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This podcast deals with social and political issues from a unique Afrocentric perspective. However, the content is related to all audiences. Mark Gunn is a radio & television broadcast veteran with over 3 decades of experience. That experience is utilized in this very unique and engaging presentation.

This podcast deals with social and political issues from a unique Afrocentric perspective. However, the content is related to all audiences. Mark Gunn is a radio & television broadcast veteran with over 3 decades of experience. That experience is utilized in this very unique and engaging presentation.
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United States

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This podcast deals with social and political issues from a unique Afrocentric perspective. However, the content is related to all audiences. Mark Gunn is a radio & television broadcast veteran with over 3 decades of experience. That experience is utilized in this very unique and engaging presentation.

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English

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Episodes

Episode 28 - Cashing In On Trump & The GOP. I Have The Reciepts.

10/10/2018
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Here's a list of reasons why I, a registered Independent, will be voting a straight ticket for the first time ever in November's midterms. If you're registered, check your voter status by going to www.HeadCount.org. Make sure you're eligible to vote.

Duration:00:28:50

Episode 27 - Puerto Rico One Year Later- The Americans America Still Forgets

9/21/2018
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As Trump brags about the "great job" his administration did with relief efforts in Puerto Rico, I thought it would a good idea to let you hear from someone who was actually on the ground doing more than tossing paper towels. My conversation with Red Cross volunteer, and a friend, Noemi Santiago.

Duration:00:26:02

Episode 26 - Nike, Kaepernick & The Art Of Lost Messaging

9/11/2018
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My thoughts on the new Nike ad campaign celebrating the 30th anniversary of the "Just Do It" campaign and my fears about what could be lost because of its success.

Duration:00:18:48

Episode 25 - Happiness In Hip - Hop

9/4/2018
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My take on Eminem's newest project, "Kamikaze"... sort of!

Duration:00:13:58

Episode 24 - Believe The Crisis Of Confidence

7/25/2018
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While watching "America's Got Talent", I saw a performer who had talent, but no self confidence. This was the inspiration for this episode. I discuss the importance in believing in yourself and what you can do to help someone suffering a Crisis Of Confidence.

Duration:00:17:54

Episode 23 - America's New N****s. How Trump Supporters Got Played

7/1/2018
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As the Trump presidency continues, some of his supporters are coming to the realization that they've been played. This episode was inspired by a passage in Michael Eric Dyson's new book, "What Truth Sounds Like. Robert F. Kennedy, James Baldwin & Our Unfinished Conversation About Race In America.

Duration:00:13:54

Episode 22 - America Why Are You Surprised

6/22/2018
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This is my take on Trump's "Zero Tolerance" immigration policy and how I plan to do something I've never done before throughout a lifetime of voting.

Duration:00:13:11

Episode 21 - Barbara Bush And My Close Encounter With Love & Loss

4/18/2018
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The passing of First Lady Barbara Bush reminds me of a very special couple I wrote about 6 years ago. I share their story in this episode.

Duration:00:10:37

Episode 20 - And The Children Shall Lead Them

3/28/2018
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My take on the Parkland, Florida school shooting, the students efforts on gun control and my experience as a survivor of a mass shooting.

Duration:00:27:39

Episode 19 - The Americans America Forgot

2/5/2018
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In this episode, we get an update on the ongoinf relief efforts in Puerto Rico with special guest, Noemi Robinson - Santiago. A Red Cross volunteer who just returned from spending several weeks back on her home island. #Puerto Rico #Red Cross

Duration:00:25:21

Episode 18 - Blacker Than Thou The Civil War

1/24/2018
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In this episode, I explore the question of being able to be Pro - Black while being in an interracial relationship.

Duration:00:19:19

Episode 17 - Alabama Don't Fall For The Okidoke

12/14/2017
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My take on Tuesday's groundbreaking election in Alabama and how Black voters must take advantage of the victory.

Duration:00:12:48

Episode 16 - The Consequences Of Silence

8/16/2017
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I take a look at the race riot in Charlottesville and how silence played a role in it.

Duration:00:13:56

Episode 15 The Kaepernick Conundrum

8/8/2017
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In light of the ongoing call to boycott the NFL on the behalf of former 49er's QB Colin Kaepernick, this episode takes a look at the "why" of his original protest and why I think that this new boycott, no matter how well intentioned, won't work. I also offer solutions on how it could.

Duration:00:16:07

Episode 14 - Going Beyond For A Buck 8117

8/1/2017
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This week, Procter & Gamble released a television commercial called "The Talk", and it's generating a lot of controversy. In this episode, I take a look at the complicated relationship between the Media, Corporate America and Madison Avenue and the effect that Race has on that relationship. If you'd like to leave a comment, email me at gunnshotsstr8fromthehip@gmail.com.

Duration:00:12:27

Episode 13 - State Of The Union

3/21/2017
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My first podcast of 2017 is my analysis of the current administration and the things we need to look out for.

Duration:00:15:21

Episode 12 - Decision 2016

10/30/2016
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In this episode, we take a look at the upcoming election and the ramifications it could have for People Of Color. This is the first stop on our Beauty & Barber Shop Tour. This episode is sponsored by The Campus Barber Shop in Louisville, Kentucky.

Duration:00:58:45

Episode 11 - America Are We There Yet

7/18/2016
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My take on the 8 Police officers who died last week and two Black men so fed up with American racism, that they killed them.

Duration:00:09:25

Episode 10 - Prince Six Degrees Of Separation

4/22/2016
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My thoughts on the passing of Prince Rogers Nelson and the example he set for musicians everywhere.

Duration:00:16:36

Episode 9 - The Great Black Awakening & The Great White Conundrum

3/22/2016
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In this episode, I discuss a very subtle shift taking place among People of Color and why some Whites might be afraid of it.

Duration:00:10:45