College Hill Podcast - A Be the Bridge: Southeast Tennessee Region Production

This podcast is made possible by the United Way of the Ocoee Region and Be The Bridge: Southeast Tennessee Region.

About the show

This is what happens when a group of local people come together to discuss racial reconciliation. After a time deep discussion and reflection, they decided to take the conversation out into the streets. In this podcast, the group pursues the stories of the College Hill School, its community and people who make it great.

This podcast is made possible by the United Way of the Ocoee Region and Be The Bridge: Southeast Tennessee Region.

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Episodes and Blog Entries

  • Episode 10: Rodney Williams

    Episode  |  September 2nd, 2020  |  32 mins 23 secs

    This podcast is made possible by the United Way of the Ocoee Region and Be The Bridge: Southeast Tennessee Region.

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  • Episode 9: Shneka Jones & Demetrius Ramsey

    Episode  |  August 18th, 2020  |  30 mins 9 secs

    This podcast is made possible by the United Way of the Ocoee Region and Be The Bridge: Southeast Tennessee Region.

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  • Episode 8: Alma Dotson, Dotson Funeral Home

    Episode  |  August 5th, 2020  |  30 mins 30 secs

    This podcast is made possible by the United Way of the Ocoee Region and Be The Bridge: Southeast Tennessee Region.

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  • Episode 7: Nathan Westfield and Yolanda Edwards

    Episode  |  July 22nd, 2020  |  40 mins 1 sec

    This podcast is made possible by the United Way of the Ocoee Region and Be The Bridge: Southeast Tennessee Region.

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  • Episode 6: Pastor Sam Hall, Beaulah Hall & Billie McDermott

    Episode  |  July 8th, 2020  |  39 mins 2 secs

    This podcast is made possible by the United Way of the Ocoee Region and Be The Bridge: Southeast Tennessee Region.

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  • Photo Gallery: The College Hill Podcast, Behind the Scenes

    Article  |  July 3rd, 2020

    Take a look behind the scenes of the College Hill Podcast as we listen to a variety of stories and perspectives on racial reconciliation.

  • Episode 5: The "Why" Behind the College Hill Podcast

    Episode  |  July 2nd, 2020  |  45 mins 9 secs

    This podcast is made possible by the United Way of the Ocoee Region and Be The Bridge: Southeast Tennessee Region.

    The College Hill Podcast is what happens when a group of local people come together to discuss racial reconciliation. After a time of deep discussion and reflection, Olympia Pierce, Toni Miles, Rob Alderman and Jake Strum recollect on these stories about College Hill School, its community and people who make it great.

  • Episode 4: Former Educator Helen Miller (Part Two)

    Episode  |  July 2nd, 2020  |  42 mins 19 secs

    This podcast is made possible by the United Way of the Ocoee Region and Be The Bridge: Southeast Tennessee Region.

    In part two of this two-part conversation, Cleveland icon Helen Miller, former teacher and principal of College Hill High School, shares her account of the all-black high school, discussing the many young lives she touched before the school closed down in the 1960s. Mrs. Miller talks about her life, the culture she grew up in, her family, and of course her beloved students!

  • Episode 3: Former Educator Helen Miller (Part One)

    Episode  |  July 2nd, 2020  |  45 mins 32 secs

    This podcast is made possible by the United Way of the Ocoee Region and Be The Bridge: Southeast Tennessee Region.

    In part one of this two-part conversation, Cleveland icon Helen Miller, former teacher and principal of College Hill High School, shares her account of the all-black high school, discussing the many young lives she touched before the school closed down in the 1960s. Mrs. Miller talks about her life, the culture she grew up in, her family, and of course her beloved students!

  • Episode 2: Vice Mayor Avery Johnson (Part Two)

    Episode  |  June 11th, 2020  |  35 mins 33 secs

    This podcast is made possible by the United Way of the Ocoee Region and Be The Bridge: Southeast Tennessee Region.

    In part two of this two-part conversation, Cleveland, Tennessee Vice Mayor Avery Johnson gives his account about College Hill High School, once the pride of the community for nearly 100 years before closing down in the 1960s after integration began.

  • Episode 1: Vice Mayor Avery Johnson (Part One)

    Episode  |  June 11th, 2020  |  23 mins 17 secs

    This podcast is made possible by the United Way of the Ocoee Region and Be The Bridge: Southeast Tennessee Region.

    In part one of this two-part conversation, Cleveland, Tennessee Vice Mayor Avery Johnson gives his account about College Hill High School, once the pride of the community for nearly 100 years before closing down in the 1960s after integration began.