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Science, Slavery and Black Futurism
In Part 1 of the Ubuntu Black History in Math series, Dr. Lou and Dr. Jennifer Stimpson, 2021 Albert Einstein Congressional Fellow discuss the role of science and Black bodies during slavery, the wisdom of Black science in history, and the future of science in Black communities. Part 1 of 4. Air date: February 3, 2021
Beautiful Mind! Living and Thriving with ADHD
So many adults and children have suffered under the stigmas, and impact of having ADHD or ADHD "like" brains. Join Dr. Lou and Lisa Betts-Lacroix, renowned actor and speaking coach as discuss their experiences and inspire how people live and thrive with ADHD in our community. S2 E09 Air Date January 20th, 2021
Teaching the Brilliance of Black Boys in Mathematics
In this episode, Dr. Lou hosts a critical conversation with Black men on teaching to the brilliance of Black boys in mathematics featuring leading national mathematics scholar, Dr. Christopher Jett, and master math educators, Dr. Nevels Nevels, and Gregory Lakey, on the Inspire Math Foundation's Pi Before Dinner: Talking Math with Dr. Lou which airs on facebook live and youtube Wednesday at 7:30pm eastern. Join the facebook group Pi Before Dinner or go to pibeforedinner.com/live to watch! Air Date: S2E05 November 18, 2020
Challenging White Supremacy and the M-Word
In Part III of February's Ubuntu Black History in Math series features Albert Cook History teacher and national lecturer on the issues surrounding the history of African Cultures and the development of Race and Racism in North America. S2 E13, Air Date: February 17, 2021
Black Brown and Bruised in STEM February 10th
In this episode Dr. Lou talks with Dr. Ebony McGee, national STEM scholar and author of Black, Brown, Bruised: How Racialized STEM Education Stifles Innovation. Join in as they discuss the amazing stories of success in STEM beyond racial discrimination, stereotyping, and hostile environments. S2 E12 Air Date: February 10th, 2021
Mathematics and the Human Spirit
In this episode Dr. Lou talk with nationally acclaimed mathematics educator, Beatrice Moore about her extensive career as a leading mathematics coach and creator. We also discuss the significant movements of change in 2020 for Black teachers and parents, the role of mathematics, and the challenges ahead. Air Date: December 16, 2020
African Origins of Mathematics: Past and Present
In the final part (IV) of the Ubuntu Black History in Math Series, Dr. Lou and Dr.Kristopher Childs explore the African origins of past and present mathematics as they discuss chapters one and three of the book, Crest of the Peacock: Non-European Origins of Mathematics. Watch here or join our Pi Before Dinner facebook group or go to pibeforedinner.com/live to catch all of the series.
Finding Your Voice
What keeps you from excelling? In life? In relationships? In career? So excited to have Lisa Betts-Lacroix, speaker, actor and podcast host as our special guest on Pi Before Dinner S2E03. On this episode, we'll have a conversation on "Finding Your Voice" in mathematics and in life! [Oct 28 2020] Lisa Betts-LaCroix is a speaker, actor, dancer and host of the Super Power U Podcast through which she amplifies the voices of other powerful women because she believes it's time to link arms and rise together. As an actor Lisa has been featured or starred in over one hundred films and television episodes and has been quoted by Wired Magazine and CBS and other media outlets; She's spoken on stages at SXSW and the WomanSpeak Festival sharing her message that it's time to Rebranding Aging. Lisa is passionate about inspiring audiences to find their voice, tell their stories and reclaim empowered living especially in later life. In spite of taking up dance at age 50 she is a World Champion Pro-Am American Rhythm Ballroom dancer.