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Episodes

Sept. 13, 2022

The Future of Work: Navigating The New Employee Contract

“There's now this notion that you, as an individual, are an independent agent, and you can determine what your career path looks …

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Sept. 9, 2022

What My Eyes Have Seen - Reflections on Justice, Identity, & Reparati…

“Whether you grew up in a predominately Black space, or a predominately white space, you're probably going to have a racialized m…

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Sept. 2, 2022

What My Eyes Have Seen - Reflections on Taboos, Secrecy & Silence

“What was really fascinating for me in the course of writing about some of my own trauma was that my parents never really talked …

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Aug. 4, 2022

The Future of Public Education with Thom Jackson, Esq and LaShanda Ja…

“It's not about whether our kids can learn, it’s about how we engage them as critical thinkers and how teachers engage those stud…

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July 28, 2022

GOOD TROUBLE & Discomfort - Navigating Fragility & Mythology

“If you are white, therefore, you are American. So where does that put everyone else who isn’t?” inquires Suzette Chang, Cultural…

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July 26, 2022

Child Mental Health & School Related Stress

“The first thing we need to do as parents is step back and listen to our kids about what they need, but also take ourselves out o…

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July 21, 2022

Women of Color Entrepreneurship Ecosystems

“It takes a village to raise an entrepreneur,” shares Dr. Dell Gines, certified economic developer who works for the Federal Rese…

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July 20, 2022

Family Conflict & Generational Trauma

“Family trauma really just extends from trauma that one person experiences and If it's not resolved, it just keeps going,” shares…

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May 27, 2022

“Venture Capital & Angel Investing” - Bridging the Funding Gap with …

“When it comes to representation, VC entrepreneurship is woefully behind,” shares Brooke Daniels, founder of Ready, Aim, Launch. …

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May 19, 2022

“Not Paved for Us” - Black Educators and Public School Reform in Phil…

“I think it's very important to have first person accounts, and if it can't be a first person account, a witness account,” shares…

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May 5, 2022

”Hot Shot Trucking” with De Shola Spencer and Guests

“Trucking is where it's at right now,” shares De Shola Spencer, teacher and serial entrepreneur with 17 years of experience. In t…

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May 2, 2022

Hot Topics in Education: “K-12 Challenges” & ”PH.D. to Entrepreneur”

“I really do believe that more students reading is a game-changer,” shares Eno Richardson, education consultant, and educator wit…

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April 14, 2022

“Disrupting Wealth Disparity” - Closing Black Family Wealth Gap

“To me, developing a positive relationship with money means overcoming financial trauma,” explains Yolanda Mukombe, MBA of YGM Co…

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April 8, 2022

The Strong “Silent” Black Woman – Myth? Superpower? Burden? with Dr. …

“This tension that we’re talking about has direct implications for Black women’s mental and physical health that bleed into the r…

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April 1, 2022

Marketing Strategy for Nonprofits w/ Bilen Mesfin Packwood

“Some folks get excited about musicians or movie stars, I get excited about folks who have ideas for how to make our world better…

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March 25, 2022

“38 Countries” & “Art Caretaking” a Travel & Art Double Feature

In today’s episode, host D-Rich is joined in conversation with two special guests Dr. Trina A. Lynch-Jackon and Stephanie James t…

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March 18, 2022

ADHD and The Challenges for Black Kids with Dr. Brandi Bolling

“Research suggests that over average, white teachers tend to label black students as lazy more often than their white peers. In t…

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March 14, 2022

The State of Justice in 2022 with Anissa Patton, Esq., Jacqueline Lop…

“Justice is a system that is supposed to protect all people, but historically has not served all citizens very well,” says host D…

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March 4, 2022

Getting Started in Stocks & Overcoming the Challenges of Legacy Plann…

When it comes to finances and estate planning, many people feel behind. While these can be daunting topics of discussion, it is i…

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Feb. 24, 2022

Black Wall Street and “The True Story of Oklahoma Black Towns”

“Black history should not be a mystery,” says Dr. Trina Jackson. Even though Black Americans have played a crucial role in the de…

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Feb. 18, 2022

”The Future of Nursing”: Creating Career Skills, Pathways, and Mentor…

When Dr. Lepaine Sharp-McHenery was growing up, her mother always dreamed of her being a nurse. After witnessing the impact of nu…

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Feb. 11, 2022

“Conquering Diabetes”: Disrupting The Landscape of Adult-Onset Diabet…

For most of his life, D.J. Jones struggled to maintain a healthy lifestyle. After being diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, nearly lo…

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Feb. 3, 2022

”Pandemic Impact”: Meet the Mother-Daughter Duo Creating Quality Heal…

“As a community, we have to be aware, we have to advocate for each other and ourselves, and we have to ask the hard questions, so…

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Jan. 28, 2022

Vegan Life, Plant-Based Nutrition, Personal Fitness, and Holistic Lif…

When many people think about their health and fitness goals, they imagine losing weight. While maintaining a healthy weight is a …

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