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Join me on Beyond the Culture. We talk sports, education, and community. Weekly guests share their stories of struggles and give tips and strategies that are sure to inspire. Together we embrace change and challenge cultural norms and ideals. If you’re ready to live a life beyond barriers, then this podcast is for you. Hit subscribe and get ready to go Beyond the Culture.

Beyond the Culture Dr. David M. Walker

    • Society & Culture
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Join me on Beyond the Culture. We talk sports, education, and community. Weekly guests share their stories of struggles and give tips and strategies that are sure to inspire. Together we embrace change and challenge cultural norms and ideals. If you’re ready to live a life beyond barriers, then this podcast is for you. Hit subscribe and get ready to go Beyond the Culture.

    The Best of Beyond the Culture Season 3: Olympic Gold with Chauntè Lowe and Andrea Holder

    The Best of Beyond the Culture Season 3: Olympic Gold with Chauntè Lowe and Andrea Holder

    #70: In this episode of Beyond the Culture, Dr. David M. Walker presents the Best of Season 3. 
    Chaunté Lowe is a 4-time Olympian, an American Record Holder, a 3-Time World Championship medalist, and 12 times US National Champion.
    Andrea Bolder was a member of the USA 4x400 Relay team that won the Gold Medal at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney Australia

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    Connect with Chaunté Lowe:
    Website: www.chauntelowespeaks.com
    Instagram: @Chauntelowe
    LinkedIn: @Chauntelowe

    Connect with Andrea Bolder
    Website: www.andreabolder.com
    LinkedIn: @andreabolder
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/WomanpreneuHER 

    Connect with Dr. Walker:
    LinkedIn: @drdavidmwalker
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/drdavidmwalker
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/drdavidmwalker
    Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/drdavidmwalker
    Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcJVEX3YVJFW8ZTngumUYPA
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    • 26 min
    Rising For Change with Darryl Jacobs: ESPN Networks College Basketball Analyst/Executive Director of DEI Alliance (Rising Coaches)

    Rising For Change with Darryl Jacobs: ESPN Networks College Basketball Analyst/Executive Director of DEI Alliance (Rising Coaches)

    #069: In this episode of Beyond the Culture, Dr. Walker speaks with Darryl Jacobs. Darryl is an ESPN Networks College Basketball Analyst. He also serves as the Executive Director of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Alliance at RISING COACHES. Darryl is a former college basketball head coach--making stops at Queens College, Virginia State, Clark Atlanta, Felician College, and Lehman College.
    What you will learn in this episode:
    Darryl discusses his journey as a college basketball coach: how he got into coaching, the rewards of being a coach, and the struggles that comes along with itDarryl shares how by chance he became a sports analyst/commentator and how that led to his current position as a Senior ESPN Networks analystDarryl explains his role as Executive Director for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for Rising Coaches and the organizations mission of supporting initiatives for women, men, Hispanic, Asian, and Jewish communitiesSUBSCRIBE to the show on Apple Podcasts or YouTube (Dr. David M. Walker) to be notified when new weekly episodes are available. 


    Connect with Darryl Jacobs
    Facebook: Darryl Jacobs ESPN College Basketball Analyst
    YouTube: ESPN Darryl Jacobs College Basketball Networks Analysts
    Twitter: DarrylJacobs04
    LinkedIn: DarrylJacobs0713
    Instagram: Darryl Jacobs ESPN Networks College Basketball Analyst
    Website: www.risingcoaches.com/dei-alliance


     Connect with Dr. Walker
    LinkedIn: @drdavidmwalker
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/drdavidmwalker
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/drdavidmwalker
    Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/drdavidmwalker
    Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcJVEX3YVJFW8ZTngumUYPA
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    • 41 min
    None Better: My Conversation with Former NBA Referee Ronnie Nunn

    None Better: My Conversation with Former NBA Referee Ronnie Nunn

    #068: In this episode of Beyond the Culture, Dr. Walker speaks with Former NBA Referee Ronnie Nunn.

