Author, Filmmaker, & Activist Yasmin Shiraz hosts Retaliation Radio a down to earth talk show that speaks to how you have experienced retaliation in life.
Is Hitting Hating? When is spanking your child abuse?01/07/2011 Duration: 30min
Its become part of the debate behind closed doors: To spank or not to spank, to slap or not to slap. Is a slap going too far and should it be considered abuse? I'll be sharing personal stories and even a letter from a reader whose is struggling with this issue. We'll even talk about when hitting means hating....
Teen Suicides - On the Rise? What can we do about it.24/06/2011 Duration: 30min
Over the past year, we've seen an increase in teen suicides by gay teens, MTV's Teen Mom Amber recently attempted suicide, and numerous youth that I have interacted with tell me that they have contemplated suicide or are in fact "suicide survivors." What is going on were our young people feel that they should end their lives at a time when they should feel the most hopeful. Let's discuss what we can do about it.
Retaliating Against Rihanna: Reasonable or Scapegoating??17/06/2011 Duration: 31min
Over the last couple of weeks, I've heard critics bash Rihanna's "Man Down' video and this week I heard that famed author, Terry McMillan is slamming Rihanna for her sexually explicit image. I'm starting to think folks are simply scapegoating Rihanna because they don't have anything else to do. Are they blaming Rihanna their lack of parenting skills, or lack of positive social images in their own communities. I wanna know what you think. Are all the attacks on Rihanna reasonable or scapegoating???
May's Current Events/ Name That Topic26/05/2011 Duration: 29min
On the last Thursday of every month, Retaliation Radio goes off script and discusses the hottest topics of the month, political issues, entertainment highlights and the whole nine yards. So, if you noticed something strange in the Month of May, call us up and let's chat about it during our last show of the month...
Standing Up For Yourself: What's The Best Way?20/05/2011 Duration: 29min
Whether its a violent confrontation, rumors, tension at work, or a love relationship --what is the best way to stand up for yourself? Many of us struggle with ways to stand up for ourselves. Some of us are afraid to say anything, many of us say or do too much. What is the right way to stand up for yourself. Listen at your own risk. This episode just may change your life.