Charlotte activists Alvin C. Jacobs, Jr. and Janelle Dunlap join Ryan Pitkin and Justin LaFrancois in-studio to talk about soccer in Charlotte, Eastland, the role creatives play in Charlotte, and Silent Sam.
Alvin C. Jacobs, Jr. is a photojournalist and image activist. He honed his craft on the front lines of America’s social justice movements, documenting people and events in cities throughout the nation. His social documentary work has been featured most notably at exhibits at the Levine Museum of the New South and the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African American Arts + Culture. His work includes professional sports, concert, portrait, editorial and fashion photography. He has taken photographs for the NFL, NBA and NASCAR, and commissioned to take concert photography at multiple record-breaking dates of Jay Z’s 4:44 Tour. He is a recipient of Charlotte magazine’s 2018 Charlottean of the Year Award. This episode is perfect for anyone interested in photography, image activism, social justice, and showing up for change. IN THIS EPISODE Alvin discusses image activism and photographs taken ‘through the lens of the people.’ He shares why and how he documents certain moments. He describes the ‘K(no)w Justice, K(no)w Peace’ exhibit at the Levine Museum of the New South. He reveals what goes through his mind when he shooting photographs during street protests. Alvin addresses ‘benefiting’ from photographs of conflict and struggle that he has taken. He describes the ‘Welcome to Brookhill’ exhibit at the Harvey B. Gantt Museum of African American Arts + Culture. He talks about growing up in Rockford, Illinois, how the city has changed, and what living in Rockford taught him. He discusses his father, step-father and mother and his relationship with them. Alvin reflects on attending Keith Country Day School and Auburn High School in Rockford. He considers how becoming a father at a young age changed the trajectory of his life. He talks about the ‘spaghetti junction’ of his life took after high school. He shares why he is in a hurry to live. He addresses the consequences of maintaining street credibility. Alvin discloses what he wants his career to have been about. plus Mark's Personal Word Essay: A Choice of Weapons To learn more, visit On Life and Meaning
On the Season 1 Finale, Dr. Keith Cradle sits down with image activist Alvin C. Jacobs. Listen as Alvin discusses his beginnings with a camera, how "K(No)W Justice, K(No)W Peace changed the CLT landscape and winning the trust of the community with his latest exhibit "Welcome to Brookhill." (Episode 9) Crafted With Cradle is a curated conversation over cocktails with Charlotte's finest, and hosted by Dr. Keith Cradle. Our producers are Chuck Holliday and Jameka Whitten. Our theme music is "I Wanna Have You" by Jason Jet. Remember to subscribe, favorite and review us on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, iHeartRadio, and anywhere you find podcasts. Follow us on social media, on Facebook and Instagram (@craftedwithcradle) and Twitter (@craftedwithcra1). Crafted With Cradle is sponsored by JSW Media and Suite929.
For The Brothas: Creative Health w/ Alvin C. Jacobs Jr. - S2, E22
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This week we skip the pleasantries and the warm up and jump right into our conversation surrounding creative health. Tune in as we sit down and talk with Image Activist, Published Photographer and all around cool dude, Alvin C. Jacobs, Jr. On this episode we go in-depth about the lack of creative health, solutions to help build the community and so much more. Tune in!Follow Alvin:Instagram and Twitter: @acjphotoWebsite: www.acjphoto.com--------------------------------------------------------------------------Check out our website: http://www.headwrapsandlipsticks.com& Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/headwrapsandlipsticksSharelleTwitter: http://www.twitter.com/_SharelleBInstagram: http://www.instagram.com/_SharelleBSierraTwitter: http://www.twitter.com/thealextribbleInstagram: http://www.instagram.com/alextribbleShow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/headwrappodShow Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/headwrapsandlipsticks
Professional Sports and Entertainment Photographer and Activist Alvin C. Jacobs Jr. talks about the uprising of silent protests in sports as athletes take a stand for the imbalance in unjust treatment affecting African Americans. He also sounds off about the criticism Colin Kaepernick has received and whether his hair plays a part in it all. SCSM - Same Call Same Mission!Please be sure to subscribe to our SCSM Podcast here: Apple PodcastView episodes of our podcast here
Photojournalist and Activist Alvin C. Jacobs Jr. talks about the uprising of silent protests in sports as athletes take a stand for the imbalance in unjust treatment affecting African Americans. He also sounds off about the criticism Colin Kaepernick has received and whether his hair plays a part in it all.Like this podcast? Share and subscribe to Let's Talk Game with Tiffani Lewis on your favorite streaming platform and join in sharing the Same Call Same Mission!--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/letstalkgame/support