past episodes.

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EP.29 - Loving Along The Lines

SCOTT MCCORMICK

Love has no color barriers, love sees no gender.  Humans make it hard to love and be loved.

January 10, 2021

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EP.25 - Femicide Hear Our Tears

OLEBOGENG LEBO MOEMISI

Wathintha abafazi, Wathintha Imbokodo! Now you have touched the women, you have struck a rock. The phrase and its incarnation, “You strike a woman , you strike a rock”, represent the courage and strength of women in South Africa.

December 13, 2020

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EP. 21 - Africa & Her States

SDUDUZO KA-MBILI

Born in South Africa, Durban, sang his way to NYC Alvin Ailey. 15 yrs studying, performing, teaching, choreographing and radio broadcasting. Currently Exec Director VIMBEX Corp & entrepreneur. Discussing effects in American politics & businesses in Africa.

November 15, 2020

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 EP.17 - Our Voice Is Our Power

DELANTE WHITE

Neighborhood struggles, voting and rebuilding our communities with a 

DC Native, CEO Entertainment, Host, Youth Leader. 

October 18, 2020

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EP.13 - Blackman Thriving After Trauma

DR JAPHETH CLAUDE

Real life, empowering youth, transforming followers into leaders.

chopping it up with a Family Counselor, Group Therapist, Program Director, Executive Director, and Executive Pastor, currently facilitates Youth and Young Adult Empowerment.   

September 20, 2020

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EP.09 - Breaking The Chain

KARIM MOWATT

NORMAN BROWN

A former recipient of President Obama's Clemency, Norman Brown's vision is grounded in affording others with similar experiences, the opportunity to reclaim their dreams. After spending 20 years in prison, self taught award winning film maker producer. Karim Mowatt with Norman Brown speaks on reentry to society, mentoring and the justice system.

August 23,2020

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EP 05 - Queendom

d'bi.young.ANITAFRIKA

    CONNIE CHIUME

Join us as we talk resilience, leadership in women, cultural barriers, with acknowledgement & recognition to all Queens.

July 26, 2020

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EP. 28 - Reflections & Processes

NATTY MNCUBE

TARIK SIMPSON

How do we reflect on old thoughts & experiences.  The prospects of our endeavors and the way we process moments & memories.

January 3, 2021

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EP.24 - Hoodsmart

ATEYA BALL-LACY

KAREEM EL

We'll be talking with the founders of HoodSmart, "Reclaiming Our Genius", highlighting the creativity, smarts and success of our black youth.

December 6, 2020

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EP. 20 - Building A Better World

CHAD MORTON

Do we value black lives & black property?

Educator, writer, speaker, producer, real estate agent and investor will talk about having sold over 100 million dollars in real estate, 

November 8, 2020

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EP.16 - CBD Rich

DR JAMES HAMMONDS

Nanotechnology to solve global problems in health care and the environment with

Chicago born inventor, entrepreneur, and educator Mechanical Engineering doctorate University of Illinois. Founder of Potluck Technologies

October 11, 2020

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EP.12 - Social Empowerment

T. KWES DANDA SMITH

Social empowerment,

financial stability & investments.

September 13, 2020

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EP.08 - Sound & Soul

CAROLINE WATU

A'JON

MASAMBA

Join us as we speak with three talented artists about music, art, healing the nation through voices, creating art in the midst of a global pandemic.

August 16, 2020

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EP 04 - Power of Words

THABISO AFURAKA MOHARE

Poetry, speaking on identity , policing young black men, and South African politics.

An award winning poet and recording artist who has been active on the South African poetry scene since 2002. Co-founder & CEO of Word N Sound Live Literature 

July 19, 2020

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EP.27 - Black Media

TIM  DAY

Comedian TEEZUS

Tim Day's infusion of production, management, media and comedy...

taking control of the narrative.  Join us as we discuss all things Black Media.

