Voices With Jawan Strader
Empowering stories that serve to connect South Florida's black community

NBC 6 Voices Examines Chances for Black Coaches

Jawan Strader talked with Ernest Jones, the athletics director at Florida Memorial University, and NBC6.com’s Jason Parker.

  • Oct 21, 2019

    Surviving Breast Cancer

    October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. NBC 6 anchor Jawan Strader hears from two breast cancer survivors, Andrea Ivory and Conchita Pleasant, who have dedicated their lives to empower other cancer patients.

  • Oct 15, 2019

    The History of Blackface

    A look at the history of blackface following the recent blackface incident at a Medley community event. A local professor discusses its origins and why blackface continues to resurface today.

  • Oct 1, 2019

    Psychological Effects of Arresting a Child

    The arrests of two 6-year-olds in Orlando sparked outrage and led to the firing of a school resource officer. Psychiatrist Dr. Delvena Thomas talks about how arresting a child could trigger PTSD and Acute Stress Disorder in that child later on

  • Oct 1, 2019

    Sitdown with BSO’s First African-American Female Undersheriff

    NBC 6 anchor Jawan Strader sits down with Broward County’s first-ever African-American female Undersheriff Col. Nichole Anderson.

  • Sep 26, 2019

    Office of New Americans of Miami Dade

    The Office of New Americans of Miami-Dade offers services for residents eligible to become American citizens. Many of the services are free. Executive Director Krystina Francois explains how residents can sign up for these services.

  • Aug 7, 2019

    Complete ‘Breathing While Black’ Town Hall

    Watch the complete “Breathing While Black” town hall, which took place Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019 at Florida Memorial University. The panel, moderated by NBC 6 Anchor Jawan Strader, aimed to address race relations and the relationship between law enforcement and the black community. The event was presented by NBC 6 and the South Florida chap...
  • Jul 16, 2019

    NBC 6 Voices: Community Leaders Talk Prison Reform

    Rapper and motivational speaker Nino Brown and community leader Pastor George Rich join Jawan Strader in a conversation about prison reform.

  • Jul 15, 2019

    A Conversation About Women Embracing Natural Hair

    A conversation about the changing attitudes toward natural hair within the African-American community. Jawan Strader talks to three local women who share their hair journey and explain how they were empowered by the natural hair movement.

  • Jun 26, 2019

    Ending Generational Debt

    Generational debt burdens many African-American families. College-educated Black families are still behind as the wealth gap in the U.S. remains wide. Jawan Strader discusses the issues and possible solutions with the president of a Black-owned bank and a South Florida lotto winner turned real estate developer.

  • Jun 4, 2019

    Felon Voting Rights Limited in Florida

    Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis gets ready to sign a new law that will require felons eligible to vote to pay court fees and fines before they cast a ballot. NBC 6 anchor Jawan Strader talks to Desmond Meade, Executive Director of Florida Rights Restoration Coalition, and State Sen. Perry Thurston about what felon can do moving forward.

  • May 13, 2019

    Group Bails Out Black Moms for Mother’s Day

    Local activists teamed up for a national campaign to bail out Black mothers from jail for Mother’s Day. NBC 6 anchor Jawan Strader talked to a mother recently bailed out of jail and an activist who helped free her.

  • Apr 25, 2019

    Teen at Center of Tough Take-Down Speaks Out

    Delucca Rolle, the 15-year-old seen in the video showing a BSO deputy pepper-spraying him and slamming his head on the ground, is speaking out. NBC 6 anchor Jawan Strader reports.

  • Apr 23, 2019

    NBC 6 Voices: One-on-One with Benjamin Crump

    Benjamin Crump is the attorney behind several high profile cases, such as Trayvon Martin and Micheal Brown, that helped spur the “Black Lives Matter” movement. NBC 6 Voices host Jawan Strader sits down with him to discuss his fight for justice and what needs to be done to protect black and brown communities.

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