A progressive podcast for Real TALK about Real ISSUES in order to get to Real SOLUTIONS. We discuss everything that impacts the lives of Black people in America. Our hosts bring a wealth of knowledge, passion, and a whole lot of common sense with diverse perspectives. No topic is off-limits. So get ready for raw and bold conversations that no one wants to touch on because "we gotta get to the real in order to heal".
The Power of the Black Vote In America: Post-Election Commentary
In this episode, we break down all the details and voting demographics that led to the Biden-Harris victory, which validates how powerful the Black vote truly is in this country.
Power of The Black Vote In America Pt. 3: A Call To Action - Interview with Marc Morial, President & CEO of the National Urban League
This is part three of our 3 part series on The Power of the Black Vote in America. In this episode, we interview Marc Morial, President & CEO of the National Urban League and former second-generation Mayor of New Orleans. Marc has been a political and civic leader throughout his career and has been at the forefront of Civil Rights and Social Justice causes. He also understands the importance of bringing together diverse leaders, groups, and youth as a source of strength, which he speaks about in his book the Gumbo Coalition, which was released in May 2020. Marc speaks with us about the Power of the Black Vote from all points of this series: history, crossroad, and a call to action by exercising your Power to vote on Nov 3rd and beyond. For more information about Marc Morial and the work the National Urban League is doing please visit: https://nul.org.
The Power of the Black Vote in America Pt. 2: The Black Vote at a Crossroad - A conversation with Attorney Gerald Griggs
This is the second interview of part 2 of a 3 part series on The Power of the Black Vote in America. In this episode, we interview Attorney Gerald Griggs (a.k.a. The Justice Fighter). Attorney Griggs is committed to community service throughout Georgia and has been a strong activist in the civil rights and social justice space. He is the Second Vice President of the Atlanta Chapter of the NAACP and the Chair of the Criminal Justice Committee for the Georgia NAACP. He has been practicing law in the State of Georgia since 2004 and is a well-respected litigator known for handling high profile cases. Gerald speaks to the Black Resilience Podcast about his perspective on the Power of the Black Vote in America and the Black vote at a Crossroad. For more information about Attorney please visit: https://www.geraldagriggs.com
The Power of the Black Vote in America Pt. 2: The Black Vote at a Crossroad - A Conversation with Sonya Halpern
This is part 2 of a 3 part series on The Power of the Black Vote in America. In this episode, we interview Sony Halpern. Sonya Halpern is active in the political space in Georgia. She is currently a Democratic candidate for GA State Senate District 39 with a strong platform around social justice issues and economic equality. Sonya speaks to the Black Resilience Podcast about her perspective on the Power of the Black Vote in America and the Black vote at a Crossroad. For more information about Sonya Halpern visit: https://sonya4ga.com/
The Power of the Black Vote in America - Pt. 1: The History of the Black Vote in America
This is part 1 of a 3 part series on The Power of the Black Vote in America. The first part of this series talks about the history of the Black vote in America. In this episode, we talk about Black Suffrage, the Civil Rights movement, and the Voting Rights Act of 1965. We interview Deborah Richardson, who will also be our guest co-host for this series. Deborah is a native Atlantan who grew up in the 1960s and was actively involved in civil rights as a teenager. Deborah is well respected in the civil rights and social justice space in Atlanta and has dedicated most of her career to teaching young leaders and adults the importance of their civic duty and participation in grassroots efforts to protect voting rights and civil rights.
COVID-19 Impact on Black Americans - Financial Planning
This is the Pt. 4 of a 4 part series that addresses the impact COVID-19 has had on Black Americans. This episode discusses the importance of having a financial plan before a crisis happens. We also discuss resources available to help repair credit, reduce debt regardless of your financial situation, and also investing tips for those who have a healthy investment portfolio despite the economic crisis in this climate. We interview Duke Williams, Chief Investment Officer of DUKE Capital Advisors, LLC, a wealth management and advisory firm serving the wealth and investment advisory needs of individuals, businesses, and nonprofits. Prior to DUKE Capital, Duke was an investment consultant for one of the largest global publicly traded investment consultant firms and has managed over $25 Billion in investment assets across pensions, retirement benefit plans, and foundations.
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Much needed podcast focusing on things that matter to US!
I’m so happy to have a podcast that is focusing on things that are important and matter to US! I absolutely love the theme song. Though it was recorded years ago the message still rings true now more than ever with Black Lives Matter, as we navigate this pandemic , women’s rights and just how we are treated, in general. I can’t wait to see where the episodes take us!