There are so many emotions still surrounding the acquittal of George Zimmerman – anger, sadness, distrust and a feeling of injustice. Milele Chikasa Anana, President of Umoja Magazine, Haywood Simmons, Owner of Phitness Plus, and Jackie and Darius Hunt joined Aaron Perry on the 8 O’Clock Buzz to discuss the legacy of this verdict.
Haywood Simmons joined our host Aaron Perry on the 8 O’clock Buzz to discuss Phitness Plus. Haywood Simmons is not only the owner and founder of this radical “phitness” program, but also a former Badger football star. He started at UW-Madison in ’91 and was on the team for the school’s first Rose Bowl win in ’93-’94. In addition, Haywood struggled with obesity, diabetes and high blood pressure as a child.
On the Tuesday, July 16th 8 O’Clock Buzz, host Aaron Perry expanded his discussion of Alzheimer’s in African-American communities with Charlie Daniel and Carol Hutchinson of the Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, a branch of the U.W.-Madison Department of Medicine. Listen to the entire interview:
Charlie Daniel, Kristin Larson and Patricia Wilson of the Wisconsin Alzheimer’s & Dementia Alliance joined Aaron Perry on the Tuesday, July 16th Buzz to discuss the impacts of this disease and how to recognize it. They are especially interested in outreach to African American communities, who have a higher chance of contracting the disease and a lower chance of being diagnosed.
On the Tuesday, June 11th 8 O’Clock Buzz, Dannon Green joined host Aaron Perry to talk about the Soul Stroll event coming to Madison this weekend (June 14-15), in conjunction with the Juneteenth fest. This event aims to improve health outcomes for African-American diabetics through lifestyle changes and a promotion of sustainability. After the event, […]
Actor and Comedian Dannon Greene joined the 8 O’Clock Buzz on Tuesday, May 28th, 2013. Greene will be in Madison on June 15th for the Soul Stroll Event.