Jan 24, 2022

OPEN BXRX Monday I January 24,2022

On this week's episode of OPEN Bx Rx Monday, Dr. Bob Lee is joined by Former Senator Ruth Hassell-Thompson, New York State Senator of the 36th Senate District, who reflects on the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., her deeply rooted history with the Civil Rights Movement and highlights the work she is doing to uplift black and brown communities. After that, Dr. Peter Nwosu, Provost of Lehman College, joins the program to speak about the Bronx Recovery Corps and how it is providing opportunities for Lehman students to gain real work experience while providing economic assistance within our community. Then, Pierce Freelon --a Grammy nominated musician, producer, author, educator, and former city councilman of Durham, North Carolina--joins the program to speak about his Black to the Future Album, his upcoming children's book, Daddy-Daughter Day, and reflects on how his family's music and political legacy has impacted his careers in both fields. Plus, Bobby C has the latest in the world of Sports. Finally, Dr. Bateil Badal, Director of Diversity for the Associated Medical Schools of New York, Danya Contreras, Medical Student at Upstate Medical University, MD, and Lynne Holden, President of Mentoring in Medicine, join the show to share important information about the Mentoring in Medicine program and the services they offer to low-income students seeking career paths in healthcare and science. Producers: Chelsea Jackson & Stephen Powell Editor: Chelsea Jackson For more information on BronxNet visit us at- https://bronxnet.org/ Follow us on Facebook at- https://www.facebook.com/BronxNetTV Follow us on Twitter at- https://twitter.com/BronxnetTV Follow us on Instagram at- https://www.instagram.com/bronxnettv Follow us on LinkedIn at- https://www.linkedin.com/company/bronxnet-community-television

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