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Series of Talks and Forums on www.JoysPeace.com produced by Mama Joy (of The Melody of Joy Institute & Papa Peace of Media Joy Productions.
5 days ago
Our Children Are The Solution, Not The Problem
I interviewed my grand daughter Aya Woods (freshman in Highschool) who says that she is not learning much in school. We as a community a lot of time see teenagers as the problem, not the solution. Aya says She is feeling so bored and sad at school; she views what [...] The post Our Children Are The Solution, Not The Problem appeared first on Joy's Peace.
Sep 14, 2020
“Black Youth Are Not Afraid To Defend Their Rights”, Psychologist, Dr. Niama T. Malachi
In this interview, Psychologist, Dr. Niama T. Malachi, states, “Black youth are not afraid to defend their Rights…the evolution of us no longer being afraid, is something to be proud of…”. Together with her daughter, she organizes civil rights marches and activities with youth here in Southside Chicago.She is a [...] The post “Black Youth Are Not Afraid To Defend Their Rights”, Psychologist, Dr. Niama T. Malachi appeared first on Joy's Peace.
Sep 13, 2020
“I Can Breath”, Says ABJ Youth, Tabario, Asia, Khiari
Amidst the news of unrest in our youth in Southside Chicago, talking to the youth, Tabario, Asia, Khiari, brought tranquility and hope to our hearts. Jacquline Miller, the mentor at ABJ testifies that, working with these youth, has been such breath of fresh air; she felt like a child again, [...] The post “I Can Breath”, Says ABJ Youth, Tabario, Asia, Khiari appeared first on Joy's Peace.
Sep 12, 2020
Our Ancestors Fought For Voting Rights- Interview with Josephine Perry
In this interview, Josephine Hamilton Perry says, if we don’t get involved in the people for the people by the people system of our country, then our ancestors fight for voting rights of colored people and women was to no avail. The post Our Ancestors Fought For Voting Rights- Interview with Josephine Perry appeared first on Joy's Peace.
Sep 10, 2020
The Good Gang, Interview With Youth Antonio & Isaiah and Mentor, Jacquline
“…there is nothing wrong with gangs, it’s a form of organizing…but there is a problem with ‘bad’ gangs, that are formed to torment others…” says Antonio Monix (Toni Mono), one of the Youth leaders at the ABJ foundation. Alyiah Harris, (writer for breathing minds.org) asks, “How do you handle the [...] The post The Good Gang, Interview With Youth Antonio & Isaiah and Mentor, Jacquline appeared first on Joy's Peace.
Sep 9, 2020
Legacy of My Mother: Hello Campaign, Interview with Lena Bivins
For the last two years, Lena Bivins and her sister Shante Marshall, are saying “helllo” to anyone they pass by, especially to those who are “unwanted” and in distress in their Woodlawn community. Everyday news of shootings, crimes does not deter them from getting out daily and embracing the weary [...] The post Legacy of My Mother: Hello Campaign, Interview with Lena Bivins appeared first on Joy's Peace.
Aug 28, 2020
Youth Mentoring And Restorative Justice at Precious Blood Center
At the Precious Blood center, we learned of a great work being done in Englewood. The Catholic order has dedicated itself not on indoctrination, but on building a team/family that can help welcome youth offenders back into their community. They call it “Radical Hospitality”! Listen to the interviews we did [...] The post Youth Mentoring And Restorative Justice at Precious Blood Center appeared first on Joy's Peace.
Aug 24, 2020
Mental Health From The Youth Point Of View-Interview with Alyiah Harris Breathing Minds.org
“…black people are ashamed of admitting to the need for mental health help…thus the violence on our streets goes on…”, says Alyiah Harris Author of the blog www.BreathingMinds.org. Update: Alyiah’s Dad, Steve Harris, just told us that after our original podcast of this interview on Blogtalkradio, Alyiah got offered a job [...] The post Mental Health From The Youth Point Of View-Interview with Alyiah Harris Breathing Minds.org appeared first on Joy's Peace.
Aug 23, 2020
A Father’s Call To Stop The Violence
At the Emmett Till Park, on August 21st. The 3rd District Chicago Police Faith Base Officers held their prayer Vigil at the park. There in the Woodlawn community, we spoke with John Shorter’s Jr.’s father.His 12 year old was wounded by three gun shots while playing basketball with his siblings. [...] The post A Father’s Call To Stop The Violence appeared first on Joy's Peace.