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The Other Side of the Table
Forum Communications Co
Join our tough conversations with a show meant to build stronger understanding, relationships, and communities. Hosted by Christy Blade and Ken Henry. Produced by Forum Communications Co.
Oct 13, 2021
Season 2 Episode #12 Dr. Joy Balls-Berry Part 2
We continue the conversation with Dr. Joy Balls-Berry about how she went from almost failing kindergarten to getting a Ph.D. and becoming a scientist for Mayo Clinic.
Oct 6, 2021
Season 2 Episode #11 Dr. Joy Balls-Berry (part 1)
Joining the conversation this week is psychiatric epidemiologist and former Mayo Clinic scientist, Dr. Joy Balls-Berry, who shares her experience as a woman and person of color living and working in Rochester, MN.
Sep 29, 2021
Season 2, Episode #10: Tawonda Burks Part 2
Chris and Ken continue the conversation with Tawonda Burks about the challenges with communicating important information to the intended audience and ideas on how to overcome some of the barriers to recruiting minority candidates for employment and board representation.
Sep 22, 2021
Season 2: Episode #9 Tawonda Burks Part 1
Joining the conversation this week is the business owner Tawonda Burks, who shares her first experience living in Rochester, her perspective on the additional barriers Black entrepreneurs face, and how she responds to racism.
Sep 15, 2021
Season 2: Episode #8 Wale Elegbede (Part 2)
Chris and Ken continue the conversation with Wale Elegbede about how the community should be more bold in supporting BIPOC businesses, what the lack of representation in elected officials says about Rochester, and more conversation on Critical Race Theory.
Sep 8, 2021
Season 2: Episode #7 Wale Elegbede (part 1)
Joining the conversation this week is Wale Elegbede, who is a TED Talks speaker, president of the Rochester Branch of the NAACP, and Director of Strategy Management Services overseeing the innovation area at Mayo Clinic. Wale talks about his riches to rags background, the struggles he faced as an immigrant, and his thoughts on white privilege and Critical Race Theory.
Aug 31, 2021
Season 2: Episode #6 Sidney Frye II
Chris and Ken continue the conversation this week with Olmsted County's Diversity, Equity, and Community Outreach program Manager, Sidney Frye II, who shares more of his personal background and family life, discusses why he chose to return to Rochester after college and how Rochester has changed over the past 25 years.
Aug 25, 2021
Season 2: Episode #5 Sidney Frye II
Joining the conversation this week is the new program manager for Olmsted County's Diversity, Equity, and Community Outreach team, who shares his vision for his new role and how his experience as a social worker and in juvenile corrections has prepared him to help eliminate disparities in opportunities and correction services.
Aug 18, 2021
Season 2: Episode #4 Darrell Thompson (Part 2)
Chris continues the conversation this week with Bolder Options President and former NFL Green Bay Packer, Darrell Thompson, who discusses the critical time we are in, the importance of connecting and mentoring youth, and suggestions on how Rochester can recruit and retain people of color. Also, through August 18, unlimited digital subscription for 6 months for only $1.
Aug 11, 2021
Season 2: Episode #3 Darrell Thompson (Part1)
Joining the conversation this week is former Green Bay Packer and youth mentor, Darrell Thompson, who shares his experiences growing up Black in Rochester, Minn., his thoughts on Minnesota and how football in Minnesota compares to states like Alabama.
Aug 4, 2021
Season 2: Episode #2 Viv Williams (Part 2)
Chris continues the conversation this week with NewsMD health reporter and host of Health Fusion podcast, Viv Williams, who discusses how lessons she's learned about healthcare disparities can be applied to healthcare journalism, offers advice for aspiring reporters, and shares a couple of the most impactful stories she covered in her time with Mayo Clinic News.
Jul 28, 2021
Season 2: Episode #1 Viv Williams (Part 1)
Joining the conversation this week is NewsMD health reporter, Viv Williams, who shares why she left New York City for Rochester, MN, her personal struggles navigating the healthcare system, and insights into a recent interview she had with a Mayo Clinic physician addressing racial disparities in healthcare.
Jul 21, 2021
Season 1: Episode #12 Andre Crockett and Steve Lange (Part 2)
Part 2 of our interview with Rochester Magazine editor, Steve Lange and Rochester community leader, Andre Crockett.
Jul 14, 2021
Season 1: Episode #11 Andre Crockett and Steve Lange (Part 1)
Joining the conversation this week are Rochester Magazine editor, Steve Lange and Rochester community leader, Andre Crockett, who shares their experiences this past year helping the community respond to COVID-19 and calls for social equity.
