“For centuries, and definitely for decades, African Americans have felt helpless and hopeless…We just try to live for today, because we don’t feel like we have a voice.” Dr. Carmen Maria McIntyre beautifully sums up the sentiment of many African Americans as feeling unheard and unseen for too long.
This explosive episode asks three experts from the health and community development fields to shed light on the circumstances, mentality and history of the African American community that are driving the current protests and unrest.
“All that rage is bottled in.” In one concise sentence, Leon El-Alamin, founder of M.A.D.E. Institute, reveals a driving force behind the current social unrest. This show asks all three experts to explain how the African American community is affected by current events, and where we can all go from here.
“We started with COVID, and then we had the George Floyd situation. That was just pouring gasoline on a fire…What did Dr. King say? Rioting is the communication of the unheard.”
Join us for this episode as three experts – Michigan’s director of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), Kevin Fisher (quoted), Leon El-Alamin, founder of M.A.D.E. Institute, and esteemed health professional, Dr. Carmen Maria McIntyre – discuss and explain the set of circumstances that have led to the current unrest and push for racial equality.