14 episodes

Choppin' It Up With Jimmie C. is a dynamic podcast where we cover everything from sports and resiliency to mental health and integrity. We tackle social justice and human rights issues from a perspective you've never heard before. Jimmie C. Gardner was playing for a Chicago Cubs minor league team when he was falsely accused of heinous crimes and sentenced to 110 years in prison. During the 27 years he fought for his freedom before his exoneration, he prayed for the opportunity to have the mic. Now, it's time to celebrate Life After Wrongful Conviction. Learn more about his story and this podcast at www.jcgardnerspeaks.com.

Choppin' It Up With Jimmie C. -- Life After Wrongful Conviction Jimmie C. Gardner

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 4 Ratings

Choppin' It Up With Jimmie C. is a dynamic podcast where we cover everything from sports and resiliency to mental health and integrity. We tackle social justice and human rights issues from a perspective you've never heard before. Jimmie C. Gardner was playing for a Chicago Cubs minor league team when he was falsely accused of heinous crimes and sentenced to 110 years in prison. During the 27 years he fought for his freedom before his exoneration, he prayed for the opportunity to have the mic. Now, it's time to celebrate Life After Wrongful Conviction. Learn more about his story and this podcast at www.jcgardnerspeaks.com.

    William Berkley

    William Berkley

    William Berkley developed a curriculum and organization called Recovery U, LLC. His organization is a curriculum-based recovery home for men who are returning home from prison in Charleston, West Virginia who suffer from addiction and other issues. His 67-bed transitional facility is changing lives and is reducing recidivism in his community. 

    • 1 hr
    Community Activist Lajuana Logan

    Community Activist Lajuana Logan

    Many times we think that big changes can only come from government leaders, but local leaders are also out here getting things done. Lajuna Logan is a community activist out of West Virginia. She is a freedom fighter and social justice activist. She also works with grassroots organizations, helped start an annual Juneteenth celebration, and works with nonprofit organizations to implement youth programs.

    • 30 min
    Errol Randle

    Errol Randle

    From a West Virginia police officer to an emotional intelligence trainer, Errol Randle is using his past to impact his community in a positive way. Self-awareness and the ability to manage your emotions can make all the difference in defusing conflict and effective communication. Errol shares how he uses his experiences to improve relationships within organizations and even within policing.

    • 59 min
    Interfaith Spiritual Leader Iman Salahudiin Hanif

    Interfaith Spiritual Leader Iman Salahudiin Hanif

    Spirituality provides strength for many people, it keeps us grounded during difficult times. True compassion starts with humility and being able to put differences aside and appreciate people for who they are. Iman Salahudiin Hanif, out of Albany, GA, shares with us the power of interfaith connections and how we can heal our communities.  Our country needs this message now more than ever. 

    • 53 min
    Cryptocurrency and Community Leader Wayne Marcel

    Cryptocurrency and Community Leader Wayne Marcel

    Financial empowerment is a major goal for most people. Wayne Marcel teaches cryptocurrency as an option for people to take control of their own financial futures both locally and internationally. He gives back through partnering with international organizations in developing countries to give local citizens access to his training courses. 

    • 28 min
    GA Returning Citizen & Entrepreneur Stet Frazier

    GA Returning Citizen & Entrepreneur Stet Frazier

    Wrongful conviction is deplorable, but over-incarceration is just as devastating. Stet Frazier was sentenced to life in prison for a first-time, non-violent drug charge and was denied justice at every turn. While inside, Stet never gave up and consistently fought for justice, he even wrote a 34-page petition to Congress. This episode goes into detail about his case and how various laws were used to deny countless individuals their right to freedom. 

    • 53 min

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Great show!

Jimmie, host of the Choppin’ It Up podcast, highlights all aspects of human rights, freedom and more in this can’t miss podcast! The host and expert guests offer insightful advice and information that is helpful to anyone that listens!

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