In this episode of More Than Matters with Dr. La'Tesha, a passionate conversation takes place with Jus Jamaal surrounding all things Black Lives Matter, being black and gay in America, discrimination within the LGBTQ community, and encouraging the black youth to feel free when coming out to their parents.
Jus Jamaal has dedicated over twenty years to the community where he currently serves as a social worker in the Great Atlanta area. He has an extensive resume that includes juvenile justice, working as a parole officer, working in the criminal justice field, he has assisted with the HIV/AIDS population, he is a LGBTQ activist, a proud member of the fraternity Kappa Alpha Psi, and a proud out black gay man.
"Once you know who you are, you act accordingly" - Dr. La'Tesha
Dr. La'Tesha is proud have the partner spotlight for July with blackgirlhealth.com.
Yes, Black Lives Matter. But now it’s time to go beyond that.
It’s time to take the conversation to the next level and focus on the fact that each and every Black Life “More Than Matters”
In her new podcast “More Than Matters” Dr. La’Tesha, a LCSW, life coach, professor, and author surpasses the obvious fact that systemic racism exists and rigorously examines the impact it has had in current time and historically, in this country and all around the world.
In each episode, Dr. La’Tesha who has spent over 20 years of her life dedicated to serving disenfranchised communities here and around the world, explores the severe and damaging impact racism has on Black lives and uncovers the steps that need to be escalated to eradicate the culture of hatred and inequity. Dr. La’Tesha, a powerful voice in the anti-racism movement, is joined by a wide variety of guests from many fields and together they discuss topics ranging from disparities in mental and physical healthcare, economic opportunity and wellbeing, to professional and educational challenges created by bias to dealing with micro-aggression and full-blown blatant prejudice. “More Than Matters” provides listeners with the helpful information and advice and empowers them to be their own advocate and that of their loved ones. Subscribe to our channel More Than Matters on YouTube and Libsyn