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The "Seeking Justice" LIVE Radio Talk Show originates on the Campus of Guilford College in Greensboro, North Carolina, USA. The show's objective is to transcend issues of conflict by listening to both sides of the story. Topics include: Current Events, Political Controversies & National & International Conflicts. Hosted by Dr. Mary Kendall Hope. 90.9 FM WQFS Greensboro, 4-5pm ET every other Wednesday.

The "Seeking Justice" LIVE Radio Talk Show originates on the Campus of Guilford College in Greensboro, North Carolina, USA. The show's objective is to transcend issues of conflict by listening to both sides of the story. Topics include: Current Events, Political Controversies & National & International Conflicts. Hosted by Dr. Mary Kendall Hope. 90.9 FM WQFS Greensboro, 4-5pm ET every other Wednesday.
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The "Seeking Justice" LIVE Radio Talk Show originates on the Campus of Guilford College in Greensboro, North Carolina, USA. The show's objective is to transcend issues of conflict by listening to both sides of the story. Topics include: Current Events, Political Controversies & National & International Conflicts. Hosted by Dr. Mary Kendall Hope. 90.9 FM WQFS Greensboro, 4-5pm ET every other Wednesday.

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Episodes

Representative Graig Meyer (D) North Carolina District 50

6/27/2019
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Completing June's "The Best of Congressional Representation" with my interview of Graig Meyer (D) of North Carolina's District 50. Representative Meyer spoke about his large and diverse geographic area of constituency - covering both farming areas and the metropolitan population of Durham. He discussed contemporary issues facing both political perspectives, detailing his approach and leadership objectives.

Duration:00:56:04

Representative Amos Quick, III of North Carolina

6/20/2019
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I was honored to have as my guest, Representative Amos Quick, III (D) of North Carolina. Rep. Quick talked at length about the status of the redistricting in NC as our state waits for the Supreme Court to decide whether they will hear a full appeal from NC's GOP of the re-drawn district lines. Rep. Quick also spoke at length about North Carolina's challenges in education, detailing his goals for improvements. He outlined that the four pillars of his work to encompass: Education,...

Duration:00:44:34

Patrick Morgan & Valeria Cesanelli Attorneys at Law

6/3/2019
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Patrick Morgan and Val Cesanelli discuss the ways in which they assist clients in family & criminal law. They described how they listen in detail to the needs of their clients, taking into account the "big" picture perspective of the dispute, considering all possible options to address the problem. Their holistic approach to assisting clients (taking into account the budgetary allowances available to those they serve) reveal the caring and depth of expertise these professionals offer to...

Duration:00:59:26

Representative Verla Insko (D) North Carolina

5/25/2019
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North Carolina Representative Verla Insko (D) began our discussion with the news of Theresa May's (Prime Minister of England) resignation and the influence of Russian meddling on the Brexit conflict that likely forced May from office. She continued to highlight the European elections in countries such as Germany (Angela Merkel) that have also seen divisions stimulated by far right influence. She noted that these uprisings and resultant problems seem to have been caused by the same social...

Duration:01:00:39

International & National Conflicts: Iran, China, Mueller & The Crisis at the Southern Border

5/10/2019
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U.S. Ambassador Michael W. Cotter (Retired) joined me LIVE me to discuss current events. We began with the movements in The Middle East of the aircraft carrier Lincoln against Iran, then proceeded to discuss tariffs with China & Chinese spying. We continued to discuss the Russian intervention in our election and presently and transitioned into the fall out from The Mueller Investigation. Mike's deep perspectives and insights into these conflicts (which at times differed from my thoughts)...

Duration:01:00:45

Democracy...We'll Miss It When It's Gone

5/3/2019
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"Democracy may not exist... but we'll miss it when it's gone." Author & Filmmaker, Astra Taylor's (2019) newest book release reflects the current struggle we have in the United States with our own Democracy. Her companion movie "What is Democracy" presents a documentary analysis of our human definitions of both big "D" Democracy as well as the origins of the concept of democracy in Ancient Greece through Rousseau's writings. Astra Taylor discussed her choice to film a portion of the movie...

Duration:00:56:38

The Mueller Report: What Do We Do Now?

4/26/2019
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Barbara Howe (Libertarian) candidate in 2018 for the U.S. House of Representatives was my guest for this discussion of The Mueller Report and current events. Barbara first defined her political affiliation as a Libertarian, detailing "makes a Libertarian think the way they do" for our tribute to this theme in April, 2019. Regarding the Mueller Report, Barbara clearly stated her aversion for government focus, stating she did not read The Mueller Report and now does not watch television. I...

Duration:00:55:24

Healthcare 2019 - The Way Forward

4/19/2019
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How can our existing healthcare system be redesigned? Bill Hendrickson, veteran Health insurance professional and Katrina Wesson of Healthcare for All Y'all.. discuss Medicare for All, the ACA and the challenges that face legislators in re-designing an efficient healthcare & health insurance program for American citizens. From the functional & dysfunctional aspects of the ACA to the proposed Medicare for All... the intricate challenges that face our legislature in re-designing a...

Duration:00:58:56

Conservative Perspective: What Makes Us Think The Way We Do

4/8/2019
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Today's "Seeking Justice" Talk show was recorded LIVE and discussed current events from the Conservative Perspective. My guests were Shawnee Bigelow and Jane L'Amoreaux. We began by discussing the indictment of the North Carolina GOP Chair. Other topics that included: The closing of the Southern Border, Illegal & Legal Immigration, Healthcare, Preparations for the 2020 Election, and the conservative perspective in contrast to the Democratic perspective. Final topics of discussion...

