8 PM EST - “The last four or five hundred years of European contact with Africa produced a body of literature that presented Africa in a very bad light and Africans in very lurid terms. The reason for this had to do with the need to justify the slave trade and slavery.” - Chinua Achebe
Victims 2 Victorious or V2V is a weekly digital radio broadcast and podcast that raises awareness about the public health issue of community gun violence. The host and special guests will look at a few news stories over the past week related to incidents of gun violence in the African-American community specifically and the United States in general.
The goal is to promote a conversation with those who are actively working on the issue of gun violence and/or interested in obtaining data-driven information drawn from Public Health Models.
Host Angel Fall began her activism and advocacy at 14 years old reading for the blind and as a graduate student at the University of Connecticut, she was nominated to the operations board of the NPR affiliate WHUS. Angel is dedicated to utilizing the media to inform and elicit change.