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Lighthouse: The Podcast hosted by Ben Caron

Lighthouse: The Podcast hosted by Ben Caron

By Ben Caron
Uplifting, insightful and inspiring conversations from "Lighthouse!" the weekly livestreaming show on facebook.com/bencaroncreates --if you'd like to learn more about singer-songwriter/creator/community leader Ben Caron, visit www.bencaroncreates.com.
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Young, Gifted & Black, Part 2: Dantriell Houston & Dana James
In Part 2 of this episode of Lighthouse: The Podcast, we continue to amplify Black voices, experience, artistry and expertise in solidarity with The Movement for Black Lives, Black Lives Matter, with special guests: dancer, producer and creator Dantriell Houston and singer-songwriter and inclusivity and diversity advocate, Dana James.  (Thank you Chris Jordan for lending your painting of Ahmaud Arbery to this week's show artwork.) Let's keep the momentum going, keep the conversation happening, keep learning and organizing! SHOW NOTES:  Please check out Tarian's Trendi Throwbackz for protest fashion. 
01:05:30
June 17, 2020
Young, Gifted & Black, Part 1: KC Carnage, Chris Jordan and Rom Lawrell
In Part 1 of this episode of Lighthouse: The Podcast, we continue to amplify Black voices, experience, artistry and expertise in solidarity with The Movement for Black Lives, Black Lives Matter, with special guests: singer, songwriter, actress, recording artist, KC Carnage, architect, painter, photographer Chris Jordan and singer, songwriter, recording artist, Rom Lawrell. These three creatives are the founders of CRV Productions, a production company in Los Angeles. (Thank you Chris Jordan for lending your painting of Ahmaud Arbery to this week's show artwork.) Let's keep the momentum going, keep the conversation happening, keep learning and organizing!
51:36
June 17, 2020
Listening to Black Voices, Experiences & Expertise, Part 2: Ron Kellum and Kena Tangi Dorsey
In service to and in solidarity with the The Movement for Black Lives, and in firm belief that it is critical to amplify Black voices right now, Part 2 of this episode features interviews conducted live on Facebook with Ron Kellum, who is an artistic director and actor, and educator/actress/director Kena Tangi Dorsey. SHOW NOTES: Follow our guests Ron Kellum (@ronkellum) and Kena Tangi Dorsey (@kenatdorsey) on social media. Kena's Resources:  Children's Books about Prejudice & Racism Talking to Children after Racial Incidents Talking about Race Media Resources about Race
48:46
June 9, 2020
Listening to Black Voices, Experiences & Expertise, Part 1: David Jamison, PhD and Dalila Ali Rajah
In service to and in solidarity with the The Movement for Black Lives, and in firm belief that it is critical to amplify Black voices right now, Part 1 of this episode features interviews conducted live on Facebook with David Jamison, PhD, who is a professor with a doctorate in African Diaspora history, specializing in Caribbean slave resistance and the history of race in the Americas, and actress/activist/director Dalila Ali Rajah. SHOW NOTES: Follow Our Guests: David Jamison on Youtube Dalila Ali Rajah on Instagram, Website David Jamison's reading list: The Condemnation of Blackness: Race, Crime, and the Making of Modern Urban America Book by Khalil Gibran Muhammad The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness Book by Michelle Alexander Fatal Misconception: The Struggle to Control World Population Book by Matthew Connelly Melancholy Order: Asian Migration and the Globalization of Borders Book by Adam McKeown What Is "Your" Race? The Census and Our Flawed Efforts to Classify Americans Book by Kenneth Prewitt
01:08:54
June 9, 2020