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The Coolest Show presented by Hip Hop Caucus’ Think 100% comes out every Monday. Subscribe today! Season 3 of The Coolest Show redefines how we win on climate and environmental justice centering Black and Brown climate activists and communities of color. Host Rev Yearwood brings his charismatic and loving self to each conversation, and creates a space where guests speak from their souls. This season focuses on how the climate crisis connects to our realities, who’s responsible for the crisis, and how to use people power to end environmental racism. Season 2 of The Coolest Show features discussions with some of the most inspiring people on the planet. Season 1 is a live radio format, with current events and guest interviews. Antonique Smith and Mustafa Santiago Ali join Rev Yearwood as co-hosts on many episodes. Hip Hop Caucus’ Think 100% is an award-winning climate justice communications and activism platform.

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The Coolest Show presented by Hip Hop Caucus’ Think 100% comes out every Monday. Subscribe today! Season 3 of The Coolest Show redefines how we win on climate and environmental justice centering Black and Brown climate activists and communities of color. Host Rev Yearwood brings his charismatic and loving self to each conversation, and creates a space where guests speak from their souls. This season focuses on how the climate crisis connects to our realities, who’s responsible for the crisis, and how to use people power to end environmental racism. Season 2 of The Coolest Show features discussions with some of the most inspiring people on the planet. Season 1 is a live radio format, with current events and guest interviews. Antonique Smith and Mustafa Santiago Ali join Rev Yearwood as co-hosts on many episodes. Hip Hop Caucus’ Think 100% is an award-winning climate justice communications and activism platform.

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English


Episodes

S4 Ep 34: Year in Review w/ DeJuan Cross

12/26/2022
We Review Season 4 of The Coolest Show with clips hosted by DeJuan Cross The Coolest Show – brought to you by Hip Hop Caucus Think 100% PODCASTS – drops new episodes every Monday on environmental justice and how we solve the climate crisis. Listen and subscribe here or at TheCoolestShow.com! Follow @Think100Climate and @RevYearwood on Instagram, Twitter, and Instagram.

Duration:00:41:02

S4 Ep 33: “Swollen” w/ Dream Hampton, Brenda Coley, Desmond Love

12/19/2022
Swollen: Dispatches from the Flooded Midwest, is a 3 part documentary that identifies flooding as a result of climate change in the black and brown communities of Cleveland, Detroit, and Milwaukee.On this episode of The Coolest Show, Rev Yearwood speaks with Brenda Coley, Co-Executive Director of the Milwaukee Water Commons, Desmond Love, Co-director of Swollen, and dream hampton, filmmaker, producer, and writer. They speak about the similar history of these cities as once thriving black...

Duration:00:43:25

S4 Ep 32: Producers Roundtable w/ Destiny Hodges, Tamara Toles O’Laughlin, & DeJuan Cross

11/28/2022
The daily grind of producing a podcast can get overlooked when so many issues are negatively impacting the Climate Movement. Now, for four seasons, The Coolest Show has aimed to amplify the voices of those on the front lines fighting through organizing, culture, and politics every week. On this episode of The Coolest Show, Rev Yearwood sits down with the producers, Tamara Toles O'Laughlin, Destiny Hodges, and DeJuan Cross. They review Rev's experience after attending COP 27, the preparation...

Duration:00:56:35

S4 Ep 31: Live from COP 27 pt.2 w/ Rashida Ferdinand & Rev Timothy Greer

11/21/2022
The 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference, more commonly referred to as the Conference of the Parties (COP), was held from November 6-18, 2022, in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt. COP27 will bring climate activists, corporations, foundations, government officials, and others together to work to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement and the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. In this 2 part series, Reverend Yearwood is live on the ground speaking with attendees from COP 27. In part 1,...

