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The Jackie Rae Show EP 106: Long Beach community leader explains the need for diversity in leadership

podcast April 2, 2024


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James Ellis Mark, also known as Blue, shares his journey from a troubled past to becoming a community development specialist. He discusses his experiences in the California Youth Authority and the influence of family and community on his path. James explains his desire to help others and the founding of the Black Agency. He highlights the importance of respect for elders in the black community and the need for diverse leadership. James also addresses issues of racism and discrimination in public services and offers assistance for at-risk youth.

00:00 – 3:10 – Intro – The road to independent journalism.

3:11 – 30:39—Blue shares how his troubled background helps him speak to young people. He also offers his perspective on why respect for elders is important in the Black community and how diversity and representation are crucial for addressing issues of racism and discrimination.
And why leadership in the Black community needs to be collective and focused on collaboration rather than competition.

30:39 – 32:02 – outro

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