May 31, 2021
In this informative and inspirational episode we talk with Dr. Kimya Nuru Dennis about Juneteenth and Critical Race Theory. We learn how we can support Black/African American communities as they celebrate freedom from enslavement as well as reflect on centuries of knowledge and activism.
May 29, 2021
In this episode we present the finding of the 2021 State of Mental Health in America while learning about the history of mental health treatment and understanding of mental illness. Dorothea Dix, Nellie Bly and Clifford Beers are all featured in this episode.
May 21, 2021
In this episode we talk with our friend, Nikita, who arrived in the United States from Afghanistan alone at the age of 16. Nikita tells us about her struggles learning English and missing her family as well as how we can help our immigrant neighbors.
May 8, 2021
In this episode we discuss the importance of our environment by learning about the contributions of Anna Botsford Comstock, Kate Sessions, Rosalie Barrow Edge, Rachel Carson, Marjory Stoneman Douglas, Margaret Thomas Murie, Dian Fossey and Jane Goodall.
Apr 26, 2021
In this episode we will learn how the WPA, which was a New Deal Program during the Great Depression, paid unemployed writers to interview the last remaining formerly enslaved people in the South. Their first-hand accounts of the institution of slavery are valuable to our understanding of the past in order to...