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Healthy Schools Campaign: Improving the public school system is a complex issue because there’s so many things that can be focused on. We speak with Guillermo Gomez, Vice President of the Healthy Schools Campaign. He’ll discuss this week’s “Principal’s Breakfast for School Wellness” Event and talk about a coalition of parents is fostering change in Chicago Public Schools. 

The Inevitability of Unemployment: Global Fortune 100 hiring manager and author of the book Employmentology: A Practical Systematic Methodology of Finding Employment by a Hiring Manger” Darnell Clarke joins us live. He’ll discuss modern day tips, techniques and methods for securing gainful employment. The expert will also debunk myths about what it really takes to get hired in today’s job market. 

Job from Around the Way: We present the latest job lead in hopes of making the search a bit easier in this tough economy.

 

A Jan Lewis original. The jewelry designer and wife of jazz legend Ramsey Lewis talks about her life as well as her jewelry which was given to 2013 Oscar nominees! Tune in this Wednesday for Shantell’s conversation with Jan.

A Jan Lewis original. The jewelry designer and wife of jazz legend Ramsey Lewis talks about her life as well as her jewelry which was given to 2013 Oscar nominees! Tune in this Wednesday for Shantell’s conversation with Jan.

Overdrive: Love Edition

I Hate Valentine’s Day: Katie makes greeting cards for every occasion  Even for those who are against Valentine’s Day. The card maker joins us on air to talk about her anti-Valentine’s Day line. 

Awkward Love Story: Most love stories are awkward and rarely like the fairy tales that we read about and see in movies. Lott Hill and Ames Hawkins brings us their awkward love story as performed at last week’s 2nd Story Reading Series. 

How About We: Relationship expert and author Chiara Atik joins us. She talks about the dating site How About We. The site matches users based on what type of date they would like to go on. Atik also talks about her book Modern Dating: A Field Guide meant to help the confused millenial navigate the love scene in today’s society. 

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“Lawd all I was doing was telling them about a fire!” -Sweet Brown

By now you’ve seen the hilarious account of how Oklahoma resident Sweet Brown escaped an apartment building fire. Since going viral last year, Sweet Brown has not just become an internet sensation, but has appeared on various television outlets and celebrity endorsements. Hear Shantell’s entertaining conversation with Sweet Brown.

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Feminist Wednesday: Believe in Beautonomy

Transgender Gains: Up until now, transgender students didn’t have equal health coverage on college campuses. We discuss the new changes in university health plans.

The Anti-Flirt Club: Flirting. Some may see it as harmless but to a few select women it was a pretty big deal. We discuss the Anti-Flirt Movement of the 1920s and have a conversation about what the world may be like if it still existed today. 

Wise Women of the Week: Today’s “wise woman” is Asia Monique Mays. The singer, songwriter and founder of "Beautonomy" talks openly about her blog, her struggles with self esteem and why every woman no matter their size should love themselves. 

Dr. Calvin Peters American Idol Contestant

How does a doctor end up on this season’s “American Idol?”

Calvin Peters can tell you because he’s living the dream. But his life wasn’t always roses.The Dallas-based doctor learned to have faith at an early age and is no stranger to overcoming obstacles. He lost his mom to cancer during a critical moment of his medical career, but his faith never deterred him from pursuing his dreams. Shantell speaks with Peters about his life and career as a physician and whether or not Nikki Minaj is as crazy as she seems.