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Could the heart of Hoke County, North Carolina, become a battleground for ideological influence over our children's education? As Red Wine and Blue saunters into town with their stated goal to dilute conservative sway in school libraries, we're peeling back the veneer of their non-partisan label to reveal what's truly at stake. This episode talks straight about the implications of their actions on local politics, particularly with an eye on the implications for upcoming elections. We're not just spectators; we're active participants in a dialogue that questions the balance of power in educational institutions and the authenticity of those who claim to wield it without bias.

Joining us at the roundtable are Dayquan White and Tony Brown of SouthernCC Inc, veterans who've channeled their military precision into the trenches of community development. Listen as they share their journey from the frontlines to the homefront, where they now strive to fortify the foundations of local communities. Their Vets for Youth program is not the only highlight; we also confront the grave issue of human trafficking, showcasing how SouthernCC Inc is leveraging their unique skill set to educate and protect our most vulnerable.

Amidst the pressing topics, there's a lighter touch as we consider how a community garden can cultivate more than just plants—it can grow financial acumen in our youth. The conversation takes an unexpected turn into the simple yet profound world of financial literacy, from credit scores to the forgotten art of checkbook balancing. It's an episode that marries the gravity of societal challenges with the seeds of practical knowledge—conversations that resonate with the pulse of Hoke County and beyond, as told by those planting the very seeds of change.

Timestamps:
(00:03) - Red Wine and Blue
(14:02) - Hope County Election and Local Updates
(24:47) - Empowering Veterans for Community Involvement (Southern CC)
(33:50) - Community Youth Program and Human Trafficking (Southern CC)
Could the heart of Hoke County, North Carolina, become a battleground for ideological influence over our children's education? As Red Wine and Blue saunters into town with their stated goal to dilute conservative sway in school libraries, we're peeling back the veneer of their non-partisan label to reveal what's truly at stake. This episode talks straight about the implications of their actions on local politics, particularly with an eye on the implications for upcoming elections. We're not just spectators; we're active participants in a dialogue that questions the balance of power in educational institutions and the authenticity of those who claim to wield it without bias. Joining us at the roundtable are Dayquan White and Tony Brown of SouthernCC Inc, veterans who've channeled their military precision into the trenches of community development. Listen as they share their journey from the frontlines to the homefront, where they now strive to fortify the foundations of local communities. Their Vets for Youth program is not the only highlight; we also confront the grave issue of human trafficking, showcasing how SouthernCC Inc is leveraging their unique skill set to educate and protect our most vulnerable. Amidst the pressing topics, there's a lighter touch as we consider how a community garden can cultivate more than just plants—it can grow financial acumen in our youth. The conversation takes an unexpected turn into the simple yet profound world of financial literacy, from credit scores to the forgotten art of checkbook balancing. It's an episode that marries the gravity of societal challenges with the seeds of practical knowledge—conversations that resonate with the pulse of Hoke County and beyond, as told by those planting the very seeds of change. Timestamps: (00:03) - Red Wine and Blue (14:02) - Hope County Election and Local Updates (24:47) - Empowering Veterans for Community Involvement (Southern CC) (33:50) - Community Youth Program and Human Trafficking (Southern CC) read more read less

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