EmPOWERED to Serve™ Live Stream Events
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Transforming Communities through Faith, Finance & Business
Be a part of the continued conversation on community transformation and prioritizing investments into under-resourced communities.
Join the livestream Tuesday, Nov. 17 at 9 a.m. CST
Community Transformation Roundtable
Community Transformation Roundtable — livestreamed Thursday, Nov. 12, at 11 a.m. CDT
Award-winning journalist and television personality Roland Martin will convene business and community leaders, philanthropists and volunteers for a lively, meaningful conversation about transforming our communities through faith, finance and business.
- Amy Dubois Barnett, SVP and GM, BET Digital
- The Honorable Joyce Beatty (D-OH), U.S. House of Representatives
- Dr. Frederick Haynes, III, Senior Pastor, Friendship-West Baptist Church
- Mathew Knowles, CEO and Founder, Music World Entertainment Corporation
- Vashti Murphy McKenzie Bishop, African Methodist Episcopal Church (AME)
- Warren Thompson, President and Chairman of the Board for Thompson Hospitality
- Denise Bradley-Tyson, Executive Committee Chairman, AHA's Bernard J. Tyson Impact Fund
- Jacqueline Waggoner President, Solutions Division, Enterprise Community Partners
Roland Martin, Host and Managing Editor #RolandMartinUnfiltered
Over the course of a journalistic career that has seen him interview multiple U.S. presidents to the top athletes and entertainers in Hollywood, Roland S. Martin is a journalist who has always maintained a clear sense of his calling in this world.
Martin is the host and managing editor of #RolandMartinUnfiltered, the first daily online show in history focused on news and analysis of politics, entertainment, sports, and culture from an explicitly African American perspective.
Health Justice Roundtable
Health Justice Roundtable — livestreamed Wednesday, Nov. 11, at 5:30 p.m. CDT
This roundtable discussion, led by scholars from our EmPOWERED to Serve and HBCU Scholars programs, will engage in a lively, meaningful conversation about breaking down barriers to address structural racism in education and its effect on public health.
The discussion will also focus on the social determinants of health and the racial injustices that people of color face daily, and how these experiences impact cardiovascular health and well-being.
Be a changemaker for health justice.
IHeart Radio EVP of Programming Angela Watson "Uptown Angela"
She has since taken on many roles to include on air personality host, Music Director, Program Director, Senior VP of Programming, and is currently in a national role of Executive VP of Programming.
Angela is the recipient of Billboard Magazine’s Music Director of the Year, Radio & Records Program Director of the Year and was nominated for an iHeartRadio Music Award Air Personality of the Year.