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Lifting the Veil

By: Friday Truehart Consultants

Trenton, NJ

Hosts Beverly Mills and Elaine Buck covers, and uncover, the truth about African-American history. M... Read More

Episodes

  • An Interview with Jean-Pierre Brutus - Part II

    Jean-Pierre Brutus returns this week to continue the discussion with Bev and Lady Elaine on Reparations. Jean-Pierre ... More Jean-Pierre is a senior counsel in the Economic Justice Program at the New Jersey Institute for Social Justice. Prior to joining the Institute, Jean-Pierre worked at Bronx Legal Services, where he represented indigent Bronx tenants facing eviction in various courts and administrative proceedings. Jean-Pierre is a 2007 graduate of Georgetown University, graduating with a major in Sociology and a minor in African American Studies. As a graduate of the JD/PhD program at Northwestern University, Jean-Pierre is a graduate of Northwestern Pritzker School of Law and he earned his PhD in African American Studies from The Graduate School at Northwestern University. As a law student, Jean-Pierre served as a senior articles editor for the Journal of Law and Social Policy. As a PhD student, he also served as an assistant editor of the Journal of Africana Religions. Jean-Pierre wrote a dissertation that examined the origins of black politics outside of the traditional public sphere to conceptualize the counter-public of black politics as bifurcated into a civil and uncivil black politics. Less

  • An Interview with Jean-Pierre Brutus - Part I

    The ladies sit with Jean-Pierre Brutus in the studio this week to talk about, you guessed it: Reparations. Jean-Pierr ... More Jean-Pierre is a senior counsel in the Economic Justice Program at the New Jersey Institute for Social Justice.

    Prior to joining the Institute, Jean-Pierre worked at Bronx Legal Services, where he represented indigent Bronx tenants facing eviction in various courts and administrative proceedings.

    Jean-Pierre is a 2007 graduate of Georgetown University, graduating with a major in Sociology and a minor in African American Studies. As a graduate of the JD/PhD program at Northwestern University, Jean-Pierre is a graduate of Northwestern Pritzker School of Law and he earned his PhD in African American Studies from The Graduate School at Northwestern University. As a law student, Jean-Pierre served as a senior articles editor for the Journal of Law and Social Policy. As a PhD student, he also served as an assistant editor of the Journal of Africana Religions. Jean-Pierre wrote a dissertation that examined the origins of black politics outside of the traditional public sphere to conceptualize the counter-public of black politics as bifurcated into a civil and uncivil black politics. Less

  • An Interview with Christina Sasso - Prejudice and Racism

    Co-owner of New Pod City, as well as fellow podcaster, Christina Sasso, sits with Beverly and Elaine this week. Christin ... Morea shares about growing up in Brooklyn, NY during the blackout in 1977 and the "white filght" that followed as well as the difference between "Prejudice" and "Racism". Less

  • An Interview with Kira Dineen from the DNA Today Podcast

    September is sickle cell anemia awareness month. Beverly and Lady Elaine return this week with their guest. Kira Dineen ... Morefrom the award-winning, DNA Today podcast to discuss SCA.

    Kira Dineen, MS, LCGC, CG(ASCP)CM, has a decade of podcast experience fueled by a passion for genetics and science communication.

    She has hosted and produced 6 podcasts. Her main show, "DNA Today", is a genetics podcast in the top 1% of podcasts globally. The show won the Best 2020 and 2021 Science and Medicine Podcast Awards. Over the last 10 years, the podcast has produced over 200 episodes.

    As a licensed certified genetic counselor, Kira Dineen meets with patients who are pregnant or planning pregnancies to obtain family health history and explore genetic testing options. Kira is also certified as a Cytogenetic Technologist and has worked in laboratories performing karyotypes and FISH on constitutional and cancer samples.

