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Video Archive: Season 3

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  • Fathers and Sons (#301)

    Renee and a panel of guests focus on fathersí involvement in family life and on why some young black male students fall behind their female counterparts in school.

    Premiered: Sunday, September 9, 2007 at 11:30/10:30 am CT on KET2

  • Tuskegee Airmen (#302)

    Renee explores the contributions of the Tuskegee Airmen to America’s World War II effort, speaking with two veterans of the unit as well as a Kentucky man who has made it a personal mission to preserve their legacy.

    Premiered: Sunday, February 17, 2008 at 9:00/8:00 am CT on KETKY

  • Rev. Kevin W. Cosby, St. Stephen Church, Lousville (#303)

    Renee speaks with the Rev. Kevin W. Cosby, the pastor of St. Stephen Church in Louisville, one of the largest churches in Kentucky and the South.

    Premiered: Saturday, October 6, 2007 at 3:00/2:00 pm CT on KET

  • Mental Illness (#304)

    Renee examines how minorities are affected by mental illness and how to overcome the stigma surrounding these diseases.

    Premiered: Saturday, October 13, 2007 at 3:00/2:00 pm CT on KET

  • Housing Market (#305)

    Renee and her guests discuss the end of the housing market boom and offer some advice for home buyers.

    Premiered: Saturday, November 3, 2007 at 3:00/2:00 pm CT on KET

  • Breast Cancer (#306)

    Renee and her guests discuss why black women, who have a reduced risk of getting breast cancer, are more likely die from it, and why the decline in breast cancer is escaping some racial groups. They also discuss the prevalence of the disease in men.

    Premiered: Sunday, November 18, 2007 at 11:30/10:30 am CT on KET2

  • Kingdom Purpose Ministries (#307)

    Renee speaks with the Rev. Byron Cooper of Lexington, pastor of Kingdom Purpose Ministries, which runs a rescue mission for nonviolent offenders, most of whom have a history of substance abuse.

    Premiered: Saturday, December 8, 2007 at 3:00/2:00 pm CT on KET

  • Alma Randolph, gospel singer and community activist (#308)

    Renee talks with Ohio County native Alma Randolph, a community relations specialist, founder of a charitable foundation for children, and gospel singer.

    Premiered: Sunday, December 23, 2007 at 11:30/10:30 am CT on KET2

  • Council on Postsecondary Education (#309)

    Renee looks at goals for Kentucky’s Council on Postsecondary Education, including the “Double the Numbers” campaign to double the number of Kentucky residents with college degrees, while she also focuses on how these initiatives affect minority students in the Commonwealth.

    Premiered: Tuesday, January 15, 2008 at 6:00/5:00 pm CT on KETKY

  • Elaine Farris, educator (#310)

    Renee speaks with Elaine Farris, deputy commissioner in the state Education Department’s Bureau of Learning and Results Services.

    Premiered: Monday, March 3, 2008 at 3:30/2:30 pm CT on KET ED

  • YMCA’s Activate America (#311)

    Freddie Brown, director of the YMCA’s Activate America program, discusses its accomplishments and his vision for the future.

    Premiered: Saturday, February 9, 2008 at 3:00/2:00 pm CT on KET

  • John J. Johnson, Kentucky Commission on Human Rights (#312)

    John J. Johnson discusses his career of activism and his goals for the Kentucky Commission on Human Rights. Johnson joined the Kentucky Commission on Human Rights on Sept. 4, 2007.

    Premiered: Sunday, March 23, 2008 at 9:00/8:00 am CT on KETKY

  • Unnatural Causes: A Connections Special (#313)

    Host Renee Shaw explores how a growing group of people in Kentucky believe that the state’s health problems are based on social, economic and racial issues that are in need of pioneering and innovative public policy. This special is a companion edition to the PBS documentary Unnatural Causes: Is Inequality Making Us Sick?

    Premiered: Wednesday, April 2, 2008 at 3:00/2:00 am CT on KETKY

  • Joycelyn Elders, former U.S. surgeon general (#314)

    Dr. Joycelyn Elders, the first African American, and the second woman, to hold the position of surgeon general of the United States, discusses her childhood in Arkansas and her extended family, as well as what inspired her to go into medicine.

    Premiered: Sunday, April 13, 2008 at 9:00/8:00 am CT on KETKY

  • Pamela R. Goodwine (#315)

    Fayette Circuit Court Judge Pamela R. Goodwine, who in 1999 became the first African-American female judge in Fayette County, discusses her family background, her battle with Crohn’s disease, and her legal career.

    Premiered: Tuesday, April 29, 2008 at 8:00/7:00 am CT on KETKY

  • Lucille Jackson, Hunter’s Hatters (#316)

    Lucille Jackson, owner and operator of Hunter’s Hatters in Lexington, discusses her transition from teacher to business owner.

    Premiered: Tuesday, May 13, 2008 at 9:00/8:00 am CT on KETKY

  • National/Local Elections (#317)

    Renee discusses this year’s local and national elections with Saundra Ardrey, political science professor and chair of the political science department at Western Kentucky University, and Bowling Green attorney Osi Onyekwuluje, with a specific focus on African-American politicians running for office.

    Premiered: Sunday, May 18, 2008 at 9:00/8:00 am CT on KETKY

  • Jim Embry, Sustainable Communities Network (#318)

    Environmentalist and activist Jim Embry of Lexington discusses sustainable living, which the Sustainable Communities Network defines as the ability to meet the needs of a community without compromising its ability to meet future needs.

    Premiered: Saturday, June 7, 2008 at 3:00/2:00 pm CT on KET

  • Garry R. Bibbs, sculptor (#319)

    Garry R. Bibbs, a professor of sculpture at the University of Kentucky, discusses his influences and inspirations for creating his large metal sculptures.

    Premiered: Saturday, June 14, 2008 at 3:00/2:00 pm CT on KET

  • Eleanor Jordan, Kentucky Commission on Women (#320)

    Eleanor Jordan, executive director for the Kentucky Commission on Women, discusses her personal and professional background and her role as head of the KCW.

    Premiered: Sunday, July 13, 2008 at 11:30/10:30 am CT on KET2

  • Islam (#321)

    Renee discusses the Muslim faith with her guests: Ihsan Bagby, Islamic studies professor at the University of Kentucky; Shahied Rashid, a member of the Islamic Society of Central Kentucky; and Dana Bingham, a recent convert.

    Premiered: Sunday, July 20, 2008 at 9:00/8:00 am CT on KETKY

  • Dr. Adewale Troutman, Louisville Metro Public Health (#322)

    Dr. Adewale Troutman, director of Louisville Metro Public Health and Wellness and founder of the Center for Health Equity, discusses his background and his professional accomplishments. He also talks the PBS series Unnatural Causes: Is Inequality Making Us Sick? and the topics of that program, including the disparity in healthcare as it relates to social, economic and racial status.

    Premiered: Saturday, August 9, 2008 at 3:00/2:00 pm CT on KET