Douglas Stewart, Director of Special Programs at Alameda County Health and Human Resource Education Center, is targeting the African American community to promote the “getting healthy in our community. He is leading the charge for the Outreach and Education efforts for the new Affordable Health Care Act (Covered CA) and also implementing the new “Downtown TAY” initiative, which is a culturally enriched, comprehensive and creative empowerment program for youth: http://www.hhrec.org/
Tim Jackson is a nationally syndicated cartoonist and illustrator. His social commentary cartoons have appeared on the editorial pages of multiple journals and newspapers. He is currently based in Chicago, Illinois. Multiple First Place winner of the NNPA Award for Editorial Cartoons. Born in Dayton, Ohio, Tim began his formal art education with a Commercial Art program at Sinclair College, relocated to Chicago to attend the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. While still in college, founded the company, Creative License Studio. He first began long-term correspondence with Morrie Turner when I was 14. [43 years]) http://obita4.wix.com/clstoons2
Ms. Jerri Lange, journalistic career began at the San Francisco Chronicle, where she worked along side such luminaries as Art Hoppe, Charles McCabe and Count Marco, and her mentor, Scott Newhall. She continued with tours at stations KEMO, KBHK, KGO and KQED Television. She also taught at San Francisco State University. Morrie Turner's childhood friend, she joins us to share stories growing up in West Oakland and teen years in Berkeley where they both graduated from Berkeley High.
Karen Oyekanmi also joins us to talk about Morrie Turner's encouragement when she was a child. She also tells us about the Black Beauty Doll and Gift Show Sat., Nov. 15, at AAMLO.