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30 minutes | May 31, 2021
Dope Poets Society: Honoring the Spoken Word
Some of the best Connecticut poets, who happen to be my friends, join me in celebrating National Poetry Month. Iyaba Ibo Mandingo, Tracy Caldwell (Mind Evolution), and Baub Bidon grace the microphone with spoken word that will make you think about the world in which you live! I throw in a couple of love notes too!
19 minutes | Apr 1, 2021
Longing for Home: Spotlight on Harlem, NYC
I've never lived in Harlem, but my connection to the city strong. The feeling of nostalgia I get whenever I am anywhere near New York City is undeniable hiraeth so my love for Harlem will resonate in my work. This episode is the intersection of my heart and art.
9 minutes | Mar 1, 2021
Why Stepin' Fetchit's Star Stop Shining? Black History Month Spotlight
Actor Lincoln Perry, known to most people around the globe as "Stepin Fetchit" has a star on the Hollywood walk of fame. What made this bright star dim so swiftly? This podcast explores why you need to know the man behind the slow gait, and slurred speech.
10 minutes | Jan 31, 2021
Connecting American Values, American Dream & The Jeffersons
This podcast touches the surface of the intersection of the American Dream and the African American experience in America. The Jeffersons made it look easy! A conversation with Associate Professor of Religion at Johnson C. Smith University, Kendal Mobley helps shine a light on what American Values are and how they influence the nation.
11 minutes | Jan 1, 2021
Beauty in 2020 - Season 1 Finale
In this final podcast for my first season, I recap some of the hills and valleys of 2020. I am very mindful that for some people this was a very bad year, but also reminding us to forever look for positivity and light through the darkness. Thank you for supporting my podcast... Season 2 Starts January 2021.
20 minutes | Oct 3, 2020
Wonderful World of Words
My guest, accomplished author and all around artist Iyaba Ibo Mandingo sits down with me to have a conversation about words, his powerful poetry, and how inspiration can just take over our creativity!
23 minutes | Aug 4, 2020
The Miseducation of Us All
In this episode, we talk about words with racist overtones and histories. We unpack the connotation of words and how to dismantle the negative connections that invoke a past that the U.S. seems to hold on to. My guest: Eli Davis, Phd Candidate and Educational Leader
16 minutes | Jul 28, 2020
Black Girl Magic & The Strong Black Woman
In this episode we explore this idea of Black Girl Magic and the Strong Black Woman. We ask the question... Is Black Girl Magic real, or are we just really strong resilient woman who make things happen? Franchone has a conversation with Darlene Brandon, Owner and Director of MaPeach Productions in Hartford, CT.
21 minutes | Jul 14, 2020
Micro-aggressions & Do The Right Thing
This episode explores micro-aggressions and how they can meet you at every turn. What do you do when there's no representation of you on the walls in the spaces you frequent? Let's unpack micro-aggressions in this episode. This is the first episode and my very first podcast!-- I'm an artist and sensitive about my.... :) But Watch Me GROW!!!
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