In the episode of Street Soldiers, LISA EVERS, host and executive producer, hosts a panel discussion about mental health challenges that Americans are facing and how to break through stigmas and have honest conversations.
In this episode of Street Soldiers, Lisa Evers tours parts of Rikers Island, New York City’s notorious jail complex, with Correction Commissioner Louis Molina. Then Evers discusses the problems with the city’s jail system with this episode’s panel.
Some of the biggest stars in the music industry are making headlines because of the battles they’re waging trying to get control of their music and get paid what they deserve. Others are fending off claims the creations actually belong to someone else. With music streaming a booming, multi-billion dollar business, there’s clearly a lot on the line.
The recent murders of two drill rap artists with ties to the street are putting the spotlight on inflammatory diss songs streamed on social media, and a debate is heating up as to whether the music is to blame or being made a scapegoat for bigger problems.
The murder of Memphis rapper Young Dolph in November 2021 shocked his city and the hip-hop community. The killing was even more difficult to understand because Dolph was loved by so many for his genuine commitment to his community. Ultimately, that love helped authorities capture his accused killers.
With hunger a growing problem in our country, some leaders say food insecurity and access to healthy food choices should be a priority. Should food be considered a civil right? Some say yes.
Many New Yorkers are concerned about rising crime rates and deteriorating quality of life conditions. Now, the question is if the city’s new Mayor can make a change for the better.
Travis Scott is one of the world’s most famous hip-hop superstars as well as a beloved figure in his hometown of Houston. He has resisted being typecast and has earned millions of fans around the world with his hypnotic rhythms and galvanizing high-energy performances. But somehow his annual Astroworld music festival turned deadly on Nov. 5, 2021, at NRG Park in Houston. How could it all go so wrong?