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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

Episode 82 - "Finding peace of mind with Dr. Brianna Gaynor"

1/16/2020
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In this episode Jamison chats with Dr. Brianna Gaynor of Peace of Mind Psychological Services about mental health and making therapy more approachable for various communities that traditionally are adverse to therapy. Podfest 2020 Session Schedule Submit Listener Feedback Support: Consider making a donation via $SmallwoodMedia on CashApp. A donation of $25 keeps Culture and Conversations alive for an entire month! Thanks again for empowering AND being part of the...

Duration:00:45:44

Episode 81 - "Reflections on 2019 and mantras for 2020"

1/8/2020
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In the first episode of 2020 Jamison discusses the year of 2019 in retrospect and looks forward to some amazing happenings with the podcast in 2020. Also Jamison shares two new mantras that he plans to live by throughout 2020. Podfest 2020 Session Schedule Submit Listener Feedback Support: Consider making a donation via $SmallwoodMedia on CashApp. A donation of $25 keeps Culture and Conversations alive for an entire month! Thanks again for empowering AND being part of the...

Duration:00:28:17

Episode 81 - "Reflections on 2019 and mantras for 2020"

1/8/2020
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In the first episode of 2020 Jamison discusses the year of 2019 in retrospect and looks forward to some amazing happenings with the podcast in 2020. Also Jamison shares two new mantras that he plans to live by throughout 2020. Podfest 2020 Session Schedule Submit Listener Feedback Support: Consider making a donation via $SmallwoodMedia on CashApp. A donation of $25 keeps Culture and Conversations alive for an entire month! Thanks again for empowering AND being part of the...

Duration:00:28:17

#TheGroupChat Episode 50 - "Reaction to the Amber Guyger verdict in the murder of Botham Jean."

12/18/2019
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Jamison and Ramond discuss the outcome of the Amber Guyger verdict and sentencing in the murder of Botham Jean. Submit Listener Feedback Support: Consider making a donation via $SmallwoodMedia on CashApp. A donation of $25 keeps Culture and Conversations alive for an entire month! Thanks again for empowering AND being part of the conversation! Merchandise is here: https://www.etsy.com/shop/SmallwoodMedia All proceeds go to help make the show better! Support the show

Duration:02:02:50

#TheGroupChat Episode 49 - "Antonio Brown, Women Don't Apologize and Tekashi69 is a snitch."

12/11/2019
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In this episode of #TheGroupChat Ray and Jamison discuss Antonio Brown's antics, the difficulty many women seem to have with apologizing and Tekashi69's testimony as a snitch. Submit Listener Feedback Support: Consider making a donation via $SmallwoodMedia on CashApp. A donation of $25 keeps Culture and Conversations alive for an entire month! Thanks again for empowering AND being part of the conversation! Merchandise is here: https://www.etsy.com/shop/SmallwoodMedia All proceeds go to...

Duration:02:04:26

Episode 80 - "Expressing racism at Georgia Southern"

12/4/2019
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In this live recording Jamison gives a response to a racist viral video filmed at his alma mater Georgia Southern University. Jamison also offers several philosophical and religious objects to white supremacy. Submit Listener Feedback Support: Consider making a donation via $SmallwoodMedia on CashApp. A donation of $25 keeps Culture and Conversations alive for an entire month! Thanks again for empowering AND being part of the conversation! Merchandise is here:...

Duration:01:14:45

Episode 79 - "April Finley and her story about living through cancer"

11/20/2019
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In this episode Jamison talks with April Finley about her diagnosis, treatment and now recovery from triple negative breast cancer. April and Jamison discuss the importance of advocating for your health and how faith as Christians helps during the most difficult of life's challenges. April on Instagram April's organizations: www.breastofus.com www.wildfirecommunity.org Submit Listener Feedback Support: Consider making a donation via $SmallwoodMedia on CashApp. A donation of $25 keeps...

Duration:01:04:44

#TheGroupChat Episode 48 - The Kiana Dancie

11/13/2019
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Comedian, actress, entrepreneur and fellow Georgia Southern Eagle Kiana Dancie stops by to share insights into her career, her business, dating and even what it was like working with Marlon Wayans on "Sextuplets." Kiana on Instagram Submit Listener Feedback Atlanta Listener Appreciation Event Support: Consider making a donation via $SmallwoodMedia on CashApp. A donation of $25 keeps Culture and Conversations alive for an entire month! Thanks again for empowering AND being part of the...

Duration:01:23:44

#TheGroupChat Episode 47 - "Black college athletes, HBCUs, paying college athletes and being financially attractive"

11/6/2019
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Jamison and Ray talk about the Jemele Hill Atlantic article about black football players opting to only play for historically black colleges and universities. Also the guys talk about the challenges that would come with paying collegiate athletes and lastly the idea of being "financially attractive" to a potential spouse. Submit Listener Feedback Atlanta Listener Appreciation Event Support: Consider making a donation via $SmallwoodMedia on CashApp. A donation of $25 keeps Culture and...

Duration:01:25:32

Episode 78 - "A talk with The Master Brian Byrdsong"

10/30/2019
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Jamison chats with a friend and fellow software engineer Brian Byrdsong about Brian's career, how Brian helped Jamison get started as a software engineer and some of the cool technology Brian is helping to develop for Ernst and Young. Submit Listener Feedback Atlanta Listener Appreciation Event Support: Consider making a donation via $SmallwoodMedia on CashApp. A donation of $25 keeps Culture and Conversations alive for an entire month! Thanks again for empowering AND being part of the...

