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Roundtable With Stephanie Robinson

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Roundtable with Stephanie Robinson is a weekly 30-minute talk-radio program focused on culture, politics and relationships, hosted by dynamic and popular radio personality, Stephanie Robinson. Each week, Stephanie takes on a hot and timely topic to engage her listeners in provocative and action-focused conversations. Robinson’s Roundtable with featured contributors, town hall-style exchanges, Fresh Copy News segments, and piercing analysis all make for lively discussion and debate.

Roundtable with Stephanie Robinson is a weekly 30-minute talk-radio program focused on culture, politics and relationships, hosted by dynamic and popular radio personality, Stephanie Robinson. Each week, Stephanie takes on a hot and timely topic to engage her listeners in provocative and action-focused conversations. Robinson’s Roundtable with featured contributors, town hall-style exchanges, Fresh Copy News segments, and piercing analysis all make for lively discussion and debate.
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Roundtable with Stephanie Robinson is a weekly 30-minute talk-radio program focused on culture, politics and relationships, hosted by dynamic and popular radio personality, Stephanie Robinson. Each week, Stephanie takes on a hot and timely topic to engage her listeners in provocative and action-focused conversations. Robinson’s Roundtable with featured contributors, town hall-style exchanges, Fresh Copy News segments, and piercing analysis all make for lively discussion and debate.

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We're Number One: The American Pastime of Mass Incarceration

8/14/2014
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This week on Roundtable with Stephanie Robinson, Stephanie takes on the troubling issue of mass incarceration in the United States and its impact with some extraordinary guests who can speak to the issue both from the outside in, and from the inside out. What’s behind this uniquely American practice of widespread incarceration? Is it really about guilt or innocence? Or is it a bigger question of social justice? Joining us to sort this out is well-known actor and author of Letters to a...

Duration:00:30:00

Designer Babies

8/7/2014
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This week on Roundtable with Stephanie Robinson, Stephanie takes on science, the field of genetics and the current dilemma regarding its ethics and limitations. Has the time come when parents will be able to pick and choose the characteristics of our yet-to-be-born babies? Do such modern scientific advancements represent progress or a threat to humanity? Are we playing God? Joining us to sort out some of these challenging questions is Enola Aird, an activist mother and founding director of...

Duration:00:14:53

Trayvon Martin: The Second Deadly Assault

7/10/2014
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This week, Roundtable with Stephanie Robinson takes on the Zimmerman trial and leads a "family" discussion to help absorb the blow of Trayvon Martin's killer being set free. For Americans reeling from the young man’s senseless death, the verdict is another mortal wound. Facts are reviewed; legal procedures are analyzed, from the point of view of relationships: Trayvon's to his immediate and extended family, George Zimmerman's to our nation of laws, and both of them to our own psyches. We...

Duration:00:30:02

Are we crazier than we were before?

7/3/2014
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This week on Roundtable with Stephanie Robinson, Stephanie asks a blunt question: Are Americans crazier than we used to be? With all of the rapid technological changes, economic woes and high profile violence, are we unraveling at our seams? And what are the implications for our mental health both collective and individual? Joining us to sort out some of these challenging questions is Harvard psychiatrist Cynthia Carter, homeland security expert and Massachusetts gubernatorial candidate...

Duration:00:30:02

Pastors, Pimps and Power in the Church

6/26/2014
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Church is supposed to be a sacred place, but can the sanctuary remain holy when pastors are acting more like pimps than religious leaders? Sexual impropriety, financial misconduct and emotional manipulation can all be found in Bible scriptures, but they also fill headlines about today’s preachers. Roundtable with Stephanie Robinson takes on abuse in the church with men and women of the cloth. Dr. Donald Matthews, offers a test for determining whether the "pastor" or "pimp" label fits your...

Duration:00:28:43

Designer Babies

6/19/2014
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This week on Roundtable with Stephanie Robinson, Stephanie takes on science, the field of genetics and the current dilemma regarding its ethics and limitations. Has the time come when parents will be able to pick and choose the characteristics of our yet-to-be-born babies? Do such modern scientific advancements represent progress or a threat to humanity? Are we playing God? Joining us to sort out some of these challenging questions is Enola Aird, an activist mother and founding director of...

Duration:00:30:04

Chasing Oprah: The Plight of Women in Media

6/12/2014
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Oprah Winfrey has risen to incredible popularity and experienced immeasurable success but is she simply one in a million women in media to reach such heights? Women have made great strides in the industry but there are still obvious barriers to female advancement. What are these barriers and, alternatively, how have the vast new opportunities created by online and new media actually benefited women? Roundtable with Stephanie Robinson takes on the current plight of women in media with women...

Duration:00:29:27

Skin Deep: Defining Beauty

5/22/2014
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This week on Roundtable with Stephanie Robinson, Stephanie takes on the coveted concept of beauty. American women, in particular, are largely consumed with achieving a particular notion of beauty amidst the onslaught of media images promoting certain standards that heavily impact our judgment and perceptions. But what actually is beauty? Is it really only skin deep? And who gets to judge? Joining us to sort these questions out is plastic surgeon Monte Harris, actress and model Claudia...

