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REPLAY from 04/09/18: Impact of Racism on Us As A People To Be Examined

5/21/2019
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REPLAY from 04/09/18: Howard C. Stevenson is an expert on psychology, racial literacy, and racial trauma. His Book, Promoting Racial Literacy in Schools: Differences That Make a Difference focuses on how parents, educators, and others can resolve racially stressful situations like profiling and more. He has also studied the effects of racism on our society and has found some interesting facts and we look forward to our discussion with this scholar. In addition to this, he has studied the...

Duration:02:00:06

Conversation with Durham Enterpreneur - Julie Bryce.Fellow Podcaster Rescheduled

5/14/2019
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Originally scheduled was a a fellow Internet person who has created a Podcast Network and is definitely having a fun time..He has been a Entrepreneur in other fields as well, but here is what he says about his Network....But like so many things in life, that thing called work and life got in the way so we will be rescheduling this guest.... The CWF Network is a variety podcast network hosted by new and emerging talent. Most segments are under 30 mins. We live in a world with short attention...

Duration:02:00:05

Talented Blues Musician - Kim Lenz - from California to Join Us

5/7/2019
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I have been thoroughly impressed with Kim Lenz' sound and she is not one to hold her tongue when it comes to the state of the Music Business and how it treats Women... She has even started her own record label and is travelling the world bringing her unique sound to the country and to the world. We will talk about this venture and much more. Join us and we will also probably even get her to perform for us on the show....She discusses her views on her Cover musicians, the state of the music...

Duration:02:01:18

Talented Force Behind N.C.'s Jazz Scene - Duke Professor John Brown - Joins Us

4/30/2019
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We are very pleased to have my longtime friend and incredible musician John Brown join us on the show tonight... Bassist, composer, educator and actor John Brown is a native of Fayetteville, North Carolina, and currently resides in Durham, NC. He is a graduate of the School of Music at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and the School of Law at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He currently serves as Director of the Jazz Program and Associate Professor of the...

Duration:02:02:47

Friend and Activist - Dante Strobino. Also Milwaukee Activist Dawn Helmrich On.

4/23/2019
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Whether it has been organizing for our fast food workers to get Fair Pay, or working with Teachers who are not paid justly either, there is no doubt that Dante Strobino is a major force in this time.. At a time when those in the Right are trying to Paint Progressives in a negative nature, Dante is not having it at all and is continuing the struggle. This new Father of one has been involved on the ground level with a lot of struggles locally, and is also a pretty decent musician as well......

Duration:02:02:01

Prison Reentry Program Featured - Listen To Tony Springs...Also A Great Musician

4/16/2019
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We are always finding ways to help those who have had to go through the System...Tonight we will be discussing another program that is working on helping people as they get out of the system. The week of April 24th is National Reentry Week which was designated by President Obama to highlight local community organizations as well as state programs working together to provide a opportunity for those who are leaving prison and returning to our communities to be given every opportunity to...

Duration:02:01:50

Children's Publishing Company Aims To Address Shortage in Minority Focus

4/9/2019
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Joining us on this episode was Willa Brigham, who is a masterful storyteller, quilter, and overall art advocate and art educator...We were also joined by a French artist who now calls New York Home and who just did a work focusing on New York Immigrants in a multimedia presentation........Part of the discussion covered Art Education, Making it as an Artist, Quilting as a Art Form, Having a Supportive Support Network, Art in other parts of the world, French and New York comparisons,...

Duration:02:00:31

Digital Economy and Restorative Justice - Economist Jack Maher and Kerra Bolton

4/2/2019
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So many of us are participating in the new DIgital Democracy, and one of our guests today discussed what this means for society and some of the challenges that we face. He shared how this is important to both small business owners and corporate owners....Economist Jack Maher also talks about the future of Google and Amazon and Deregulation.... We were also in discussion with a the filmmaker behind a film on Restorative Justice and how this can help us with conflicts and resolutions. Kerra...

Duration:02:01:25

Black Cotton's Julius Tillery and Raleigh Little Theatre's Charles Phaneuf

3/26/2019
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Julius Tillery has innovative thoughts on Cotton.... On his website, he says "Black Cotton, a company that is going to change the game for you, me, all of us. Black Cotton comes from us, and is meant for us! For many years, cotton was the number one crop our people produced in the South, by our hands and feet, for no wage or compensation. After the Emancipation Proclamation, many of our ancestors made mere pennies off of the cotton produced from sharecropping. What’s worse, for the amount of...

Duration:01:59:57

Minority Nascar company, Elderly Abuse, Black Santa - Melissa Harville-Lebron

3/19/2019
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Among our guests are Melisa Harville-Lebron, a African American woman, who owns a Nascar team.. This single mother who raised both her kids and kids of her sibling actually went to Nacar to discourage her kids from going into that field and wound up owning a team....She has other entertainment ventures even since being a Intern for Sony. Stafford Braxton, a devout Christian and great entrepreneur, has been the force behind Black Santa for over six years...We are looking forward to talking to...

