Evan Walker-Wells, Scalawag Magazine

Evan Walker-Wells, Scalawag Magazine

  “There’s a really strong idea that the South is just one thing. But if you’ve ever lived anywhere in the American South, then you know that it is more complicated than the stereotype of poorly educated people living in rural...
Shannon Ritchie, AJF Director of Digital + Innovation

Shannon Ritchie, AJF Director of Digital + Innovation

We’re excited to switch it up this week by inviting our Director of Digital + Innovation, Shannon Ritchie, on to the show to tell us a bit about her work here at Fletcher Foundation. Shannon joins us to chat about what has led her to AJF, how she hopes to make a difference, and what is next for herself and for our nonprofit partners.

Jess Clark, Fletcher Fellow for Education Policy Reporting

Jess Clark, Fletcher Fellow for Education Policy Reporting

“Education is one of the most important parts of our society… People get where they are because of the education they receive… You have this intersection of a lot of different issues in education; you can talk about issues around poverty, race, mental health, funding, politics… there’s so much fodder to dig into.”

Black History Month + Biographical Conversations

Black History Month + Biographical Conversations

Biographical Conversations on UNC-TV does an amazing job of humanizing figures whose accomplishments sometimes seem larger-than-life. This Black History Month we celebrate John Hope Franklin, Julius Chambers, Henry Frye, and Howard Lee for their accomplishments, their...