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Empowering stories that serve to connect South Florida’s black community

Monday, May 20, 2019 at 06:45 PM EDT

The Controversy of Skin Bleaching and Its Ties to Colorism

The Controversy of Skin Bleaching and Its Ties to Colorism

Skin bleaching is a controversial trend in African-American, Caribbean and Afro-Latino communities. Many people who use skin bleaching products do it to have a lighter skin tone. We talk to local experts who say...

Monday, May 20, 2019 at 05:47 PM EDT

Empowering South Florida Mothers

Empowering South Florida Mothers

Nothing compares to a mother’s love. Three mothers, including a Miami-Dade police officer, a recent medical school grad and a stay-at-home mom, talk about the sacrifices they make for their children. They...

Monday, May 13, 2019 at 10:46 AM EDT

Group Bails Out Black Moms for Mother's Day

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...

Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 11:00 AM EDT

Historic Haitian Bookstore Connects Community

Historic Haitian Bookstore Connects Community

Libreri Mapou Bookstore is a staple in Little Haiti, serving as the home for hundreds of Haitian authors. Owner Jan Mapou says the store helps to expose Haiti's literary culture to the world.

Monday, May 6, 2019 at 01:06 PM EDT

Why Black Men Are Hardest Hit By High Blood Pressure

Why Black Men Are Hardest Hit By High Blood Pressure

John Singleton's death is a reminder that black men are hit hardest by high blood pressure, a silent killer that often comes without symptoms or warning. Doctors Shaun Smithson and Katina Kennedy discuss signs...

Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at 09:48 AM EDT

Teen at Center of BSO Take-Down Video Speaks Out

Teen at Center of BSO Take-Down Video Speaks Out

The teenager at the center of the video that shows a Broward Sheriff's deputy slamming his head on the ground in front of a crowd of high school students in Tamarac is speaking out for the first time.

Thursday, Apr 25, 2019 at 11:24 AM EDT

Teen Accepted to 115 Colleges, Offered $3.7M in Scholarships

Teen Accepted to 115 Colleges, Offered $3.7M in Scholarships

A New Orleans teenager has been accepted to 115 colleges and universities across the nation.

Monday, Apr 22, 2019 at 02:19 PM EDT

One on One with Tracy Mourning

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.

Monday, Apr 22, 2019 at 11:54 AM EDT

Ben Crump on the Fight for Social Justice

Ben Crump on the Fight for Social Justice

In an one-on-one interview, civil rights attroeny Ben Crump talks about the high-profile trials that sparked the Black Lives Matter movement, his continued fight for social justice and the South Florida mom...

Monday, Apr 15, 2019 at 01:47 PM EDT

Hunger Strike to Stop Gun Violence

Hunger Strike to Stop Gun Violence

Members from the Circle of Brotherhood and the Hunger 9 talk about the 21-day hunger strike they staged in Liberty City in hopes of getting their message out: stop the killings.

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"Voices with Jawan Strader" provides analysis of social issues impacting South Florida’s black community and highlights people in the community making a difference.
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