Black Men Speak Podcast
Black Men Speak is a podcast designed to address the concerns of Black Men and provide a forum for them to learn, feel empowered, and be the men they are called to be.
info_outline Episode 22 - How To Be Inspired, Do Great Things and Liv Your Dreams according to Mike Jasper. 04/05/2021
Episode 22 - How To Be Inspired, Do Great Things and Liv Your Dreams according to Mike Jasper. Pittsburgh native, Michael Jasper talks about life and how he's inspired, does great things and how lives his dreams, not only in the community but for his wife and three kids as well.
info_outline Episode 21 - Prostate Cancer and Sexual Dysfunction. Let's Talk About It. 03/22/2021
Episode 21 - Prostate Cancer and Sexual Dysfunction. Let's Talk About It. Dr. Yaw A. Nyame is a surgeon, researcher, educator, and patient advocate who specializes in general urology care and urologic cancers. My expertise includes using open and minimally invasive surgical techniques for treating kidney, prostate, bladder, and testicular cancers.
info_outline Episode 20 - How To Live and Thrive in a Grey World 03/01/2021
Episode 20 - How To Live and Thrive in a Grey World Georgetown Alum, Cole Brown, author of Grey Boy - Finding Blackness in a White World follows the journey of Black identity when subsumed in an environment of white privilege. Cole digs into the places where, in youth, a greyboy’s difference is most acutely felt: parenting, police brutality, Trumpism, depression, and dating, to name a few.
info_outline Episode 19 - Black Love Matters Town Hall 02/17/2021
Episode 19 - Black Love Matters Town Hall In this episode, the tables are turned. Dr. Armon Perry who appeared in Episode 18, interviews me along with Rod Joiner, from the HBCU Singles Lounge and Coach Michael Taylor about the subject of Black Love from a men's perspective. This event was sponsored by Father's Incorporated.
info_outline Episode 18 - Real Talk on Black Men's Views on Love, Commitment and Family 02/08/2021
Episode 18 - Real Talk on Black Men's Views on Love, Commitment and Family Dr. Armon Perry Author of Black Love Matters: Authentic Men’s Voices on Marriages and Romantic Relationships. He is a Professor at the University of Louisville’s Kent School of Social Work. Dr. Perry teaches Introduction to Social Work and Social Work Practice with Families. Dr. Perry’s research interests are fathers’ involvement in the lives of their children and African American men’s contributions to family functioning.
info_outline Episode 17 - When it Comes to Mentoring You Have to Be All In 01/25/2021
Episode 17 - When it Comes to Mentoring You Have to Be All In Altarik White, former high school coach of Weequahic High School in Newark. We talk about his journey from Newark hometown hero on the football field to mentor and role model who dedicated his life to the growth and development of the youth in that city.
info_outline Episode 16 - Play It Smart, The Program That Defined Our Relationship or Not! 12/28/2020
Episode 16 - Play It Smart, The Program That Defined Our Relationship or Not! As an Academic Coach for the West Side High School and Weequahic High School football teams in Newark, NJ it was my job to impart important life-skills that would serve them as they entered manhood and beyond. We will discuss lessons learned, as well as how they have navigated adulthood.
info_outline Episode 15 - Beyond Club 151 - The State of Black Male Friendships 12/14/2020
Episode 15 - Beyond Club 151 - The State of Black Male Friendships Over 30 years ago, a group of nine black men lived in the same dorm at a predominately white university. On the show, we will talk to four of them about the "State of Black Male Friendship" and what brought them together, and how they have maintained such a connection for so long.
info_outline Episode 14 - We Got The President and the Vice President We Wanted. Now What? 11/30/2020
Episode 14 - We Got The President and the Vice President We Wanted. Now What? When President-elect Joe Biden Jr. thanked black voters in his victory speech during his acceptance speech, he said, "You've always had my back, and I'll have yours."