Duration:00:56:45

Progressive Perspective: What Makes Us Think The Way We Do

4/8/2019
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Current Events were discussed today on "Seeking Justice" with a Progressive Perspective. Solomon Gibson, III & Rocco Nittoli (from an Independent perspective) were my guests. Topics included: The Bar Memo/Report, Healthcare & the 2020 Presidential campaign. We dedicated most of the show to an analysis of the Barr Memo as citizens - following on these two years of the Mueller Investigation. The changes that this investigation has made to our American experience are significant, and we...

Duration:00:59:21

Borderlands: Evidence from the Rio Grande

3/29/2019
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Susan Harbage Page, Artist & Associate Professor of Women & Gender Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill came to discuss her latest art exhibit - Borderlands: Evidence from the Rio Grande. The exhibit includes both photographs of objects from the U.S. border at the Rio Grande and many objects themselves. Susan stated that she first began observing these personal objects - discarded along the border in the 1990's and began work to photograph and collect these objects in...

Duration:00:36:46

Female Voices: Democratic Party of Orange County, North Carolina

3/16/2019
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Our 4th week of Women's History Month Continues with all female guests: Rebecca Cerese & Katrina Wesson of the Democratic Party of Orange County, North Carolina discussed current events. Topics included: Voter ID/Voter Fraud/Election Fraud in North Carolina and nationally which included absentee ballot fraud in District 9 of NC. Plus Campaign Finance Reform for both political parties (Democrat & Republican). Rebecca & Katrina further discussed: local & national Economic indicators...

Duration:01:05:51

Female Voices: Republican Party of Orange County, NC

3/15/2019
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As "Seeking Justice" continues to support Women's History month with all Female guests in March, I was pleased to have Cheri Hardman & Bonnie O'Neill from the Republican Party of Orange County, NC for this very lively exchange and discussion of local and national current issues. They discussed the "Light Rail" proposal for the cities of Chapel Hill & Durham. North Carolina's history & present status of Voter ID, Voter Fraud, and the need to preserve the integrity of the system. They...

Duration:01:02:17

Women As Pastors: The Long Road to Leadership

3/7/2019
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The presence of female pastors in the United States has been a relatively recent occurrence. Kristen Hanna, Associate Pastor at Christ United Methodist Church (UMC) in Chapel Hill, North Carolina discusses the long road women have walked to leadership. She further discussed in detail, the recent special called general conference of the UMC to discuss LGBTQ+ Individual Pastoral leadership and marriage. Her honest, respectful and revealing discussion of the details that the UMC has long...

Duration:00:54:54

Anna Richards, President, NAACP Chapel Hill, North Carolina

3/1/2019
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President Anna Richards of the NAACP in Chapel Hill/Carrboro, North Carolina presented a history of the NAACP from its formation in the early 1900's through present day. She especially upheld the many women responsible for making the NAACP happen both at its inception and throughout the decades that followed. Anna discussed in depth the important role the NAACP has had in shaping of American history since its inception. Anna discussed the role the NAACP had in supporting the Chapel Hill 9...

Duration:00:59:45

Creative Colorful People Radio Broadcast

2/24/2019
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In this episode, I interviewed veteran broadcaster, Karl Blake, who lives now in the Triangle of North Carolina about his Innovative and forward leaning show, Creative Colorful People Radio Broadcast. Supporting non-profits for children and seniors, this podcast is originated in the Triangle with WCOM with a mission to support African American organizations and voices. Karl Blake, a veteran broadcaster of television and radio lent his deep baritone voice to this revealing interview about...

Duration:00:55:06

The Durham Rescue Mission & Homeless Shelter

2/15/2019
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CEO & Founder Dr. Ernie Mills gave an historical and poignant framing of his life story that led him to create The Durham Rescue Mission & Homeless Shelter (DRMHS) in Durham, North Carolina. This national leading and innovative organization provides one of the most emulated programs/organization for Homeless Individuals in our country. With its focus on drug rehabilitation, work training, education, and counseling, the outreach and success of this organization is as groundbreaking today as...

Duration:00:55:06

Meanwhile...Global Warming with Mr. Frank Princiotta, Retired EPA Director

2/8/2019
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Directly from the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) Mr. Frank Princiotta, Retired Director of the Air Pollution, Prevention, & Control Division discusses the immediate and longer range impact of Global Warming. The present circumstances (catastrophic floods, hurricanes, tornados....) seem invisible to the general public, yet continue to worsen. Causes? Whether one believes its earth's natural progression or that global warming was caused by man - there is already irreversible damage...

Duration:00:58:31

The Sisters Network of the Triangle with Valarie Clark Worthy, President

2/1/2019
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Valarie Clark Worthy, President of the Sisters Network of the Triangle came to talk with me about The Sisters Network of the Triangle. Mrs. Worthy began the Triangle chapter of this organization which connects to the national Sisters Network. She discussed in detail the hard work to de-stigmatize the diagnosis of breast cancer within the African American community. Mrs. Worthy discussed in great detail, her experience as the leader of this organization, including the many smaller nuances of...

Duration:00:57:30

Calling On Our Better Angels with Bruce Frazer & Virgil Torbert

1/25/2019
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In this second episode devoted to my support of The "Better Angels" organization, Bruce Frazer & Virgil Torbert discuss the need of this training for both The Croasdaile Village in Durham, North Carolina and in our greater American society. They discuss the underlying issues of polarization and our new norms that have contributed to our American divide. Bruce Frazer, a former Carter Presidential Administration member who now leans Republican, and Virgil Torbert, an Independent, (born...

Duration:00:55:15