Elle Cast 20: To Paris With Love

Welcome back to Alert, Aware, Mindful. This episode is dedicated to the families and friends of anyone currently suffering from violence in their communities in general and also to Paris in particular.  This episode contains a plea for action instead of wishes upon a star. How charity begins at home and so does both compassion and violence.  This week’s Called to Action segment features a … Continue reading Elle Cast 20: To Paris With Love

Still, nonwhite Americans were about as likely as white Americans to say they hadn’t taken any of the above actions against racism.

Check out this amazing article. You can send the link to the others out there like Bill O’Reilly  who claim we live in a post racial America:   Majority Of White People Say There’s Racism Everywhere, But Not Around Them. Continue reading Still, nonwhite Americans were about as likely as white Americans to say they hadn’t taken any of the above actions against racism.

Searching for Freedom in a “Free” Country

Welcome Back to Alert, Aware, Mindful! This week’s episode focuses on Kalief Browder and prison culture. Topics include: Effects of prison culture on society upon release and why activism is so important to social change. We end with peace and love from one of the greats. He was all about the love. Thanks for listening! Elle Download here and stream below Continue reading Searching for Freedom in a “Free” Country

Elle Cast 10: Stigma in the Land of the Free and Home of the Brave

Greetings All, This episode will focus on the dangers of stigma in our society and how gratitude and appreciation are a choice for better living not just for you but for the people who experience your positivity and well being just by being around you.  There’s a great new song “I Can’t Breathe” by protest band Pussy Riot out of Russia.  It is amazing and … Continue reading Elle Cast 10: Stigma in the Land of the Free and Home of the Brave

Elle Cast 9: Baltimore and Prince

    Greetings All, Welcome back to Alert, Aware, Mindful. Today’s episode concerns my reactions to the recent incidences in Baltimore, which is located 20 minutes from my home town, close to where my parents live now. Thanks for listening, caring, and wanting to go on this journey with me. -Elle Stream or download here Continue reading Elle Cast 9: Baltimore and Prince

Calls For Police Accountability In Death Of Naked Man Anthony Hill

Hill’s death at the hands of a police officer is especially tragic, Anderson said, because he had great respect for law enforcement. When no indictment was issued for police officers in the apparent chokehold death of Eric Garner, an unarmed black Staten Island man who got into a videotaped confrontation with white police officers, Anderson said she expressed anger and frustration with police. But Hill … Continue reading Calls For Police Accountability In Death Of Naked Man Anthony Hill

American Denial | The Roots of Racism | Independent Lens | PBS

In this week’s episode of Alert. Aware. Mindful. (AAM) I will be discussing themes in American Denial | The Roots of Racism | Independent Lens | PBS.  I highly recommend it. It’s interesting and has answers that some of you are looking for in regards to racism in America. Continue reading American Denial | The Roots of Racism | Independent Lens | PBS

City of Cleveland responds to Tamir Rice lawsuit by saying boy’s death was caused because of his own actions | cleveland.com#incart_most-read_metro_article#incart_most-read_metro_article

I can’t EVEN with the City of Cleveland. It’s the 12 year old boy’s fault? ” Officers responded to a report of a man with a gun. The boy was shot less than two seconds after the officers pulled up to the gazebo outside the recreation center. The boy was holding a pellet gun. It goes into detail about the moments after the shooting when Tajai … Continue reading City of Cleveland responds to Tamir Rice lawsuit by saying boy’s death was caused because of his own actions | cleveland.com#incart_most-read_metro_article#incart_most-read_metro_article