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Hurricane Harvey Black-A-Thon

Hurricane Harvey Black-A-Thon

Duration: 01:58:25

What's Going On America and Can Pro Athletes Save Black America?

Sonja and Hobo try discussing a few issues and as usual we don't fully agree on any. WARNING: EXPLICIT CONTENT

Duration: 01:17:06

Tawanda Jones. Fighting For Justice. 200th West Wednesday

Tawanda Jones has been fighting for justice, not only for her brother Tyrone West, but for all victims of police brutality. May 24th, 2017 will mark 200 weeks of "West Wednesday." "Issue" sat down with Tawanda Jones and discussed what has changed and what has not since the very 1st week of "West Wednesday."

Duration: 00:53:23

Mental Health In The Black Community. Moving Past Taboo.

May is Mental Health Awareness Month! “Issue” sat down with Priscilla Jones-Mercer, MSW, LCSW-C, SAP, CEO and President of P. J. Mercer & Associates, LLC, for the purpose of opening the conversation “Mental Health in the Black Community". Be sure and listen to the podcast! We are making progress in addressing and overcoming a long standing taboo in the Black community. What is this long standing taboo? Seeking professional help in order to deal with our Mental Health; an issue we can no...

Duration: 00:36:16

We're Going Live Tonight at 8pm ET "Black Pastors Sold Out" 646-787-8320

Like it or not. Agree with it or not. It's an issue, and topic of conversations, growing questions and increasing condemnation that's expanding every day. What is the issue? Have some Black churches failed to be a true voice crying in the wilderness of social injustice and overall conditions of some Black people. Has the phrase "pray about" become an excuse for inaction? Have some Black Pastors sold some Black people out while fattening their lifestyles?

Duration: 01:41:32

Tawanda Jones, Hobo and PFK Boom Discuss Charles Barkley's "American Race"

This episode is unedited and recorded from a live chat.

Duration: 01:23:28

Sonja & Hobo discuss " Black Pastors Sold Out" WARNING ADULT LANGUAGE

Like it or not. Agree with it or not. It's an issue and topic of conversations, growing questions and increasing condemnation that's expanding daily. What is the issue? Have some Black Pastors and Churches failed to be a true voice crying in the wilderness of social injustice and overall condition of some Black people? Has the phrase "pray about it" become an excuse for inaction? Have some Black Pastors sold some Black people out while fattening their own lifestyles? Sonja and Hobo begin...

Duration: 00:47:25

Black Love; Loving, Respecting, Building While Black

In every conversation there's another conversation. Conversations that either breathe life into others or don't. Far too often conversations today are full of the latter; dull of life and and uselss for personal growth. However, once in a while a conversation take place that are so rich, it not only breathes life, it's also a breath of freshness! Ronda and Davon sat down with 'Issue" and provide just that type of conversation. Unscripted, humorous, insightful and most importantly full of...

Duration: 00:58:14

Yvette Green Shares Her Pain and Inspires Through Her Strength

Many could not imagine, nor want to imagine, what the loss of a child feels like. Yvette Green, in an act of kindness and inner humility, sat down with "Issue", to share with us what she has experienced after the tragic loss of her son, Fred; and we are not only thankful, we became better people for humanity just by listening as if her pain were our own.

Duration: 00:28:52

Positive Community Work Works Best When the Community Does the Work

Celebrity Chef Robert Stewart aka Chef Stew, sits down with "Issue" to discuss his vision for Transition Kitchen. "Give me a stock clerk with a goal and I'll give you a man who will make history. Give me a man with no goals, and I'll give you a stock clerk" J.C. Penny This happens to be one of Chef Stew's favorite quotes and perfectly describes his purpose and goal for Transition Kitchen. Visit for more information on and donation link for Transition Kitchen....

Duration: 00:56:26

Doing Blessed and Proactive Activism

I understood being blessed and I've now learned what doing blessed is. And I must say, I would rather be "doing blessed. Add a little proactive activism to doing blessed and we just may have yet another solution to tackling the magnitude of issues facing Black people. From mass incarceration, lack of jobs, the failed war on drugs policy and police brutality, Black people have and still are facing them all and a few more, yet, there is a renewed determination in Black people to no longer...

Duration: 00:29:14

Sex in The Black Community

Sex! A word that conjures up some diverse and divisive topics; which is exactly what happened during our "Sex in the Black Community" podcast. Is it the diverse and divisive topics that make for very uneasy conversations? If so, we as a community better let go of our uneasiness when it comes to talking about sex. Why? Becasue it's getting hot, risky and wild out there in this world. Listen in as myself, Erique and Sun-Ray El begin to discuss the reasons why we must talk about sex in the...

Duration: 00:59:31

"International Women's Day" My Personal Day of Thought!

Some protested, wore red, marched, took a day off work and others did nothing including not acknowledging the day as important. No matter how one chose to observe 'International Women's Day" I do believe a little respect should have been in order. After all, many complaints have been registered across the years of how many women do not feel equal, respected, protected, honored or appreciated other than on Mother's Day". And not all women are mother's. So, should women relinquish their...

Duration: 00:08:13

Donald J Trump, Idiot! Ben Carson, Idiot or Perhaps Not!

Could it be possible Ben Carson did not actually express original words in his address to the Deapartment of Housing and Urban Development when refering to slaves as immigrants? Perhaps Ben Carson was woefully used to further promote the whitewashing of Black History in America. Nevertheless, his original words or those of a speech writer does not really matter; what does matter is the words came out of the mouth of a Black man.

Duration: 00:35:03

Public Education and Community Involvement

American public school systems are in a crisis. No one can deny that. Depending upon the zip code, the level of crisis may be different. Nevertheless, any crisis is just that; a crisis. So what's a parant and community to do? There's not a "one size fits all" to the aforementioned question, however, what is clear we must start analyzing and implementing practical actions that can be taken.

Duration: 00:36:13

It's Time To Debut My Podcast Titled "Issue"

One of the first questions asked of me after announcing my podcast was: Why? What better time to answer this question and a few more than my very first show...?

Duration: 00:39:37