14 episodes

Stories on racial justice and other issues that affect South Florida's Black community

Voices With Jawan Strader NBC 6 South Florida

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Stories on racial justice and other issues that affect South Florida's Black community

    Boosting Black Businesses Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

    Boosting Black Businesses Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

    Many Black-owned businesses have laid off employees, slimmed down, or closed their doors since the start of the pandemic — but assistance is available.

    • 36 min
    An Alarming Rise in Black Youth Attempting Suicide

    An Alarming Rise in Black Youth Attempting Suicide

    New research shows an alarming rise in Black youth attempting suicide.⁠ What are the warning signs? What resources are available for young people struggling with depression and other mental health issues?⁠ We hear from a school therapist and a mother and girlfriend who lost a loved one to suicide on this episode on NBC 6 Voices with Jawan Strader.

    • 31 min
    A Candid Conversation About Colon Cancer

    A Candid Conversation About Colon Cancer

    After the tragic death of “Black Panther” star Chadwick Boseman at 43, let’s have a candid conversation about colon cancer. We talk to a doctor who specializes in colorectal cancer in Black men and two survivor of the disease.

    • 31 min
    Going Back to School During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Going Back to School During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    While classes are beginning virtually for most students and teachers, some parents are opting to send their children back into classrooms. We discuss the benefits and drawbacks of distance learning. Plus, what parents should do before sending their children back to in-person classes.⁠

    • 32 min
    Healthcare Heroes Fighting COVID-19 on the Front Lines

    Healthcare Heroes Fighting COVID-19 on the Front Lines

    There are now hundreds of thousands of confirmed cases of the coronavirus in South Florida. From nurses to surgeons, what is it like fighting COVID-19 on the front lines?

    • 34 min
    Moms Raising Professional Athletes

    Moms Raising Professional Athletes

    Super Bowl Sunday inspires many young people to pursue their interest in sports. But what does it take to make it to the pros? We talk with two moms with sons who played in the NFL about what it takes to raise a professional athlete. We also hear from former NFL player Bryant McKinnie on how his mom helped him achieve his dream of going pro.

    • 19 min

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