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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

My Brother's Keeper - S5 E9

6/12/2019
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Happy Pride Month from the Token Talk cast. This year we made a promise not to Tokenize a member of the LGBTQ community but we did it anyway! On this episode we talk with Obie McNair, A close friend of John's, a public health researcher and advocate, and proud member of the LGBTQ community. We discuss: 1) Friendships between Same Sex Loving and Heterosexual males 2) Existing social stigmas in the Black community 3) How no one wants to come out to John 4) The history of Pride Month Like,...

Duration:01:04:43

Yeesh! Him again! - S5 E8

5/22/2019
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On the latest episode the guys talk about -Social Justice (a little) -Abortion laws (even less) -Tario's Nomadic Lifestyle -John's Skeptical Lifestyle -Darius' Healing Crystal Lifestyle -They put baby(Thomas) in the corner

Duration:00:46:43

Spoiler Alert! - S5 E7

5/4/2019
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Spoiler Alert On the latest episode of Token Talk Podcast we discuss spoilers of The Avengers #EndGame and #GameofTrones. We get to see how Black Thomas and John really are with ancestry profiles and a very special friend pays us a visit

Duration:00:56:15

The Hussle In You - S5 E6

4/6/2019
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On the latest episode of Token Talk Podcast, the guys remember businessman, rapper, and cultural icon, Nipsey Hussle and his legacy. We discuss the details of his life, why he was respected and martyred in the Black community and entrepreneurial world. We also dive into the conspiracy theories surrounding his death and WHY these theories permeate Black culture. Special treat: John and Thomas go at it and we have a special event plug: The Mississippi Civil Rights Museum will hosting the third...

Duration:01:00:12

We Want All The Smoke!!! - S5 E5

3/20/2019
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On the latest episode we talk a bunch of noise about a lot of people (out of love)! People we hated on in this episode: 1) The Sweet Potato Queens 2) @Offbeatjxn 3) @thePlugJxn (shouts out to them tho) 4) Black Chinese Restaurants 5) Thomas hates on listeners 6) Gov. Bryant and Bennie Thompson’s tweet beef 7) Also we discuss white folks Mardi Gras, St. Patrick's Day Parade Like, Listen, Subscribe! Plus, check out our videos on Youtube @...

Duration:00:48:07

Token Talk's Cozy Couch Concert Series Presents: Krystal Gem

3/9/2019
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On the second installment of Token Talk Cozy Couch Concert Series we bring you magic in the form of Krystal Gem. Krystal Gem’s natural gift to serenade will surely make you move and put you in tune with feelings you forgot you had! Join us for a special interview and mini concert full of fun, emotion, and Black Girl Magic on this episode of Token Talk! Watch the video performance HERE: New Album Coming Soon! Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/0JDE4sxMIcbTaWTM6fXkdC SoundCloud:...

Duration:00:29:11

Token Reflections with Lance Wheeler - S5 E4

2/26/2019
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On the latest episode we talk with Lance Wheeler a Jackson transplant and an employee at the MS Civil Rights Museum. We discuss: 1)His journey as a museum professional | view of MS thus far. 2)Colin Kaepernick 3)Jussie Smollett 4)The Alt-Right rally at Ole Miss 5)Kristy Johnson & The Modern American Miss Mississippi Pageant(MAM) https://www.modernamericanmiss.com/mississippi Follow Lance on twitter @TheHistorianMan Like, Listen, Subscribe! Plus, check out our videos on Youtube at...

Duration:01:16:55

Off Air with Ko Bragg - S5 E3

2/11/2019
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On this Episode, Token Talk the guys sit down with journalist Ko Bragg to discuss her arrival to Mississippi, her love for journalism, and her journey as a token in her own right. Check out Ko's work at keaux.com. Follow her on twitter @keaux_ Like, Listen, Subscribe! Plus, check out our videos on Youtube athttps://podsync.net/AG4RnLgb0

Duration:00:55:52

Token Talk Presents: Pink Palaces

1/30/2019
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On this episode Token Talk sits down with the Mississippi local band, Pink Palaces for a brief interview and a mini melodic concert guaranteed to make a fan out of you. We explore the band's roots and inspiration as they continue to bring us some of the best music we've heard this year!This is the first installment of many performance/ interviews from Token Talk Podcast. For the video of the interview and performance click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lvdRZ0M9qPI Listen to more of...

