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50 minutes | Jul 26, 2021
Extraordinary Gentlemen - Living In The Gap - Ajibade Fashola
It's one thing to be an African-American its another to be an African in America and to bridge the gap between two American realities. Ajibade shares his story of immigrating to America at age 12 and the experiences he's had since, including claiming and refining his personality and identity. Ajibade rounds out the interview sharing how his love of photography helps to shape the way he views the world and lives out his passions. You can see why Ajibade is an Extraordinary Gentleman. Make sure you like, share, subscribe, rate and review this episode!
48 minutes | Jul 19, 2021
Extraordinary Gentlemen - Developing Detroit - Brandon Hodges
There are people you just want to sit down and have a cigar with and talk about the meaning of life, that person, Connoisseurs, is Mr. Brandon Hodges. We talk about his life from Charlotte to D.C. to Detroit and how those experiences helped him develop his self awareness and developing commercial real estate in different parts of the country. We also learn how Brandon uses art to help center himself and become a more holistic Gentleman. Make sure you like, share, rate, review and subscribe!
59 minutes | Jul 12, 2021
Extraordinary Gentlemen - Discovering and Declaring Me - Dustin Thompson
Discovering, accepting and ultimately embracing oneself is a superpower of an Extraordinary Gentleman. Dustin Thompson shares his story of discovery and acceptance and the challenges he's had to overcome to get there, including his own insecurities. This episode registers with all of us, as our biggest hinderances to being happy is ourselves! Make sure you Like, share, rate and review this episode!
71 minutes | Jul 5, 2021
Extraordinary Gentlemen - From The Corner To The Corner Office - Brandon Williams
We love to hear stories of triumph over struggle, but this isn't Hollywood or a fairy tale. This is the story of one of my best friends, Brandon Williams. Brandon shares his story of growing up in New Orleans, navigating the balance of the streets and sports. Ultimately, using the same grind and hustle that let him survive into success on the streets into success in the board room. Using your powers for good and not evil is a trait of an Extraordinary Gentleman. Make sure you like, share and subscribe today!
50 minutes | Jun 28, 2021
Extraordinary Gentlemen - Stay DADicated - Kent Justin Brown
Being able to grow from the challenges life throws at you is an admirable characteristic of an Extraordinary Gentleman. We talk with Justin (Big KJB) about his accelerated path into Fatherhood, becoming a father at age 16. And how he's turned that experience into a brand supporting fathers across the country. I always enjoy talking with Justin, a younger me/younger brother, I hope you all enjoy this conversation as well. Make sure you like, share, subscribe, rate and review!
49 minutes | Jun 21, 2021
Extraordinary Gentlemen - French Thompson Jr.
The Ladies had their moment. Now it’s time to talk with the fellas, Gentlemen to be specific. We kick off our new series: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen with and interview with my father - French Thompson, JR. We talk about growing up during desegregation, pursing the trifecta of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc, 32nd Degree Freemason and Army Airborne Ranger School and a reflection on a life well lived. We hope you enjoy!
51 minutes | Jun 14, 2021
Super Women - This Is 40 - Emerald Washington
Let me introduce you to the O.G. Super Woman in my life - my own sister: Emerald Washington. We close out our Super Woman series with a conversation with Emerald. As she's approaching 40, we talk about her experiences growing up, the lessons learned from the past 40 years and what she's taking into the next 40 years. We reflect on her being a big sister, needing to take charge in most situations and how her thirties changed her perspective on her approach to life and how to life freer and clearer in the years to come. We hope you enjoy!
61 minutes | Jun 7, 2021
Super Women - Modern Figures - Dr. Kyla McMullen, Ph.D.
If you're going to do it, do it right and challenge not only yourself but the system. Dr. Kyla McMullen, Ph.D. joins the podcast today to talk about her journey through the world of Computer Science and Computer Engineering. We talk through her learning from mentors in her field and her own "Google Me" moment. Tenure track professor and host of her own Podcast - Modern Figures, Kyla shares some great insight in her own life and how to motivate and encourage others to achieve their own goals - a true Super Woman of our time. Like, Share, Subscribe and Rate and Review!
55 minutes | May 24, 2021
Super Women - Unapologetic and Unfiltered - Marisa Blackshire
You ever meet a person who says what you want to say and expresses themselves with candor and confidence? Let me introduce you to Marisa Blackshire. Join me as I chat with a good friend of mine about her mixed race background, her family dynamic and how she has carved a place in this world for herself. A great conversation and a way to challenge your acceptance of the world around you!You can follow Marisa @rangerover02 on instagram. Make sure you like, share and subscribe to the podcast.