Jul 7, 2021
Season 1: Episode #10 Charlie Perkins (Part 2)
In this week's episode of The Other Side of the Table, Ken Henry and Chris Blade continue the conversation with Charlie Perkins, who shares his experiences as a freelance photographer for the Chicago Bulls during the Michael Jordan championship years from 1996-1999 and how his how his leadership roles at Mayo Clinic and other non-profit organizations provide opportunities for him to mentor young men and help them turn their lives around. The Other Side of the Table is available on Apple podcasts, Google Play, Spotify, and postbulletin.com/podcasts.
Jun 30, 2021
Season 1: Episode #9 Charlie Perkins (Part 1)
Joining the conversation this week is author, photographer, mentor and business leader, Charlie Perkins, who shares his experiences that enabled him to break out of a life of poverty in the south side of Chicago to become a leader at Mayo Clinic.
Jun 15, 2021
Season 1: Episode #8 Bud Whitehorn
Joining the conversation this week is Rochester Community Liaison, Bud Whitehorn. As a former gang member and drug dealer, Bud's experiences with law enforcement, including incarceration, makes him uniquely qualified for a position bridging the divide between the Black community and the Rochester Police Department. With two recent shootings and one fatality, Bud talks about how the new Community Engagement Response Team is working to de-escalate conflicts and make the community safer.
Jun 2, 2021
Season 1: Episode #7 Tremayne Henry
Joining the conversation this week is budding Black poet, Tremayne Henry, who shares the experiences that inspired his poem 'What Do You See When You See Me?' He also discusses his struggles with gaining the respect of his Black co-workers. The Other Side of the Table is available on Apple podcasts, Google Play, Spotify, and postbulletin.com/podcasts. A copy of Tremayne's poem can be found at postbulletin.com/rochester-in-color/
May 19, 2021
Season 1: Episode #6 Lee and Jodi Green
Joining the conversation this week are entreprenuers Lee and Jodi Green, who share their experiences as an interracial couple living and raising children in Rochester, Minn. They share their perspectives on what has changed over the past twenty years, how Rochester compares to their previous home. (Spoiler alert: they love it here). Ken also shares more of his story and how he navigates his personal and professional life, raises children, while debunking stereotypes of him as a Black man. The Other Side of the Table is available on Apple podcasts, Google Play, Spotify, and postbulletin.com/podcasts.
May 6, 2021
Season 1: Episode #5 - Anthony Hall (Part 2)
Part 2 of our conversation with Anthony Hall, who shares his insights on important historical events that stifled the Black community from truly reaching freedom and equality along with specific action items every community can do to help heal the racial divide in our country.
Apr 21, 2021
Season 1: Episode #4 - Anthony Hall (Part 1)
(0:15 - 16:50) Ken and Chris discuss the controversial comments regarding flying the American flag in city parks and different perspectives on kneeling during the national anthem. (17:00 - 54:00) Joining the conversation this week is Black community leader, Anthony Hall, who shares his insights on important historical events that stifled the Black community from truly reaching freedom and equality along with specific action items every community can do to help heal the racial divide in our country.
Apr 7, 2021
Season 1: Episode #3 - Ken Henry & Christy Blade
On this week's episode, Ken & Christy discuss COVID-19 vaccines and other current trending topics in our society https://www.postbulletin.com
Mar 24, 2021
Season 1: Episode #2 - Andre Crockett
Andre Crockett owns Barbershop and Social Services located in Rochester, Minnesota. Its name comes from Crockett's childhood memories of going to the barbershop. (0:00 - 24:30) Ken & Christy discuss the Derek Chauvin trial and the lessons learned from the George Floyd case. (24:42 - 52:29) Andre Crockett joins the show. https://www.postbulletin.com
Mar 10, 2021
Season 1: Episode #1 - Danielle Teal
Danielle is a recent graduate from Saint Mary’s Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership. Capstone focus: Joy in the workplace. Founder of CAKE (Caring Acts of Kindness Everywhere) group. (0:00 - 9:33) Ken & Christy talk about their friendship, different backgrounds growing up and racial prejudice in our society. (9:42 - 39:26) Danielle Teal joins the show. https://www.postbulletin.com
Feb 9, 2021
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Join our tough conversations with a show meant to build stronger understanding, relationships, and communities. Hosted by Christy Blade and Ken Henry of the Rochester Post Bulletin.