info_outline Episode 13. Will Black Men's Mental Health Be The Next Pandemic? 11/19/2020
Episode 13. Will Black Men's Mental Health Be The Next Pandemic? I sit down with Brandon Williams, Licensed Therapist at Williams Counseling and Consulting, and Michael Cox, Licensed Counselor, and Level II Restoration Therapist to see how we as Black Men can take steps to acknowledge and restore our mental health.
info_outline Episode 12 - From Lightning McQueen to the Real Thing 11/02/2020
Episode 12 - From Lightning McQueen to the Real Thing We speak to 18-year-old Rajah Caruth and how his love for the movies CARS and Hot Wheels led him to be selected to NASCAR's Drive for Diversity Driver Development Program.
info_outline Episode 11 - Will Black Lives Matter on Election Day 10/26/2020
Episode 11 - Will Black Lives Matter on Election Day In this Encore episode, two Georgetown alums, Mark Thompson host of the Podcast Make It Plain, and Morris O'Kelly, host of the Mo'Kelly Show give us the low down on the political landscape as we are less than 90 days away from our national election.
info_outline Episode 10 - How We Survived Our First Year of Marriage as Black Gay Men 10/19/2020
Episode 10 - How We Survived Our First Year of Marriage as Black Gay Men has been legally recognized in the U.S. state of since October 21, 2013. An African-American male same-sex couple reveals the high and lows of their first year of marriage.
info_outline Episode 8 - Say Their Name 09/23/2020
Episode 8 - Say Their Name Chris Colbert, CEO of DCP Entertainment, presents Say Their Name, a podcast series that will highlight and memorialize the stories of 7 Black individuals who were unarmed when they were assaulted or killed by police or in stand your ground states.
info_outline Episode 6 - State of the Working Black Actor Pt. 2 08/31/2020
Episode 6 - State of the Working Black Actor Pt. 2 In part 2 they continue discussing the new Tyler Perry Studio, Chris's journey being Vanessa William's brother, and Black Lives Matter in Hollywood.
info_outline Episode 5 - Will Black Lives Matter on November 3rd 2020 08/10/2020
Episode 5 - Will Black Lives Matter on November 3rd 2020 In this episode, two Georgetown alums, Mark Thompson host of the Podcast Make It Plain, and Morris O'Kelly, host of the Mo'Kelly Show give us the low down on the political landscape as we are less than 90 days away from our national election.
info_outline Episode 4 - The Other Side of Single Parenting 08/03/2020
Episode 4 - The Other Side of Single Parenting In this episode, we will explore the other side of single parenting. A Pew Research center’s data from 2017 shows 4% of black children under 18-years-old live with single fathers. We'll interview two of those men Victor Nicholson & Hanif Abdul Salaam as they share their obstacles and triumphs when it comes to raising their children.
info_outline Episode 3 - How to Create Generational Wealth 07/27/2020
Episode 3 - How to Create Generational Wealth Did you know the typical black family has 10 times lest worth than the typical white family? Guest A. Donahue Baker, President of Money Ave., shares understands that fact, so he is working to alleviate this issue by showing African Americans how to create Generational Wealth.
info_outline Episode 2 - Is a Unified Black Lives Matter Movement Necessary Pt.2 07/20/2020
Episode 2 - Is a Unified Black Lives Matter Movement Necessary Pt.2 In part 2 we continue the discussion of the Black Lives Matter Movement as we touch upon Christianity, Police Harassment, Public School Funding, and Reparations.
info_outline Episode 1 - Is a Unified National Black Lives Matter Movement Necessary? 07/13/2020
Episode 1 - Is a Unified National Black Lives Matter Movement Necessary? The recent deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery have sparked outrage and demonstrations across the nation. But, it sparks the question is a National movement necessary and what would it look like? My guests, Professor Saladin Ambar, Educational Activist Lmani Viney, and Chris Broussard, President of K.I.N.G. and Fox Sports Personality will discuss this topic.