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Nurah Speaks. If you’re woke, you’re listening. Nurah Speaks is a program that tugs on the soul and consciousness of the Black community. Show topics include education, women’s impact, youth empowerment, community engagement, etc. and host Nurah Muhammad welcomes guests who have demonstrated capacity into these fields and more. On Nurah Speaks, listeners are challenged to not only ‘Join the Movement’ but to ‘Be the Movement.’

Nurah Speaks. If you’re woke, you’re listening. Nurah Speaks is a program that tugs on the soul and consciousness of the Black community. Show topics include education, women’s impact, youth empowerment, community engagement, etc. and host Nurah Muhammad welcomes guests who have demonstrated capacity into these fields and more. On Nurah Speaks, listeners are challenged to not only ‘Join the Movement’ but to ‘Be the Movement.’
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Camden, NJ

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Nurah Speaks. If you’re woke, you’re listening. Nurah Speaks is a program that tugs on the soul and consciousness of the Black community. Show topics include education, women’s impact, youth empowerment, community engagement, etc. and host Nurah Muhammad welcomes guests who have demonstrated capacity into these fields and more. On Nurah Speaks, listeners are challenged to not only ‘Join the Movement’ but to ‘Be the Movement.’

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856-361-6248


Episodes

(S1 Ep14) Sonja Prince and the Kwesi Prince Foundation

2/22/2018
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Sonja Prince is Kwesi Prince’s mother and was his primary caregiver. Kwesi was only seven years old in 2010 when he was diagnosed with a rare malignant brain tumor. In that year Kwesi had two brain surgeries, radiation and high dose chemotherapy. After 15 months of remission, he relapsed in 2012. He had another surgery, chemotherapy and a bone marrow transplant. In 2013 Kwesi relapsed a second time and in 2014 he passed away but left his spirit in those who knew and love him. Sonja remains a...

Duration:00:53:16

(S1 Ep13) Your Gift Will Make Room For You

2/15/2018
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“A man’s gift maketh room for him, and bringeth him before great men.” Proverbs 18:16 If you’re doubting your dreams; if you’re re-thinking your goals as too lofty, if your New Year’s resolutions are already faded memories if you’re feeling impatient that your “It” hasn’t happened yet… this episode is for you! This episode is YOUR cheer section! Brief but impactful, this episode reminds you to outlast doubts, fears, hurdles and reminds anyone who has a goal to stay the course. As it is...

Duration:00:17:02

(S1 Ep12) Celebrating Black History Month

2/8/2018
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“The thought of the inferiority of the Negro is drilled into him in almost every class he enters and in almost every book he studies.” Carter G Woodson This episode is my first of Black History Month! Black History Month is the expansion of Negro History Week established by historian Carter G Woodson in 1926 with the goal to acquaint 20th century Black youth with the history and accomplishments of their ancestors. In this episode I encourage listeners to examine if we are fulfilling the...

Duration:00:27:58

(S1 Ep11) Doing Time With Bettye Blaize

2/1/2018
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Bettye L. Blaize is this week’s guest on Nurah Speaks. She is co-author of the timely and touching book, “Doing Time With My Son”. Essentially, this book is a memoir of a mother and son’s enduring love through incarceration and is a realistic look at a struggle which is now a national crises. In this interview you will learn how Bettye advises loved ones to support those who are incarcerated and why staying hopeful is always the best course. Bettye is a mother of one son, grandmother of...

Duration:00:52:27

(S1 Ep10)The Hard Work To Be “A Natural”

1/24/2018
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Welcome to episode 10! What a mini milestone in the history of Nurah Speaks (I celebrate ALL victories and strongly encourage you to do the same!) Thanks to the listeners for your continued support! In this solo episode I question what it means to be a natural---well, for me at least. I’ve been told (more times than I can count)that I am a ‘natural’ public speaker. But if you knew me years ago (or were in my 8th grade English class), this might seem the furthest from the truth. Listen in...

Duration:00:32:43

(S1Ep9)Reflections on Leadership on MLK Day of Service

1/18/2018
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This Nurah Speaks episode was recorded on the 2018 MLK Day of Service. This day calls for Americans from all walks to work collectively in creating solutions to the most urgent of national problems. In this episode, I reflect on Dr. King’s legacy of social activism and servant leadership. I discuss how modern day activists can emulate his example to increase the effectiveness their leadership in their local communities. Dr. King is one who embodied ‘Being the Movement’ in his quest for...

