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In-depth conversations that promote a healthy dialogue on race relations in our community and around the nation. Cece-Jones Davis & Lt. Wayland Cubit seek common ground for the common good as they practice the art of kindness in civil discourse and authenticity in storytelling.

United Voice Oklahoma Podcast Stronger Together

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In-depth conversations that promote a healthy dialogue on race relations in our community and around the nation. Cece-Jones Davis & Lt. Wayland Cubit seek common ground for the common good as they practice the art of kindness in civil discourse and authenticity in storytelling.

    Makenzie Interviews Wayland for her Co-Hosting Finale

    Makenzie Interviews Wayland for her Co-Hosting Finale

    This episode wraps up 2021 for the United Voice Oklahoma podcast, and it also is the end of Makenzie’s time as co-host on the podcast. For her final episode she had free rein to interview Wayland about anything and everything. They go deep on some serious issues, as well as some chat about Wayland’s childhood ambitions to be a “Gunsmoke” inspired good guy chasing bad guys.Merry Christmas, Happy New Year, and thanks for tuning in!

    WATCH: TIN CAN ALLEY COMMERCIAL

    • 31 min
    Donna Thompson | Decades of Service in Prison Ministry

    Donna Thompson | Decades of Service in Prison Ministry

    Here with us today on the podcast is our friend. Donna Thompson. Donna is one of those women that is always there, humbling serving and making things happen behind the scenes. She is the founder and director of the Oklahoma Baptist State Convention’s Prison Ministry, and has been faithfully serving in that ministry for nearly 20 years. She is also passionate about helping justice-involved individuals with past felonies register to vote, and talks about those details with us today. We are excited for you to get to know Donna today on the podcast!


    If you want additional resources about what Donna talked about today, they are linked here: 

    RESOURCES:  

    What Churches Can do with Prison Ministry

    KOCO Story Featuring Donna

    • 45 min
    Darrell Davis | First Black Mayor of Edmond Shares His Story

    Darrell Davis | First Black Mayor of Edmond Shares His Story

    Here with us today  on the United Voice Oklahoma Podcast is Darrell Davis, the recently elected mayor of Edmond, Oklahoma. Darrell is retired from a 35-year civilian career at Tinker Air Force Base, and sat on the Edmond City Council for 9 years. When he was elected Mayor of Edmond in April of 2021, he became the first black mayor ever elected in Edmond, and we are so excited to have him on the podcast today to share about his life experiences with us as he leads one of OKC’s most notable neighboring cities. 

    • 56 min
    Greg Jones | The Practical Power of Entrepreneurship

    Greg Jones | The Practical Power of Entrepreneurship

    We are joined today by someone that is a quiet force behind a lot of what is happening in NE OKC related to entrepreneurship and business development, Greg Jones. If you’ve been around OKC a while, you’ve probably come into contact with Greg himself, or someone in business that he has impacted. Greg is ALL about the community, and on this episode we get to hear more of his back story, how he has raised incredible young entrepreneurs, and his new adventure that is bringing him into contact with loads of small business owners in NE OKC. His insights on the power that entrepreneurship can have in practical ways in our city is worth hearing!

    • 44 min
    Restore OKC | Josh Dodson & Jonathan Veal | Housing Security and Equity

    Restore OKC | Josh Dodson & Jonathan Veal | Housing Security and Equity

    This week we are very excited to bring you a conversation with some of our friends from Restore OKC. Josh Dodson and Jonathan Veal are our guests, and you don't want to miss this! They catch us up to speed on what's been going on at Restore OKC since we last featured the organization on the podcast in 2019, and then spend some time talking about issues of housing security and equity in NE OKC, and the ways Restore OKC is fighting for their neighbors on their journey towards holistic restoration of community. 

    • 53 min
    Pastor Derrick Scobey | The Redemptive Backstory of a Community Servant

    Pastor Derrick Scobey | The Redemptive Backstory of a Community Servant

    This week we bring you a conversation with Pastor Derrick Scobey of Ebenezer Baptist Church in Northeast Oklahoma City. Pastor Scobey is very involved in our community, serving others and building bridges. On this episode, Wayland and Makenzie dive with him into his backstory and the life that brought him to where he is in our city today. You don't want to miss this story of God's redemptive work in Pastor Scobey's life! 

    • 54 min

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These deep dive conversations on race are nuanced, thought provoking, and so necessary. They are also very real and honest, and you will be glad you tuned in.

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