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Host : Leonard Birdsong
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THE URBAN CONNECTION is the weekly public affairs show hosted by LEONARD BIRDSONG, former Law Professor, former diplomat and former federal prosecutor.

Each week, LEONARD BIRDSONG welcomes interesting guests to discuss important issues affecting the urban community. Don't miss a minute of THE URBAN CONNECTION each week here on TalkZone!
Recent Episodes
 
June 15, 2019
The Reality of Media Bias
One of the Presidentís favorite pastimes is taking to social media to complain that the mainstream media is biased against him. Our guest is noted journalism professor Nita Wiggins, and she says the President is right.
 
June 08, 2019
FGM
Noted law professor Patricia Broussard discusses the practice of female genital mutilation, or FGM. Although it is a cultural tradition in many African and Middle Eastern countries, she argues that it is clearly a form of torture, and needs to be outlawed.
 
June 01, 2019
God and President Trump plus the Rest of Us
On this weekís program, a theologian suggests that it is Godís will that Trump is in the White House. But not for the reasons you may think. Then, we speak to an author who believes the notion that winners never quit is a myth.
 
May 25, 2019
America's Journey from Slavery to Segregation
Separate but equal. You may be familiar with the phrase, but do you know itís origin? We speak with Steve Luxenberg an award winning author, whose latest book is about the landmark Supreme Court case of Plessy v Ferguson, and Americaís journey from slavery to segregation.
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