AfterBuzz Blog: Season Finale

thelastsipadmin June 10, 2018 231 No Comments

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AfterBuzz Blog The word for this week’s show is “transparency.” It was used by Ana Oliveira, President and CEO of The New York Women’s Foundation, during my interview with her in this final show of Season 1 of The Last Sip. Transparency is needed when it comes to our nation’s system of immigration detention and… Read more »

Afterbuzz: Pride Kickoff Month

thelastsipadmin June 3, 2018 240 No Comments

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The word which occurred to me several times throughout this week’s show is “hope”.  In fact, Pride Month and the fight for LGBTQIA human rights overall is predicated on it. With the launch of Pose, we thought it was a good time to check the status of trans rights in the United States. But Tiffany… Read more »

Afterbuzz Blog: Black Women Run and Meghan Markle Gets Married

thelastsipadmin May 20, 2018 384 No Comments

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The word for this week’s show is actually two words: Black women.  Given our guests and what they said it is the only term that makes sense.   Black women vote in higher numbers for the Democratic Party than any other group. African-American women are that party’s most vital and strongest pillar.  But as Ben… Read more »

AfterBuzz Blog: Progressivism vs Backlash in Politics 2018

thelastsipadmin May 13, 2018 267 No Comments

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  The word for today’s show is inclusive. It was used by New Mexico congressional candidate, Deb Haaland, during my interview with her.  Inclusive seems to be the perfect word to capture what’s at stake in this year’s elections. Whether America is going to be inclusive or not is on the ballot. The political contests… Read more »

AfterBuzz Blog: Margaret, Rashad and Meredith

thelastsipadmin May 6, 2018 367 No Comments

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The word for this week’s show is “othered.” Margaret Huang, Executive Director of Amnesty International USA, used the term when discussing why she has devoted her life to the advancement of human rights.  Margaret said that her experience with being othered as a young woman of color growing up in a small town, in East… Read more »

AfterBuzz: North Korea, Bill Cosby Conviction, and Sexual Assault

thelastsipadmin April 29, 2018 526 No Comments

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This week the only word that could possibly come to me is power.   Scott Synder of the Council on Foreign Relations and I spoke about the prospects for nuclear conflict on the Korean Peninsula.  The good news is that Scott believes that there is a real chance for peace in Northeast Asia, and that… Read more »

AfterBuzz Blog: Syria, Earth Day and the end of “Scandal”

thelastsipadmin April 23, 2018 522 No Comments

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The word that came to me during this week’s episode is conscientiousness. Conscientiousness popped in my mind while sitting down with Jamille Bigio, Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, about the ongoing civil war in Syria. It did so because the Trump Administration asserts that the US and its allies attacked Syrian chemical… Read more »

AfterBuzz Blog: First Episode

thelastsipadmin April 16, 2018 459 No Comments

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Welcome to the first AfterBuzz blog of The Last Sip. Here I will recap my thoughts, learnings and what stood out for me in each of our shows.   As host, my mind is being opened along with yours. Even though I have researched and in many cases spoken to the guests before the show,… Read more »

Oria Media Announces Intersectional Guests and Topics for Sunday Premiere Program of The Last Sip on Free Speech TV

thelastsipadmin April 14, 2018 157 No Comments

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Majority of Academics, Journalists, and Organizational Leaders Appearing are Women of Color New York, April 14, 2018 — Oria Media announced today the guests who will appear on the first episode of The Last Sip, a half-hour weekly program aimed at activating and mobilizing historically marginalized communities, on Sunday, April 15 at 9:30 a.m. on… Read more »

Why I Created “The Last Sip”

thelastsipadmin April 1, 2018 1106 No Comments

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I get asked all the time why I created “The Last Sip.” The answer is pretty simple: we need stronger more diverse voices behind news desks and in communities telling our stories. That’s why we’re debuting this half-hour news program on Sunday, April 15 at 9:30 am. I want to use my voice as a… Read more »