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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 22 - America Why Are You Surprised

6/21/2018
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My take on the Trump Administration's "Zero Tolerance" Immigration Policy

Duration:00:13:07

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

Episode 8 - America At A Crossroads

3/14/2016
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With the upcoming election and Donald Trump most likely becoming the Republican nominee, America must ask herself what kind of country do we want to be. Do we really want to be better or do we stick with the racist status quo that Trump represents ?

Duration:00:07:14

Episode 7 - Questions For White America

11/21/2015
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In light of recent events revolving around Black student protests, terrorist attacks in Paris, Kenya And Nigeria and the ongoing racial tensions in America, I decided to ask some very pointed questions of White America. Some of you will be offended and that's for you to reconcile. Others that do understand and ally themselves in the ongoing fight for equality will get it.

Duration:00:09:26

Episode 6 - Mizzou And An Old School Lesson For New School Learners

11/13/2015
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Everything old is new again. My thoughts on the students of Mizzou and the lessons we need to learn from them. Here's hint. Look to our past,

Duration:00:10:19

Episode 5 - The Million Man March. A Million More Excuses

10/15/2015
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The 20th Anniversary Of The Million Man March took place this past weekend and we've walked away making some of the same mistakes we made 20 years ago. My analysis and some solutions. Please let me know what you think. Comments always welcomed.

Duration:00:12:57

Episode 4 - Black Lives Matter And The Voices Of The Past

9/27/2015
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I take a look at the Black Lives Matter movement by using the voices of Civil Rights Warriors from 50 years ago. The purpose is to show that what they said back then is just as relevant in the ongoing fight for Black Power and equality. This podcast features Malcolm X, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Adam Clayton Powell and ordinary citizens, Black and White, from that time period. As usual, all comments and questions are welcomed.

Duration:00:11:07

Episode 3 - The Kid The Clock And A Bunch Of Hypocrites

9/19/2015
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My take on the insanity of American xenophobia and how it affected the life of 14 year old Ahmed Mohamed.

Duration:00:06:42