Duration:00:44:02

#TheGroupChat Episode 46 - "Antonio Brown, Jay-Z and the NFL and some insight into the Man-Code"

10/23/2019
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Friend of the show Ian from the Two Piece and a Biscuit podcast stops by to talk about Antonio Brown getting cut, the questionable relationship between Jay-Z and the NFL and we talk about the code of conduct that governs most men under the "Man-Code." Ian's podcast "Two Piece and a Biscuit" Support: Consider making a donation via $SmallwoodMedia on CashApp. A donation of $25 keeps Culture and Conversations alive for an entire month! Thanks again for empowering AND being part of the...

Duration:01:51:12

Episode 77 - "Hear Janea Jamison and H.E.R. story."

10/16/2019
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Jamison chats with Janea Jamison of the H.E.R. Story podcast about her challenges with body image, self-acceptance and how her victory over those issues pushed her start her podcast and several other ventures. This episode concludes the miniseries on body image that began at episode 76. Listen to the H.E.R. Story Podcast H.E.R. Story Podcast on Facebook H.E.R. Story Podcast on Instagram Support: Consider making a donation via $SmallwoodMedia on CashApp. A donation of $25 keeps Culture...

Duration:00:39:14

#TheGroupChat Episode 45 - Listener Questions and Answers with Brandee

10/9/2019
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Friend of the show Brandee stops by to answer questions with Ramond and Jamison from listeners of the show. Support: Consider making a donation via $SmallwoodMedia on CashApp. A donation of $25 keeps Culture and Conversations alive for an entire month! Thanks again for empowering AND being part of the conversation! Merchandise is here: https://www.etsy.com/shop/SmallwoodMedia All proceeds go to help make the show better! Support the show

Duration:02:55:44

Episode 76 - "Learning to love yourself in the public eye with Jaye Love."

9/24/2019
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Jamison talks with Jaye Love about her journey to self-acceptance, body image and living with the massive attention that comes from being a viral personality on social media. Jaye Love on Instagram Jaye Love on Twitter Support: Consider making a donation via $SmallwoodMedia on CashApp. A donation of $25 keeps Culture and Conversations alive for an entire month! Thanks again for empowering AND being part of the conversation! Merchandise is here: https://www.etsy.com/shop/SmallwoodMedia...

Duration:00:45:23

Episode 75 - "Purposeful leadership with Dr. Russ Barnes."

9/18/2019
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In this concluding episode on leadership series I chat with Dr. Russ Barnes to discuss his experience in the military as a leader and how his life experiences have shaped his work as consultant helping organizations develop stronger leaders. Russ Barnes and his company Systro Solutions Support: Consider making a donation via $SmallwoodMedia on CashApp. A donation of $25 keeps Culture and Conversations alive for an entire month! Thanks again for empowering AND being part of the...

Duration:00:42:55

#TheGroupChat Episode 44 - "The good, the bad and the ugly of consumer credit with Essence McCray."

9/2/2019
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Ramond and I chat with Essence McCray about some basics and the not-so-basics of managing consumer credit. We also talk about the crazy around the new Popeyes chicken sandwich and lies men and women tell. Support: Consider making a donation via $SmallwoodMedia on CashApp. A donation of $25 keeps Culture and Conversations alive for an entire month! Thanks again for empowering AND being part of the conversation! Merchandise is here: https://www.etsy.com/shop/SmallwoodMedia All proceeds go to...

Duration:01:35:28

#TheGroupChat Episode 43 Part 3 - "Who is ready for some football???"

8/30/2019
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In this discussion Ramond and I chat with Chuck, Ian and Matt about sports and culture. In this part of the episode we discuss our opinions of various NFL teams ahead of the upcoming season. Support: Consider making a donation via $SmallwoodMedia on CashApp. A donation of $25 keeps Culture and Conversations alive for an entire month! Thanks again for empowering AND being part of the conversation! Merchandise is here: https://www.etsy.com/shop/SmallwoodMedia All proceeds go to help make the...

Duration:00:16:44

#TheGroupChat Episode 43 Part 2 - "College Free Agency and transfer rules."

8/30/2019
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In this discussion Ramond and I chat with Chuck, Ian and Matt about sports and culture. In this part of the episode we discuss new transfer rules in college football and how it leads to de facto "free agency." Support: Consider making a donation via $SmallwoodMedia on CashApp. A donation of $25 keeps Culture and Conversations alive for an entire month! Thanks again for empowering AND being part of the conversation! Merchandise is here: https://www.etsy.com/shop/SmallwoodMedia All proceeds...

Duration:01:01:01

Episode 74 - "Talking leadership with Dr. Shanta Harper."

8/28/2019
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Dr. Shanta Harper chats with me about her thoughts on building strong leadership teams in organizations and how to encourage, promote and retain the best leaders that emerge in an organization. This is the first episode in a two-part series on leadership. Dr. Harper's Website Dr. Harper's Instagram Support: Consider making a donation via $SmallwoodMedia on CashApp. A donation of $25 keeps Culture and Conversations alive for an entire month! Thanks again for empowering AND being part of...

Duration:01:01:08

#TheGroupChat Episode 43 Part 1 - "The Rich Paul Rule and Free Agency in sports."

8/27/2019
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In this discussion Ramond and I chat with Chuck, Ian and Matt about sports and culture. In this part of the episode we discuss the failed "Rich Paul Rule" as well as free agency in sports. Support: Consider making a donation via $SmallwoodMedia on CashApp. A donation of $25 keeps Culture and Conversations alive for an entire month! Thanks again for empowering AND being part of the conversation! Merchandise is here: https://www.etsy.com/shop/SmallwoodMedia All proceeds go to help make the...

Duration:01:03:00