In ‘The Empowerment Zone’ Dr Ramona Houston focusses on building the power of the African American and Latinx communities.
with Dr Ramona Houston – zoning in on African American and Latino empowerment: building economic, political, educational and social power; advocating for health, philanthropy and service; championing racial and social justice.
Lovell Hooks: A lifelong champion of jazz —
Jazz is America’s classical music. Join the conversation as Ramona discusses jazz with radio personality Lovell Hooks, host of “Jazz, Straight No Chaser” on community radio WRFG 89.3 FM in Atlanta. Lovell’s show has been on the air for 30 years—the longest running show on the station. Lovell educates audiences about jazz through playing its music and telling its stories. In fact, Lovell has interviewed a long list of local and international jazz artist, who have shared their treasured experiences.
Learn from Lovell how jazz has evolved over the years. Originally from Denver, Colorado, Lovell now makes Atlanta his home.
In this show we zone in on all aspects of Black and Brown empowerment:
- We support building economic, political, educational and social power.
- We advocate for health, philanthropy and service.
- We champion racial and social justice.
- We critically analyze current events and issues from our perspectives.
- We spotlight and celebrate our history, (s)heroes, culture, institutions, organizations and events.
- We create synergy between our communities, believing that by working together, we increase our capacity and effectiveness in ushering in a better nation and world.
If you are interested in advancing the empowerment of the African American and Latinx communities, join us twice weekly as Dr. Ramona Houston and her guests get into the zone to explore Black and Brown relations and our journey to empowering our communities.