    Ronnie talks about the experience of officiating over one thousand NBA games. He gives us insight into working games that involved some of the NBA’s greatest players, like Jordan, Magic, Duncan, Bryant, Iverson, and Shaq. Ronnie also shares how the NBA survived one of its darkest moments: the Tim Donaghy scandal.
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    Connect with Ronnie Nunn
    Website: www.nunnbetterrefs.com
     Connect with Dr. Walker
    LinkedIn: @drdavidmwalker
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/drdavidmwalker
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/drdavidmwalker
    Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/drdavidmwalker
    Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcJVEX3YVJFW8ZTngumUYPA
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    • 56 min
    Life Lessons with Olympic Gold Medalist Andrea Bolder

    Life Lessons with Olympic Gold Medalist Andrea Bolder

    #067: In this episode of Beyond the Culture, Dr. Walker speaks with Olympic Gold Medalist Andrea Bolder
    Andrea was a member of the USA 4x400 Relay team that competed at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney Australia
    Andrea is a businesswoman and founder of WomanpreneuHER University
    What you will learn in this episode:
     ·      Andrea discusses her journey to fulfilling her dream to become an official member of the 2000 USA Olympic team
     ·      She details how her team was almost stripped of the gold medal due to alleged performance-enhancing drug use by a teammate.
     ·      Andrea talks about how she helps woman entrepreneurs to thrive in business with her WomanpreneuHER University Program.


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    Connect with Andrea Bolder
    Website: www.andreabolder.com
    LinkedIn: @andreabolder
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/WomanpreneuHER 
    Connect with Dr. Walker:
    LinkedIn: @drdavidmwalker
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/drdavidmwalker
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/drdavidmwalker
    Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/drdavidmwalker
    Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcJVEX3YVJFW8ZTngumUYPA
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    • 43 min
    Changing the Game with Dr. Kiki Baker Barnes Commissioner Gulf Coast Athletic Conference

    Changing the Game with Dr. Kiki Baker Barnes Commissioner Gulf Coast Athletic Conference

    #066: In this episode of Beyond the Culture, Dr. Walker speaks with the Director of Athletics at Dillard University & Commissioner of the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference–Dr. Kiki Baker Barnes. 
    Dr. Kiki Baker Barnes, known as the Athletics strategist, and  has distinguished herself as an outstanding professional, community servant, and mentor. 
    Dr. Barnes serves as the Commissioner of The Gulf Coast Athletic Conference (First Black woman appointed to this position)
    She’s a former athletic director at Dillard University, New Orleans, LA
    What you will learn in this episode:
    Dr. Barnes talks about how she was thrust into the role of AD at Dillard and built the program through the Katrina Hurricane circumstance.Dr. Barnes discusses her distinct honor of being the first Black woman to serve as Commissioner of the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference.Dr. Barnes shares her passion for her career in athletic programming, where she focuses on girls ages 13-18.SUBSCRIBE to the show on Apple Podcasts or YouTube (Dr. David M. Walker) to be notified when new weekly episodes are available.
    Connect with Dr. Baker Barnes
    Website: www.kikibakerbarnes.com
    LinkedIn: @kikibakerbarnes
    Instagram: @kikibakerbarnes
    Facebook: @ kikibakerbarnes
    Twitter: @kikibakerbarnes
    Girls Program: @SYWACIA
    Connect with Dr. Walker:
    LinkedIn: @drdavidmwalker
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/drdavidmwalker
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/drdavidmwalker
    Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/drdavidmwalker
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    • 49 min
    When Opportunity Knocks: A Conversation with Former NFL Player JJ Birden

    When Opportunity Knocks: A Conversation with Former NFL Player JJ Birden

    #065: In this episode of Beyond the Culture, Dr. Walker speaks with Former NFL player JJ Birden. 
    JJ. Birden was selected by the Cleveland Browns in the 8th round of the 1988 NFL Draft. He played in 9 NFL seasons for the Kansas City Chiefs and Atlanta Falcons.
    Birden played at the University of Oregon. In 2010, Birden was inducted Oregon's Athletic Hall of Fame as Track and Field athlete.
    Birden travels extensively as a motivational and opportunity speaker and trainer for companies large and small; team building seminars, as well as youth group life skill development meetings.
    JJ is a best-selling author of When Opportunity Knocks: 8 Surefire Ways to Take Advantage. Birden and his wife Raina have three children and five adopted children.
    What you will learn in this episode:
    ·      JJ discusses his athletic success despite being considered too small to compete at the highest level
    ·      JJ explains what sports taught him about leadership and how he has used it to excel in his post NFL career
    ·      JJ talks about why coaching people have limitations and how he decided to share his unique perspective on life and success as a motivational speaker

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    Connect with JJ Birden
    Website: www.JJBirden.com
    LinkedIn: @JJBirden
    Instagram: @ JJBirden
    Facebook: @ JJBirden 
    Connect with Dr. Walker:
    LinkedIn: @drdavidmwalker
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/drdavidmwalker
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/drdavidmwalker
    Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/drdavidmwalker
    Subscribe: https://www.beyondtheculturepodcast.com 
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    • 31 min

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