According to the Better Business Bureau, cryptocurrency scams are the second most prevalent scams in the U.S. Monde Donaldson, Vice-President of the Better Business Bureau, Serving Central and South Alabama, talks with Carolyn Hutcheson, In Focus host, about how cryptocurrency scams work.
The Moth Radio Hour is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a return to the Alabama Shakespeare Festival on May 7th. Catherine Burns, Artistic Director, talks with Carolyn Hutcheson, In Focus host, about how the program got started in coastal Georgia and is now worldwide in its mission to cultivate storytelling.
Artist Lava Thomas talks with In Focus host Carolyn Hutcheson in a preview of her Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts Homecoming exhibition of drawings created from the mugshots of thirteen women who led the Montgomery Bus Boycott of the 1950s. The exhibition curator is Associate Professor of African American Studies and Art History Bridget Cooks of the University of California Irvine.
Grammy nominee Shaun Murphy and Blues Power deejay Gil Anthony talk with In Focus host Carolyn Hutcheson about Shaun's recording career and the April 30th Wiregrass Blues Fest in Ozark, Alabama, sponsored by the Wiregrass Blues Society.
Monde Donalson, Vice-President of the Better Business Bureau, Serving Central and South Alabama, talks with Carolyn Hutcheosn, In Focus host, about the uptick in vacation scams the BBB is monitoring.
Today is Earth Day, and Jean Szabo, Chair of the Alabama Herb Society's Herb Day, talks about both in her conversation with Carolyn Hutcheson, In Focus host. Jean recounts her favorite culinary herbs, discusses best practices in growing herbs, and previews Herb Day on Saturday, April 23, at Grace Presbyterian Church in Montgomery.
Troy University offers the only collegiate course of study in unmanned aerial systems in Alabama. Colonel Al Allenback (U.S. Air Force retired) directs that program, and he talks with Carolyn Hutcheson, In Focus host, about how drone technology is being used by Ukrainians to defend their homeland. Troy University's course of study trains students in the application of drone technology in today's economy.
Mobile historian Monica Tapper traveled the state and researched its places and stories for her book, "A Culinary Tour Through Alabama History." She talks with In Focus host Carolyn Hutcheson about two of the stories she found and their associated foods.
Women for Women International uses economic empowerment training to help women survivors of war regain their ability to support themselves, often with the help of men. Marie Clarke, Vice-President of Global Programs, talks with Carolyn Hutcheson, In Focus host, about the charitable organization's work in Afghanistan and Nigeria.
Joseph Borg, Director of the Alabama Securities Commission, talks with Carolyn Hutcheson, In Focus host, on The Exchange about virtual casinos in the metaverse. The Commission alerts investors with a cautionary note - such entities must be licensed by the ASC to do business in Alabama.