Duration:00:25:08

(S1Ep8)Being Bold with Lynita Mitchell-Blackwell

1/11/2018
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I am excited to present this episode with guest Lynita Mitchell-Blackwell, Esq., CPA, CCLC. Lynita is a Top 100 National Attorney, CPA, and Certified Christian Life Coach. She is the CEO of the Leading Through Living Community and Bold Favor Media Group which produces highly acclaimed TV and radio shows. She is also the Executive Director of the Emerging Leaders Institute. Lynita’s complete bio is extensive and you can learn more about her on her website www.LynitaMitchellBlackwell.com....

Duration:00:51:09

(S1Ep7)Youth Empowerment with Aneesah Parker

1/3/2018
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Nurah Speaks welcomes Aneesah Parker, a high school senior, youth leader, student mentor, filmmaker and photographer. In this episode, Aneesah talks about how she transitioned from a shy student to a youth leader, how becoming a peer mentor has affected her and how a class assignment at the University of Islam 20 changed the direction of her life. Aneesah's goals are to become a professional filmmaker and make an impact on other's lives while doing so. This is a refreshing conversation and...

Duration:00:27:10

(S1Ep6) Advancing Our Interests Within Our Communities

12/27/2017
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Every group has the responsibility to advance their interests. But are we advancing ours? This conversation is necessary because: -our neighborhoods are a reflection of what we think of ourselves. -our communities should not be a place from where our children (and we) want to make it out. -education is for function, not status. -working cooperatively works. -we must help self, first, before helping others. -we must end dependency. If you would like to engage with the Nurah Speaks podcast,...

Duration:00:36:34

(S1Ep5)Removing the Mask with DaVita Garfield

12/27/2017
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As a speaker, author and empowerment coach, DaVita Garfield credits the many life experiences and obstacles that she has overcome as the driving force behind her God-given assignment to support other women by encouraging them to become amazing-On Purpose. She founded her company, empoWermentNOW, LLC to provide empowerment and coaching support for women to help them identify and reach their life goals, despite their circumstances. DaVita’s number one role is being a mother to her 13-year...

Duration:00:42:50

(S1Ep4)Archiving and Uncovering History with Munir Muhammad

12/16/2017
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Munir Muhammad is thought to be the chief archivist and historian of the Nation of Islam and Honorable Elijah Muhammad. In this interview, he explains how and why the Nation of Islam and Elijah Muhammad are misperceived by so many. Munir Muhammad is the business manager and co-founder of CROE (Coalition for the Remembrance of Elijah Muhammad). CROE serves as the archives of the Nation of Islam and the Honorable Elijah Muhammad. In this interview Brother Munir explains how and why the...

Duration:00:43:09

(S1Ep3) Managing Adolescent Trauma with Cher McCall, LSW

12/11/2017
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Cher McCall is this week’s guest on the Nurah Speaks podcast. She is a licensed social worker who works primarily with the adolescent population. Cher has extensive experience serving youth who’ve endured physical, mental, emotional and spiritual trauma. She shares her insights into practical approaches in helping youth manage their pain and fostering hope in what seems to them as a hopeless reality. This episode dives deep into the real mental and emotional labor of social work and the...

Duration:00:41:17

(S1Ep2)Are We In Answer(Or Conflict) to the Prayers of Our ForeParents?

12/11/2017
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In this episode of the Nurah Speaks podcast, Nurah challenges to consider prayers of our enslaved fore-parents and if our actions today are an answer to those prayers. This episode features clips of United States Senator Cory Booker of New Jersey wherein he addressed the legacy of slavery in Camden, New Jersey and the U.S. at large. Over 800 slaves arrived in Camden via three waterfront locations and slave markers were placed this week at each location by the Middle Passage project. New...

Duration:00:35:22

(S1Ep1) Introductory Episode

12/11/2017
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Nurah Speaks is a weekly podcast that tugs at the soul and consciousness of the black community. Nurah Speaks listeners will hear unique perspectives on topics such as education, youth empowerment, women's impact, community engagement, youth violence prevention and more. If you would like to engage with the show, submit your listener questions to questions@NurahZaheerah.com. Listeners can also learn more about Nurah by visiting her website: http://NurahZaheerah.com and reading her blog:...

Duration:00:11:01