African-American Cultural Affairs Program

Soul Star Live provides news, current events analysis, coverage of arts and culture, and health care information that is culturally relevant to the African-American community in the Southwest and beyond.

Upcoming Episodes


This week our guest is Dr. Matthew Whitaker, an American historian and lecturer. He was the founding director of Arizona State University’s Center for the study of Race and Democracy. Currently, he owns The Whitaker Group a consulting firm that has provided cultural training to the Phoenix Police Department; and founder of Diamond Strategies LLC.


Ramses Ja
(Oct. 11, 2020)

Our guest on this week’s edition of Soul Star Live is Phoenix-based entreprenuer, broadcaster and activist Ramses Ja. He joins us for the hour to discuss his new program Civic Cipher and his experiences as an entreprenuer, broadcaster and activist in today’s climate.


2020 Election Special (Oct. 18, 2020)

Election Day is on Tuesday, November 3, 2020. This week we spotlight many of the African-Americans running for public office in Arizona and the Southwest, as well as major ballot initiatives that voters should be aware of with some analysis of how they can impact the Black community.