61 episodes

Shining a light on black viewpoint diversity.

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    • 5.0 • 30 Ratings

Shining a light on black viewpoint diversity.

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    Ep. 62 - Star-Man Your Enemies (Angel Eduardo)

    Ep. 62 - Star-Man Your Enemies (Angel Eduardo)

    Angel Eduardo and Connie Morgan talk about creativity, ending race and assuming the best about your ideological opposites. Angel works as Senior Writer & Editor for the Foundation for Individual Rights and Expression (FIRE), and serves as Chair of the Board of Directors for the Foundation Against Intolerance & Racism (FAIR).
    Show notes:
    Angel’s websiteAngel on X: @StrangelEdweirdThe Harper’s LetterAngel on Instagram

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Ep. 61 - Free Thoughts with Bowen & Twyman, Ep. 9

    Ep. 61 - Free Thoughts with Bowen & Twyman, Ep. 9

    In this episode Mike and Wink explore black identity, freedom, and tribalism, discussing Juneteenth and diverse paths to black American liberation. The conversation eventually shifts to Glenn C. Loury's new memoir Late Admissions, examining black conservatism’s nuances and the tension between individual and collective identities. They highlight challenges faced by black professionals, advocate for free black thought, and stress the need for nuanced understandings of black culture, emphasizing individuality over social conformity.

    • 1 hr 34 min
    Ep. 60 - Every Black Life Matters (Kevin McGary)

    Ep. 60 - Every Black Life Matters (Kevin McGary)

    Connie Morgan and co-founder of Every Black Life Matters Kevin McGary talk about family, fatherhood and why Karl Marx must have been demon possessed. Kevin also serves as Chairman of the Frederick Douglass Foundation of California and he’s an executive with the Douglass Leadership Institute.
    Show notes:
    Kevin’s book: DEI in 3D: Deciphering Designs, Demands And Dilemmas of DEIKevin’s book: Freed To Be Servant and Slave: Finally breaking free of ALL bondage as a “new creation”...IN CHRIST!Kevin’s book: WOKEd UP!: Finally Putting an Ax to The Taproot Of White Supremacy And Racism In AmericaKevin on Locals: @theDEIGuyEvery Black Life Matters on X: @Every_BLMCharles Darwin’s The Descent Of Man

    • 1 hr 18 min
    Ep. 59 - BONUS: Free Black Moms Podcast (TRAILER)

    Ep. 59 - BONUS: Free Black Moms Podcast (TRAILER)

    A new project means a new podcast. Learn more on The Journal of Free Black Moms Substack or visit freeblackoms.com.

    • 4 min
    Ep. 58 - The Young Mad Scientist (Julian Brown)

    Ep. 58 - The Young Mad Scientist (Julian Brown)

    Season 3 kicks off with Julian Brown. Julian is an amazing young man on a mission to clean up the oceans. He goes by the name of “Nature Jab” on social media where he has acquired hundreds of thousands of followers that tune-in to watch him innovate and build a microwave pyrolysis reactor in his backyard.
    Show notes:
    Julian’s websiteDonate to himJulian on InstagramJulian’s on YouTubeJulian on Tik TokJulian on XJulian on FacebookJulian on TwitchTrillionaire’s club

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Ep. 57 - Free Thoughts with Bowen & Twyman, Ep. 8

    Ep. 57 - Free Thoughts with Bowen & Twyman, Ep. 8

    Bowen and Twyman discuss the meaning of recent protests at college campuses. The conflict in the Middle East is not black and white but nuanced and complex, despite many believing they know the answer at the age of 21. Bowen and Twyman begin the episode with a review of a recent incident at the University of Mississippi between a black female protestor and a group of white frat boys, including one who chose to make monkey sounds as provocation. Are we witnessing an epidemic of cosplay throughout the land? Bowen and Twyman tackle this question through the lens of dogma, slogan words, and the use of clothing as political symbol. Should one wear the Star of David at a pro-Palestine protest, for example? The answers are not easy, save for the insight that the right side of history is non-conforming. Bowen and Twyman conclude with the profound observation that white Southerners are the only defeated Americans living on American soil. People should not be forever stained with the history of their region.
    Show notes:
    Wink’s “The Burbank Happening and Other Signs of Intelligent Life”Wink’s “A Profile in Courage: Sahar Tartak”Adam Gussow’s “The Freest Thing on Earth”

    • 1 hr 4 min

Customer Reviews

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30 Ratings

30 Ratings

CvilleDocMom ,

Breath of fresh air

I’ve listened to many of these speakers on other platforms, but it’s nice to have them in one place. Also, I’ve been introduced to some new folks via this podcast. This is a refreshing breath of air, thought, opinion, and future hope in a frequently logic free zone that we live in as of late in the US, perpetuated by the very narrow media sources and further selection bias mainly possible by our news resources. Thanks to you all for this important work. Thought provoking… and truly pleasurable to listen to as well.

Zawfer ,

Black People with Perspectives

Much needed antidote for ideological rhetoric and politically correct cliches and dogmas. The universe of true thought diversity is spotlighted in this wonderful podcast. I have learned much and been introduced to extraordinary thinkers, teachers and activists across the political spectrum. I didn’t know that thousands of Black Africans are enslaved TODAY by other Africans as the world looks the other away. How can this be?

JimnDan ,

So refreshing!

I love this podcast! The future looks brighter with this content available. Please add some volume to the recordings… if that’s something I can ask for?

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