#CulturalExchange: Chris Tyson

MetroMorphosis 2018, Blog

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ fullwidth=”off” specialty=”off” _builder_version=”3.0.100″ custom_margin=”0px|||” custom_padding=”20px|||” next_background_color=”#4368a7″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.0.100″ custom_margin=”0px|||” custom_padding=”0px|||” padding_top_1=”0px”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Content” _builder_version=”3.19.3″ custom_margin=”0px|||” custom_padding=”0px|||” text_font_size=”16px”] Mini Interview with local change agent Chris Tyson, President and CEO, East Baton Rouge Redevelopment Authority and Newman Trowbridge Distinguished Professor of Law, LSU Law Center Urban Renewal: For those unfamiliar with you and your work, who …

Metro Message: #GivingTuesday

MetroMorphosis 2018, Blog

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ fullwidth=”off” specialty=”off” _builder_version=”3.0.100″ custom_margin=”0px|||” custom_padding=”20px|||” next_background_color=”#4368a7″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.0.100″ custom_margin=”0px|||” custom_padding=”0px|||” padding_top_1=”0px”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Content” _builder_version=”3.19.3″ custom_margin=”0px|||” custom_padding=”0px|||” text_font_size=”16px”] #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday …

#CulturalExchange: Kina Reed

MetroMorphosis 2018, Blog

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ fullwidth=”off” specialty=”off” _builder_version=”3.0.100″ custom_margin=”0px|||” custom_padding=”20px|||” next_background_color=”#4368a7″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.0.100″ custom_margin=”0px|||” custom_padding=”0px|||” padding_top_1=”0px”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Content” _builder_version=”3.19.3″ custom_margin=”0px|||” custom_padding=”0px|||” text_font_size=”16px”] Mini Interviews w/ Local Change Agent Kina Reed, founder of Hey Sis, a monthly sister circle of African American women in Baton Rouge Urban Renewal:  How would you describe who Kina Reed is as an individual, a professional …

WorldWide Transformation: The Midterms Swept In A New Class of Black Politicians

MetroMorphosis 2018, Blog

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ fullwidth=”off” specialty=”off” _builder_version=”3.0.100″ custom_margin=”0px|||” custom_padding=”20px|||” next_background_color=”#4368a7″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.0.100″ custom_margin=”0px|||” custom_padding=”0px|||” padding_top_1=”0px”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Content” _builder_version=”3.19.3″ custom_margin=”0px|||” custom_padding=”0px|||” text_font_size=”16px”] via The Atlantic November 13, 2018 by Edward-Isaac Dovere Article Byline: Most of the winners are under 40. And most seem likely to run for even higher offices down the line Read More HERE [/et_pb_text][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][/et_pb_section][et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ fullwidth=”off” …

A Metro Message: Shooting death of 6-year-old boy should be catalyst for change in

MetroMorphosis 2018, Blog

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ fullwidth=”off” specialty=”off” _builder_version=”3.0.100″ custom_margin=”0px|||” custom_padding=”20px|||” next_background_color=”#4368a7″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.0.100″ custom_margin=”0px|||” custom_padding=”0px|||” padding_top_1=”0px”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Content” _builder_version=”3.19.3″ custom_margin=”0px|||” custom_padding=”0px|||” text_font_size=”16px”] Guest Column via The Advocate November 13, 2018 by Raymond Jetson MetroMorphosis’ Chief Executive Catalyst, Raymond Jetson, recently penned an op-ed for The Advocate about the untimely shooting death of a 6-year-old Baton Rouge boy, Jahiem Holliday. …

WorldWide Transformation: Ex-NFL Player and Voting Rights Advocate Colin Allred Wins/’ Congressional Seat via Mic.com

MetroMorphosis 2018, Blog

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ fullwidth=”off” specialty=”off” _builder_version=”3.0.100″ custom_margin=”0px|||” custom_padding=”20px|||” next_background_color=”#4368a7″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.0.100″ custom_margin=”0px|||” custom_padding=”0px|||” padding_top_1=”0px”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Content” _builder_version=”3.19.3″ custom_margin=”0px|||” custom_padding=”0px|||” text_font_size=”16px”] Article Excerpt: Allred was a hometown hero who played linebacker at Hillcrest High School in Texas. He went on to play college football at Baylor before starting his NFL career with the Tennessee Titans in 2006. He …

The Recap: Baton Rouge Watches as Election Results Roll In

MetroMorphosis 2018, Blog

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ fullwidth=”off” specialty=”off” _builder_version=”3.0.100″ custom_margin=”0px|||” custom_padding=”20px|||” next_background_color=”#4368a7″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.0.100″ custom_margin=”0px|||” custom_padding=”0px|||” padding_top_1=”0px”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Content” _builder_version=”3.19.3″ custom_margin=”0px|||” custom_padding=”0px|||” text_font_size=”16px”] As millions around the nation watched the results of the historic 2018 midterms election season, a quaint gathering of city and state politicians, community advocates and young urban business professionals convened at the bar and lounge of …

#Cultural Exchange: Gary Chambers

MetroMorphosis 2018, Blog

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ fullwidth=”off” specialty=”off” _builder_version=”3.0.100″ custom_margin=”0px|||” custom_padding=”20px|||” next_background_color=”#4368a7″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.0.100″ custom_margin=”0px|||” custom_padding=”0px|||” padding_top_1=”0px”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Content” _builder_version=”3.19.3″ custom_margin=”0px|||” custom_padding=”0px|||” text_font_size=”16px”] Mini Interviews w/ Local Change Agent Gary Chambers, Publisher of The Rouge Collection Urban Renewal: How would you describe yourself as a citizen of Baton Rouge for those who are not familiar with you? Gary Chambers: I’m …

Louisiana House Representative Ted James on BET Special, “Our Vote Our Power”

MetroMorphosis 2018, Blog

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ fullwidth=”off” specialty=”off” _builder_version=”3.0.100″ custom_margin=”0px|||” custom_padding=”20px|||” next_background_color=”#4368a7″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.0.100″ custom_margin=”0px|||” custom_padding=”0px|||” padding_top_1=”0px”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Content” _builder_version=”3.19.3″ custom_margin=”0px|||” custom_padding=”0px|||” text_font_size=”16px”] “James, a native of Baton Rouge and graduate of Southern University Law School, spoke about the passage of legislation in Louisiana that has restored voting rights for convicted felons” Louisiana House Representative, Edward ‘Ted‘ James, was a …

EBR School Board Candidates Talk Equity, Achievement and the State of Black Boys in Public Schools

MetroMorphosis 2018, Blog

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ fullwidth=”off” specialty=”off” _builder_version=”3.0.100″ custom_margin=”0px|||” custom_padding=”20px|||” next_background_color=”#4368a7″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.0.100″ custom_margin=”0px|||” custom_padding=”0px|||” padding_top_1=”0px”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Content” _builder_version=”3.19.3″ custom_margin=”0px|||” custom_padding=”0px|||” text_font_size=”16px”] “In general the evening was one of substantive dialogue and an interrogation of best choices. The audience members were certainly left enough perspective to make sound decisions as to which candidates would work for their respective districts.” …