Duration:00:30:09

Acting White?: Rethinking Race in Post-Racial America

5/15/2014
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This week on Roundtable with Stephanie Robinson, Stephanie takes on the controversial theory of “acting white” its context and its implications in our so-called ‘post-racial’ America. It will cover the recent book of the same name while discussing its provocative theme that racial judgments are not just based on skin color, but on how a person conforms to behaviors or stereotypes associated with a certain race. Joining us to sort this contention out are law professors Devon Carbado and...

Duration:00:27:40

FACING the Poor

5/8/2014
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This week on Roundtable with Stephanie Robinson, Stephanie addresses the troubling and ongoing challenge of poverty in America. Though the media and our national conversation regularly neglects the harsh realities of our nation’s poor, poverty remains a critical issue affecting an alarming number of families and individuals. So here, in 2014, who are these individuals? What do they look like and how old are they? And, most importantly, are we ready to face the issue? Joining us to address...

Duration:00:29:05

Harvard to Hollywood: A Conversation with Courtney B. Vance

5/1/2014
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This week on Roundtable with Stephanie Robinson, Stephanie sits down with actor Courtney B. Vance. Courtney’s story takes him from Detroit to Harvard to Hollywood and Broadway. On the big screen, prime-time TV, and the Broadway stage, Courtney has forged an extraordinary acting career. Listen in as Stephanie engages him on his road to success and the obstacles he’s faced and overcome on this road. Gathering at the Roundtable with Stephanie are actor and musician, David J. Curtis; recent...

Duration:00:28:21

Is College Really Worth It?

4/24/2014
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This week on Roundtable with Stephanie Robinson, Stephanie asks the provocative and increasingly more common question, “Is college really worth it?” Here in the 21st century, with a lagging economy and job market, many Americans are questioning the value of higher education and the mountainous debt it leaves behind. And these questions are growing louder. Joining us to sort this out is former Harvard dean, Professor Evelynn Hammonds, charter school founder Professor James Forman Jr. and...

Duration:00:15:03

We're Number One: The American Pastime of Mass Incarceration

4/17/2014
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This week on Roundtable with Stephanie Robinson, Stephanie takes on the troubling issue of mass incarceration in the United States and its impact with some extraordinary guests who can speak to the issue both from the outside in, and from the inside out. What’s behind this uniquely American practice of widespread incarceration? Is it really about guilt or innocence? Or is it a bigger question of social justice? Joining us to sort this out is well-known actor and author of Letters to a...

Duration:00:29:59

Boston Marathon Bombings: Security vs. Freedom

4/10/2014
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This week, Roundtable with Stephanie Robinson takes on the Boston Marathon Bombings and the age-old question of security vs. liberty. At the Roundtable are Juliette Kayyem, columnist for the Boston Globe and a mainstay on CNN throughout its coverage of the events; Senator for Massachusetts William “Mo” Cowan; Eric Hauser, democratic strategist and owner of the progressive communications firm, the Hauser Group; and Harvard Law Professor Ronald Sullivan. Is there really such a thing as...

Duration:00:27:52

Preventive Mastectomies: Disease and Deception

3/27/2014
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When breast cancer strikes, are women really in charge of their healthcare decisions? Pink ribbons, a double mastectomy trend and ever-changing medical science complicate lives and choices. Women whose bodies carry the imprint of the surgical solutions speak out on Roundtable with Stephanie Robinson. They discuss common fears like leaving family members behind and the need for good medical information. Two experts offer facts on prevention and treatment. Dr. Gayle Sulik, an author...

Duration:00:27:13

Pastors, Pimps and Power in the Church

3/20/2014
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Church is supposed to be a sacred place, but can the sanctuary remain holy when pastors are acting more like pimps than religious leaders? Sexual impropriety, financial misconduct and emotional manipulation can all be found in Bible scriptures, but they also fill headlines about today’s preachers. Roundtable with Stephanie Robinson takes on abuse in the church with men and women of the cloth. Dr. Donald Matthews, offers a test for determining whether the "pastor" or "pimp" label fits your...

Duration:00:28:43

Designer Babies

3/13/2014
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This week on Roundtable with Stephanie Robinson, Stephanie takes on science, the field of genetics and the current dilemma regarding its ethics and limitations. Has the time come when parents will be able to pick and choose the characteristics of our yet-to-be-born babies? Do such modern scientific advancements represent progress or a threat to humanity? Are we playing God? Joining us to sort out some of these challenging questions is Enola Aird, an activist mother and founding director of...

Duration:00:30:16

Relating to Love

2/13/2014
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This week on Roundtable with Stephanie Robinson, Stephanie celebrates the approach of Valentine’s Day with a discussion of love and relationships. While romance fills the air and card and candy sales boom, many question the sustainability of relationships in our modern era. Can we keep them as sweet throughout the year? Joining us to sort this out is relationship experts Van Moody and Hasani Pettiford and sexual health educator Jamilla Manigault. Together we will discuss love and...

Duration:00:29:42

Tackling Suicide & Depression in the 21st Century

2/6/2014
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This week on Roundtable with Stephanie Robinson, Stephanie takes on the related issues of suicide and depression. Though life is certainly both a blessing and a gift, in troubled times, some of us are unable to see this gift for what it truly is. And with the tumultuous and unstable environment we find ourselves in today, individuals commonly suffer from doubt, despair and insecurity. We all can “get the Blues” from time to time, but what happens when the Blues turn into something more...

Duration:00:30:00