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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
 
August 31, 2019
400 Years of Africans in America with Kathryn Knight
2019 marks the 400th anniversary of Africans in America. Author Kathryn Knight shares the facts of where the first Africans came from and why this anniversary is so significant.
 
August 24, 2019
Paying It Forward with Suzette Webb
Billionaire Robert F. Smith made major headlines earlier this year with his generous pledge to pay off the student debt of Morehouse College's Class of 2019. But our guest, inspirational author Suzette Webb, says you don't have to be a billionaire to pay it forward.
 
August 17, 2019
Preventing Mass Shootings with Alan Banks
The United States is reeling after a violent summer that saw three mass shootings across the country in less than a week. A security expert says in this current climate, situational awareness is key in potentially stopping a mass shooting before it starts.
 
August 10, 2019
Never Too Old to Make it Happen
Fiona Harewood is an immigrant from Guyana. While in her mid-forties, she went from cleaning houses, to a Master’s Degree and then on to a prestigious job. She says if she can do it, you can too…

Then, Carrick Felix a former pro basketball discusses the challenges of finding a purpose in life after his athletic career suddenly ended.
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