State and federal officials say health care,affordable housing, and educational performance are among the challenges facing African Americans in Florida this year.
NPR's Juan Williams joins Eric Deggans of the St. Petersburg Times and Joseph Brown of the Tampa Tribune to discuss problems and solutions for the black community; a condition Williams describes as a "culture of failure" and the role of the media.
Juan Williams is a Senior Correspondent with National Public Radio and a political analyst with Fox News. His new book "Enough" examines the state of today's black leadership and the racial divide in America.
Florida wildlife artist Ernest C. Simmons talks with his fishing buddy, Joe Mercurio, about his obsession for detail and technique in painting Florida birds and outdoor scenery. The Dunedin resident and gallery owner depicts blue herons, anhingas, pelicans and common seabirds like no one else in the world. Some compare his work to that of John James Audubon.
Music credits: Run Through the Jungle by Creedence Clearwater Revival, Chronicle, vol. 1, Fantasy Records
Human trafficking is a worldwide problem that is, by many accounts, alive and well in Florida. What is human trafficking? Who are its victims? What is being done about the problem? We explore these questions and others with our guests.
Former Bucs quarterback Shaun King of St. Petersburg and good friend Malcolm Taaffe of the Bronx, N.Y., talk about the importance of families spending time together, and the significant role that parents play as role models and disciplinarians in the raising of children.
Music Credits: Shotgun by Junior Walker & The All Stars, Shotgun, UMG Recordings