In 2020 Ritchie Torres became the first gay Afro Latino elected to Congress. As he navigates the the weight of history on his shoulders in the midst of global pandemic he shares his journey from the Bronx to Washington.
Activist and administrator Jamira Burley, the Head of Youth Engagement and Skills at the Global Business Coalition, joins Blackstage to discuss her journey as well as the importance of championing Black women.
The Grio’s Vice President of Digital Content & Senior Correspondent, Natasha S. Alford discusses her journey in discovering her passion, what it means to “meet the moment”, and the state of Black owned media.
In a first ever conversation with each other Dr. Amanda Washington Lockett, great-great granddaughter of Booker T. Washington and Arthur McFarlane III, great-great grandson of W.E.B. DuBois discuss building a brighter and better future for Black Americans.
Lauren E. Banks, actress and activist, who currently stars on Showtime's crime drama, City On A Hill, discusses her journey to dedicating her life to storytelling and why Breonna Taylor deserves justice.
A presidential election, a pandemic, and global calls for justice - the sports world is at the intersection of it all. Philadelphia Inquirer’s Director of Digital Sports Shemar Woods discusses what’s next for sports and his journey into sports journalism.