Created Equal: Black Women & the Fight for Equality

The 8th annual Created Equal program offers us an opportunity to really walk a mile in someone’s shoes. Offered in partnership with Leon County Government, it features Black women from all walks of life—academic experts, industry professionals, and community members. The program examines the histories and current realities of Black women in America and the struggles they continue to face in the areas of health, economy, community, and education.

Chris Stirewalt: Broken News

Our very special guest, a  former Fox News political editor, gives us an inside view of the rage-driven political environment we’ve found ourselves plunged into. From Amazon: “Rage revenue-addicted news companies are plagued by shoddy reporting, sensationalism, groupthink, and brain-dead partisan tribalism. Newsrooms rely on emotion-driven blabber to entrance conflict-addled super users.”  We think that just about nails it. Don’t miss this warm, funny professional guided tour.

God Squad: Love Thy Neighbor. No Exceptions?

Love Thy Neighbor. No Exceptions? Does the admonition to love one’s neighbor really come without exceptions? Must churches welcome white nationalists? Gay couples? Trump supporters? BLM activists? January 6 sympathizers? Is everyone my neighbor? And what does love really mean? Joining us from God Squad are Latricia Scriven of St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, Stefanie Posner of Temple Israel, Father Tim Holeda of St. Thomas More Co-Cathedral, Reverend Scott Martin

Daryl Davis: Hate, Undone

When Daryl Davis was ten, he didn’t understand hate yet. But then he was the only black scout in a parade to honor Paul Revere’s ride to Concord, when he began getting hit by bottles. It was then that he formed a question in his mind that he’s spent much of a lifetime answering: “How can you hate me when you don’t even know me?” Failing to find his answer

Let Friendship Redeem the Republic: God Squad Edition

Let Friendship Redeem the Republic: God Squad Edition. In our year-long celebration of the superpower of healthy friendships across differences, you’ll meet God Squad’s friends who they don’t quite agree with (and we’ll encourage the audience to bring their own). Then we’ll let friendly disagreement rip (and live to tell). One lucky pair of friends wins Dinner at the Square tickets on us. Joining us for God Squad are Pastor

At the End of the Rainbow

How LGBTQ entrepreneurs rescued Key West’s economy—and helped invent a new kind of tourism. By John Sotomayor For an island only four miles long and two miles wide, Key West looms large in the American psyche. Some 159 miles south of Miami, at the end of a curving chain of small islands set in a vast expanse of turquoise waters, Key West forms the southernmost point of the United States.

Liquid Gold

Growers fight to preserve North Florida’s precious tupelo honey. By Craig Pittman Start with the golden liquid itself. Hold a jar of it up to the light and examine its beauty. Experts describe it as a light amber with a slight greenish cast. Open the top and inhale. Some call its aroma “pear-like,” and “hoppy.” Now take a taste of tupelo honey, the most magical—and most endangered—of Florida’s homegrown culinary
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