It’s been a long week. And boy, has it been a long year. But sometimes, tough times like these force us to reevaluate, to ask the big questions. They force us to improve. Is America still the land of opportunity? Was it ever? How accessible is the American Dream? These questions are personal to me as the child of immigrants who faced early struggles and hurdles on the road to success. On The Carlos Watson Show, we put these questions to the top thinkers in science, art and politics, to people who may epitomize that America Dream. So what do they think? Where do we go from here?
In this special episode, a diverse panel — from Gov. John Kasich to NBA legend Jalen Rose to professor of African American studies Eddie Glaude — digs into the missing promise of the American Dream, and how to shape real change and real solutions.
The tech billionaire and philanthropist discusses how inequities in COVID-19 health care have revealed major flaws in our system and offers his insight into what an improved economic system might look like.
Known for his vibrant flowers and collaborations with folks like Kanye West and Billie Eilish, this one-of-a-kind contemporary visual artist overcame the odds and avoided bankruptcy to become today’s Andy Warhol — even though his fame and money have put him at odds with his homeland.
This award-winning author and thinker has long been a critic of America’s power structures. But in this special episode, Coates opens up about his son, and the opportunities he’s had that he never could have imagined.
Here’s one for the road. One of the best stories in the NFL this season has been the 9-3 Cleveland Browns. Before their magic ride started, we sat down with quarterback Baker Mayfield and got an inside look at his unlikely rise. Check it out.