In My Opinion with Cara Live!
An honest and intelligent journey through the political and social landscape of the country.
08/08/2013 12:00 AM
The Politics of Filmmaking: The Plight of the Filmmaker
The art of filmmaking is to tell a story through film. Films influence culture and societies. How are stories developed? What are the challenges of raising capital through such vehicles as Kickstarter compared to traditional means? Has the power of the internet made it easier to market and distribute?
Guests: Ryan Walker, New York & Regina Griffin, DC
06/27/2013 12:00 AM
Class v. Race: A Story of Urban Gentrification
Are cities shifting their financially-burdensome citizens to suburban municipalities? Are we promoting further community disarray by moving our most financially-vulnerable citizens away from the city core and its many services? Who benefits most from the influx of wealthier city citizens?
06/13/2013 12:00 AM
The Relationship Between Politics & Education
What are the policy differences between Pres. Bush's "No Child Left Behind" and Pres. Obama's "Race to the Top?" What is the success rate for both policies? Why is there a partisan divide between Democrats and Republicans in idealogy as it relates to higher education? Since under performing schools have economic challenges, how do they garner opportunities to achieve?
05/30/2013 12:00 AM
Faith v. Atheism: The Choice to Believe
Why is it necessary to bridge the growing divide between atheists and religious adherents? If you are a person of faith, is it worth while to find common ground with an atheist? If you are an atheist, what can you learn from a person of faith? What does it mean to be an atheist?
This program, which is accompanied by a television production, features a panel of politicos which includes Cara Pearson (Live) who serves as the moderator, Brandon Andrews, Stephen Reese and TaQuon Ethridge.
Guests: Toure Coffey, New York and Nyle Fort, New Jersey
05/16/2013 12:00 AM
Mass Incarceration: Epidemic of Violence and Drugs
What is the relationship between the growth of the prison system and the Emancipation Proclamation? Is there a defining difference between plantation life and the convict leasing system? What is the effect of marijuana on mass incarceration? Why is the plight of violence in Chicago causing Black Men a better chance of going to prison than to college?
Guests: Yusef Shakur, Detroit, MI & Nyle Fort, Newark, NJ
Moderators: Cara Live, Stephen Reese and TaQuon Ethridge
05/20/2010 12:00 AM
Cedric Maxwell - Boston Celtics Color Analyst
THERE'S A DELAY AFTER INTRO. SHOW BEGINS AT 4:15 MARK. NO ADDITIONAL AUDIO ISSUES. Will Lebron James remain in Cleveland? Will Mike Brown survive as head coach in Cleveland? What impact will Michael Jordan's ownership of Bobcats bring to the team? What is the possibility of a Lakers v. Celtics final? Does VH1's 'Basketball Wives' feed into stereotypes?
06/05/2009 12:00 AM
SUMMER SERIES: Kuku Live
Tonight's show features Nigerian-born musician, Kuku. His captivating sound can be described as jazz, soul and folk.
04/22/2009 12:00 AM
NBA PLAYOFFS: Interview with Celtics Color Analyst, Cedric Maxwell
After the intro, there's a 3 minute delay of total silence because my guest was not ready :-(. Skip that and the intro plays again and the interview starts. No problem with audio from that point on!
Will injuries plague the Celtics in the playoffs? Can the Celtics expect Kevin Garnett to return? Which NBA draft class is the best of all time? Are any changes expected during the off season?
01/29/2009 01:00 AM
WHAT IS THE NEW DIRECTION OF THE RNC?
Is Limbaugh the leader of the GOP? Will Blagojevich prevail? Do you agree with Stimulus Plan? Is Sarah Palin planning for a 2012 run? Should Obama use political capital?
10/23/2008 12:00 AM
WHAT WENT WRONG WENT WRONG WITH MCCAIN'S CAMPAIGN?
Who are the Repubs referring to as Pro-American? Does Colin Powell's endorsement matter? Is the Acorn controversy a pre-emptive strike? What is going to happen to the Republican Party?
10/09/2008 12:00 AM
WHO IS WINNING THE DEBATES?
Was the debate a deal changer for McCain? Does the Bradley effect still exist? Will the politics of distraction work?
Guest: Scott Lindsey, TN Democratic Advocate
09/04/2008 12:00 AM
WHO IS SARAH PALIN?
Are women ready to throw support to Palin? Did McCain commit political suicide? Should Bristol Palin's pregnancy matter? Does McCain's age matter? What is McCain's strategy? What's with Kwame Kilpatrick?
08/14/2008 12:00 AM
ARE URBAN KIDS CONSERVATIVE?
Larry W. wrote: An urban high school teacher took a poll & found that young urban blacks were more aligned with the conservative Right than the more liberal Democrats. How do you feel about this and also with the education that our kids are receiving/not receiving will this trend continue because of ignorance and a lack of understanding (especially religious freedoms)?
07/24/2008 12:00 AM
DOES THE MEDIA LOVE OBAMA?
What is with Jesse Jackson?
War? What War? It's the ECONOMY, stupid!
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06/26/2008 12:00 AM
IS A BLACK PRESIDENT READY FOR AMERICA?
In the past weeks, I’ve been plagued by the question of ‘Is America Ready For A Black President? With racism raising it’s ugly head since Barack Obama entered the race, the most appropriate question ‘Is A Black President Ready For America?’ Read entire blog at http://CaraLive.blogspot.com
03/19/2008 10:00 PM
CAN THE U.S. MOVE BEYOND RACIAL WOUNDS?
Are we ready to cross Obama's bridge?
What will happen with Florida & Michigan?
What does Florida’s Governor gain by votes being counted?