Duration:00:30:24

New Year, Who Dis? - S5 E1

1/7/2019
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New Year and a new episode of Token Talk. What does the new year mean to you? On this episode the gang discusses: 1) Our 2018 holiday wrap up (Christmas gift exchanges or lack thereof) 2) New Year goals and lessons learned (or lack thereof) 3) This ep's Token Top Five features our top favorite "fake" resolutions! Like, Listen, Subscribe!

Duration:00:58:22

Happy Holidays from the Tokentations - S4 E11

12/22/2018
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On the final episode of the season, Token Talk Podcast brings you a special holiday episode along with peace and goodwill to all. Our fine listeners should expect the following: 1) Nora Katz! (Our token Jewish cultural liaison, historian, Pennsylvanian transplant, virtuoso vocalist, friend, and more!) 2) The South's inability to recognize any holiday besides Christmas (we love Christmas!) , and more! 3) Discussions surrounding Dr. #MarcLamontHill and his #CNN Firing, the story of...

Duration:01:25:27

Mississippi Goddamn... Again! - S4 E10

12/3/2018
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On this episode of Token Talk Podcast, our fine listeners should expect the following: 1) Darius is Back! 2) What the Tokens are especially thankful for this holiday season... 3) A "what had happened was" regarding the #MSSenate runoff elections 4) Token Top Five featuring our favorite holiday side dishes!!

Duration:00:59:04

So Many Tokens Talkin' - S4 E9

10/12/2018
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In this episode, the Tokens consist of Thomas, Merc B, John, and Tario! They discuss multiple topics from religion to roasting. Life transitions to Taylor Swift and that damn Kanye, again.

Duration:01:10:53

Tokens Unhinged - S4 E8

10/3/2018
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This latest hodgepodge of Tokens discuss the distilled taste of sipping Brett Kavanaugh's tears over a single rock, what happens when you negatively @ Thomas on social media and there aren't enough votes in the crew to tell him he cant smite, and a bunch of funny in between. Merc B Willaims subs in for the missing on this latest installment of Token Talk

Duration:01:00:32

Token Talk Cancels Everybody - S4 -E7

9/21/2018
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Cancel Amber Guygers! Cancel Racist, crooked Cops! Cancel Phil Bryant! Cancel NFL! Cancel Music Labels! Cancel Line Judges! Cancel John Spann's street race victory

Duration:00:58:29

Blacktopia - S4 E6

9/5/2018
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On this week's episode, the guys recap their last days of Summer including, #Afropunk , #Asheville , and the joys/pitfalls of moving The gang also discussed the passing of The Queen of Soul, Aretha Frankin and Sports gambling makes it to Mississippi along with the lottery.

Duration:00:59:30

Guess Who's Back...But Not Really? - S4 E5

8/29/2018
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On this episode the band is back together! Tario is in the studio! They discuss the non-written filtered hatred among blacks for Cuba Gooding Jr. They discuss the highs and lows of Tario's botched Birthday party, and he fills them in on all his learning and adventures from Iowa.

Duration:01:03:05

What Does What Do? - S4 E4

8/15/2018
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On this episode the guys discuss #UnitetheRight rally, proper party flakin' etiquette, Darius gets in his feelings, and the team shares some embarrassing club stories. Also, we find out that Thomas might be a Bear. Special thanks to our episode sponsors @MamaNatures Juice Bar and Diabetes Solution 411!

Duration:01:00:01

Lemme Stop You Right There - S4 E3

8/6/2018
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On this week's episode of Token Talk, John tells a story of a seemingly noble act with a few twist and turns before a surprise ending Topics also include: LeBron's I Promise School, Jackson Public School's Bond Referendum, Blight Laws, Dak Prescot and more

Duration:01:04:13

More than Delta Blues & Kudzu - S4 E2

7/26/2018
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This week, the crew welcomes Brittany Carter to the show as we discuss her visit to the City of Jackson and a recap the recent trip we took to the Mississippi Delta as we remember the life of Emmett Till The crew immersed themselves in the culture and history of the Delta traveling to Sumner, Ruleville, Greenwood, Lexington, Winona, and more exploring themes of the music, Civil Rights, and poverty

Duration:01:26:24