Representative Jetson starts off the show by discussing the obstacles young African American males face in Baton Rouge specifically. Jetson introduces the formation of the Urban Congress on African-American Males. The cross-generational congress will discuss ways to address problems facing young black men, such as failure to graduate high school, going to jail and inability to get a job.
Ariel is the founder of Spacehack.org, a directory of ways to participate in space exploration, and the global director of Science Hack Day, a 20-countries-and-growing grassroots endeavor to make things with science. She is the author of What’s It Like in Space?: Stories from Astronauts Who’ve Been There and tells some interesting stories from her book.
Jim Pittman is the spokesman for the Smoking Cessation Trust. SCT is organized as a Low Profit Limited Liability company, an L3C, under Louisiana Law. The program focuses on making significant positive contributions to encourage and expand clinician participation in smoking cessation counseling, encouraging clinicians to consistently counsel every patient who smokes, regardless of whether the patient is ready to quit at this time, and to identify and refer potential Class Members to SCT.
Flashback Friday: Patti Davis
For flashback Friday we hear an interview with Jim and former President Reagan's daughter, Patti Davis
As the former manager of Sugar's Strip Club, Lewis comments on the remarks made by Rep. Kenny Havard. Jim feels that the comments were taken too personal and Havard should not apologize.