For nearly 50 years, Black History Month has been celebrated in the United States to commemorate the numerous achievements and contributions of Black men and women in America. This February, iWomanTV would like to recognize the accomplishments, hardships and sacrifices made by the Black community by debuting an exclusive collection of content from our library & production of brand new content to celebrate this momentous month!
Tamika and Mysonne talk with Jeffery Robinson about his film "Who We Are: A Chronicle of Racism in America" and the state of racism in our country today. They discuss how our history should be taught in schools and why learning about the truth is important to the education of our youth.
Cathleen interviews Tyler Merritt of the Tyler Merritt Project to discuss what it is like to be a Black man in America and the racism that is still prevalent in everyday life. His viral video "Before You Call the Cops" resurfaced after the murder of George Floyd and he talks about the role of camera phones in relation to police violence.
Dr. Pamela Newkirk is an author, journalist, and professor who has published multiple books detailing African American life. She and Cathleen discuss the injustices that black people face everyday "just by being."
Beauty executive Esi Eggleston Bracy visits Cathleen to talk about the CROWN Act (Create a Respectful and Open Workplace for Natural Hair), a piece of legislation designed to tackle school and workplace discrimination against Black men and women who wear their natural hair, braids, locs, twists, and more.
Tarra Jackson, otherwise known as "Madam Money," sits down with Cathleen to tell you everything you need to know about the stimulus package given to Americans in 2020 amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. She is the author of two best-selling financial books, with the goal for her audience to have a more enjoyable relationship with their finances.
Tony award-winning actor Brian Stokes talks to Cathleen about his experience with COVID and the difficulties that come with social distancing from the people you live with. He also discusses the shutdown of Broadway and how it has affected himself and crew members working on shows.
Cathleen's husband Dr. Michael Jones stops by to talk all things Coronavirus: COVID vs. the Flu, high-risk factors, social distancing, and more. Dr. Jones is a renowned facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon and the creator of Keloid Care.
Jocelyn Rivera is the founder of Press Play Agency, a place for artists to connect in order to create, market, and position their music. She talks to Cathleen about starting her business at just 22 years old and the hard work it takes to create a successful career for yourself.
Cathleen speaks with Pastor Timothy Baymon about his "Living Covid-19" song he made with musician Shamrok in response to the pandemic. They created a video of Pastor Timothy singing it while walking out of church and it went viral!
Lyndsay Christian is a breast cancer survivor who created the platform "SurTHRIVER" to empower, educate, and inspire women about breast cancer and the importance of early detection. A surthriver is a woman who has beaten breast cancer and is now thriving!
Civil Rights leader Dorothy Cotton got things done. Throughout her long life she organized, she spoke out, she challenged the status quo. Her largely unknown story inspires us today to embrace the power and responsibilities of citizenship -- to be fully engaged in a community and a nation that embodies equity and justice. THERE'S YOUR READY GIRL explores the powerful resonance between Dorothy’s work and the work that continues today, often led by Black women.
Searching for the love of his life King J.R. host a ball to find his queen. With all the disappointments of finding his true love he finally spots the woman that stole his heart, Nomi. That is, until she reveals the unthinkable that will cause him to sacrifice it all just to win her love.