55 minutes | May 17, 2021
Super Women - The Cole Lab - Tia Cole
When you heed and submit to your calling, it permeates your being. From birth, Tia was destined to have a passion for beating the odds and loving education. Join Tia and I as we talk about her company: The Cole Lab, her non-profit: Colelaborate and how Tia balances it all. You can connect with Tia at www.thecolelab.net and firstname.lastname@example.orgMake sure you like, share and subscribe to the podcast for more awesome content.
74 minutes | May 10, 2021
Super Women - The One Who Birthed Me - Linda Thompson
There's no one like your mom to be a Super Woman in your life. I was able to interview my mother, Linda Thompson, about her life, her motivation and what it was like growing up the only girl with five brothers and breaking the family mold moving to Washington D.C. Double bonus to be able to interview my mom for Mother's Day as well. Make sure you like, share and subscribe to the podcast for more awesome content. Listen today on all your favorite podcast platforms or the link in Bio!
48 minutes | May 3, 2021
Super Women - Humble Hatter - Jessica Hatter
Have you ever spoken to someone so accomplished but they are so humble you would never know it? Welcome to my interview with Jessica Hatter, photographer extraordinaire. From her first $50 photo shoot to being on tour with Lupe Fiasco, shooting Drake and Young Money, the Dungeon Family and so many more, she's been exercising her Super Woman powers. This was a great interview for me and I know you will enjoy it too. You can connect with Jessica at www.jhatter.com or @jhatter on social media.Make sure you like, share and subscribe to the podcast for more awesome content.
41 minutes | Apr 26, 2021
Super Women - CAMPspace - Patrice Cameau
Did you know that Black Women are the ultimate creators? Well if you didn’t know you will after this interview with Patrice Cameau. A raw and passionate conversation with one of my long time friends about her journey to creating one of the DMV’s hottest content creation studios and how she manages to put on her superwoman cape every morning.You can connect with Patrice and CAMPspace at www.campworkspace.com Make sure you like, share and subscribe to the podcast for more awesome content.
52 minutes | Apr 19, 2021
Super Women - Gut Theory - Dr. Janese Laster, MD
Join me as I talk with Dr. Janese Laster, MD - one of the top Neuro-Gastroenterology doctors in the U.S. and my Spelman Sister! We talk about her background, how she got into Gastroenterology and how she's doing things differently at her own practice - Gut Theory Total Digestive Care. This was a great conversation talking about our challenges in the U.S. with our digestive health and the challenges for a Black Woman in the medical field. Make sure you like, share and subscribe to the podcast for more awesome content. If you want to get in touch with Dr. Laster - you can find her at https://www.guttheoryhealth.com/ and @dr_janeselaster.
43 minutes | Apr 12, 2021
Super Women - Kat Necole - Katherine Thompson
Join me as I kick off our Super Women series with no other than my wife, Katherine Thompson. We dive into her background, her career paths, motherhood, battling depression and finding her calling. We also challenge her on the Super Women in her own life and how they have shaped her own pursuit of womanhood. I hope you enjoy!
58 minutes | Mar 22, 2021
From One Connoisseur to Another With Quadricous Driskell
Whats better than one connoisseur? Two! Join me as I talk with the Genteel Quadricous Driskell about living out a Fine and Gentry Life and how to live life in all its glory. We dive into his path of getting to know himself better and how that has shaped his life thus far.
36 minutes | Mar 15, 2021
Gals and Guns with Indrá Gibson
What's more fierce than a woman with a gun? A black woman with multiple guns! Join us as French chats with Indra about her initial exposure to fire arms growing up in a house of a law enforcement official, to her own firearm ownership journey. She drops some great nuggets on how to get connected and educated in this sphere. We hope you enjoy.
40 minutes | Mar 8, 2021
Black Men in Education Part 2 w/ Stacy Harper
We're back for another look at Black Men In Education - This time with Stacy Harper a High School English teacher. We dive into his path to education and how he's seen teachers, students and the education system evolve over his two decades worth of experience. We hope you enjoy!
47 minutes | Mar 1, 2021
Race and Religion with Ralph Emerson
We start our Revelations and Explanations with Ralph recurring series talking about the strained relationship between Race and Religion. Ralph talks about his own journey leading multi-cultural churches and the opportunities he sees in the future of Western Christianity. This conversation is sure to start many discussions. We hope you enjoy.
49 minutes | Feb 22, 2021
Melanated in Medicine with Camille Pope, PharmD
Ever wonder what's up with the African American community and their relationship with medicine? We take a deep dive into the health care system, specifically the pharmaceutical side of the world and how we look at diversity in medicine and how to improve it. A great conversation with someone on the inside of the industry. We hope you enjoy!
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