December 27, 2020

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EP.26 - For Our Sons

DANNIELLE BROWN

#Justice4JaylenBrown movement, like so many other hashtag movements, it was sparked by personal tragedy.Since July 4, 2020, she has maintained a hunger strike to demand justice and safety for all students. 

December 20, 2020

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EP.23 - Colorful Inspiration

THAMI DISH & CLIVE MATHIBE

LGBTIQ+ & Fabulous!  Join us as we talk with the Founder of The Feather, Thami Kotlolo, & Creative Director, Clive Mathibe, celebrating diversity and inclusion.All with love from Johannesburg to the world.

November 29, 2020

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EP. 19 - Content Is King

TYRIA SAUL

Deliver innovative digital marketing initiatives and meet your goals.

An award-winning digital marketing automation, from music and dance to marketing and financial services for Google.

November 1, 2020

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EP.15 - Living That Wine Lifestyle

MARCUS HAMMONDS

Founder of Four Directions Beverage Co. Marcus studied Chemical Engineering at Howard University & 10 years in the adult beverage industry.  

October 4, 2020

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EP.11 - Designer's Language

MALESELA "OUMA" TEMA

         OLUWAKEMI AKINTAYO

BATHINI KOWANE

Three strong business women, fashion designers in Africa, discussing how the pandemic has changed the their business, the industry and the international marketplace.

September 6, 2020

EP 07 - Fractured Communities

AZIYRAH THE POET

A Mother and active Arti-Vist who uses her art to actively impact the community through Mental Health awareness and Poetry. Impacting the youth through poetry and spoken word. Join us speaking with this Young Queen about rebuilding our communities, politicians, and police brutality

August 9, 2020

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EP. 03 - Health Inequities

ATHENA CROSS

Healthcare that affects our communities on a daily basis.  Healthcare leader with 15+ years experience leading market access initiatives, insurance contracting, public policy, and health care strategy. Specialized in improving the public health care delivery system and strategies to improve increased access to reproductive health and women’s health services. 

July 12, 2020

 

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EP. 22 - Broken Crayons Still Color

IVORY MCMILLIAN

A licensed Professional Counselor in DC/VA and a Nationally Certified Counselor. As a Certified Correctional Healthcare – Mental Health provider and a Board Certified Tele-mental Health therapist, Join us for a thought provoking conversation about black mental health.

November 22, 2020

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EP. 18 - A Seat At Our Own Table

LINDA BERRY 

Where are all the black female chefs?

A world class international chef, plant forward educator, cannabis culinary instructor and executive chef partner of Diamond Leaf and Herb & Board brands. 

October 25, 2020

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EP.14 - Education Equity

DAVID BAKER 

KHOLU KHOLOPANE

Educational transformation, adapting to technology & mindsets of the system.

 from South Africa to DC

September 27, 2020

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EP.10 - Stories & Story Tellers

MAKGANO MAMABOLO

RODOLFO GARCIA VASQUEZ

Adapting to covid, international collaborations and racism. Makgano, award winning South African Filmmaker.  Rodolfo, a playwright, scriptwriter, theatre and movie director, international career, in over 30 countries.

August 30. 2020

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EP.06 - Journey Of A Thousand Miles

BARB TAKEDA

DR NOTHABO NCUBE

Best selling Author, Inspirational Speaker, Reiki Master/Healer and Teacher, Spiritual Mentor. 

Dr.Thabo, an Inspirational TEDx Speaker, Coach to Women and a Mentor to Young-Girls. Together they we speak on hope, empowerment through the dark times.

August 2, 2020

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EP. 02 - Food & Culture 

CHARESE JOHN

   DR. MANTHA MAKUME

All things food, culture & health in our communities. Chief Visionary Officer for SouthEast Restaurant Group, degree in Business Management Culinary Arts. 

Medical advisor for the pharmaceutical industry specializing in obesity, cardiology, diabetes and hematology. Both Young Queens will talk

July 5, 2020