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The Token Talk Podcast is a cross-cultural podcast with three cross-cultural guys who just so happen to be black. Despite coming from different backgrounds and a slight age gap, these men have a lot of commonalities evident in their weekly discussions as they attempt to bridge a gap of cultural understanding with a dash of humor. With roots in the South, follow their unique perspective and journey as they encourage feedback, questions, and comments. This is Token Talk- Social Commentary from a Minority Perspective

The Token Talk Podcast is a cross-cultural podcast with three cross-cultural guys who just so happen to be black. Despite coming from different backgrounds and a slight age gap, these men have a lot of commonalities evident in their weekly discussions as they attempt to bridge a gap of cultural understanding with a dash of humor. With roots in the South, follow their unique perspective and journey as they encourage feedback, questions, and comments. This is Token Talk- Social Commentary from a Minority Perspective
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The Token Talk Podcast is a cross-cultural podcast with three cross-cultural guys who just so happen to be black. Despite coming from different backgrounds and a slight age gap, these men have a lot of commonalities evident in their weekly discussions as they attempt to bridge a gap of cultural understanding with a dash of humor. With roots in the South, follow their unique perspective and journey as they encourage feedback, questions, and comments. This is Token Talk- Social Commentary from a Minority Perspective

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Episodes

Funny is Funny Feat. @mercbwilliams - S3 E15

6/13/2018
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In this episode of Token Talk Podcast local creative and comedian @mercbwilliams joins the gang to discuss the politics of comedy, Darius gets his feelings hurt, Thomas begs for a friend, and John's linen pants take a beating. They also hit Merc with some listener questions in a segment they call, "Ask Your Black Friend"

Duration:01:13:39

Who Got Beef? Pull up, then! - S3 E14

6/6/2018
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In this episode of Token Talk Podcast the team dives right into our viewership numbers like an over zealous deacon, we discuss the culture of backlash and getting Roseanne Barr TF out of here and of course we dissect the greatest rap beef in Hip Pop history between Drake and Pusha T. Tune in and make sure you like, subscribe, and review. Thoughts on the latest episode? Just hit us up!

Duration:01:07:32

One Toke(n) over the line...state, that is. - S3 E13

5/24/2018
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Join the Token Talk crew as they give a temporary farewell to partner, founding member, OG token, Tario as he embarks on a new adventure in Iowa. He left to create and innovate on a higher level. He'll be back, but for now just seckle!

Duration:00:48:43

Token Talk Series - Black women in the workplace: We on feat. @CherondaDior & @Melaniensanders

5/15/2018
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On our third installment of Black Women in the Workplace The brothers of Token Talk Podcast had the pleasure of interviewing Cheronda Minor and Melanie Sanders. Two wonderful ladies making moves in the city of Jackson. Their business savvy and passion for their work is not only inspiring to Jacksonians but to all women.

Duration:01:13:35

Token Talk Series - Black women in the workplace: Pam Confer & The Quaaludes

5/4/2018
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In the second installment of the Black Women in the Workplace series, the Token Talk crew sits down with Pam Confer. Pam is a speaker, singer, songwriter, editor, and public relations professional and consultant. She is the founder of Speak BIG! and is the Canton Chamber of Commerce President. But most important, shes a bad ass. Tune in and listen to the story of her journey, what has kept her focused, her opinions on #Kanye and #cosby and more! We are The Quaalude

Duration:01:00:27

Token Talk Series - Black women in the workplace: You said there would be tea feat. @pinkgumbeaux

4/23/2018
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The Tokens are back with the first installment of the Token Talk Series: Black Women in the Workplace In this episode we are joined by the credentialed and talented, and also long time listener, Ashlee Kelly Ashlee, New Orleans native with a dash of Jackson flavor, is woman that wears many hats. Entrepreneur, Avid listener long-time fan, New Orleans native with a dash of Jackson flavor, the incomparable Miss Ashlee Kelly aka pinkgumbeaux. https://www.jxnpreneur.com/...

Duration:01:06:55

Token Reminder feat. John Spann: Round 2 - S3 E9

4/13/2018
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Join the trio as we discuss some local happenings in our city, such as Senator Bernie Sanders visit and the relocation of the Jackson Zoo. John Spann of the MS Civil Rights Museum also drops by to share his token experience and shed some light of the legacy of Dr.King's Death 50 years later.

Duration:01:06:06

Titan Token Time - S3 E7

2/5/2018
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On this episode we welcome back listeners with “Super” Token, John Travis Spann(whitest name next to Thomas Michael Price)to the show to talk the ups and downs of his token experience, interracial dating , and the real/harsh experience of navigating through Mississippi's newest attraction, the Museum of Civil Rights.

Duration:01:19:56

Token Talk - JIM Week 2018 Podcasters Roundtable

1/22/2018
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Listen to our Jackson Music Indie Week collaboration with The Rougish Gent, Comprehensive Beatdown, and Let's Talk Jxn as we discuss what JIM week is, interview some artist from near and far, and get an earfull of some amazing talent that dropped by the week long music and arts festival. We also sit down with Brad Kamakazie Franklin and City Councilman Melvin Priester to discuss what it means to host such an event in the city and what it takes to keep it going!

