38 episodes

Whenever there’s a tragedy everyone becomes a social media activist, but far too quickly that momentum fades and we go back to business as usual. Still Talking Black was made to be a platform where we can continuously have discussions and talk about issues from a Black perspective. 

Still Talking Black Richard Dodds

    • Society & Culture
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Whenever there’s a tragedy everyone becomes a social media activist, but far too quickly that momentum fades and we go back to business as usual. Still Talking Black was made to be a platform where we can continuously have discussions and talk about issues from a Black perspective. 

    Embracing Blackness in Interracial Love: A Conversation with Kendra

    Embracing Blackness in Interracial Love: A Conversation with Kendra

    There was a moment of surprise and, yes, discomfort, when my guess Kendra attended a Black festival with her white fiancé. But why should love come with a label? My guest Kendra, an Afrocentric woman engaged to a white man, joined me, to break down the nuances and challenges of being pro-Black while in an interracial relationship. Together, we lift the veil on how love, race, and identity coexist, and how maintaining a commitment to one's racial identity isn't diminished in the face of love.K...

    • 44 min
    Fostering Diversity in Children's Literature and Media with Dawn-Maria France

    Fostering Diversity in Children's Literature and Media with Dawn-Maria France

    Imagine a world where all children, no matter their background, see themselves represented positively in the books they read. That's the world our guest, Dawn-Maria France , is working tirelessly to create. From the UK, Dawn-Maria uses her talent and platform to diversify the narrative of children's literature, ensuring that children from marginalized communities find their voices in the characters they encounter. She passionately shares her journey and underlines the significance of represen...

    • 54 min
    Pioneering Pathways: A Journey Through Medicine with Dr. Morris, Dr. Walker, and Dr. Boykin

    Pioneering Pathways: A Journey Through Medicine with Dr. Morris, Dr. Walker, and Dr. Boykin

    Have you ever wondered about the stories behind the most dedicated and resilient individuals in the medical profession? Meet Dr. Sylvia Morris, Dr. Angela Walker, and Dr. Diane Boykin, co-authors of "The Game Plan" and pioneers in their own right. Each with a unique tale of struggle, triumph, and an unwavering determination to succeed in the field of medicine, despite some of the odds stacked against them.Witness through their eyes the challenges they faced in their journey. Not just their pe...

    • 42 min
    Embracing Transition: Thriving Through Menopause with Dana Lawson

    Embracing Transition: Thriving Through Menopause with Dana Lawson

    Imagine entering a new phase of life, one marked by hormonal change, transition, and growth, yet feeling completely unprepared to navigate the journey. This was the reality for Dana Lawson, a certified health coach, who faced her menopausal transition head-on. Dana joined us to share her personal experiences and insights, shedding light on the often misunderstood subject of menopause and its effects on women's bodies, with special emphasis on women of color. Navigating menopause need not feel...

    • 58 min
    Transforming Lives: The Power of Youth Mentorship with Bobby Huntley

    Transforming Lives: The Power of Youth Mentorship with Bobby Huntley

    When we sat down with Bobby Huntley, a Marine Corps veteran, author, and mentor to over 600 young boys, we were truly inspired. His Gentleman's Club program is a testament to the power of mentorship, and it's a journey he shared with us with great sincerity. We traversed his experiences in the school system, his own personal challenges, and, most importantly, the heartwarming transformations he has witnessed in the lives of young boys who needed guidance.Tackling the elephant in the room, we ...

    • 53 min
    Finding Balance and Prioritizing Wellness with Natalie Mullin

    Finding Balance and Prioritizing Wellness with Natalie Mullin

    What happens when a non-stop, hustle-filled lifestyle starts eating into your wellness, relationships, and peace of mind? Brace yourself for an enlightening conversation with our guest, Natalie Mullin, a wellness educator, and coach, who will take us through her journey of finding balance in her life, saving her marriage, and how that has inspired her to help others do the same.We dive into the unique pressures faced by Black women and the ways societal expectations often lead to burnout and ...

    • 51 min

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