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The Chavis Chronicles

Hosted by civil rights icon Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr., a thought-provoking half-hour weekly talk show with an urban American flair featuring interviews with famous leaders and politicians, doctors and scientists, cultural leaders and influencers from around the globe.

Kornisha McGill Brow and Dr. Angela Marshall

26m 25s

Dr. Chavis interviews the 27th national president of Jack and Jill of America, Kornisha McGill Brown. Brown discusses her advocacy in ensuring that African Americans have access to opportunities to maximize their potential. He also talks to physician and author Dr. Angela Marshall about the importance of identifying medical bias as it relates to race, gender and other cultural factors.

Episodes

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    Kornisha McGill Brow and Dr. Angela Marshall

    S4 E420 - 26m 25s

    Dr. Chavis interviews the 27th national president of Jack and Jill of America, Kornisha McGill Brown. Brown discusses her advocacy in ensuring that African Americans have access to opportunities to maximize their potential. He also talks to physician and author Dr. Angela Marshall about the importance of identifying medical bias as it relates to race, gender and other cultural factors.

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    Stephen Benjamin

    S4 E419 - 27m 18s

    Dr. Chavis interviews senior advisor to President Joseph Biden, the first black mayor of Columbia and the director of the Office of Public Engagement Stephen Benjamin. Benjamin discusses his upbringing in civil rights advocacy, his historic mayorship in Columbia, South Carolina, the ideology of Bidenomics, and the Biden administration’s commitment to diversity.

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    Harriett Cole

    S4 E418 - 27m 7s

    Dr. Chavis interviews life stylist, author and nationally syndicated advice columnist Harriet Cole. Cole discusses her upbringing, the impact of her Howard University education, career in journalism at Ebony magazine, and the state of the Black press today.

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    Nicole Elam

    S4 E417 - 25m 48s

    Dr. Chavis interviews the president and CEO of the National Bankers Association Nicole Elam. Elam discusses her upbringing at the NAACP, accomplished career in the financial industry, the impact of redlining, the history of Black-owned banks and why these banks are often the only source for reasonable, fair, and non-predatory lending for African Americans in the U.S.

  • Sonia Pruitt: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Sonia Pruitt

    S4 E416 - 26m 1s

    Dr. Chavis interviews professor of criminal justice and retired police captain of Montgomery County in the state of Maryland Sonia Y. Wiggins Pruitt. Pruitt discusses her career in public service, her current role in academia, and the importance of community policing in the Black community.

  • Andrew Young: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Andrew Young

    S4 E415 - 26m

    Dr. Chavis interviews civil rights icon, diplomat, and former mayor of Atlanta, Andrew Young, one of the last surviving members of Martin Luther King Jr.'s inner circle. Young discusses his journey as one of the leaders of the movement, his historic relationship as a confident of Dr. King, his role as ambassador to the United Nations and mayorship in Atlanta.

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    Monie Love

    S4 E413 - 25m 45s

    Dr. Chavis talks to trailblazing Hip Hop MC Monie Love on the 50th Anniversary of Hip Hop about her emergence in the industry in the United Kingdom and New York City, her pioneering career and the state of women in Hip Hop today.

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    Phylicia Rashad

    S4 E412 - 26m 34s

    Dr. Chavis interviews actress, singer, educator, and philanthropist Phylicia Rashad about her cherished upbringing with talented family in Houston, Texas, her iconic role as “America’s Mom” in the Cosby Show, her return to Howard University, and the critical importance of the arts and Black history in K-12 public education.

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    T.I.

    S4 E411 - 26m 2s

    Dr. Chavis talks with mogul, rapper, actor, and producer T.I. “The King of The South” on the 50th anniversary of Hip Hop. T.I. discusses his upbringing in Atlanta, the impact of Trap Muzik and various business ventures such as the Trap Museum.

  • Rev. Dr. Frances Draper: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Rev. Dr. Frances Draper

    S4 E410 - 26m 24s

    Dr. Chavis interviews newspaper publisher Frances Draper of the The Baltimore Afro-American, the longest-running African-American family-owned newspaper in the United States, established in 1892. Chavis and Draper discuss the historical, political and cultural importance of the black press in America and black women in leadership roles.

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    Dr. Topper Carew

    S4 E409 - 27m 18s

    Dr. Chavis talks to architect, screenwriter, data scientist and innovator Topper Carew about success in the television industry with the hit show “Martin”, artificial intelligence, philanthropy and the state of space exploration.

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    Robert Smith

    S4 E408 - 27m 3s

    Dr. Chavis sits down with billionaire businessman and philanthropist Robert Smith to discuss how to achieve long-term success, the importance of internships, and the tools he uses to create lasting change.

Schedule

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    The Chavis Chronicles

    Kornisha McGill Brow and Dr. Angela Marshall

    Thursday
    Feb 22

    30 Minutes

    Kornisha McGill Brown, president of Jack and Jill of America; author Dr. Angela Marshall.
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    Kornisha McGill Brow and Dr. Angela Marshall

    Saturday
    Feb 24

    30 Minutes

    Kornisha McGill Brown, president of Jack and Jill of America; author Dr. Angela Marshall.
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    Milton Jones

    Sunday
    Feb 25

    30 Minutes

    Milton H. Jones Jr., chairman of the United Negro College Fund Board, talks about the initiative of 100 Black Men of America and the importance of education and community engagement for Black youth.
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    Milton Jones

    Thursday
    Feb 29

    30 Minutes

    Milton H. Jones Jr., chairman of the United Negro College Fund Board, talks about the initiative of 100 Black Men of America and the importance of education and community engagement for Black youth.
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    Milton Jones

    Saturday
    Mar 2

    30 Minutes

    Milton H. Jones Jr., chairman of the United Negro College Fund Board, talks about the initiative of 100 Black Men of America and the importance of education and community engagement for Black youth.
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    Inga Willis and Craig Spates

    Sunday
    Mar 3

    30 Minutes

    Georgia Rep. Inga Willis, vice president of brand and external affairs at Propel Center; real estate developer Craig Spates.
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    Inga Willis and Craig Spates

    Thursday
    Mar 7

    30 Minutes

    Georgia Rep. Inga Willis, vice president of brand and external affairs at Propel Center; real estate developer Craig Spates.

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