January 30, 2014
[Original Airdate: January 29, 2014] "Black Nouveau" interviews Kim Simmons, descendant of Caroline Quarles, (the first slave to escape to freedom via Wisconsin's Underground Railroad) about the importance of genealogy and the play "A Midnight Cry". Vocalist Bill Jackson sings "Welcome to the Club," and "I Apologize". Actor Lee Palmer talks about his role in David Mamet's play "Race" at the Next Act Theatre. National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is discussed with brothers of Kappa Alpha Psi's Delta Kappa Chapter; and; PBS programming celebrating African-American History Month and the PBS Black Culture Connection is previewed. Joanne Williams hosts.