13 episodes

Meet the People of Florida you've heard about or will hear about soon. Find those hidden gems of history who have helped influence the landscape of our state. And discover the people behind the stories from Florida that have made national headlines. I am simply FASCINATED by the people of Florida, and this show will bring you the good, the bad, and the ugly. With a rotating lineup of impressive reporting partners from across the state, we will cover it all--past, present, and looking ahead to the future!!

People of Florida Florida Podcast Network

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Meet the People of Florida you've heard about or will hear about soon. Find those hidden gems of history who have helped influence the landscape of our state. And discover the people behind the stories from Florida that have made national headlines. I am simply FASCINATED by the people of Florida, and this show will bring you the good, the bad, and the ugly. With a rotating lineup of impressive reporting partners from across the state, we will cover it all--past, present, and looking ahead to the future!!

    Being Black

    Being Black

    I’m going to talk to you a bit about being black, and it’s going to be uncomfortable. The fact that the subject of being black is even an uncomfortable topic is the EXACT reason why you need to listen. It’s the exact reason why I need to talk. So, yes, this is going to be uncomfortable. And, that is the point. Listen in…

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Glenn "the Geek" Hebert from Horse Radio Network on Leading the Equine Industry Through COVID-19

    Glenn "the Geek" Hebert from Horse Radio Network on Leading the Equine Industry Through COVID-19

    You'll hear some frank post-recording conversation of our candid thoughts between my Finding Florida co-host, Glenn, and I caught on our mics about how we are feeling with everything going on. Then, Glenn joins me officially as a guest to circle back around to how we plan for now and for the future. He has become "Corona Glenn," keeping listeners and the entire community regularly updated on how Coronavirus specifically impacts their lifestyles and industry's economy. Listen in...

    • 29 min
    Two-Time World Heavyweight Boxing Champion Shannon Briggs on Going Bare-Knuckle

    Two-Time World Heavyweight Boxing Champion Shannon Briggs on Going Bare-Knuckle

    Former two-time boxing heavyweight champion of the world, Shannon Briggs, joins the show today. He's had 60 wins, 6 draws, and just 1 loss over his career with 53 KOs. After moving to Florida about 20 years ago, Mr. Briggs lives near Miami in Pembroke Pines and will be debuting (as soon as all of this is over) in his first bare-knuckle fight. Listen in...

    • 26 min
    Andrew Carey and Surviving Coronavirus

    Andrew Carey and Surviving Coronavirus

    I'll introduce you to my friend, Andrew Carey, who will share his firsthand account of struggling through and then surviving coronavirus. After spending a few days in the hospital, Andrew took to Facebook Live to tell his story and then graciously agreed to share it here as well. He discusses his varying stages of symptoms, barely making it to the hospital, and his road to recovery. And his experience will answer as many questions as it opens up. Listen in...

    • 17 min
    Michelle Y. Talbert and Coronavirus' Impact on Shared Spaces and Small Businesses

    Michelle Y. Talbert and Coronavirus' Impact on Shared Spaces and Small Businesses

    Michelle Y. Talbert of Her Power Moves and Her Power Space chats with me today about how she is coping as a small business owner in this time of social distancing. She VERY recently ventured out as an entrepreneur--opening her coworking space in Broward. So, how is she shifting and responding to social distancing? Listen in...

    • 18 min
    Tonia Root from Tampa and Guest Storyteller Rudy Jean-Bart from Broward College

    Tonia Root from Tampa and Guest Storyteller Rudy Jean-Bart from Broward College

    I'll introduce you to a mother from Tampa, Tonia Root, who faced tragedy head-on and is now sharing the story of what happened to her little boy, Gage, in her new book. Then, my guest storyteller today is Rudy Jean-Bart, an American History and African-American History Professor at Broward College's South Campus. He's going to tell us all about a brown-skinned bootlegger named James Jerome Johnson. Listen in...

    • 44 min

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