Duration:02:01:36

African American Nascar company, Abuse of the Elderly, and Black Santa Discussed

3/19/2019
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Among our guests are Melisa Harville-Lebron, a African American woman, who owns a Nascar team.. This single mother who raised both her kids and kids of her sibling actually went to Nacar to discourage her kids from going into that field and wound up owning a team....She has other entertainment ventures even since being a Intern for Sony. Stafford Braxton, a devout Christian and great entrepreneur, has been the force behind Black Santa for over six years...We are looking forward to talking to...

Duration:02:01:36

Filmmaker From Duke, Area Liquor Co. and Durham Activist On - T. Naomie Lucas

3/12/2019
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We are definitely looking forward to having T. Naomie Lucas on our show tonight...She is the founder of Southern Wicked Lemonade, and we can't wait to hear about the exciting things that this powerful entrepreneur is doing with her product and in life. She is definitely following in a rich family tradition and she will be talking about that as well and there is no doubt she is proud of her rural roots..... In addition to her, we also have one of our local politicians on the show as well...We...

Duration:02:02:29

Filmmaker Who Attended Duke And with Liquor Co. Founder and Local Politician On

3/12/2019
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We are definitely looking forward to having T. Naomie Lucas on our show tonight...She is the founder of Southern Wicked Lemonade, and we can't wait to hear about the exciting things that this powerful entrepreneur is doing with her product and in life. She is definitely following in a rich family tradition and she will be talking about that as well and there is no doubt she is proud of her rural roots..... In addition to her, we also have one of our local politicians on the show as well...We...

Duration:02:02:59

Are End Times Near - Listen To DIck Larson and Make Your Own Judgement

3/5/2019
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We are very glad to have Dick Larson on our show...He will be talking about the emergence of Maitreya the World Teacher. It is the belief of Mr. Larson and many others that the world is at a turning point... It is the believe that unable to serve the needs of people, the current political and economic systems around the world are leaving millions of people disenfranchised and demanding change. Sadly, many people look to the divisive and competitive ways of the past for solutions. However,...

Duration:02:02:53

Are End Times Near

3/5/2019
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We are very glad to have Dick Larson on our show...He will be talking about the emergence of Maitreya the World Teacher. It is the belief of Mr. Larson and many others that the world is at a turning point... It is the believe that unable to serve the needs of people, the current political and economic systems around the world are leaving millions of people disenfranchised and demanding change. Sadly, many people look to the divisive and competitive ways of the past for solutions. However,...

Duration:02:02:59

Mother of 4, Attorney, Entrepreneur & Survivor Crystal Rodriguez Joins Us!

2/26/2019
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Crystal J. Rodriquez, Esq. has a success story. Born in one of the toughest areas of Buffalo, NY, she experienced expulsion from school, homelessness, teenage pregancy, a stint in the United States Military and Law School.......only to emerge as a staff member of Buffalo's first African American Mayor and later becoming the City's first Chief Diversity Officer. She is also a community activist, entrepreneur, and proud member of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated. Join us to hear...

Duration:02:04:01

Mother of 4, Attorney, Entrepreneur & Survivor Joins Us!

2/26/2019
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Crystal J. Rodriquez, Esq. has a success story. Born in one of the toughest areas of Buffalo, NY, she experienced expulsion from school, homelessness, teenage pregancy, a stint in the United States Military and Law School.......only to emerge as a staff member of Buffalo's first African American Mayor and later becoming the City's first Chief Diversity Officer. She is also a community activist, entrepreneur, and proud member of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated. Join us to hear...

Duration:02:05:32

REPLAY from 09/17/18: Descendant of Madam CJ Walker On The Show

2/19/2019
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Our guest, Ms. Bundles, will be joining us to speak about the documentary she has developed for Netflix about noted African American entrepreneur CJ Walker that will air on Netflix. Ms. Bundles is a direct descendant of America's first African American woman millionaire but also a accomplished journalist and Public speaker. in her own right. Ms. Bundles says she can remember the smells of hair pomades in the factory, where women stirred ointment in hand in grea, black vats...And, she also...

Duration:02:04:26

Straight Talk's, A Prison Re-Entry Program, Bessie Elmore, and NC Poet Lauerate

2/12/2019
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Prison – a place where everyone has on the same outfit, schedules are followed to the second and people live every day not knowing exactly when they’ll get out. But even if somebody is returned to freedom, getting incorporated into society after years behind bars isn’t exactly easy. People who have been granted freedom face a range of issues. Getting employment can be nearly impossible. Learning how to use computer or cell phone can be a challenge. “It’s all about making a difference,” says...

Duration:02:02:08

Straight Talk, A Prison Re-Entry Program, Founder Joins, Along With Two Writers

2/12/2019
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Prison – a place where everyone has on the same outfit, schedules are followed to the second and people live every day not knowing exactly when they’ll get out. But even if somebody is returned to freedom, getting incorporated into society after years behind bars isn’t exactly easy. People who have been granted freedom face a range of issues. Getting employment can be nearly impossible. Learning how to use computer or cell phone can be a challenge. “It’s all about making a difference,” says...

Duration:02:03:08