A recent report came out saying that teen suicide is on the rise. What’s more alarming is the rate of African American children under the age of 12. Psychologist Dr. Alduan Tart, says children have a lot to be stressed about and parents need to take notice. Plus, best selling author Iyanla Vanzant shares ways to cope and heal from life’s big problems.
This weekend Café Mocha celebrates fatherhood honoring men who are fighting for justice. Tracy Martin joins us to talk about the upcoming ‘Rest In Power’ documentary about the life, death and legacy of his son Trayvon Martin. Civil Rights attorney Ben Crump and producer Rushion McDonald take us behind the scenes of men who have been wrongfully convicted and how their wives never gave up in ‘Evidence of Innocence’. #restinpower #fathersday #evidenceofinnocence #weekendradio
We’re celebrating June, Black Music Month, with songstress Mya and the legendary Jeffrey Osborne. It’s been 20 years since Mya’s debut album and finally Mr. ‘Woo Woo’ is back with new music. Check out the NEW Café Mocha App and take us with you 365 days…24/7. Join us to stay #rootedinblackmusic with Jeffery Osborne and Mya. #weekendradio #Blackmusicmonth #365cafemochaapp24/7.
Happy Memorial Day!
This week we ‘Salute” everyone in our Armed Forces and Veterans’, thank you for keeping us safe….especially in these times! Loni shares her ‘perspective’ on the royal wedding with special co-host Jasmine Brand. Wesley Jonathan and Jill Marie Jones of Girlfriends fight over what monogamy means and their new show of the same name. #saluteourtroops #royalwedding
Finding Your Voice
No one can forget her break out performance in Akeelah and the Bee. Still going strong, KeKe Palmer has been on multiple hit TV series, has book out and new album. We’re talking to KeKe Palmer this weekend on Café Mocha. #Bossy
This week we’ve got Laila Ali and Gabrielle Union. Laila shares her favorite Mother’s Day tradition and the new season of Home Made Simple. Just in time for Mother’s Day Gabrielle Union talks about ‘real’ life and playing a tough mother in her new film Breaking In. #OnlyOnCafeMocha #HomeMadeSimple #BreakingInMovie #HappyMothersDay
This weekend Café Mocha hangs with Jussie Smollet from Empire! We talk about his massive success as Jamal Lyon, relationship with the cast and highly-anticipated debut album Sum of My Music. Don't miss Jussie's conversation with Loni Love, YoYo and Angelique this weekend...Only on Café Mocha! #SumOfMyMusic #SumOfMyMusicTour #Empire
We grew up with her on the Proud Family and One On One. Kyla Pratt now hit’s the stage in the new stage play Set It Off! Former Washington Wizard NBA Star Etan Thomas talks about being a black man in America and his new book on athletes and activism. #SetItOff
This week Essence Relationship editor Charreah Jackson has tips for getting back into the dating scene. Are you headed to the Essence Festival we've the inside updates! Actor Keith Robinson from Saints & Sinners offers love advice from a 'man's perspective'. ...#onlyCafe Mocha