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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

#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

Small Talk Vol. 17 - "Being a public persona and talking about dating while podcasting."

8/21/2019
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In this final segment with my friend Brandee we talk about living life while being a podcaster and the challenges of sharing stories about dating without exposing the other person. 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...

Duration:00:41:51

#TheGroupChat Episode 41 - "Perspectives on marriage."

8/14/2019
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Ramond, his mother Cassandra and myself have a thought-provoking conversation about marriage, dating and relationships as told from Cassandra's experiences as a wife. #TheGroupChat is a weekly video stream recorded and Facebook Live. Here is the audio for your enjoyment. 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...

Duration:01:34:59

Episode 73 - "Amie Gaskin shares her Refined Vision"

8/9/2019
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Amie Gaskin of Refined Vision shares her journey into the family therapy as we discuss some of the causes of issues in families and marriage. Amie also shares a story of overcoming colorism and shadeism that is very encouraging and uplifting. Refined Vision online Refined Vision on 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 the...

Duration:00:39:03

Small Talk Vol. 16 - "Way too heavy banter, LaVar Ball, and dealing with listener feedback."

7/24/2019
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We return to our conversation with Brandee Thomas discussing the effects certain media content has on our emotional well-being and perception. Also we talk about the difficulties of having a publicly expressed opinion. If you'd like to support Brandee please consider visiting her merchandise store below: Buy from Sugar and Spice Wear and Flair Support: Consider making a donation via $SmallwoodMedia on CashApp. A donation of $25 keeps Culture and Conversations alive for an entire month!...

Duration:00:30:24

Episode 72 - "A magnetic approach to wellness with The Therapeutic House"

7/17/2019
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In this episode I chat with Melodie Moore and Danielle Galloway of The Therapeutic House located in Alpharetta, GA about using magnets and alternative approaches to promote wellness and to provide relief for chronic pain. I also talk about #TheFifth and #TheGroupChat, the weekly live stream of the Culture and Conversations podcast. The Therapeutic House on Instagram Support: Consider making a donation via $SmallwoodMedia on CashApp. A donation of $25 keeps Culture and Conversations alive...

Duration:00:58:47

Small Talk Vol. 15 - "Some days I'm giving you Baby Phat, some days I'm giving you burka!"

7/10/2019
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Brandee Thomas returns to the podcast to talk about her new pet project Sugar and Spice Wear and Flair, the changes to the Culture and Conversations live stream #TheGroupChat on Facebook and her limited but hopefully improving Game of Thrones knowledge. Buy from Sugar and Spice Wear and Flair 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:00:38:36

Episode 71 - "Clearing The Dumping Ground with Latasha Matthews."

6/26/2019
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I chat with Latasha Matthews of Illumination Counseling about her journey into counseling, therapy and what her life experiences with domestic violence taught her about patience in dating. Latasha also shares some principles from her book "The Dumping Ground." I give a brief update about my listener appreciation event #TheFifth and talk about the growing community over on Facebook.com/CultureAndConversations Illumination Counseling The Dumping Ground Book Latasha's Website Support:...

Duration:00:50:19