1.13.2022 The Black Business Round Table: Vice Mayor Rebecca Kaplan of Oakland
WELCOME listeners to today’s episode of the “Black Business Roundtable! I am your host Doug Blacksher broadcasting to you LIVE from the city of Diversity Oakland California! Although he was born January 15, 1929, we celebrate Martin Luther King Jr., Day on the THIRD MONDAY in January which falls Next week on Monday January 17, 2022. Legislation was initiated and passed in 1983 but national observation of MLK Day did not occur until 1986! The annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service is here – How will you SPEND Martin Luther King Day – 2022? I would like for all our LISTENERS for my BIRTHDAY present which is January 14th, to be sure by MLK day, be sure YOU are REGISTERED TO VOTE. I also humbly ASK you to ask at least 1 of your contacts to be sure they are registered especially in the BATTLEGROUND STATES of Arizona, Georgia, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin!
Last week we visited Chef Karter Louis at his restaurant “Soul Slice” in Oakland and I had to go back on Sunday Evening! Thank you again to Chef Karter Louis for hosting the BBRT and guest Allyssa Victory, ESQ., (running for Mayor of Oakland) and Trent Willis-President of the ILWU Local 10 and of course Tammy Willis of Magnolia Engineering & Construction!
Today’s show highlights:
Tonight we will focus on some of the GOOD coming out of Oakland due to the efforts of our Vice Mayor and the work she is doing for the citizens of Oakland.
Our Guest Today include:
-Weekly Check-in w/ Dr. Ashley Coleman, Department Chair/Assistant Professor of Psychology at University of the West. Welcome Dr. Ashley!
-Rebecca Kaplan, Oakland’s Vice Mayor & Councilmember At-Large Serving on Alameda County Transportation Commission, and Coliseum Board. Instagram: kaplan_for_oakland or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
-Janani Ramachandran, ESQ., She continues to be our Social Justice Warrior fighting for Oakland one day at a time! Catch up with Janani anytime at Centro Legal De La Raza website www.centrolegal.org or via her website www.JananiForCA.com and Instagram @jananiforCA.
Now for the National Political Highlights and Several Elections: (President Biden visited Atlanta GA this past Tuesday a battleground state in 2022 and 2024 just ahead of MLK Day).
-Marcus Flowers Learn more on
Instagram: @Marcus4Georgia or www.MarcusForGeorgia.com
-Reverend & Senator Raphael Warnock Learn more on
Instagram: @raphaelwarnock or www.WarnockForGeorgia.com
-Stacey Abrams Learn more on
Instagram: @StaceyAbrams or www.StaceyAbrams.com
-Val Demings – Learn more on
Instagram: @valdemings www.ValDemings.com
“The News of the Day” (Read by Dr. Ashley)
On this day in history January 13, 1904: Black Man Lynched in South Carolina for Allegedly Knocking on Door of White Woman’s House. Courtesy of EJI (Equal Justice Initiative) Visit www.calendar.eji.org – for more information and to read the full story of this day in our Black and Brown History!
A special Shout out to Doni Glover of BlackUSA.News and Current Sponsor Magnolia Engineering and Construction. To join our “BBRT” ADVERTISING family or to be a possible guest on the show reach us via our email: email@example.com INCLUDE Your COMPANY NAME, ADDRESS, WEBSITE, Company Phone Number & Social Media Page INFO to our email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
We also have a network of Shows hosted by Mr. Doni Glover such as “Chap & Friends” on Mondays, “Party Marty Let’s Talk” on Tuesdays, “SISTABIZ with Nicole and Tamara” on Wednesdays,” BlackUSA Crypto News with Kamal Hubbard” on Friday and Sundays “Sixty Minutes -“In Black USA” with Michael Haynie so be sure to CHECK OUT these Black Voices and guiding lights of our community!
Thank you Audience for tuning in and Remember together we can Listen, Learn and SHARE because I know you care! This is Doug Blacksher of the Black Business Roundtable, God Bless and Good Night!
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