Duration:00:02:14

Token Talk Series: Y'all Tokens Hiring? Featuring: @rlnave - S3 E5

12/20/2017
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The search for the newest member continues as we interview Token Talk hopeful, Journalist, and resident gangsta R.L. Nave this week. We discuss social media, journalistic integrity, and question his credentials as a token.

Duration:01:02:27

Token Talk Series: Y'all Hiring? Featuring: @thecajones - S3 E4

12/12/2017
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In this episode we focus on shake-ups in the Token Talk world and begin the interview process for a "replacement" Introducing to the Token Talk family, our first candidate, Theca Jones of the Roguish Gent Podcast. In response to our Help Wanted ad, Theca(aka Melvin) joins the cast to discuss his love for artistic community and his pup Tiny and his disgust with Governor of MS Phil Bryant Warning: Fans of Phil Bryant need not listen nor run up

Duration:00:58:02

Westside Eats and Cognitive Dissonance -S3 E3

10/9/2017
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The tokens discuss the nation's frustration regarding the blurring lines between politics and sports and why conservatives find fault with kneeling during the National Anthem. Thomas talks about losing his life (hair style) after a misunderstanding. The guys also recap the experience at The Taste of West Jackson event. They interview guest judge Chef Nick Wallace who talks about his Creativity Kitchen Nonprofit that’s bringing healthy foods to JPS students and chat with event chair of...

Duration:01:02:37

What had happened was...- S3 E2

9/13/2017
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"Follow the Tokens on their outrageous Saturday night out through the clubs and bars of Jackson, Mississippi. Led by Thomas’ new shoes the podcast trio go from having a pissing contest via business cards to figuring out which bathroom to use in the local gay bar. Afterwards the guys discuss ways to deal with racist thoughts, Blermaids of the mythical Black Atlantis and the reality of emptying a clip at Hurricane Irma!

Duration:00:59:02

Back to Basics: Anniversary Episode - S2 E13

4/21/2017
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During this special commercial-free anniversary episode, the guys reflect on their first year on the airwaves, their chats on Alton Sterling, chatting with the Mayor of Jackson, MS, passing out complementary KoolAid, and all the misadventures along the way. The token hosts also chat about losing Charlie Murphy, whitewashing, United Airlines, and toxic masculinity, all this just in time for tax day.

Duration:00:42:01

F**k the Scripts feat. Comedian Nardo Blackmon - S2 E12

3/22/2017
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The most Black-tastic episode you will hear on Token Talk Podcast featuring Jackson comedian and radio personality, Nardo Blackmon. This isn’t the episode for your mom or the timid. Laugh till it hurts or til it just gets weird. Get a first hand idea of what it’s like growing up in Jackson, MS and the importance of hustle in this comedy free-for-all.

Duration:01:01:24

Son of the City feat. Chokwe Antar Lumumba - S2.E11

3/15/2017
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Chokwe Antar Lumumba, son to the attorney that represented Tupac Shakur and former mayor of Jackson, joins Token Talk Podcast to discuss his plans if elected the next mayor of Jackson MS. Antar, named after his civil rights activist father, Chokwe Lumumba, recounts his family life, the events that followed his father's untimely death in office ,and his efforts to tackle crime and community in the capital city.

Duration:01:27:54

Mandate discussion on Masculinity - Live at Liquid Light Jackson - S2E9

2/7/2017
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The pressure for black men to be hyper-masculine is evident in today's society and showing otherwise instantly deems us weak. How do we cope? Are broken and single-parent homes to blame? We made it a mandate to discuss this topic and others live at black-owned business Liquid Light Vegan Cafe in downtown Jackson, MS. And while you're listening, enjoy the R&B sounds of Best of Jackson Musician Kerry Thomas.

Duration:01:07:59

A Toast to 2017 with Shampagne

1/4/2017
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2016 is gone… leaving us shocked, angry, frustrated, and not all that sure about 2017. Either way, the Token Talk team needed a little “Shampagne” to lift their spirits. Jackson, MS native, actress, and producer, Melissa Mickens started her own web series called Shampagne after auditions continuously cast her as the typical token black girl. She joins the hosts in the guest seat to reflect on 2016’s political and social ups and downs and share their hopes for 2017.

Duration:00:51:07

#YouGoodMan: Black Men and Mental Health - S2.E6

12/8/2016
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Depression, Anxiety, and Mental Health can ruin your Christmas plans with friends and family. Why aren't African Americans talking more about mental health? The Token Talk team discuss Kid Cudi opening up about mental health and share their personal experiences with depression.

Duration:01:04:47

Tokens Under Trump: The Wake Up Call - S2.E5

11/23/2016
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Our Post Election show tackles three questions following the election of the next president of the United States: How are black people responding in the aftermath? Who do we blame? Where do we go from here as token black people? We also discuss the Alt Right movement and their threat to People of Color.

Duration:00:38:35