnosis.


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Where Do We Go From Here?

In the era of President Barack Obama, commentator and Princeton professor Eddie Glaude attempts to answer the question, "Where do we go from here?"


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The Queen Nefertari of Hollywood

Lottery winner Cynthia Stafford is giving back by donating $1 million for arts education and investing $30 million in her own film company, Queen Nefertari Productions.


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Philanthropy Goes a Long Way

Kafi Blumenfield, president and CEO of Liberty Hill Foundation, hosts the Uplifting Change summit to encourage African Americans to increase their philanthropy.


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Debi Gutierrez's Hidden Agenda

Comedian and host Debi Gutierrez encourages couples to play and live in harmony in her TV show Hidden Agenda on the Game Show Network.


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In Memory of Howard Zinn

The Tavis Smiley Show salutes Howard Zinn, the Boston professor who made history come alive with stories of real people, passed away last week. He was 87.


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Hour Two

Do You Know Where Your TARP Money is Going?

Do you know where your TARP money is and how it's being spent? Elizabeth Warren, chair of the Congressional Oversight Panel for TARP, lays it out for listeners, while Forbes magazine columnist Tom Cooley tells us why education is the key to consumer protection.


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Tribal State of Emergency

Cheyenne River tribe chairman Joseph Brings Plenty and Native activist/rapper Ray Martin tell us about the little-publicized humanitarian crisis in South Dakota following the worst winter weather in decades.


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Garden Crusaders

Taja Sevelle's group Urban Farming tackles hunger by sowing seeds in America's inner cities.


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In the Shadow of Slavery

UCLA Geography professor Judith Carney discusses rice farmers on the Upper Guinea Coast and the "Black Rice" thesis in her book, In the Shadow of Slavery: Africa's Botanical Legacy in the Atlantic World.


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Sonia Sanchez

Sonia Sanchez writes
Morning Haiku and this week
Shares them with us


Hear her Haikus on
Sister Maya Angelou
And drummer Max Roach


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Maysa Celebrates Love

Singer and songwriter Maysa croons to the tunes of love in her new CD "A Woman In Love."


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