A Frank Conversation
Take A Kid Fishing

Take A Kid Fishing

January 28, 2022

William Dunn is making his experiences his ministry for local youth. Before becoming a mentor, he nearly died multiple times. The fact that he's still here is his reason for creating Take a Kid Fishing: http://www.takffl.com/

How’s your heart? The importance of knowing CPR

How’s your heart? The importance of knowing CPR

January 14, 2022

Are you prepared to save someone's life? Tamisha Good runs Concierge Healthcare Training Services. Good says a personal experience with a loved one moved her to offer classes and teach people how to administer CPR. The medical professional breaks down her finance's personal struggle with heart trouble.

Changing the face of science

Changing the face of science

January 7, 2022

What is STEM or STEAM? Also, what's with the lack of women in the field? We discuss with an educator who is doing her part to change the face of science.

Being thankful

Being thankful

December 31, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we approach life. Many of those changes have brought inconveniences, but there are reasons to remain thankful. Some of our previous guests shared their reasons for gratitude this holiday season. Prior guests in this episode include Tavis Myrick of Gentleman’s Quest, Inc., Kiva Williams of the Fun Foodie Mama Blog, educator and STEM advocate Laquita Bolden, and empowerment coach Stephanie Shephard. They join 10 Tampa Bay Brightside host Frank Wiley for 'A Frank Conversation' or, in this case, a series of them.

Meet American Stage Theatre’s first BIPOC Producing Artistic Director

Meet American Stage Theatre’s first BIPOC Producing Artistic Director

December 24, 2021

Storytelling at American Stage Theatre is gaining more perspective. One of Florida's oldest and most critically acclaimed professional theatre companies appointed Rajendra Ramoon Maharaj as its first BIPOC Producing Artistic Director and Resident Playwright. 

Rajendra had A Frank Conversation about what's needed in theatre.

The White Dress Project (Understanding Fibroids)

The White Dress Project (Understanding Fibroids)

December 16, 2021

What are fibroids? Is it an ailment that runs in your family? How can you advocate for yourself? Did you know that Black women are impacted disproportionately by fibroids? This Frank Conversation will discuss treatment, signs, symptoms and the consequences of fibroids. We’ll also introduce you to the women behind The White Dress Project.

Your new therapist may be a deck of cards

Your new therapist may be a deck of cards

December 10, 2021

Dr. Ebony Butler is working to deconstruct the stigma that surrounds therapy. Online, she's known as Dr. Ebony Online, and she's simplifying treatment through her creation, My Therapy Cards. She says she took the questions she asked her clients in sessions and put them into a deck. She wanted people to feel like they were talking to a psychologist and doing real work by digging deep.

Why pursue policing in this climate?

Why pursue policing in this climate?

December 2, 2021

The rift between law enforcement and the communities police serve has been an ongoing repair job for everyone involved in the relationship. Where does healing begin, and how do we find it? A law enforcement veteran spoke candidly about what must happen.

Don‘t overwhelm yourself for the holidays

Don‘t overwhelm yourself for the holidays

November 26, 2021

Remember, there's no need to empty your pockets to make loved ones happy. Do the best you can and allow that to be enough. We have six steps to take to ensure your own happiness.

Checking on friends in the health care field

Checking on friends in the health care field

November 19, 2021

Medical professionals continue to struggle with their own health as they work to ensure their patients' wellness. Dr. Jabraan Pasha explains why some of his colleagues are considering a new profession. He attributes much of their frustration to misinformation on social media, which sometimes leads to people disregarding professional opinions.

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