Roundtable with Stephanie Robinson

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This week on Roundtable with Stephanie Robinson, Stephanie takes on the troubling issue of mass incarceration in the United States and its impact with some extraordinary guests who can speak to the issue both from the outside in, and from the i
This week on Roundtable with Stephanie Robinson, Stephanie takes on the troubling issue of mass incarceration in the United States and its impact with some extraordinary guests who can speak to the issue both from the outside in, and from the i
This week on Roundtable with Stephanie Robinson, Stephanie takes on science, the field of genetics and the current dilemma regarding its ethics and limitations. Has the time come when parents will be able to pick and choose the characteristics
This week on Roundtable with Stephanie Robinson, Stephanie takes on science, the field of genetics and the current dilemma regarding its ethics and limitations. Has the time come when parents will be able to pick and choose the characteristics
This week, Roundtable with Stephanie Robinson takes on the Zimmerman trial and leads a "family" discussion to help absorb the blow of Trayvon Martin's killer being set free. For Americans reeling from the young man’s senseless death, the verdic
This week on Roundtable with Stephanie Robinson, Stephanie asks a blunt question: Are Americans crazier than we used to be? With all of the rapid technological changes, economic woes and high profile violence, are we unraveling at our seams? An
Church is supposed to be a sacred place, but can the sanctuary remain holy when pastors are acting more like pimps than religious leaders? Sexual impropriety, financial misconduct and emotional manipulation can all be found in Bible scriptures,
Church is supposed to be a sacred place, but can the sanctuary remain holy when pastors are acting more like pimps than religious leaders? Sexual impropriety, financial misconduct and emotional manipulation can all be found in Bible scriptures,
Oprah Winfrey has risen to incredible popularity and experienced immeasurable success but is she simply one in a million women in media to reach such heights? Women have made great strides in the industry but there are still obvious barriers to
This week on Roundtable with Stephanie Robinson, Stephanie takes on the coveted concept of beauty. American women, in particular, are largely consumed with achieving a particular notion of beauty amidst the onslaught of media images promoting c
This week on Roundtable with Stephanie Robinson, Stephanie takes on the controversial theory of “acting white” its context and its implications in our so-called ‘post-racial’ America. It will cover the recent book of the same name while discuss
This week on Roundtable with Stephanie Robinson, Stephanie addresses the troubling and ongoing challenge of poverty in America. Though the media and our national conversation regularly neglects the harsh realities of our nation’s poor, poverty
This week on Roundtable with Stephanie Robinson, Stephanie sits down with actor Courtney B. Vance. Courtney’s story takes him from Detroit to Harvard to Hollywood and Broadway.  On the big screen, prime-time TV, and the Broadway stage, Courtney
This week on Roundtable with Stephanie Robinson, Stephanie asks the provocative and increasingly more common question, “Is college really worth it?” Here in the 21st century, with a lagging economy and job market, many Americans are questioning
This week, Roundtable with Stephanie Robinson takes on the Boston Marathon Bombings and the age-old question of security vs. liberty. At the Roundtable are Juliette Kayyem, columnist for the Boston Globe and a mainstay on CNN throughout its cov
When breast cancer strikes, are women really in charge of their healthcare decisions? Pink ribbons, a double mastectomy trend and ever-changing medical science complicate lives and choices. Women whose bodies carry the imprint of the surgical s
This week on Roundtable with Stephanie Robinson, Stephanie celebrates the approach of Valentine’s Day with a discussion of love and relationships. While romance fills the air and card and candy sales boom, many question the sustainability of re
This week on Roundtable with Stephanie Robinson, Stephanie takes on the related issues of suicide and depression. Though life is certainly both a blessing and a gift, in troubled times, some of us are unable to see this gift for what it truly i
This week on Roundtable with Stephanie Robinson, Stephanie discusses the growing pressure on the National Football League’s Washington Redskins to change their nickname. As more and more pundits, politicians and organizations weigh in the contr
Church is supposed to be a sacred place, but can the sanctuary remain holy when pastors are acting more like pimps than religious leaders? Sexual impropriety, financial misconduct and emotional manipulation can all be found in Bible scriptures,
This week on Roundtable with Stephanie Robinson, Stephanie takes on some of the unfinished business of the civil rights movement by questioning the emotional and psychological legacy of this remarkable historical period and how it relates to cu
This week on Roundtable with Stephanie Robinson, Stephanie takes on the challenging issue of homelessness in our society. Here, in 2013, how many Americans are living without homes? What are the implications and costs of this dilemma for our so
This week on Roundtable with Stephanie Robinson, Stephanie and her guests wrestle with the wild world of love and relationships. How can you control your relationships so they don't control you? Fractured families and dysfunctional relationship
This week, Roundtable with Stephanie Robinson honors the 50 anniversary of the March on Washington. This day conjures nostalgic images of unity, triumph, and hope against a backdrop of violence and national tragedy. Today, as we pause to celebr
Curling up with a good book isn’t as simple as it used to be. You can take your text on an e-book, between beautiful hardcovers, or with a little author recorded audio on the side. So much industry activity influences our choices before we even
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