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49 minutes | Sep 2, 2021
Join Eric for a conversation with trailblazing author and literacy activist Wayétu Moore. Learn how Wayétu freed herself from societal expectations and took command of her life and her voice, and share this episode with a friend who would be inspired by her journey! Be sure to stay up to date with Wayétu's exploits on Instagram at @wayetu.
64 minutes | Jul 21, 2021
This week, Eric is joined by DeWanda Wise, the star of She's Gotta Have It, Fatherhood, and the upcoming Jurassic World: Dominion. Join us to hear all about the Boss Ladies DeWanda has worked with, how Eric is single-handedly responsible for her meeting her soulmate, and the unique advice DeWanda's family gave her growing up. You can stay up to date with DeWanda at @dewandawise on Instagram, and be sure to check out Fatherhood and both seasons of She's Gotta Have It, available on Netflix now.
64 minutes | Jul 7, 2021
For the 25th episode of The 180 Eric is joined by Joseph Cuillier, a New Orleans-based artist, designer, educator, and the co-director of The Black School and Black Love Fest. Joseph's interdisciplinary practice explores social practice, education, textile art, installation, digital image making and design. His visual work engages with fashion as architecture, abstraction as a technology, and Black radical pedagogy to disconnect history and create counter narratives. Go learn more about what Joseph is up to at www.josephcuillier.com. Thank you, listener, for being a part of The 180 family as we celebrate this milestone release!
59 minutes | May 19, 2021
First-generation Nigerian reporter and editor, Antoinette Isama, sits down with Eric to talk about her "180." Join us to learn more about her background in journalism as well as FourTwo Creative, the newly-launched agency she co-founded that aims to elevate the standard for how African cultures are interpreted, represented, and engaged with, on a global scale. Check out what she's up to @justantoinette on Instagram!
69 minutes | Apr 28, 2021
Detroit lover Candice Fortman sits down with Eric to talk about her "180." Join us to learn about Candice's extensive background in radio and journalism, and her work to diversify newsrooms and journalistic spaces!
55 minutes | Apr 14, 2021
Johny Delvar and Christopher Mundy
Lock It Plates inventors Johny and Christopher discuss the path their invention followed from inspiration to execution. Join Eric for this wonderful story of how a small idea can create a big impact, and get your set at www.lockitplates.com!
45 minutes | Mar 31, 2021
Balancing professional opportunities and personal obligations is difficult for everyone. Reaia Ball sits down with Eric to talk about how loss made her reevaluate her whole trajectory. Keep up with Reaia to follow the outcome of her 180 at @missreaia on Instagram!
66 minutes | Mar 24, 2021
Finance fixer extraordinaire Shawn Rochester equips Eric with the tools to liberate his wallet. The two discuss the importance of role models, good information, and responsibility. This episode is a must-listen. Arm yourself with Shawn's strategies and formulas at goodstewardllc.com!
58 minutes | Mar 17, 2021
From aspiring zoologist to award-winning children's book author and activist, Innosanto Nagara has made quite the 180 from Z to A. Join Eric as he walks through Inno's fascinating and unexpected journey, and be inspired to create the change you'd like to see in your life! Be sure to keep up-to-date with Inno's latest news at @InnosantoNagara.
56 minutes | Mar 10, 2021
Actor, dancer, choreographer, and so much more - Nicco Annan stops by The 180 to reflect on the change and the tests that prepared him for his big break. Nicco's portrayal of Uncle Clifford on the hit show P-Valley was recently named one of the best TV performances in 2020 by The Hollywood Reporter. Go binge season 1 on Starz now, and follow Nicco on socials at @alldaynicco to be the first to know when season 2 is out!
63 minutes | Mar 3, 2021
Multi-hyphenate heavyweight, Ameenah Kaplan, stomps onto The 180 to inspire us to follow the beat of our own drum. Breaking expectations and chartering an individual path, Ameenah's interview is a necessary reassurance as we close in on a full year of pandemic life. Stay up to date with Ameenah's work on Instagram @Ameenahkk!
50 minutes | Feb 24, 2021
Sensational musician Mykal Kilgore joins Eric for today’s episode of The 180. Taking a pause to reflect amidst an exciting Grammy campaign, Mykal drops gems all episode long. This is one you won’t want to miss! Go listen to “A Man Born Black” at mykalkilgore.com, and wish Mykal luck at the awards this year at @mykalkilgore on all socials!
48 minutes | Feb 17, 2021
Starr Busby - singer, songwriter, composer, actor, and so much more - graces The 180 with her rejuvenating energy. Join us for a conversation about value, worth, and clarity. Stay up to date with Starr's latest news on all socials at @starrbusby_alive, and please leave a review if you're enjoying the show!
57 minutes | Feb 10, 2021
Step into our studio for a game of What's that Jam? with jam-maker, entrepreneur, and general badass Ashley Rouse. Ashley's "Trade Street Jam Co." has grown from a kitchen hobby to a leader in the vegan spread world. Order a selection of Ashley's concoctions from tradestjamco.com, and join us today at 6pm EST on Instagram over at @tradestjamco and @the180pod to learn how to make cocktails using the jam of your choice!
48 minutes | Feb 3, 2021
Shirel Jones is the founder and class leader of Lil Dumplins, a Detroit business exploring the arts through ballet and movement classes for children. Hear about how the impact Shirel has made on her students, and how they inspire her in turn. Watch Lil Dumplins grow on Instagram at @lildumplins, and stop by for a class some time!
49 minutes | Jan 27, 2021
Bryan Terrell Clark
Bryan Terrell Clark, acclaimed stage and screen actor, joins Eric for a conversation about perseverance, faith, and manifestation. Stay up to date with Bryan's multifaceted projects at @therealbtc on Instagram and Twitter, and check out his masterful work on the second season of Snowpiercer.
47 minutes | Jan 20, 2021
Ron Duprat shares an inside look at his ascent from refugee to celebrated chef, and the responsibilities he's taken on in order to use his voice to make positive change in the culinary world. Follow Chef Duprat on Instagram at @topchefron, and if you stop by one of his many celebrated restaurants, tell them Eric sent you.
62 minutes | Jan 13, 2021
Ryan Dennis is the Chief Curator and Artistic Director of the Center for Art and Public Exchange at the Mississippi Museum of Art. She drops by The 180 to talk about Black optimism, communal engagement, and equity within a museum setting. Stay connected with Ryan on Instagram at @ryandennistaylor.
49 minutes | Jan 6, 2021
Stacey Sargeant, multi-hyphenate extraordinaire, swings by The 180 to talk about her work on, and about, the stage. From the grueling toll of the ballet industry on her self esteem and body image, to equipping herself with tools to tell her own stories, Stacey has been an advocate for authentic voices and appearance in the tales that are meant to reflect us. Stay up to date on her projects at @staceysargeant on Instagram, and check out her new course!
51 minutes | Dec 30, 2020
Author, activist, and advertising guru Frederick Joseph swings by The 180 to talk about tokenization and relegation of Black voices. His new book, "The Black Friend: On Being a Better White Person," is out now wherever books are sold. Let Frederick know that you want Eric to narrate the audiobook on Instagram and Twitter at @fredtjoseph!
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