Episodes: 3 Columns

LIBRA FORDE – Unboxing Culture: Shared Identity & Personal Freedom

Summary The conversation explores the concept of culture and its importance. It delves into the idea that culture provides a sense of belonging and a soft landing, allowing individuals...

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DJ CLARK KENT – Preserving and Guiding the Culture

Summary The conversation explores the concept of culture and its evolution over time. The speakers discuss the idea that culture existed before their generation and that they were part...

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AMANDA WILLIAMS – Patience, Practice, and Culture in Art

Summary The conversation explores the themes of patience, practice, and the influence of different cultures on art and creativity. Patience is emphasized as a necessary quality in the creative...

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CHRIS HICKS – Community and Collaboration in Atlanta

Summary Christopher Hicks discusses the evolution of Atlanta’s entertainment scene and the sense of community that has allowed it to flourish. He highlights the collaborative nature of the city,...

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DR. CAPRICE HOLLINS – Embracing Cultural Understanding

Summary Dr. Caprice Hollins discusses the importance of understanding culture and how it shapes our identities and behaviors. She shares her personal journey and the realization of her own...

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JARREN SMALL – The Beat of Literacy in Education

Summary Jaren Small, founder of Reading with a Rapper, discusses the intersection of culture and education and how his organization uses rap music to engage students in reading, writing,...

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DARRYL PHILLIPS – Compassion and Community in Substance Abuse Prevention

Summary Daryl Phillips, Executive Director of the ASAP Foundation, discusses the creation and mission of the foundation, which aims to raise awareness of drug abuse and provide harm reduction...

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DON CHOO – Rhythms & Roots: From GoGo Beats to Brand Beats

Summary Don Choo, the executive producer of Front Porch Freestyles, discusses the impact and influence of GoGo music and DC culture on different genres and communities. He shares his...

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Tab Nkhereanye – From Songwriter to Executive

Summary Tab Nkere-Anyay, a senior level music executive at BMG, shares his journey from being a songwriter to an executive in the music industry. He discusses the impact of...

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MATT HALFHILL – The Sneaker Culture Revolution

Summary Matt Halfhill, founder and CEO of Nice Kicks, discusses the evolution of sneaker culture and its impact on retail. He shares insights on the shift in consumer experience...

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DL WARFIELD – Culture Canvas: Art, Identity, and Change

Summary DL Warfield, a creative director and artist, discusses the role of culture in connecting people and shaping identities. He shares his journey in creating the American Flag Remix...

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MARLON WAYANS – Laughter, Legacy, and the Seeds of Stewardship

Summary Marlon Wayans, accomplished actor, comedian, writer, and producer, discusses the meaning of culture and the importance of building family and community. He emphasizes the need for creating opportunities...

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