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Please note that around minute 45 we ran into some tech issues, and so we had to end the conversation. We'll continue the conversation in another conversation, which will include the rest of The Slants!
Co-host Kevin goes solo for this conversation with Simon Tam of The Slants, the greatest (only?) "Chinatown dance rock band." For a preview, check out this NPR conversation about the band, which has been fighting the man! www.onthemedia.org/story/why-cant-you-trademark-slur/
About Simon Tam
Simon Tam is an award-winning musician, best-selling author, entrepreneur, and social justice activist.
Simon is best known as the founder and bassist of The Slants, the world’s first and only all-Asian American dance rock band. His approach to activism through the arts has been highlighted in thousands of media features across 82 countries, including: BBC World News, NPR, TIME Magazine, TED talks, NBC, and the New York Times.
Find out more about Simon here: www.linkedin.com/in/simonstam.
If you, or someone you know, is a woman in the mobile/wireless industry or aspires to be, this discussion is a must listen! Joining host Melissa Birnie are two phenomenal women who have had remarkable careers in the tech industry. Conversation topics include the shortage of women involved in the mobile and wireless tech industry, advice for women seeking career growth in tech, and participation in organizations such as MTAM, Inforum or others, and much more. Join us!
Janette Phillips is Business Development Director for Chrysalis Global Consulting, Chairperson of MTAM's statewide Women in Mobile Tech Advisory Council, and former Executive Director of the Michigan Council of Women in Technology.
Kim Green-Kerr is Regional Vice President for the West Region for Sprint’s General Business division and brings to the position over 23 years’ experience in sales, management and leadership. In her previous role, Kim ran sales and distribution for the General Business sales and regional marketing organizations for the North and Midwest Regions and also was Area Vice President for the Michigan/Northwest Ohio Market.
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Marilyn Tam, Ph.D. is a Speaker, Author, Consultant, Board Certified Executive/Corporate/Leadership Coach, and Founder and Executive Director of Us Foundation. She was formerly the CEO of Aveda Corp., President of Reebok Apparel and Retail Group; Vice President of Nike Inc. and also a successful entrepreneur who has developed and built four companies.
Among her numerous recognition and awards is the Artemis Award from the Greek Government and Euro-American Women's Council, with her image on a Greek postage stamp. Marilyn is featured in many documentary movies including GLOW Project, The Compass, Tapping the Source, and FEMME for her inspiring accomplishments and inner wisdom. She was also recognized as one of the Top 30 Female Entrepreneurs in the USA by Fempreneur magazine. She is also the author of How to Use What You've Got to Get What You Want and Living the Life of Your Dreams.
Her mother regarded Marilyn as a waste of a pregnancy and she was abused and mistreated accordingly. As a teen Marilyn left her home in Hong Kong to come to America alone and became an international business success and humanitarian. In The Happiness Choice: The Five Decisions That Will Take You From Where You Are to Where You Want to Be (Wiley; Hardcover & ebook; ISBN: 978-1-1184-9316-8) she shares how anyone can choose to be happy and successful. She shows that happiness is a choice; anyone can find the resources and tools within any circumstance to guide them to a better place. Happiness, as verified by studies at Harvard, Yale and Gallup research is not only good for one’s personal health; it increases productivity and creativity too!
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OUR GUEST TONIGHT WILL BE
1) EBONY BOWERS WITH "FREE IT UP WEEKEND TIME "
2) BODY OF CULTURE WITH ROZENIA JOHNSON
3) INTO THE LIGHT WITH RENEE FEATHERSTONE
4) HARAMBEE TABLE
5) HARAMBEE TABLE WITH TAM LAWRENCE (https://www.facebook.com/publicistguide )
"FREEWAY" RICK ROSS SPEAKS LIVE WITH CELEBRITY PUBLICIST TAM LAWRENCE
Ricky Donnell Ross, better known as “Freeway” Rick Ross, is one of those rare figures whose experience as a drug kingpin has lead him to a life of rebuilding the community in which he once helped destroy. According to the Oakland Tribune” In the course of his rise, prosecutors estimate that Ross exported several tons of cocaine nationally, and made more than $600 million in the process. Counting inflation its 1.6 billion dollars comparing 1986 to 2010. Now, he has applied the passion that helped him build an empire to helping the youth, Ross has been given a second chance to uplift his community by giving back through mentoring and sharing his story. He plans to inspire many of today’s youths to achieve their greatest successes without following in his footsteps.
