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Disney Cartoons and Black Female Doctors -- What's the Connection?

From: KSFR
Series: Equal Time with Martha Burk
Length: 28:23

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Series host Martha Burk interviews Dr. Myiesha Taylor, prominent emergency room physician and advocate working with the Disney corporation to interest young Black girls in medicine through the cartoon Doc McStuffins.

Docmcstuffins_small Taylor talks about how the cartoon Doc McStuffins inspires young Black girls (and boys) to be all they can be, and her campaign "We are the real Doc McStuffins" showcasing real-life Black female physicians as role models for kids everywhere.  Taylor also explores the founding of the Artemis Medical Society, the first worldwide network of female physicians of color.

First broadcast February 9, 2013.  This interview originally broadcast as the second half hour of a one hour Black History program that included a first half-hour interview with Dr.Avis Jones-DeWeever, Executive Director of the National Council of Negro Women in Washington, DC.  Jones-DeWeever interview can be found at http://www.prx.org/pieces/91507-the-rich-history-of-black-women
 
This 1/2 hour interview can be broadcast as a stand-alone program (28:23 not counting 10 sec. station ID and one 2x30 sec break), or combined with Jones-DeWeever interview for a one hour show (56:48 not counting 10 sec. station ID and three 2x30 sec. breaks) as originally broadcast. 

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Piece Description

Taylor talks about how the cartoon Doc McStuffins inspires young Black girls (and boys) to be all they can be, and her campaign "We are the real Doc McStuffins" showcasing real-life Black female physicians as role models for kids everywhere.  Taylor also explores the founding of the Artemis Medical Society, the first worldwide network of female physicians of color.

First broadcast February 9, 2013.  This interview originally broadcast as the second half hour of a one hour Black History program that included a first half-hour interview with Dr.Avis Jones-DeWeever, Executive Director of the National Council of Negro Women in Washington, DC.  Jones-DeWeever interview can be found at http://www.prx.org/pieces/91507-the-rich-history-of-black-women
 
This 1/2 hour interview can be broadcast as a stand-alone program (28:23 not counting 10 sec. station ID and one 2x30 sec break), or combined with Jones-DeWeever interview for a one hour show (56:48 not counting 10 sec. station ID and three 2x30 sec. breaks) as originally broadcast. 

See timing and cues. 

Broadcast History

First broadcast February 9, 2013. This interview originally broadcast as the second half hour of a one hour Black History program that included a first half-hour interview with Dr.Avis Jones-DeWeever, Executive Director of the National Council of Negro Women in Washington, DC. Jones-DeWeever interview can be found at http://www.prx.org/pieces/91507-the-rich-history-of-black-women

This 1/2 hour interview can be broadcast as a stand-alone program (28:23 not counting 10 sec. station ID and one 2x30 sec break), or combined with Jones-DeWeever interview for a one hour show (56:48 not counting 10 sec. station ID and three 2x30 sec. breaks) as originally broadcast.

Timing and Cues

Times with 10 station ID and one 2x30 second break

INSERT 10 SEC I.D.
Segment 1: 0:10- 17:10

In cue: [MUSIC] "From KSFR in Santa Fe, welcome back to Equal Time. I'm Martha Burk .."

Out cue: "You're listening to Equal Time. I'm Martha Burk."

Break 1: 17:10 - 18:10

Segment 2: 18:10 - 29:33

In cue: " We're back; You're listening to Equal Time and I 'm Martha Burk ..."

Out cue:[MUSIC] "You've been listening to Equal Time with Martha Burk, follow us on Twitter. . ."

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