Duration:00:47:09

S4 Ep 30: Live from COP 27 pt.1 w/ Veronica Bitting & Mark Magaña

11/21/2022
The 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference, more commonly referred to as the Conference of the Parties (COP), was held from November 6-18, 2022, in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt. COP27 will bring climate activists, corporations, foundations, government officials, and others together to work to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement and the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. In this 2 part series, Reverend Yearwood is live on the ground speaking with attendees from COP 27. In part 1,...

Duration:00:41:27

S4 Ep 29: Money, Power, Respect w/ Melanie Allen, Tracey Lewis & Tamara Toles O’Laughlin

11/7/2022
An understanding in the Black community is that Money, Power, and Respect is the key to Life. But, how do we thrive as a community if we are ignored, overlooked, and considered bargaining chips in the overall game?Hosted by The Coolest Show Producer Tamara Toles O’laughlin, on this episode, we discuss innovation and finance as a defense against climate vulnerability and infrastructure. Tamara is joined by Melanie Allen, Co-Director of the Hive Fund & Tracey Lewis, Policy Council of the...

Duration:01:09:47

S4 Ep 28: All Roads Lead to Jackson w/ Rukia Lumumba

10/31/2022
The Coolest Show – brought to you by Hip Hop Caucus Think 100% PODCASTS – drops new episodes every Monday on environmental justice and how we solve the climate crisis. Listen and subscribe here or at TheCoolestShow.com! Follow @Think100Climate and @RevYearwood on Instagram, Twitter, and Instagram.

Duration:00:50:33

S4 Ep 27: Climate’s Renaissance w Vernice Miller-Travis

10/24/2022
The Coolest Show – brought to you by Hip Hop Caucus Think 100% PODCASTS – drops new episodes every Monday on environmental justice and how we solve the climate crisis. Listen and subscribe here or at TheCoolestShow.com! Follow @Think100Climate and @RevYearwood on Instagram, Twitter, and Instagram.

Duration:00:59:21

S4 Ep 26: Finding Our Way W Nekima Levy Armstrong

10/10/2022
The Coolest Show – brought to you by Hip Hop Caucus Think 100% PODCASTS – drops new episodes every Monday on environmental justice and how we solve the climate crisis. Listen and subscribe here or at TheCoolestShow.com! Follow @Think100Climate and @RevYearwood on Instagram, Twitter, and Instagram.

Duration:00:59:56

S4 Ep 25 Respect My Vote w Dr. Yusef Salaam & Reggie Weaver

10/3/2022
We will vote, we will organize, we will create the world in which we want to live. Voting is one of the most critical ways to exercise our power. When we align voting with speaking out, marching, advocating for policy, and coming together in community, we can affect change in the laws and systems that govern our society. On this episode of "The Coolest Show" Rev Yearwood speaks with award-winning transformational speaker and New York Times Best Selling author Dr. Yusef Salaam, and Respect My...

Duration:00:57:40

S4 Ep 24: Can’t Stop Won’t Stop w/ Rev Yearwood Pt 2

9/26/2022
Hip Caucus celebrated its 18th birthday this year. Standing the test of time as a Black institution that centers integrity, character, culture, and respect does not go without challenges. On this two part episode of The Coolest Show, Rev Yearwood is interviewed by producers DeJuan Cross and Destiny Hodges. Hearing the story of Rev’s journey illustrates his influence on the Caucus’ origin, vision, and future. The Coolest Show – brought to you by Hip Hop Caucus Think 100% PODCASTS – drops new...

Duration:00:52:28

S4 Ep 23: Can’t Stop Won’t Stop pt1. w/ Rev Yearwood

9/19/2022
Hip Caucus celebrated its 18th birthday this year. Standing the test of time as a Black institution that centers integrity, character, culture, and respect does not go without challenges. On this two part episode of The Coolest Show, Rev Yearwood is interviewed by producers DeJuan Cross and Destiny Hodges. Hearing the story of Rev’s journey illustrates his influence on the Caucus’ origin, vision, and future. The Coolest Show – brought to you by Hip Hop Caucus Think 100% PODCASTS – drops new...

