It's our Season 3 Finale and we are passing the mic to the future. In this episode we asked teenagers from our neighborhoods to tell us what is on their minds. We hope that this can offer a little distraction from election day... We'll be back in January with Season 4--The Season of Solutions! In the meantime, please drop us a line and share your thoughts.
This month we celebrate the brilliant heart behind CLTRE: Vgn Jnt, Luv Hankins. Beyond nourishing beverages and waffles, CLTRE is a place to unwind the mind and remember your personal culture--something we could all use at the moment.
What does abortion have to do with education, faith and the environment? Guest Rick Morris drops a LOT of knowledge about the church’s relationship with politics, policy, and white supremacy. This is a BIG episode because it's a big topic! Grab a cuppa, kick up your feet and give 'er a listen.
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This month we celebrate author, small business owner and domestic violence survivor, Onicka Daniel. Onicka's heart shines through in everything she does. We uncover her purpose, passion and personal journey in authoring The Holiday Boys book series, a selection of teachable lessons for children and starting Gifted Enterprises, LLC, a mental and family health support provider.
The Holiday Boys: https://www.theholidayboys.com/
Gifted Enterprises, LLC: https://www.giftedenterprisesllc.com/
It's August and not only are some students headed back to school, some folx are headed back to work, and there's a question hanging in the air... How to address the modern civil rights movement in the workplace? Join us as we think through the why and the how.
As we ramp up for school (in whatever form that may be), we check in with Leshaun Jenkins, Assistant Principal and longtime history teacher. Listen in as we lean into the tension between the history books and a full understanding of history that empowers.
Confederate monuments have long been disputed and are just starting to come down. In this episode we think about the when, where, and why of confederate statues and the craze surrounding them.
This month, we are looking to the water for some socially distanced fun in the sun. Meet Justin Anderson and Thomas Williams of Great White Water Sports located in Norfolk, VA. We loved getting to know them and can't wait to see them again for some fly-boarding. To learn more: https://www.greatwhitewatersports.com/
We still don't have a cure for COVID or insecure, but we've found our cure for stress and anxiety: HBO's Insecure. There has been a whole movement behind watching Black media. We want you to step away from the struggle porn and step into the mind of Issa Dee and her L.A. friends— spoiler alerts, child interruptions and all.
Insecure Playlist: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/4oJjcTobF5EufnXWdG5SGL
Listen in as Hannah reads "Juneteenth for Mazie" by Floyd Cooper to her son. Spoiler alert: This was only the first of MANY times that this book has been read. Which means that even if it wasn't perfect on the first round--there are lots of chances to keep the conversation going.
Check out our new thang--Hood's Goods, a chance to highlight local minority owned businesses and the stories behind them. This month we proudly introduce Randy Williams, President of Talley & Twine Watch Company. https://talleyandtwine.com/
Amidst national outcry that Black Lives Matter, Jackie and Hannah take a look at Juneteenth: what it is, how to celebrate/commemorate, and offer our first featured Hood's Goods Business Owner Randy Williams, President of Talley & Twine Watch Company who makes a dope Juneteenth watch.
Every 4th Tuesday. We go live via Facebook to recap the month's episodes and happenings. If you missed it, then hear it lives just for your earholes.
COVID continues to expose the stark realities of the health gap as numbers begin to roll in reporting the African American death toll. Drop-in as we unpack why those numbers are important and what you can do--from a safe distance.
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