Ross was a key figure in VH1′s Emmy nominated documentary “Planet Rock History of Crack and Hip Hop featuring Snoop Dogg, Rza and B-Real of Cypress Hill. As well as the second episode of the first season of BET’s American Gangster documentary series which focused on his story and his connection to the Iran-Contra scandal.He is currently in the process of creating the feature length film of his life story with Nick Cassavetes, his own documentary “Crack in the System” and creating his autobiographical book.
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Warrior Talk Radio with GI Jenn is excited to have US ARMY/US NAVY Veteran, Lance Taylor back on to guest co-host this episode. We are going to be getting down and dirty with the TRUTH about a couple of topics tonight. First up, we have Bam-Bam from Sons Of Liberty MC to talk about the incident in Waco and the discrimination faced by MCs across the country. Then, we have Loren Schofield on to discuss Jade Helm and the tin-foil hat theories. And finally, we have Paul, from Keystone Wounded Warriors (Yes, the foundation sued by Wounded Warrior Project) to talk about all the good they are doing in their community!!
Bam-Bam is a Veteran who served as a medic in Operation Just Cause (Panama) and Desert Shield/Desert Storm. Now he is the National President of the Sons of Liberty MC.
Loren Schofield is a 16-year veteran with the Special Forces. He served in 10th SFG (A) on a Mountain Team, 3rd SFG (A) on Mobility Team, and in a Special Forces DA company. He retired as an instructor in the SF Advanced Mountain Operations School. Between April of 2002 to May of 2009 he deployed five times to Afghanistan and twice to Iraq. Loren is currently a writer for SOFREP.
Paul Spurgin joined the Marine Corps in 1962' was medically retired in 1969. He had one combat tour in 1965 in Chu Lai, Tam Key Province in South Vietnam, as an 0353. Keystone Wounded Warriors started in 2009. Their belief? They are honored and privileged to offer assistance to members of the greatest military, defended the rights and freedoms of the greatest people living in the greatest country on this planet, the United States of America. They are an all volunteer organization, so no one gets paid. They have assisted over 400 Wounded and Injured service members since Keystone's inception.
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Our guests this morning are Janene Ferguson and Chris Reynolds from the Torrance Art Museum
Janene Ferguson is the Cultural Services Supervisor for the Community Services Department for the City of Torrance. She has been responsible for educational programming and volunteers at the Torrance Art Museum since 2000. Her position also entails planning and coordinating 115 visual arts classes in six media at the Torrance Cultural Arts Center for youth and adults each quarter, including master workshops and children’s art camps. She previously served five years as Education Director for the Palos Verdes Art Center. Janene is the Cultural Services Division's primary liaison for the Stories in Art program, the Torrance Artists Guild and the South Bay Watercolor Society. She is currently a member of Museum Educators of Southern California, National Arts Educators Association and California Association of Museums.
Christopher Reynolds is an artist, curator, and arts educator living and working in Los Angeles. He received his BA in Fine Art at the University of Southern California and his MFA at the California Institute of the Arts. He is currently an Assistant Curator at the Torrance Art Museum, Adjunct Professor of art at Long Beach City College, and Vice-President of GYST, an artist-run company providing resources to working artists.
So this morning, we’re going to hear about the two new exhibitions, Second Sight: New Representations in Photography and John Hyatt: My Brush with Angels opening on Saturday, March 28.
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This episode will discuss how to maximize impact on young athletes, finding creative solutions for different learning styles and establishing structures coaches can use to help athletes excel under pressure.
Jeff Greenwald is a performance coach and author of The Best Tennis of Your Life. He was ranked No. 1 in the world by the ITF in his age division and works with athletes around the world on the mental game.
Rod Heckelman is the General Manager of the Mt. Tam Racquet Club and author of Playing Into the Sunset. He has worked with hundreds of top nationally ranked tennis players over the past three decades. In 2010 he was named Manager of the Year by the USPTA.