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Ep. 109 Sonia Alleyne - Author, I Kick Ass at Work

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Release Date: 12/22/2020

Ep. 130 - Therapist, Camille Banks-Lee show art Ep. 130 - Therapist, Camille Banks-Lee

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Episode 130 ends 2021 & begins 2022 with tips on manifesting and tapping into the moment with therapist Camille Banks-Lee who gives guidance on everything from how to deal with anxiety and Intuitive eating to adolescent brains and mental health. Other good news topics include the doula grants to help Black mamas, Black dads taking over schools, the indigenous fight to find the missing, & Africa’s award-winning adolescent girl reporters, the top 5 empowering Black and Brown good news stories!

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Ep. 129 ABFF - Jeff & Nicole Friday show art Ep. 129 ABFF - Jeff & Nicole Friday

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The new season of Real Black News launches Ep. 129: The power couple behind ABFF (The American Black Film Festival), Jeff & Nicole Friday discussing 25 years of history and success that’s landed ABFF in the Smithsonian’s NMAAHC, finding talent like Ryan Coogler, Halle Berry, & Will Packer; juggling parenting, marriage, & business. Other topics: The Howard U. protest, Jay-Z’s job fair, Tanzania’s billionaires, Indigenous History Month, Leonard Peltier & 5 empowering Black & Brown News stories.

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Ep. 128 Black Hollywood – Writer/Director Malcolm Lee show art Ep. 128 Black Hollywood – Writer/Director Malcolm Lee

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Ep. 128 - Writer & director Malcolm Lee discusses his new movie "Space Jam:  A New Legacy," directing animation, writing & produces his upcoming TV show "The Best Man: Final Chapters." While Sascha Penn, the Showrunner of "Power Book III: Raising Kanan" talks the latest installment in the Power franchise & advice for writers. Plus Jamaica’s reparations, Black Girls Lead, the NAACP’s Bail Fund, Virginia’s entrepreneur fair for youth biz owners & more empowering Black news stories. #RealBlackNews

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Ep 127 Black-Owned Real Estate, Lyneir Richardson, Entrepreneur show art Ep 127 Black-Owned Real Estate, Lyneir Richardson, Entrepreneur

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Ep 127 features entrepreneur and commercial real estate investor Lyneir Richardson on his work empowering urban retail development via Black and Brown real estate investors. Real estate attorney Darryl Scipio shares three tips for working with a real estate attorney. Plus the businessman pushing for Black-owned social media platforms, Kenya’s electricity milestone, Prairie View A&M's partnership with colleges in Africa, and more of the top five empowering Black News stories of the week.

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Ep 126 Adolescent Mental Health – Actors Asante Blackk & Jasmine Carmichael show art Ep 126 Adolescent Mental Health – Actors Asante Blackk & Jasmine Carmichael

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Ep 126 features Emmy-nominated actor Asante Blackk on life as a Gen Zer & bringing attention to adolescent mental health with his podcast "Here Comes the Break". He discusses life after "When They See Us" & tips to parents & teens for communicating & managing mental health (starts 42:07). Actress Jasmine Carmichael star of the new film "Real Talk" discusses its take on everything from herpes to teen depression. Plus the indigenous tribe that bought a 140 acre island & more empowering Black news

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Ep 125 Black Male Health - Doctor Dre', Hip Hop Legend show art Ep 125 Black Male Health - Doctor Dre', Hip Hop Legend

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Ep 125 of Real Black News features hip hop music and radio legend, Doctor Dre', who shares his health journey and tips for surviving diabetes, blindness, & losing a limb. Blessed to see 57, he takes a trip down memory lane sharing stories of college with Chuck D, rolling with Public Enemy, NY morning radio with Ed Lover, Yo! MTV Raps, & often forgotten hip hop heroes. Other topics include Darnella Frazier, Cherokee money, HBCU hockey, plus the top five empowering Black News stories of the week.

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Ep 124  Black History & Healing - Ronda Racha Penrice, Author show art Ep 124  Black History & Healing - Ronda Racha Penrice, Author

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Ep 124 features Author Ronda Racha Penrice on her book "Black American History for Dummies" where she breaks down historical facts that shaped America (starts 22:46). Therapist Camille Banks-Lee on healthy ways to maneuver through racial trauma (starts 48:10). Civil rights lawyer Shavar Jeffries discusses legislation & policy wins since the murder of George Floyd (starts 1:11:40). Other topics: The first HBCU-made beer, Black farmers, and the top five empowering Black News stories of the week.

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Ep. 123 Self-Defense - Geneva Solomon, Redstone Firearms show art Ep. 123 Self-Defense - Geneva Solomon, Redstone Firearms

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Ep 123 of Real Black News features Geneva Solomon, co-owner of Redstone Firearms, who joins the podcast after recently speaking to Congress about gun violence to share her thoughts as a liberal on why she stays armed, trains, and suggests more women do the same (starts 24:43). Other topics include the increase in Black gun owners, the huge financial win for Maryland HBCUs, the problem with shaming people for vaccine hesitancy, and more of the top five empowering Black News stories of the week.

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Ep 122 The State of Black Activism - Rosa Clemente, Afro-Latina Activist show art Ep 122 The State of Black Activism - Rosa Clemente, Afro-Latina Activist

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Ep. 122 Black Puerto Rican Activist & associate producer of Judas and the Black Messiah, Rosa Clemente (starts 24:16) returns to talk about the journey to making the movie & how her connection to Fred Hampton’s family was key to the film finally getting made. She calls out Latina actresses & discusses PTSD, plus the drama behind Black Lives Matter. Other topics include the Young Black Panther Party, Gambia’s cure for the blind, & more of the top five empowering Black news stories of the week

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Ep. 121 – Black Empowerment: Playwright Keli Goff & Actress Adepero Oduye show art Ep. 121 – Black Empowerment: Playwright Keli Goff & Actress Adepero Oduye

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Ep. 121 Image Award-winning screenwriter, Emmy nominated producer, journalist & playwright Keli Goff discusses her critically acclaimed play “The Glorious World of Crowns, Kinks & Curls". She talks success lifting Black women on TV. Actress Adepero Oduye discusses her role on "The Falcon and The Winter Soldier". She breaks down being Nigerian in America and starring as a Black lesbian teen in "Pariah". Plus Ma'Khia Bryant, mutual aid, HBCU aviators, & the top 5 empowering Black news stories.

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Episode 109 of Real Black News features 2x author Sonia Alleyne discussing her book I Kick Ass at Work: A Strategy Journal for Career Professionals. Sonia shares crucial career tips for 2021 related to everything from salary negotiation and documenting successes, to leaving a job, working in non-diversified spaces, and why professionals should always be looking for the next opportunity. Other topics include billionaire Robert F. Smith, Morgan State, DACA’s first Rhodes Scholar, and more of the top 5 empowering Black news stories of the week.