Voices With Jawan Strader

Empowering stories that serve to connect South Florida's black community
Mar 8

NBC 6 Voices: Fighting Voter Suppression

This week, host Jawan Strader sat down with Pastor Rhonda Thomas from Faith in Florida and Desmond Meade from the Florida Rights Restoration Coalition.

  • 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.

  • voices 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.

  • voices Apr 15, 2019

    One on One with Tracy Mourning

    NBC 6 anchor Jawan Strader talks one-on-on with philanthropist Tracy Mourning about her split with NBA legend Alonzo Mourning, her mentoring program Honey Shine and her upcoming projects.

  • voices Apr 8, 2019

    Nipsey Hussle’s Death Reignites Talk About Giving Back to Communities

    The death of rapper Nipsey Hussle reignited the conversation about the need to save forgotten Black communities. Jawan Strader talks to the founder of Miami-based Slip N Slide Records and the founder of the World Famous House of Mac about giving back to their communities and the harsh reality they face when doing so.

  • voices Apr 1, 2019

    Teens and Mental Health

    As the Parkland community reels from the loss of two MSD students who died by suicide, Jawan Strader talks to MSD student and mental health advocate Kai Koerber along with psychiatrist Delvena Thomas about ways to approach teen mental health.

  • voices Mar 25, 2019

    One on One with Dyma Loving

    NBC 6 anchor Jawan Strader sat down with Dyma Loving and her attorney Justin Moore to discuss Loving’s rough arrest by a Miami-Dade police officer

  • voices Mar 18, 2019

    One-on-One Interview with Broward Sup Runcie

    NBC 6 anchor Jawan Strader sat down with Broward County Schools Superintendent Robert Runcie for an extended interview on the crucial school board vote, consoling Parkland families and the race debate during the calls for Runcie’s removal.

  • voices Mar 4, 2019

    Crisis in Haiti: South Florida Reacts

    NBC 6 anchor Jawan Strader hears from the South Florida Haitian community as they express their concerns over the crisis in Haiti.

  • voices Feb 27, 2019

    ‘This Came From Hate’: Miami Firefighter on Noose Incident Charges

    A Miami Black firefighter who was the target of a lewd act spoke exclusively with NBC 6 about the pain he felt when he made a disturbing discovery in September of 2017. NBC 6 anchor Jawan Strader reports.

  • voices Feb 25, 2019

    Overtown’s Dorsey House Pays Tribute to Black Pioneers

    The DA Dorsey House, located in Overtown, pays tribute to Miami’s first black millionaire and other pioneers in history. NBC 6 anchor Jawan Strader takes us inside the newly restored landmark. Visit The Black Archives’ site here.

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