ABOUT Our Common Ground with Janice Graham
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OUR COMMONGROUND with Janice Graham is an URBAN PROGRESSIVE talk radio program, covering global and community issues, events, thought, ideas and perspectives in and about the African-American community.
OUR COMMON GROUND is the "university in the air" for people who want to construct strong functional community. The program brings the best scholastic and creative diverse minds, significant personalities and “doers” onto the American talk landscape. The show features daily guests who bring new ideas, creative and innovative solutions and opportunities.
OUR COMMON GROUND, listeners, callers and guests, explore the events, problems, struggles and victories which has critical impact for all of us and around the nation and world. The show brings together the diversity of opinion, resources and talent who give voice to disenfranchised and marginalized people and communities, and who speak truth to power.
The OCG talk programming honors and fosters the recognition and value of our differences and the differences that it makes.
Janice Graham provides unique and critical informed observation, provokes new ways of thinking and blazes paths so that her audience move beyond talk radio as today’s entertainment, into a powerful source of information and exchange which becomes the foundation to EMPOWER self, others and communities. Her experience which spans more than 30 years of private industry executive management; political and management consulting and community activism, nationally and locally, resounds in her keen and insightful interviews with guests and interchange with callers. Her show has been the recipient of numerous worthy community honors and media reviews. Her instinct, keen analysis and "eye on the prize", served in a saucy spice of wit and critical thought and leadership is well respected by diverse audiences.
OUR COMMON GROUND journeys far beyond the rhetoric of problems, fueling energy of SOLUTIONS.
OUR COMMON GROUND with Janice Graham IS smart and insightful people radio . . . refining and finishing the genius within.
We invite YOU to join our broadcast on USTalknetwork.com
I’m Janice Graham, and I’ll be listening for you.
Each Saturday 10 PM EST
Show launch: February 7, 2009
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About Janice Graham
1992 National Jefferson Award winner, Palm Beach County Judge Edward Rogers, says, " Janice Graham's velvet voice, sharp in-depth knowledge of so many subjects is spellbinding. She transfixed me into one of her groupies. If I am sitting on the bench, I'm sure to have someone in my office tape the show everyday. Walking through the Courthouse, most radios are tuned to OCG, white and Black. She mesmerizes and captures people, topics, guests and callers. There's not a person in the County who doesn't know about that show".
She has served as a member of the Board of Directors of Big Brothers/ Big Sisters of Palm Beach County; the Chamber of Commerce of the Palm Beaches and the Suncoast Chamber of Commerce and The Education Foundation of Palm Beach County. She served as the Vice-President of the WPB Branch of the NAACP; the Suncoast Chamber and S.H.A.R.P. ( an anti-racism organizing group which she founded). Janice is the national chair of Campaign For A New Tomorrow, a national political organization which lobbied to place Ron Daniels, 1992 Presidential candidate, on the ballot in 26 states and snagged the nomination of the Freedom Party of California. She is a member of the National Commission for the Commemoration of Malcolm X which sponsored the nationwide memorial on the 25th Assassination Anniversary. A member of the founding Board of Young Father's, Inc. She was inducted into the tradition of prominent American thinkers which began in the 19th Century, the New England Circle in 1992. In this austere group, she joins three of the many prominent guests of the show, Dick Gregory, Oliver Tambo and Dr. Alvin Pouissant. A most notable member of this intellectual dialogue group is Booker T. Washington.
In 1991, she was an organizer and convenor of the National Conference of Independent Black Politics held in Washington, D. C. In 1990, she founded and served as Co-Chair of the National Council of Black Talk Radio.
WJNO-AM(West Palm Beach. FL), the #2 talk station in Florida, invited her to do a one-week special of "OUR COMMON GROUND " as that city was the site of the trial which charged two known KKK members, as they faced charges for abducting and "lynching by fire" a young Black man who was visiting in Tampa in 1992. It was the first time that a show directed specifically to the African-American community would air on a major market station.
She was the National Chair of the committee which is sponsoring the National State of the Race Conference to held in Washington, D.C. in May, 1994 and a pioneer founder of the National Council of Talk Radio Hosts in 1990.
Her radio broadcast experience includes, “ Positively Boston” (WNUR-AM 1600 Boston) and host substitute at (WTKK, Boston-FM 96.9). She has served as a consultant to The Jimmy Myers Show, WILD AM- 1180 and frequently co-hosts at WTTK-FM-96.9 (Boston).
Janice Graham is exciting, galvanizing and pure audio energy voice. She has combined the best of her elite ivy league education, corporate and political experience and genuine love for people and brought them to the air waves. She is in fact, a Chief of Staff of the "air force" battleground.
She resides in Boston, MA.
You can be sure that I'll Be Listening for YOU