Now You're Talking with Marshall Ramsey
Now You're Talking with Marshall Ramsey: Suicide Prevention Awareness
September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month in Mississippi,so on today's show we welcomed Patti Herrington, a woman who lost her son to suicide but turned her pain into her purpose by creating Firefly Outreach, an organization that shares the message to take a stand for life against suicide. We will also have Sandra Parks, Director of the Division of Children & Youth Services at the Dept. of Mental Health, Molly Portera, Coordinator with the Suicide Prevention Outreach at the Dept. of Mental Health and August Patton, Director of Children & Youth Services at Hinds Behavioral Health Services in Jackson to give us insight into the mental health aspect of suicide.
Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey | Author Angie Thomas
Today we’re sitting down with the New York Times - Best Selling author and Jackson-native, Angie Thomas to talk about her career and her new #1 novel Concrete Rose.
Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey | Derick Wright & Presley Lane
Today we’re sitting down with Derick Wright, founder and CEO of Jackson-based nonprofit Wright's Foundation for Better Communities, and artist Presley Lane of Presley Lane Studios.Listen as they share their stories and how they give back to their community.For more information about Wright's Foundation for Better Communities visit (20+) WFBC | FacebookFor more information about Presley Lane Arts visit (20+) Presley Lane Arts | Facebook
Now You're Talking w/ Marshall Ramsey| Dr. Robert Luckett
Today Marshall Ramsey sits down with Dr. Robert Luckett, Associate Professor of the Department of History at Jackson State University and the Director of the Margaret Walker Center.Listen as they discuss everything from the affects of the Pandemic, Margaret Walker, her legacy and what's next for The Margaret Walker Center and more.. For more details about the Margaret Walker Center visit www.jsums.edu/margaretwalkercenter/