Duration:00:44:22

S4 Ep 22: The Black Hive w/ Valencia Gunder

9/12/2022
The Coolest Show – brought to you by Hip Hop Caucus Think 100% PODCASTS – drops new episodes every Monday on environmental justice and how we solve the climate crisis. Listen and subscribe here or at TheCoolestShow.com! Follow @Think100Climate and @RevYearwood on Instagram, Twitter, and Instagram.

Duration:00:56:40

S4 Ep 21: Rooted in Culture w/ Wild Wayne

9/5/2022
The Coolest Show – brought to you by Hip Hop Caucus Think 100% PODCASTS – drops new episodes every Monday on environmental justice and how we solve the climate crisis. Listen and subscribe here or at TheCoolestShow.com! Follow @Think100Climate and @RevYearwood on Instagram, Twitter, and Instagram.

Duration:00:55:44

S4 Ep 20: Katrina Commemoration w/ Dawn Richard & Sess 4-5

8/29/2022
August 29th 2022 is the 17-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. We remember, we continue to demand justice, and will continue to demand justice until it is achieved. On this episode of The Coolest Show Rev Yearwood speaks with fellow New Orleans natives Dawn Richard and Sess 4-5, about their experiences surviving Hurricane Katrina, how they continue to give back to the city currently and preparing the community for then next 17 years. The Coolest Show – brought to you by Hip Hop Caucus...

Duration:00:55:27

S4 Ep 19: Inflation Reduction Act Roundtable w/ Rhiana Gunn Wright, Dana Johnson, and Bishop Marcia Dinkins

8/15/2022
On Friday, August 12, 2022, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Inflation Reduction Act, sending the bill to President Joe Biden for his signature. There is a lot of nuance around the bill, but to be clear, “the largest piece of climate legislation” does not go far enough to protect Black and Indigenous communities. That said, we understand the need for climate legislation, because if you don’t shape policy, policy will shape you. The Coolest Show Producer Tamara Toles O’Laughlin...

Duration:01:06:15

S4 Ep 18: People, Planet, Politics: Inflation Reduction Act

8/8/2022
On August 7, 2022, the Inflation Reduction Act passed in the U.S. Senate and will make its way to the House of Representatives on Friday, August 12th. There is a lot of nuance around the bill, but to be clear, "the largest piece of climate legislation" does not go far enough to protect Black and Indigenous communities. That said, we understand the need for climate legislation, because if you don't shape policy, policy will shape you. The Coolest Show Host Rev Yearwood and Producer Tamara...

Duration:00:12:53

S4 Ep 17: SCOTUS Roundtable w Sheila Foster, Breya Johnson, & Gerald Torres

8/1/2022
Like it or not we are in a political moment and this special conversation interrupts our previously scheduled program to connect climate to the politics that affect whether we win or lose. Our guests are some of the most respected thinkers on issues of environmental justice, human health, indigenous rights, and reproductive health. On this episode of The Coolest Show, Rev Yearwood speaks with Sheila Foster, a Professor of Urban Law and Policy at Georgetown, Gerald Torres, a Professor at Yale...

Duration:00:58:01

S4 Ep:16 Geography is Colonial w/ Francisca Rockey

7/25/2022
The study of geography implies that the space we exist in is natural. However, colonialism, capitalism and cisheteropatriarchy have spatially engineered the current world. Examples of this include borders, limited access to green space, redlining, food apartheids and sacrifice zones. Francisca Rockey, founder of Black Geographers, speaks to Rev Yearwood about the role of geography in politics, how colonial the discipline is, and allies taking up space. Support:...

Duration:00:47:53

S4 Ep:15 Donors of Color Network w/ Abdul Dosunmu & Marion Gee

7/18/2022
The Coolest Show – brought to you by Hip Hop Caucus Think 100% PODCASTS – drops new episodes every Monday on environmental justice and how we solve the climate crisis. Listen and subscribe here or at TheCoolestShow.com! Follow @Think100Climate and @RevYearwood on Instagram, Twitter, and Instagram.

Duration:01:00:05