    Speaking Topics:
    -Genetic Counseling
    -Direct-To-Consumer DNA Tests (23andMe, AncestryDNA, etc.)
    -Preconception & Pregnancy Genetics Tests (Carrier Screening & Non-Invasive Prenatal Screening)
    -Family Health History
    -Hereditary Cancer Syndromes
    -CRISPR
    -Science Communications
    -Cytogenetics (Karyotypes & FISH)

    In the link below you will find Kira Dineen's Media Kit including her bio, speaking topics, previous podcast appearances, and podcast reach.
    https://static1.squarespace.com/static/4ffb45f6e4b0620caf90d8b6/t/61b10e5ed5a6970e4f5a7735/1638993509911/Kira+Dineen+Podcaster+Media+Kit.pdf Less

  • An Interview with Dr. Linda Caldwell Epps and Cat Hogan - Part II

    This week, Beverly and Lady Elaine sit with Dr. Linda Caldwell Epps and returning guest, Cat Hogan. Dr. Linda Caldwel ... Moreinda Caldwell Epps has been a leader dedicated to public service. She is President and CEO of 1804 Consultants, an organization dedicated to the advancement of educational and cultural organizations. She is a founding partner of the Sankofa Collaborative — an organization dedicated to helping individuals, schools, museums, and libraries present, research, discuss, and interpret, African American history and culture.

    Cat Hogan serves as Treasurer of Stoutsburg Sourland African American Museum (SSAAM). She has over 25 years of professional experience in Finance & Administration and is able to capitalize on that and her experiences on the boards of both The Hopewell Museum and The First Baptist Church of Pennington for the Benefit of SSAAM. Less

  • An Interview with Dr. Linda Caldwell Epps and Cat Hogan

    This week, Beverly and Lady Elaine sit with Dr. Linda Caldwell Epps and returning guest, Cat Hogan. Dr. Linda Caldwel ... Moreinda Caldwell Epps has been a leader dedicated to public service. She is President and CEO of 1804 Consultants, an organization dedicated to the advancement of educational and cultural organizations. She is a founding partner of the Sankofa Collaborative — an organization dedicated to helping individuals, schools, museums, and libraries present, research, discuss, and interpret, African American history and culture.

    Cat Hogan serves as Treasurer of Stoutsburg Sourland African American Museum (SSAAM). She has over 25 years of professional experience in Finance & Administration and is able to capitalize on that and her experiences on the boards of both The Hopewell Museum and The First Baptist Church of Pennington for the Benefit of SSAAM. Less

  • An Interview with Noelle Lorraine Williams - Part II

    Noelle Lorraine Williams returns this week with Bev and Lady Elaine in studio. James Earl Jones lends his voice to this ... Moreepisode as Frederick Douglas and the 3 further discuss the 4th of July and other issues. Noelle Lorraine is an artist whose life's work exemplifies her continued interest in engaging people in conversations using art, history, and contemporary culture, as well as writing about spirituality in the United States. Less

  • An Interview with Noelle Lorraine Williams

    Bev and Lady Elaine sit with Noelle Lorraine Williams in the studio to discuss the 4th of July and other issues. Noelle ... MoreLorraine is an artist whose life's work exemplifies her continued interest in engaging people in conversations using art, history, and contemporary culture, as well as writing about spirituality in the United States. Less

  • An Interview with Brad Fay - Part II

    Brad Fay returns this week! A resident of Griggstown village in Franklin Township, Brad is a former Montgomery Townshi ... Moreownship Committeeman (2006-2011) and Deputy Mayor (2008). In Montgomery, he served on the Landmarks Commission and Environmental Commission. He also is a past president of the Van Harlingen Historical Society in Montgomery.
    Professionally, Brad is the owner of a communications agency, Stepping Stone Strategies, that specializes in historic and environmental preservation, and the founder of Discover Central New Jersey, an agritourism and heritage tourism platform. Less

  • An Interview with Brad Fay

    Bev and Elaine sit with Brad Fay in the studio this week. A resident of Griggstown village in Franklin Township, Brad is ... More a former Montgomery Township Committeeman (2006-2011) and Deputy Mayor (2008). In Montgomery, he served on the Landmarks Commission and Environmental Commission. He also is a past president of the Van Harlingen Historical Society in Montgomery.
    Professionally, Brad is the owner of a communications agency, Stepping Stone Strategies, that specializes in historic and environmental preservation, and the founder of Discover Central New Jersey, an agritourism and heritage tourism platform. Less