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Chiquita Brooks-LaSure and Brenda Mallory

Chiquita Brooks-LaSure, Medicare/Medicaid. Brenda Mallory, WH/Environmental Quality

Rev. Jamar A. Boyd II

Rev. Jamar A. Boyd II, Sr Mgr Organizational Impact, Samuel DeWitt Proctor Conference

Bibi Hidalgo and Ron Busby

Bibi Hidalgo, Small Business Administration and Ron Busby, U.S. Black Chamber of Commerce

Dr. Mustafa Santiago Ali, National Wildlife Federation

Mustafa Santiago Ali, National Wildlife Federation, on environmental justice and climate.

Marcela Howell

Marcela Howell, In Our Own Voice: National Black Women's Reproductive Justice Agenda

Bakari T Sellers

New York Times bestselling author, attorney and political commentator Bakari T Sellers

White House Deputy Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre

WH Deputy Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre discusses the Biden-Harris Administration

Rev. Dr. Cassandra Gould

Rev. Dr. Cassandra Gould, Missouri Faith Voices and Pastor Quinn Chapel A.M.E. Church

Dr. James Hildreth

Dr. James Hildreth, Meharry Medical College discusses health equity and vaccine safety

National Museum of African American Music in Nashville

Dr. Chavis visits the National Museum of African American Music in Nashville,Tennessee

Dr. E Faye Williams, and Attorney Rayshon Payton

Dr. Faye Williams on women’s rights. Rayshon Payton explains PGA TOUR 's First Tee program

Lydia Pope and Marcus T. Coleman

NAREB President Lydia Pope, and Director Marcus T. Coleman, DHS Partnerships Center

Kimberly Robinson and Lisa Colon

Kimberly Robinson on girls and WOC in golf. Lisa Colon on hareers in law or construction

Irene Gandy and James Winston

Theater producer Irene Gandy and James Winston, Nat’l Assoc of Black Owned Broadcasters

Ronald Mason and Dr. Sonya Horsford

Ronald Mason discusses HBCUs. Dr. Sonya Horsford researches racial inequality in schools

Benjamin Jealous, President, People For the America Way

Benjamin Jealous, President, People For the America Way discusses voting rights in America

Renowned pediatrician Dr. Yolanda Lewis-Ragland

Leading pediatrician Dr. Yolanda Lewis-Ragland, on the COVID-19 vaccination debate

Ilyasah Shabazz, daughter of Malcom X and Betty Shabazz

Ilyasah Shabazz, daughter of Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz, on her iconic parents.

Otis Williams, The Temptations and Ain't Too Proud

Otis Williams and manager Shelly Berger reflect on the legacy of The Temptations.

Ron Busby

Ron Busby and Dr. Chavis discuss the impact of the pandemic on Black-owned businesses

Cedric Richmond and Dr. Cameron Wells

Guests discuss Biden’s Agenda, equity in the Administration, and managing the pandemic

Shawn Rochester and Robin Watkins

Targeting under-capitalized minority business enterprises for mergers and acquisitions

Natalie Wilson, founder of Black and Missing Foundation

Natalie Wilson, founder of Black and Missing Foundation

National Council of Negro Women and WOC in the film industry

Janice Mathis from National Council of Negro Women, and director/writer/actress Kelly Kali

Guest: Historian Roger Persaud

Dr. Chavis meets historian Roger Persaud, one of the foremost experts on Haiti

Guest: Colby Tyner, VP of Urban One

Dr. Chavis welcomes Colby Tyner, VP of Urban One, Host of “The Backstory” podcast.

About The Chavis Chronicles

Hosted by civil rights icon Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr., a thought-provoking half-hour weekly talk show with an urban American flair featuring interviews with famous leaders and politicians, doctors and scientists, cultural leaders and influencers from around the globe.

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