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The Dope Black Dads Podcast is an adult-only podcast for all parents or adults preparing for parenthood. Lead by Marvyn Harrison with contributions from the Dope Black Dads leadership as well as a host of special guests from the world of healing, media, parenting, TV/film, music and beyond. We discuss everything from co-parenting, masculinity, the black experience all the way to our favourite Netflix show. Don't listen if you're expecting conversations about nappies!

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The Dope Black Dads Podcast is an adult-only podcast for all parents or adults preparing for parenthood. Lead by Marvyn Harrison with contributions from the Dope Black Dads leadership as well as a host of special guests from the world of healing, media, parenting, TV/film, music and beyond. We discuss everything from co-parenting, masculinity, the black experience all the way to our favourite Netflix show. Don't listen if you're expecting conversations about nappies!

    Back To School Post Covid

    Back To School Post Covid

    Back to school. It comes at the end of every summer, a hectic cycle of buying uniforms, stationery and sports kits for kids before school starts in September. This time though things are different. After eighteen months of social distancing measures and lockdowns, we are now learning to live with covid but with fewer restrictions in place. This episode gives you a few things to keep in mind as your children return to school. 

    Dope Black Dads is a place where we are changing the narrative and having progressive conversations about black fathers and creating a safe digital space for the community. 

    Join the conversation and the community online through our social channels:

    Twitter: @DopeBlackDads

    Instagram: @DopeBlackDads

    Facebook Page: @DopeBlackDads

    If you want to get in touch with us, email us at hello@dopeblackdads.org or follow our conversations in-depth on our Facebook Group by searching 'Dope Black Dads'. 

    • 56 min
    Is Dad Envy Valid? With Virtuous Mums

    Is Dad Envy Valid? With Virtuous Mums

    Marvyn is joined by Jade and Nakita from the Virtuous Mums podcast to discuss 'dad envy'. Together they debate where dad envy stems from, how co-parenting is navigated in 2021 and the best ways to work together to ensure both parents feel seen and supported in their roles.

    Dope Black Dads is a place where we are changing the narrative and having progressive conversations about black fathers and creating a safe digital space for the community. 

    Join the conversation and the community online through our social channels:

    Twitter: @DopeBlackDads

    Instagram: @DopeBlackDads

    Facebook Page: @DopeBlackDads

    If you want to get in touch with us, email us at hello@dopeblackdads.org or follow our conversations in-depth on our Facebook Group by searching 'Dope Black Dads.'

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Being Black In An Elite School

    Being Black In An Elite School

    Marlon and Marvyn are joined by the founder of REIE Parliamentary Group and Cambridge graduate, L'myah Sherae and fellow dope black dad from South Africa, Tebogo. Together they explore what it means for black people to occupy spaces in elite schooling systems, how it can impact you and your future, and whether profiting off of your activism prevents you from understanding the cause. 

    Dope Black Dads is a place where we are changing the narrative and having progressive conversations about black fathers and creating a safe digital space for the community.

    Your host this week is Marlon Bruce.

    Join the conversation and the community online through our social channels:

    Twitter:@DopeBlackDads

    Instagram: @DopeBlackDads

    Facebook Page: @DopeBlackDads

    If you want to get in touch with us, email us at hello@dopeblackdads.org or follow our conversations in-depth on our Facebook Group by searching 'Dope Black Dads'.

    • 44 min
    Saka, Rashford and Sancho - We're With You

    Saka, Rashford and Sancho - We're With You

    A couple of weeks on from the Euro 2020 final and the racial abuse that Saka, Rasha and Sancho faced - Marvyn, Marlon and Marvin discuss their opinions towards the reactions of England fans and what possible solutions there are for ensuring racism of this kind is tackled.

    Dope Black Dads is a place where we are changing the narrative and having progressive conversations about black fathers and creating a safe digital space for the community.

    Your host is Marvyn Harrison.

    Join the conversation and the community online through our social channels:

    Twitter: @DopeBlackDads

    Instagram: @DopeBlackDads

    Facebook Page: @DopeBlackDads

    If you want to get in touch with us, email us at hello@dopeblackdads.org or follow our conversations in-depth on our Facebook Group by searching 'Dope Black Dads'.

    • 54 min
    What Lessons Did Your Parents Teach You That You Will Teach To Your Kids?

    What Lessons Did Your Parents Teach You That You Will Teach To Your Kids?

    Marvyn is joined by Marlon and Marvin to explore their childhood experiences at home and school, discuss what lessons they learned and how that has shaped the way they raise their children.

    Dope Black Dads is a place where we are changing the narrative and having progressive conversations about black fathers and creating a safe digital space for the community. 

    Your host is Marvyn Harrison.

    Join the conversation and the community online through our social channels:

    Twitter: @DopeBlackDads

    Instagram: @DopeBlackDads

    Facebook Page: @DopeBlackDads

    If you want to get in touch with us, email us at hello@dopeblackdads.org or follow our conversations in-depth on our Facebook Group by searching 'Dope Black Dads'.

    • 47 min
    Who Was Your First Celebrity Crush?

    Who Was Your First Celebrity Crush?

    Marvyn, Marlon, and Marvin are joined by South African member Olivier Tshimbidi. They discuss their childhood celebrity crushes, how they influenced their attraction to women and their ultimate goal for relationships with their partners. 

    Dope Black Dads is a place where we are changing the narrative and having progressive conversations about black fathers and creating a safe digital space for the community. 

    Your host is Marvyn Harrison.

    Join the conversation and the community online through our social channels:

    Twitter: @DopeBlackDads

    Instagram: @DopeBlackDads

    Facebook Page: @DopeBlackDads

    If you want to get in touch with us, email us at hello@dopeblackdads.org or follow our conversations in-depth on our Facebook Group by searching 'Dope Black Dads'.

    • 51 min

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