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Culture and Conversations is a weekly look at current cultural events with an interview sprinkled in hosted by Jamison Smallwood.

Culture and Conversations is a weekly look at current cultural events with an interview sprinkled in hosted by Jamison Smallwood.
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Culture and Conversations is a weekly look at current cultural events with an interview sprinkled in hosted by Jamison Smallwood.

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English


Episodes

Small Talk Vol. 11 - "#StoryTime Dinner With Mr. K."

1/16/2019
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In this hilarious episode of Small Talk, my friend Monique talks about her resolution to a first date with "Mr. K." gone bad.

Duration:01:00:31

Episode 57 "Elysia Douglas is a doula with all your ice chips."

1/9/2019
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I chat with Elysia Douglas from episode 33 about her work as a doula helping women birth healthy babies. I also give my thoughts about R. Kelly and the Lifetime docuseries "Surviving R. Kelly" that has been discussed all over social media. Mother 2 Mother Labor Support Services Website Mother 2 Mother Labor Support Services On Facebook

Duration:01:05:11

Episode 56 - "Rhonda Khan says It's Simply Speech."

1/2/2019
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In the first episode of 2019, Rhonda Khan of Simply Speech Solutions stops by to share her work as a speech pathologist. Rhonda also reveals her acting pursuits while discussing her one-woman show "Food." I also give some important updates about the podcast including the content release schedule for the Culture and Conversations Facebook page. If you haven't already please like the page and turn on notifications. Thanks! Simply Speech Solutions Online Rhonda's Website It's Simply Speech...

Duration:00:55:05

2018 Wrap Up Show - Trying to get the fart out!

12/19/2018
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In this wrap up show for 2018, Tyler Shorter and I talk about our favorite episodes of Culture and Conversations and episodes we didn't enjoy that much. Also we talk about news and upcoming changes to the show going into 2019!

Duration:01:02:11

Episode 55 - "Prince Dykes is The High Prince of Investing"

12/12/2018
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In the final episode of 2018 I chat with my cousin, author, podcaster and financial literacy expert Prince Dykes about his children's book series on financial literacy. Prince and I talk about some of the basics around personal finance and what led to his growing financial literacy platform. I also give my thoughts on the Kevin Hart outrage, activist groups and the Oscars. Buy Wesley Learns To Invest Buy Wesley Learns About Credit Wesley Learns Books -...

Duration:01:00:23

Episode 54 - "American Barbershop and the American Dream"

12/5/2018
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In this episode I chat with my friend, barber and fellow businessman Choman Ali. Choman is the owner of American Barbershop and tells his amazing story of how he took $100 dollars while speaking no English and turned it into an amazing business servicing the northern Metro Atlanta area. American Barbershop's Website American Barbershop Instagram American Barbershop Facebook

Duration:00:42:51

Episode 53 - "Restorative Justice is victim centered, but offender sensitive."

11/27/2018
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In this episode I chat about Restorative Justice with Janice Jerome of The Restorative Justice Institute of Atlanta. Janice and I discuss how Restorative Justice allows both victims and perpetrators to heal in a way that the punitive system of justice does not allow. The Restorative Justice Institute of Atlanta Website The Restorative Justice Institute of Atlanta on Facebook Sujatha Baliga Clip on YouTube

Duration:00:57:28

Thank You!!! No...Really Thank You!!!

11/22/2018
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Just me thanking each and every one of you for being a subscriber and a listener to Culture and Conversations!

Duration:00:01:10

Small Talk Vol. 10 - "Don't dismiss the Small Talk."

11/21/2018
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My friend Melanie and I play catch-up as we discuss my dating life, Marvel Comics versus DC Comics and whether or not "good morning" text messages are too forward in a particular dating scenario.

Duration:00:56:52

Episode 52 - "I want to be the lawyer I'd want to hire."

11/13/2018
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In this episode my friend Melanie Williams stops by to share her story of her career as a lawyer and to talk about why she chose the family business of law. I also talk about living with the criticisms and praises that come from having a public life on social media.

Duration:00:39:27

Small Talk Vol. 9 - "That Beto Energy"

11/7/2018
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In this episode of Small Talk I collect a series of phone calls I took while streaming my coverage of the midterm elections in 2018. The calls range from discussions of voting legacy as African Americans to the failed campaign strategy of Beto O'Rourke.

Duration:01:28:32

Episode 51 - "Unicorns Do Exist"

11/7/2018
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In this conversation I chat with my friend and fellow Georiga Southern Eagle Tia about her journey and STEM career as a black woman that writes code.

Duration:00:42:59

Small Talk Vol. 8 - "Dating, Dinner H*es And Gold Digging 101"

10/30/2018
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In this hilarious edition of Small Talk, Kimberly Isis of IHearThatGirl.com shares her dating experiences, questions me about first date ideas and I encourage her to find her inner "gold digger" while there is still time.

Duration:01:01:18

Episode 50 - "I'm just a guy who is leftovers."

10/28/2018
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In this very special episode of Culture and Conversations, I talk candidly about my divorce in this conclusion of my series of shows on healing from divorce.

Duration:00:50:44

Episode 49 - "I didn't want to get married."

10/23/2018
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Kimberly Isis from Episode 2 stops by to share her story of her divorce and how it gave birth to her book "I Hear That Girl! - Life Advice For Every Sista." Kimberly Isis Online Kimberly Isis - Instagram Kimberly Isis - Facebook

Duration:00:49:53

Episode 48 - "I choose happiness, I choose joy."

10/16/2018
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In this continuation of my series on healing from divorce, my friend Simone Pitts stops by to share her story of how she healed from her divorce.

Duration:00:50:05

Episode 47 - "Saving the tatas with LaDonna Peeples"

10/10/2018
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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month so I wanted bring attention to the disease by interviewing breast cancer survivor LaDonna Peeples. LaDonna shares her courageous story and offers encouragement to women dealing with breast cancer. LaDonna's email address LaDonna's Breast Cancer Support Page

Duration:00:35:44

Episode 46 - "It absolutely gets better."

10/2/2018
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In the first of a four-part series on healing after divorce, my friend Laura Hussey stops by to share her journey into her new life post-divorce.

Duration:00:43:15

Small Bites Vol. 5 - Food 101 in Atlanta, GA

10/1/2018
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On this episode of Small Bites I review Food 101 in Atlanta, GA. Food 101

Duration:00:09:31

Small Bites Vol. 4 - 1 Kept Kitchen and Bar in Atlanta, GA

9/30/2018
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On this episode of Small Bites I review 1 Kept Kitchen and Bar in Atlanta, GA. 1 Kept Kitchen and Bar

Duration:00:11:58